Engage, explore, and harness the challenges of our new complex world with the powerful skills of the Synectics Process.
Join the over 10,000 people globally who have invested in their futures through Synectics.
Grounded in over 50 years of research in human dynamics, Synectics is the group creative problem-solving key to agile, innovative, developmental thinking for work and in life!
Develop unrivaled abilities to solve even the most complex challenges using the Synectics process:
- Agile creative problem skills.
- Dynamic collaboration skills.
- Powerful roles and responsibilities tools to maximize the success of meetings.
- The Synectics Process to energize the diverse human forces within any team.
- The Synectics way of looking at your world, the people in it, and their potential.
Three decades later, my early investment in Synectics development training continues to demonstrate a healthy ROI! Unshackled from linear and closed minded thinking, open to ideas that at first appear asymmetric, the facilitation skills learned at Synectics have been a springboard for me to take great advantage of a global and a richly diverse team within a multinational firm. Thanks for expanding and enriching my leadership potential. Mario Leone EVP, CIO Ingram Mirco
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Innovative Team Workshop February 24-25
Facilitating Group Creativity February 26-28
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LEVELS OF SYNECTICS CERTIFICATION AND TRAINING
TRAINED SYNECTICS FACILITATOR
Synecticsworld Practicum: Final 1/2 day client session of the Facilitating Group Creativity course
Target Audience: This training is for both individuals and those in organizations who want to begin training in the Synectics Creative Problem Solving Process.
CERTIFIED SYNECTICS FACILITATOR
Synecticsworld Practicum: Two, 1/2 day coached sessions at your workplace followed by a detailed coaching review. These sessions are run live, with your assigned coach in the facility
Target Audience: This certification is for both individuals and those in organizations who want to begin their mastery of the Synectics Creative Problem Solving Process and bring that methodology to their workplace.
CERTIFIED MASTER SYNECTICS FACILITATOR
Synecticsworld Practicum: Certified Facilitator practicum, plus further your facilitation skills in planning and design by engaging in a multi-day (1.5 – 2 days) creative problem solving session that may include additional frameworks such as positioning, naming and product claims. The practicum is followed by a detailed review.
Target Audience: For individuals and those in organizations who want to advance their mastery of the Synectics Creative Problem Solving Process and bring its methodology to their workplace by introducing additional frameworks and methodologies.
Synecticsworld Practicum: Certified Master Facilitator practicum plus further your facilitation skills in planning and design by engaging in a 3-day Insight Workshop. This workshop can be facilitated by up to 3 Master Facilitators at a time for certification.
Target Audience: For individuals whose goal is to master the skill of Consumer and Customer Insight Development. This program is often sponsored by organizations who have multiple Master Facilitators. We work with up to 6 Master Facilitators on the Facilitating Consumer Insights Workshop and subsequent coaching exercise.
CERTIFIED SYNECTICS ELECTIVES
TRAINED SYNECTICS FACILITATOR DESIGNATION PROGRAM
Dynamics of Innovation and Teamwork
Via video examination and skilled coaching, unwrap the group dynamics that unleash the multiplicative power of a diverse group to build breakthrough innovative solutions.
Breakdown creative obstacles and access your creative self that generates novel and intriguing ideas for solving difficult problems. Gain the power of the Synectics process of ‘wishing’ and ‘excursions’ to generate fresh, new ideas.
Discover the Synectics process for systematically building in feasibility into “not yet practical”, intriguing, truly new ideas, and building actionable concepts and solutions.
Practice the Synectics time-tested 9-step process for innovative problem solving a methodology used in Fortune 100 companies around the world.
Synectics is about interacting with other people in the most constructive ways. As George M. Prince, our founder said, life is a series of meetings. You will walk away with specific plans for applying what you’ve learned to realize immediate results in your world.
|FACILITATING GROUP CREATIVITY™
Maximize your Facilitating Style
Maximize the potential of your facilitation style under the guidance of an expert Synectics coach.
Build Successful Meetings
Win commitment from others and build in success to meeting with Synectics design and planning tools.
Stimulate Idea Generation
Learn a range of techniques for maximizing a group’s creative ability to generate new thinking and fresh perspectives. Model and support the positive climate for collaboration
Unleash the Capacity of a Diverse Group
Facilitate open-mindedness to new thinking and leverage diverse experiences, opinions and beliefs. Harness and direct conflicting viewpoints toward the problem at hand and engender buy-in from people with different viewpoints and needs.
Run Results-Oriented Meetings
Plan and run a real client session using the Synectics 9-step process to develop a solution for their task.
After completion of the two programs (5 days total) you will have earned the designation of TRAINED SYNECTICS FACILITATOR.
TO BEGIN YOUR SYNECTICS CERTIFICATION: February 25-March 1, 2013 Miami
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For more information, please contact Joe Giordano at (978) 590-6731 or by email firstname.lastname@example.org
ADDITIONAL SYNECTICS BASED TRAINING PROGRAMS
Seeing with New Eyes™ is a 2 day program designed for those who wish to build skills for more effectively discovering consumer or customer needs, especially those unarticulated wants and needs that can truly drive innovation.
Synecticsworld has a number of Innovative learning program designs, which can be delivered on a custom basis for organizations that want to increase their ability to be successful in innovation and collaboration. Additionally, we regularly develop bespoke programs for a variety of client needs related to Innovation, Creative Thinking, Customer and Consumer Insight, Meeting Management and Facilitative Leadership.