Transform Your Meetings with Silvia de Ridder
People in organisations are spending more of their time in meetings. Leading productive meetings and ensuring the contribution of everyone has, therefore, become a serious consideration. This applies to meeting of all types – from operational to project. So if your experience of meetings is often frustrating, the results are too often disappointing, or if people are not engaged, then The Thinking Environment approach to leading meetings will be a breakthrough.
What is a Thinking Environment?
A Thinking Environment is the set of conditions under which people can think for themselves with rigour, imagination, courage, and agility. The Thinking Environment is a combination of behaviours and processes which cultivate an individual and groups best thinking.
What you will learn:
• To apply the Ten Components of a Thinking Environment to the step-by-step running of meetings
• To use the Building Blocks of Thinking Pairs, Dialogue, Open Discussion and Rounds
• To apply the Components and Building Blocks to the Applications of Meetings, the Time To Think Council and Presentations
• To craft Agenda Questions
• To experience impressive levels of engagement of each person in the meeting, to generate their finest thinking
• To learn how to shorten meetings and produce better results
• To ensure robust, un-interruptive, creative conversation to deliver decision-making of exceptional quality
The program has a strong emphasis on experiential learning alongside the theory.
Who should attend:
Anyone who ever chairs or participates in any kind of meeting, either regularly or periodically.
Research on the application of The Thinking Environment has identified the following:
Talent Triangle Focus:
The program will be a blended learning experience of presentation and experiential learning
What others are saying:
‘Silvia was fabulous, calm, respectful, clear and very organized. The group really got some the amazing
learning. The tone was clearly set by how Silvia ran the session, learning in action, Thank you. Very, Very
Helpful’ – Urban Theatre Projects
‘This training has provided me with practical tools to go back into the workplace and improve what I do –
excellent facilitation, would highly recommend’ - University of Technology
‘Silvia knew her material really well and held the process with ease and confidence – it ran on time, never felt
rushed and content clearly presented. I really appreciated the neuroscience context and research that was
threaded through the material as backup to the content and methods.’ – Urban Theatre Projects
Silvia de Ridder is Managing Director of Unconscious Potential. Silvia is a Professional Certified Coach,
Facilitator and Trainer. She works with organisations in the areas of leadership and people
development as well as organisational change. Silvia describes herself as an Engineer of Human
Excellence. In this program Silvia combines her own experience with her depth and knowledge
including formal studies in coaching, leadership, positive psychology, non-violent communications and
neuroscience to produce a powerful and effective learning experience. Silvia is a certified Thinking
Environment facilitator and trainer.
Bringing a mobile phone is recommended. Plan to arrive at least 15 minutes early so that the class can start on time.
Commercial parking stations are availanle in the area. Paxis is a short walk from Wynyard Train Station.
Tea and coffee is provided (cafes are close to the venue also)
NB: If you are a PMI Sydney Chapter member, before registering for this event please be sure to first log in to www.pmisydney.org via the home page. Refunds will not be given for members that have forgotten to log in first. If you have an issue logging in before registering for the event please contact firstname.lastname@example.org with your issue and do not register until the issue is resolved first.
PDU Hours: 7
Provider No: C115
Course logistics, registration and other enquiries education_AD1@pmisydney.org
The PMI Sydney Chapter recognises the important role PMI Registered Education Providers play in the advancement of the Project Management profession and will support these organisations in preference to organisations that are not registered with PMI. However, should Registered Education Providers be unavailable, the Sydney Chapter may engage other individuals or organisations to present relevant courses for the benefit of the Chapter members.
|Event Date||18-05-2019 9:00 am|
|Event End Date||18-05-2019 5:00 pm|
|Registration Start Date||01-01-2019|
|Cut Off Date||14-05-2019|
|Individual Price||Prices start from $300|
|Location||Paxus - CBD Offices|