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Visual Thinking Training for Solo Learners

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Whether you’re trying to better drive conversations with your employees or you need to scale understanding across your organization, 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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In 2019, we'll be offering our two-day course in a few cities around the USA:

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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:

Visual thinking training 
Learn a brief history of visual thinking, how it works, and why it’s important. Hear stories about the magic behind visual thinking from the board rooms of our Fortune 100 clients, straight from the XPLANE designer on the frontlines.

Demonstration and applied learning
Build your visual vocabulary with a mix of live demos and drawing. Put your learnings to practice by visualizing common scenarios, behaviors, and important moments that you experience in your work.

Expert techniques, frameworks, and approaches 
Learn how and when to use different frameworks to answer specific audience questions. Understand specific information design techniques to solve problems and connect information with nodes and flows.

Tactics to use the tools effectively to create alignment
Using a real-world situation, combine techniques, frameworks, and your visuals to create a communication model 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:

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

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

Storyboard key company processes
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 with clients to gain alignment, make fast decisions, and uncover gaps in understanding.

Design your meetings for impact
Understand how and when to use Gamestorming tools in your organization’s meetings to decrease boredom, increase participation, and keep attendees engaged longer so your team can go further, faster.



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