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Visual Thinking Training

Whether you’re trying to better drive conversations with your employees or you need to get others to understand your ideas to create buy-in, visual thinking is a foundational skill and superpower to have in your professional arsenal.

XPLANE’s Visual Thinking Boot Camps are immersive two-day learning experiences with one of our expert visual facilitators, peppered with real-life advice, examples, and demos. 

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Build your visual vocabulary and put your learnings to practice by visualizing common scenarios, behaviors, and important moments that you experience in your work.

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Learn how to use different visual tools and techniques to answer specific audience questions, solve problems, and connect information.
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Dive into specific use cases for applying your visual thinking skills to your organization’s success.
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Here's what to expect:

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Transform into a visual thinker! We'll arm you with the tools you'll need to communicate effectively through diagrams and images and create a common understanding around workplace behaviors and scenarios. 

What You Get:

Fundamentals of visual thinking 
Learn a brief history of visual thinking, how it works, and why it’s important. Learn the building blocks of visual thinking. 

Visualizing common scenarios
Put your learnings to practice by visualizing common scenarios, behaviors, and important moments that you experience in your work.

Techniques, frameworks, and approaches to solve problems
Learn how and when to use different frameworks to answer specific audience questions. 

Tactics and tools to create buy-in
Using a real-world scenario, combine visuals, techniques, and frameworks to develop a use case targeted to a specific audience.

 

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Level up your visual thinking skills. On day two, you'll learn how to use visual frameworks and draw games to tackle organizational roadblocks, align your co-workers and employees, and make fast and impactful decisions.

What You Get:

Complexity busting
Understand the process for wrestling with a complex idea until you find the perfect visual to explain it.

Application
Dive into specific use cases for applying your visual thinking skills to your organization’s success.

Storyboard key journeys
Learn how to prototype, storyboard, and map out a user experience, customer journey, value proposition, or vision statement.

Build your toolkit
Learn tried-and-true Gamestorming exercises, frameworks, tools, and tricks that XPLANE uses to gain alignment, make fast decisions, and uncover gaps in understanding.

Create impact
Understand how to put together the tools and frameworks to move from idea to implementation to increase your influence.



Why attend?

"XPLANE’s visualization process forces us to think things through, articulate, test, and validate our ideas. They help us distill complex ideas into stories that non-technical people can understand.”

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Mike Zeigler
VP of Operations
Cox Media