Out Of The Box Thinking Skills




Out of the Box Thinking Skills training is designed to teach you the processes of creative thinking using a tool-kit of practical creativity techniques. You will discover your personal creative thinking style in order to select the thinking tools which will harness your personal creativity. It is a highly practical course which focuses on teaching you how to be more creative in your everyday work environment. This means that you will be able to brainstorm new ideas on demand, whether you are working on your own or in groups.

How Will You Benefit

To help participants to:-

  • Define what creativity really is
  • Understand how the brain works
  • Identify the barriers to creativity at work
  • Discover your thinking style pattern
  • Evaluate your thinking process
  • Apply tools to creative thinking
  • Learn to think like Steve Jobs
  • Critically address workplace scenarios

Who Should Attend

This course is suitable for engineers, managers & those involved in R&D


This stimulating program will maximize understanding and learning through interactive lectures, discussions, case studies, games and self-assessment.


    • Establish the True Meaning of Creativity – Challenging Status-Quo
    • Brain and its Neurons and its Role in Generating Ideas
    • Left & Right Brain Distinction
    • Identifying Intrinsic and Extrinsic Barriers to Creativity at a Personal and Professional Level
    • Circumventing Past Barriers to Enhance Creativity
    • Using Barriers as a Catalyst to Creativity
    • 3 Thinking Patterns – Association, Linking, Connecting
    • Thinking Process Evaluation – A Checklist to Value Thinking Outcomes
    • Thinking Styles Self-Assessment – Sensor, Thinker, Feeler & Intuitor
    • Mind Mapping by Tony Buzan
    • Brainstorming
    • Six Thinking Hats by Edward De Bono
    • Creativity the Steve Jobs Way
    • Identification of Room for Creativity at the Workplace
    • Putting the Blueprint in Place
    • Communicating Creativity the Right Way

Fee: RM 1,200 per pax

Loyalty Points: 1200 Points

Duration: 2 Days

Note: In-house course is available. Request it HERE


Michael Xavier A/L Francis Xavier

A full time freelance professional development consultant, Michael Xavier Francis Xavier currently trains people from all walks of life. His 12 years background in the service industry has given him valuable experience in dealing with people from different backgrounds and cultures. He has served in several well-established service organizations and has held various managerial positions. He was the District 51 International Toastmaster Champion in Public Speaking in the year 2000, and represented Malaysia, Singapore, Indonesia, Thailand and Hong Kong in the International Inter-District Public Speaking Competition held in Miami, United States of America in 2008. He was also the District 51 Evaluation Speech Contest Champion in the same year. He is no novice to Toastmaster International, having won several awards from them.