Create Brainstorming Commandos for Creative Problem Solving!!!!

Best 330 November 7, 2017 11:15 am - 12:15 pm

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Pradeepa Narayanaswamy

Learn and practice various practical techniques for effective collaboration by “Using the brain to storm a creative problem…in commando fashion where each stormer attacks on the same objective”.

Brainstorming in its truest sense is intended to be a practical approach towards creative problem solving as a team. But, do you find that often the team members with dominant personalities hijack these meetings? Do your teams truly brainstorm ‘outside the box’?

The term brainstorming, coined by Alex Osborn, is defined as “Using the brain to storm a creative problem…in commando fashion”. Utilizing the team’s collective creative power in your meetings is a powerful way to enhance collaboration and idea creation among team members.

In this highly practical workshop, Pradeepa Narayanaswamy will introduce the audience to a variety of brainstorming games. Attendees will practice and take back variety of ideas and concepts to facilitate a fun and effective brainstorming session.

To name a few, these games are intended to: – Get the creative juices flowing – Think outside the box – Comfortable with bad ideas – Identify and Zap negativity

This session is targeted towards Scrum Masters, Agile Coaches, Managers or any team members who are looking to add more facilitation tools to their tool belt and put them to immediate use in their teams and meetings.

Learning Outcomes: Audience will: –Learn and practice the true meaning, intent and principles of Brainstorming –Understand the usage of games being a vehicle for engaging teams towards effective brainstorming –Recognize the drawbacks of their traditional brainstorming practices –Practice these games within the session as a medium to improve collaboration with their real life teams –Apply these games to uplift their team’s capability to solve problems in a creative manner.