LEGO® SERIOUS PLAY® is an internationally-renowned facilitated process used by organizations to engage participants to generate innovative ideas for organizational improvement. The methodology is based on extensive research and enables teams to address complex issues in a fun and engaging way. Who should attend?
Facilitators, trainers, educators, HR professionals, project managers, coaches, consultants, university professors, teachers, branding professionals, and strategists can be trained to apply this methodology to implement this powerful process in the work they do.
Additionally, if you work as a researcher, I.T. professional, executive/life coach, or leader in your organization, your certification in this methodology can bring enormous benefits and is a strong addition to your toolkit of techniques.
Day One: Foundation Program
Learn the basics of the first program. This training day introduces you to the LEGO® SERIOUS PLAY® tool. You will learn how to use the tools with a group setting including flow theory, the use of ground rules to set the playing field, etiquette, and traps to avoid along with numerous applications for different situations to prep the hand-brain connection. Background theory is provided with hands-on learning.
Day Two: Teams and Groups
The second day moves participants thorough processes where individual identity is explored and insight gained into how the tools can be customized for any number of workshops or processes including team workshops.
Day Three: Landscape and Systems Development for Teams and Groups
The third day of the training will provide you with an understanding of how to use LEGO® SERIOUS PLAY® identity and landscape materials kit to build 3D models that illustrate the complex environments where entities like teams and projects and other interconnected systems function and how these environments “play out” in real time.
Where: Studio School in LA Center Studios, located in Downtown LA. Fly into LAX or Burbank Airports.
Call Dr. Steve Ralph for more information 1-626-840-2037
About Your Trainer:
Dr. Steve Ralph, Jr is passionate about catalyzing ingenuity in those he comes into contact with. Along with being a Strategic Play LEGO® SERIOUS PLAY® methods licensed trainer, he is also the Founder and CEO of Open Ingenuity LLC, an organization focused on consulting, coaching and producing special events that facilitate creative leadership. Not only does Steve create great solutions with clients, he is also a professor at Pepperdine University’s Graziadio Business School, Dr. Ralph teaches courses in creativity and innovation, leadership and team dynamics. He consults with organizations utilizing the creative problem-solving process, is a certified trainer in the FourSight Thinking Assessment and a coach, with training from the Coaches Training Institute (CTI). Dr. Ralph’s professional background has included business development and corporate relations roles in higher education, entertainment and non-profit industries.
Dr. Ralph earned his Doctorate in Organizational Leadership from Pepperdine University. He is a frequent speaker at international creativity conferences and has been active in several professional organizations, including the Creative Education Foundation and Consortium of Southern California of Colleges and Universities, where he served as co-chair for the Ventura and Santa Barbara Counties region. Dr. Ralph’s research interests are centered in creativity and innovation, with special focus in personal disruption, pause practices and the impact of exponential technology.