Da Vinci Training

We offer three different training options to become proficient in the Da Vinci Approach.

Practice Round

This group session combines an overview of guiding principles and methods plus a practice session where participants apply several methods.

Da Vinci Masterclass

This masterclass teaches people the Idea Architect role by learning how to apply Da Vinci Guiding Principles and Methods within different scenarios..

Da Vinci Boot Camp

This three-day workshop includes the Masterclass and a live session where participants take the lead.

intro to the davinci approach

Practice Round

Session Description:
This session has two parts. The first part of the session is an overview of the Da Vinci approach which includes nine guiding principles and twenty methods designed to help people lead successful brainstorming sessions. To bring the methods to life, we will combine stories from creative celebrities with examples from our brainstorming career.

In the second part of the session, attendees will break into groups and brainstorm on a topic applying different Da Vinci methods. The topic of the session will be decided ahead of time by the business lead with assistance from us.

Key Takeaways:
Learn about the 4Cs of brainstorming facilitation: Create, Contribute, Choreograph, Cultivate.

How to apply nine guiding principles to design a successful brainstorming session.

How to use Da Vinci Methods to inspire your team and take brainstorming to the next level.

Session Specifics:
Number of People: Up to 35 People

Session Length: 2 hours

Materials Provided: Deck of Da Vinci Cards


get ready to lead using davinci

Masterclass

Session Description:
This masterclass teaches people the Idea Architect role by learning how to apply the Da Vinci guiding principles and methods within different scenarios. The idea architect provides the spark in a Da Vinci Session. This leader is an active facilitator, participant, and thought leader.

Masterclass participants will gain an in-depth understanding of the role and how to set-up a successful session using the nine guiding principles. They will also learn how to apply the twenty methods within different scenarios people typically encounter when leading brainstorming sessions.

Key Takeaways:

Learn about the idea architect role and how to design a successful brainstorming session.

Apply nine guiding principles to design a specific brainstorming session.

How to use method based on common scenarios encountered in brainstorming sessions.

Session Specifics:

Number of People: Up to 16 People

Session Length: Full Day

Materials Provided: 
Brainstorming with Da Vinci Book, 
Masterclass Workbook, 
Deck of Da Vinci Method Cards


build and lead your davinci session

Boot Camp

Session Description:
This boot camp combines the Da Vinci Masterclass with leading a live session.

The masterclass teaches people the Idea Architect role by learning how to apply the Da Vinci guiding principles and methods within different scenarios. The idea architect provides the spark in a Da Vinci Session. This leader is an active facilitator, participant, and thought leader. In this boot camp participants, each participant is required to run a brainstorming session using the Da Vinci approach.

On the first day the group will go through the masterclass and actively design their brainstorming session using the nine guiding principles and methods. This is an interactive session where participants will be guided in the creation of their session.

One the second and third days, each participant will lead their brainstorming session. The session will be video captured and constructive feedback will be provided on ways to improve their session.

Key Takeaways:
Learn about the idea architect role and how to design a successful brainstorming session.

Apply nine guiding principles to design their brainstorming session.

Lead a brainstorming session applying different methods based on session context.

How to use Da Vinci Methods based on common scenarios encountered in brainstorming sessions.

Session Specifics:
Number of People: Up to 8 People

Session Length: Three Days

Materials Provided:
Brainstorming with Da Vinci Book
Masterclass Workbook
Deck of Da Vinci Method Cards
Video of Participants Session