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Training2018-10-15T08:02:58-05:00

MindMapUSA provides a range of training courses and workshops that teach participants about: how their brains work; cognitive skills related to visual thinking and productivity; and reinforces these by applying them to their specific work domain.

The results will lead to increased creativity and innovation, greater focus and cognitive flexibility, and ultimately to greater productivity.

MindMapUSA Course Outline

FOUNDATION

This is the foundational training course on Mind Maps as a universal technique for thinking, analyzing, studying, reflecting and boosting all your cognitive processes. It enhances your creativity by unlocking your own cognitive ‘Superpowers’ and inspires innovation.

The course teaches the fundamentals of Mind Maps and how to use and apply the ‘Buzan’ style approach to uncork the potential in your thinking. Successful completion of the course grants the award of Certified Practitioner in Mind Mapping issued by BuzanWorld.

This course is foundational and a PRE-REQUISITE for all other course modules provided through MindMapUSA.

While it is instructor lead, this is a practical course and there will be individual and group activities to secure the learning and allow participants to practice their techniques.

At the end of this course, participants will be certified to produce their own Mind Maps both hand drawn and computer generated and to apply them to their personal and professional life.

Can be run standalone or combined in a multi-day training with other modules and workshops.

FOUNDATION: Mind Map Practitioner Certification
FOUNDATION – M101 – Mind Map Practitioner Certification2018-10-05T19:13:06-05:00

Duration: 1 day – 9:00am to 4:30pm

Who is this for:  Everyone!

What you’ll achieve:  Certification as a Practitioner in Buzan style Mind Mapping.
Thorough understanding of the principles and methodology of Mind Maps.
The ability to hand draw and computer generate Mind Maps.
Be prepared to participate in advanced courses and workshops on the application of Mind Maps to their personal and professional work.
A path to further skills in Mind Mapping and Mental literacy and the opportunity to train as a certified instructor

Method:  In-person training; can be on company premise or held off-site (additional cost)

Key Topics:

• Introductions – Mind Maps, Tony Buzan, How memory works and how we ‘think’,
• Unlocking creativity
• Fundamentals – What, How Why, 7 principles of Mind maps
• Applications – Thinking, Communication, Planning, Management, Documents, Noting
• Review & Practice
• Additional Reflection – Brain Science, Applied Mind Mapping
• Certificate Award

Outcome: Buzan Certified Mind Map practitioner

Included:

Practitioner certificate
Practitioner award pin badge
Mind map starter pack:

  • Map drawing materials;
  • Book: ‘Mind Map Mastery’ – Tony Buzan (2018);
  • single user license of iMindMap
Cognitive Superpowers

IMINDMAP SOFTWARE

iMindMap is a software product and platform developed by Open Genius. It is the software used in MindMapUSA’s other courses and workshops. It provides a robust platform for visual thinking and permits the sharing of created Mind Maps and other visual models into MS Office and other sharing platforms.

Cognitive Superpowers
IMINDMAP: Intro to iMindMap

This one day workshop will accelerate your productivity in Mind Mapping by leveraging the only software product that is expressly designed to incorporate the ‘Buzan’ style of mind mapping principles.

iMindMap Ultimate provides a professional software platform to support visual thinking, enhance personal productivity and enable the ability to publish and share Mind Maps and export and integrate them within other popular corporate productivity software.

The course will focus on using iMindMap to create and share computerized Mind Maps.

IMINDMAP – M201 – Intro to iMindMap2018-10-15T08:04:45-05:00

Duration: 1 day – 9:30am to 4:30pm

Who is this for: Anyone who wants to work with and generate computerized Mind Maps

What you’ll achieve: A thorough understanding of how to use iMindMap to rapidly create mind maps in an appropriate and consistent style. You will also learn how to use iMindMap to present your Mind Maps and export and share them in other documents and software platforms.

Method: In-person training; can be on company premise or held off-site (additional cost)

Key Topics:

Introduction to iMindMap Ultimate
Exploring the Interface and User interface
Drawing Fundamentals
Speed Mind Maps
Presentation Views
Exporting

Outcome: Be capable of working effectively with iMindMap and use to share and present Mind Maps

Included: Course guide, 1 copy of iMindMap Ultimate software; all course materials including example files

IMINDMAP: Advanced iMindMap

iMindMap Ultimate provides a professional software platform for personal productivity and the ability to publish and share Mind Maps and integrate them within other popular corporate productivity software.

This course builds on M201 providing training in iMindMap’s other modes for fast creative idea capture; applying timeline views to Mind Map content structures; and leveraging radial mapping for alternate visual thinking.

The course also introduces DropTask, a companion software application that provides a task and project framework to aid productivity and team collaboration.

IMINDMAP – M202 – Advanced iMindMap2018-10-05T19:13:22-05:00

Duration: 1 day – 9:30am to 4:30pm

Who is this for: Anyone who wants to work with and generate computerized Mind Maps

What you’ll achieve: Advanced application of iMindMap to design effective Mind Maps and export and integrate with their daily workflow. In particular how to integrate other visual mapping styles into your Mind Map arsenal

Method: In-person training; can be on company premise or held off-site (additional cost)

Key Topics:

iMindMap Principles
Design Principles
Team working
Capture Mode
Timeline Mode
Radial Mode
Applications

Outcome: Be capable of using iMindMap’s advanced visual thinking modes to be think effectively, plan efficiently and perform effectively.

Included: Course guide including example files.

Applied Mind Mapping

Mind Maps are a universally applicable methodology for visual thinking, but people often struggle to immediately see the how to use them in their personal work activities.

The Applied Mind Mapping workshop courses reinforce: core understanding of how memory and learning works; how to overcome distraction and procrastination; and lead the participants into practical applications in their professional domain.

A one day workshop style course will prepare you to apply the Mind Map skills acquired in M101 Mind Map Practitioner Certification to your professional setting in your industry sector. Bringing an understanding of neuro-physiological cognitive processes to productivity you’ll learn why your output and collaboration is adversely affected by contemporary technological, cultural and workflow interruptions.

You’ll learn how to leverage your mind map skills in your daily workflow and apply supporting techniques and strategies to reinforce your creativity and productivity.

Finally using iMindMap you will undertake worked examples of Mind Mapping applied to your professional domain.

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Cognitive Superpowers

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