CEF is proud to offer a wide array of virtual creativity and facilitation training throughout the year.
Cost is $165.50 per attendee. Email firstname.lastname@example.org for CEF member discounts or learn how to save on 3 or more registrations.
Being Creative on Purpose
This course will be repeated on the following dates: February 3, March 3, April 7, May 5, July 7, August 4, September 1, November 3, December 1 from 1:00-2:30 PM EST.
“It’s not just about ideas. It’s about making ideas happen.” – Scott Belsky
Wouldn’t it be great to have a tried-and-true process to create your own ideal outcomes? With Creative Problem Solving (CPS), you can take purposeful steps towards making your ideas a reality and learn tools that you can immediately apply to your plans.
In this fast-paced session, our trainers will take you through the four stages in the Creative Problem Solving process so that you can work on a challenge that is important to you. This session is for those looking to solve problems faster and with more deliberation.
Register today to save your seat for this 90-minute, engaging training opportunity and make your goals a reality.
Design Dread-Free Virtual Meetings
This course will be repeated on the following dates: January 20, February 17, March 17, April 21, May 19, July 21, August 18, September 15, November 17, December 15 from 1:00-2:30 PM EST.
“Doing the best at this moment puts you in the best place for the next moment.” – Oprah Winfrey
Wouldn’t it be great if your virtual session was designed for maximum engagement and impact? Learn to set up your session to avoid the signs of “Zoom-xhaustion” — the telltale droopy eyes, turned off cameras, or spaced out faces.”
In this interactive training you will learn to design and produce effective virtual sessions. You will start thinking about how to optimize content for a virtual setting, plan for more engaging opportunities with your participants, and familiarize yourself with Zoom functions from a presenter’s point of view. This session is for those who want to feel more comfortable bringing their sessions online.
Register today to save your seat for this 90-minute, engaging training opportunity and make your next virtual session a “can’t miss” for your participants.
Purposeful Creativity with Children
This course will be repeated on the following dates: February 10, July 14, December 8 from 1:00-2:30 PM EST.
“Creativity is contagious. Pass it on.” – Albert Einstein
Wouldn’t it be great if you had a fun way to improve communication and invite solution-making and action with the children in your care? If you regularly interact with children, this training can offer a proven process to empower them with problem solving skills that will serve them at home, in school, and, eventually, in the workplace.
In this useful session our trainers will take you through the four stages in the Creative Problem Solving process. You will learn strategies for saying “no” less often, while still getting things done. This session is for teachers, parents, grandparents, youth leaders or any other adults who are responsible for children.
Register today to save your seat for this 90-minute, engaging training opportunity and improve the quality of time you share with the children in your care.
Dread-Free Meetings: The Next Level
This course will be repeated on the following dates: March 10 and August 11 from 1:00-2:30 PM EST.
“Do not follow where the path may lead. Go instead where there is no path and leave a trail.” – Muriel Strode
Wouldn’t it be great if you had enthusiastic, engaged participants in your virtual meeting from the get-go AND kept their attention for the whole session? This workshop will take you to the next level with ice breakers, energizers, and activities to help you become a fabulous online facilitator.
In this powerful workshop, your trainers show you the ins and outs of digital whiteboards, breakout room strategies, and top tips to keep your audience in the palm of your hand. Attendees will most benefit from this session if they have some previous online facilitation experience and are familiar with most Zoom functions. This session is for those looking to improve the level of engagement in their virtual sessions.
Register today to save your seat for this 90-minute advanced training opportunity and make your next virtual session one to remember.
This course will be repeated on the following dates: May 12 and November 10 from 1:00-2:30 PM EST.
“We are all stories in the end. Make yours a good one.” The Doctor, Doctor Who
Wouldn’t it be great if you could tell your tale in a more compelling way? Stories are used to sell ideas and products, create buy-in for new ideas, connect brands to consumers, motivate others, and to inspire.
In this motivating session, you will learn three story building tools that have their roots in the Creative Problem Solving (CPS) process. These flexible, adaptable frameworks can be used at any point in the process of building and telling your story. This session is for those who want to craft better stories.
Register today to save your seat for this 90-minute, interactive training opportunity and make your next story worth listening to.
Applied Improv for the Virtual Team
This course will be repeated on the following dates: April 14 and September 8 from 1:00-2:30 PM EST.
“Almost all creativity involves purposeful play.” – Abraham Maslow
Wouldn’t it be great if your team could practice needed skills in a low risk way? Applied improvisation allows people to engage in a kinesthetic experience that helps them communicate, problem solve, and improve group cohesive skills.
During this participatory session, attendees will engage in various improv activities (yes, over Zoom!), followed by a debrief and discussion of uses for each game. Come ready to play and participate – there are no wallflowers in this session. This session is for team leaders and others who want to improve their interpersonal and teambuilding skills.
Register today to save your seat for this interactive, engaging 90-minute training opportunity and break out of your everyday rut.