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Innovative Thinking Masterclass

An introduction to game-changing innovative processes used by trailblazers & FTSE 500 companies

Requirements: 3 x 2 hour online sessions.


Our Innovative Thinking Masterclasses are now available online in a series of interactive and practical sessions. Due to the outbreak of COVID-19, our global network of innovation facilitators are here to ensure your training development is supported, wherever you are located.

The fourth industrial revolution is happening now.

The World Economic Forum states that problem solving, critical thinking and creativity will be the most important workplace skills in 2020 and beyond. So what are you doing to make these the top skills in your workplace?

To unlock the benefits of these assets you need practical innovation steps that are real and actionable – no fluff, just substance.

Based on the books, teachings and research of world-renowned expert Chris Griffiths , the Certified Innovator Masterclass covers essential (yet often little-known) steps to innovation and its process.

Why take an OpenGenius Innovative
Thinking Masterclass?

These sessions are an ideal way to stoke innovative thinking processes. With a global network of accredited trainers & experts, anyone, anywhere can learn to reframe challenges and ditch unhelpful thinking for good.

OpenGenius’ Innovative Thinking Masterclasses inspire a new way of thinking. By reframing challenges and working through innovative work methods, teams can learn to ditch unhelpful, sheep-like thinking for good.

This live interactive online experience includes both group and practical work. It consists of three, 2-hour online sesssions (a total of six hours) that will give you the knowledge and skills to clearly define a problem you need to work on, learn effective brainstorming techniques and get the best thinking out of your team. Now available online, these masterclasses will enable you to connect and motivate your remote teams, or boost your own skills from the comfort of your home.

The World Economic Forum states that problem solving, critical thinking and creativity will be the most important workplace skills in 2020 and beyond. The Future of Work is upon us, and these live interactive online sessions will help you to develop the skills needed for the Future of Work.

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Robert Fischer

Quote BeginI feel I can apply this immediately and it will have an impact.Quote End

Robert Fischer Senior Vice President, Morgan Stanley, USA

What will I learn?

In an Innovative Thinking Masterclass you will learn:

  • Identify common thinking errors
  • Truly define & reframe the problem
  • Identify your strengths & weaknesses with the functional creativity test
  • Move away from ineffective brainstorming
  • Uncover the power of generative thinking
  • Learn the theories of world leading experts

Key Takeaways

You will leave with the following key takeaways:

  • The ability to ideate via generative thinking
  • Concepts ready made to apply back in work
  • The Ayoa method for a seamless idea to action execution
  • A refreshed perspective and working world view
  • Motivate and inspire remote teams
  • Skills needed for the Future of Work
  • Certificate of attendance

Cost: £249 per person + VAT

Must have an Ayoa paid subscription to join

Want to be informed of our upcoming online sessions?

When you require a more tailored experience, then our Innovation Thinking Masterclass online series is also available in-house for your team.

Cost: £1,500 for up to 10 people (GBP) + VAT

(Enquire for prices for larger group sizes)
Must have an Ayoa paid subscription to join


By taking part in our Innovative Thinking Masterclass, you can now gain CPD points towards your formal CPD requirements for your professional body, institute or employer. The masterclass equates to 6 hours of CPD and you will receive a certificate of completion which can be used as evidence in a CPD audit.

Terms and Conditions:
1. Delegates of the Certified Innovator Masterclasses will need to have an Ayoa paid subscription before the event and be familiar with the features on a basic level. There will be no time to make an account on the day. 
2. Should the masterclasses need to be cancelled due to a limited number of attendees, those who have booked on will be contacted and issued a full refund.
3. OpenGenius are not liable for any non-attendance due to technical issues had by delegates.