Mind Mapping® is a revolutionary note-taking technique originated by Tony Buzan in the 1970s and currently used by more than 400 million people worldwide. It is widely acknowledged as one of the most powerful thinking and learning tools ever invented, and often described as the ‘Swiss army knife for the brain.’
This workshop will introduce essential Mind Mapping® skills and guide practical applications in using it to improve productivity at the workplace. Participants will be trained to use Mind Maps® for unlocking their creative thinking, improve memory and using it as an executive tool for planning, organizing, managing meetings, brainstorm, innovation, creative ideation and problem-solving. They will also be equipped to use Mind Maps® for making the presentation, note taking, taking minutes during meetings and knowledge management.
Upon completion of this workshop, participants will be able to;
Module 1: Introduction to Mind Mapping®
Dr Tan is the Principal Trainer and Managing Director at Tony Buzan Learning Centre as well as Mind Map Training Centre.
He graduated from the National University of Singapore with direct honours in Accountancy in 1984 and subsequently a Masters in Business Administration. He also has a Doctorate in Business Administration and an advanced Postgraduate diploma in consultancy from the Henley Management College in the UK. His research interests include strategic planning, strategic marketing, management leadership, emotional intelligence and mental literacy.
Dr Tan has extensive corporate experience and was previously a Senior Business Manager with the Standard Chartered Bank, Chief Executive of Europa Holdings Pte Ltd, Vice Chairman of China United Pure Water Company and Chairman of The Beverage Company of Asia in China.
He is also the pioneer of the Buzan 5-Step Learning Plan® for nurturing life-long learners. He published a research paper with the Henley Management College UK in early 2006 on developing intelligences and presented this paper as a Conference Speaker in the ASCD 2007 Conference in Anaheim, LA United States.
A Buzan Instructor, DISC Facilitator, ACTA, 6-Seconds® EQ Trainer and IAL Associate Adult Educator, Dr Tan has conducted numerous executive workshops and programmes for various corporates, schools and government institutions in Singapore.