Train the Trainer Masterclass [Dec 7-8]

Elevate your coaching style and way of facilitating innovation sprints

Take advantage of the opportunity to allow your innovation coaches, managers, and innovation leaders to expand their knowledge on the topic and learn new skills from our Innovation Coaches.

When talking about innovation and creativity there is vital need to know how to motivate, inspire and guide the participants. Whether training, facilitating, or coaching – the right ingredients are needed to make the most of the time together as a team.

Allows us to collaborate with your teams and share the tools we use, the way we coach and the style we implement in our innovation sprint experiences.

Join this online masterclass to add new styles of facilitating, communicating during innovation sprints, present and tell a story to engage project participants.

By the end of the Train the Trainer Masterclass, you will be able to:

  • Identify your preferred facilitation and coaching style and learn ways to flex said styles
  • Add new exercises and tools to use during your sprints
  • Review the art of giving feedback and telling a story
  • Learn skills that you can use to motivate and inspire
  • Define your next version of you as an innovation coach and facilitator
  • Be part of a community of innovation coaches and facilitators present to support each other

How can I join?

This training is exclusively for members of Cookhouse Labs. Here’s how you can get started with your Cookhouse Labs membership!

Location

Online, virtual

Design Tools Masterclass [Nov 8-9]

Take your design thinking knowledge to the next level with our Design Tools Training!

Working in Innovation is more than coming up with creative and unique ideas. It is about how you present the ideas to your potential customers during the important phases of interviews and testing and of course, when you present them to your sponsors. If you have been to a design thinking workshop at our labs or elsewhere you know the emphasis we put on creating a prototype. And let’s be honest, knowing what tool to use and where to start is not an easy task.

Join this workshop to learn about the fundamental Design Tools and which ones suit your business needs, which are the most challenging and the easiest to use. Let our UX/UI designer walk you through the process of choosing the right tool.

How can I join?

This training is exclusively for members of Cookhouse Labs. Here’s how you can get started with your Cookhouse Labs membership!

Location

Online, virtual

Design Thinking Masterclass [Oct 18-19]

Learn how to apply Design Thinking principles to tackle complex problems within your organization.

Design Thinking is a process, but even more, it is a mindset that helps you solve real industry problems by developing customer-focused solutions in a short amount of time. Design Thinking methodologies are used in a variety of industries to innovate quicker, channel creativity and when used correctly, save a significant amount of time and money when launching new products or services. The methodology is fun and requires full awareness and trust in yourself, your team and the process for it to be most effective.

Join this 2-day masterclass to learn the fundamental concepts of Design Thinking, raise your awareness to the human fundamentals needed to make this process work and experience the value of the methodology through engaging, hands-on activities.

How can I join?

This training is exclusively for members of Cookhouse Labs. Here’s how you can get started with your Cookhouse Labs membership!

Location

Online, virtual.

By the end of the two-day Design Thinking Training, you will be able to:

  • Explain what Design Thinking is to others, and apply Design Thinking methodologies to achieve your business needs
  • Identify how Design Thinking is being applied in the insurance industry to solve essential challenges
  • Apply Design Thinking concepts to effectively empathize with customers and team members and interview customers
  • Facilitate Design Thinking Sprints to solve problems
  • Understand the impact of the human aspects of your team when introducing/using Design Thinking
  • Apply a ‘toolkit’ of activities to use within your organization and daily work to find efficiencies
  • Share how you can use Design Thinking to solve the challenge you choose to bring to the masterclass
  • Receive real-time feedback on your proposed next steps from our innovation coach and walk away with clearer next steps to solve your challenge

Google Sprint Masterclass [Sep 27]

Explore what you can accomplish using Google Sprint and learn how to ensure you keep solving problems in just five days.

Google Sprint is a methodology that uses the understanding of Design Thinking and helps you solve complex problems in exactly five days. The process is strategically designed so that solutions are defined within an equivalent of a working week, and same as with Design Thinking saving money and time using available resources. This is a great methodology to use within your internal organization and with your internal teams.

Join this workshop to learn another design methodology that you can implement in your daily projects.

By the end of the one-day Google Sprint Workshop, you will be able to:

  • Understand what Google Sprint is and explain it to your team members
  • Recognize the differences between Lean Startup, Cookhouse Labs methodology and Google Sprint
  • Learn when you can use this methodology to make the most of it
  • Identify the benefits of a Google Sprint and how to organize and run with it
  • Practice the methodology and receive feedback on the spot

How can I join?

This training is exclusively for members of Cookhouse Labs. Here’s how you can get started with your Cookhouse Labs membership!

Location

Online, virtual

Lean Startup Masterclass [Aug 23-24]

Learn about the Lean Startup methodology and how you can use it in your future projects.

Lean Startup is an innovation methodology that supports the development of products, services and businesses and teaches how to achieve this development within a short period of time using the resources you have at hand already. The process includes fundamentals of design thinking and it allows teams to think and act like an intrapreneur.

Join this online workshop to learn a new way to approach to launching a new product, service or even a new venture.

By the end of the 2-day Lean Startup Workshop, you will be able to:

  • Explain to others what Lean Startup is and learn how to use the methodology
  • Use the methodology with confidence with your teams
  • Map out how you will use the process (whether for a business or a product)
  • Re-define how to prepare, experiment, and present the start of a new idea
  • Learn how to measure success while using the method

How can I join?

This training is exclusively for members of Cookhouse Labs. Here’s how you can get started with your Cookhouse Labs membership!

Train the Trainer Masterclass [Jun 7]

Elevate your coaching style and way of facilitating innovation sprints

Take advantage of the opportunity to allow your innovation coaches, managers, and innovation leaders to expand their knowledge on the topic and learn new skills from our Innovation Coaches.

When talking about innovation and creativity there is vital need to know how to motivate, inspire and guide the participants. Whether training, facilitating, or coaching – the right ingredients are needed to make the most of the time together as a team.

Allows us to collaborate with your teams and share the tools we use, the way we coach and the style we implement in our innovation sprint experiences.

Join this online masterclass to add new styles of facilitating, communicating during innovation sprints, present and tell a story to engage project participants.

By the end of the Train the Trainer Masterclass, you will be able to:

  • Identify your preferred facilitation and coaching style and learn ways to flex said styles
  • Add new exercises and tools to use during your sprints
  • Review the art of giving feedback and telling a story
  • Learn skills that you can use to motivate and inspire
  • Define your next version of you as an innovation coach and facilitator
  • Be part of a community of innovation coaches and facilitators present to support each other

How can I join?

This training is exclusively for members of Cookhouse Labs. Here’s how you can get started with your Cookhouse Labs membership!

Location

Online, virtual

Google Sprint Masterclass [May 3]

Explore what you can accomplish using Google Sprint and learn how to ensure you keep solving problems in just five days.

Google Sprint is a methodology that uses the understanding of Design Thinking and helps you solve complex problems in exactly five days. The process is strategically designed so that solutions are defined within an equivalent of a working week, and same as with Design Thinking saving money and time using available resources. This is a great methodology to use within your internal organization and with your internal teams.

Join this workshop to learn another design methodology that you can implement in your daily projects. As we return to the office, we’re excited to announce our new hybrid delivery format! Members can join this Masterclass in-person in our Toronto Lab space or virtually from the comfort of your home office. Just let us know your preference and we will guide you through the process!

By the end of the one-day Google Sprint Workshop, you will be able to:

  • Understand what Google Sprint is and explain it to your team members
  • Recognize the differences between Lean Startup, Cookhouse Labs methodology and Google Sprint
  • Learn when you can use this methodology to make the most of it
  • Identify the benefits of a Google Sprint and how to organize and run with it
  • Practice the methodology and receive feedback on the spot

How can I join?

This training is exclusively for members of Cookhouse Labs. Here’s how you can get started with your Cookhouse Labs membership!

Location

Online, virtual

Design Tools Masterclass [Apr 5-6]

Take your design thinking knowledge to the next level with our Design Tools Training!

Working in Innovation is more than coming up with creative and unique ideas. It is about how you present the ideas to your potential customers during the important phases of interviews and testing and of course, when you present them to your sponsors. If you have been to a design thinking workshop at our labs or elsewhere you know the emphasis we put on creating a prototype. And let’s be honest, knowing what tool to use and where to start is not an easy task.

Join this workshop to learn about the fundamental Design Tools and which ones suit your business needs, which are the most challenging and the easiest to use. Let our UX/UI designer walk you through the process of choosing the right tool.

How can I join?

This training is exclusively for members of Cookhouse Labs. Here’s how you can get started with your Cookhouse Labs membership!

Location

Online, virtual

Lean Startup Masterclass [Mar 29-30]

Learn about the Lean Startup methodology and how you can use it in your future projects.

Lean Startup is an innovation methodology that supports the development of products, services and businesses and teaches how to achieve this development within a short period of time using the resources you have at hand already. The process includes fundamentals of design thinking and it allows teams to think and act like an intrapreneur.

Join this online workshop to learn a new way to approach to launching a new product, service or even a new venture.

By the end of the 2-day Lean Startup Workshop, you will be able to:

  • Explain to others what Lean Startup is and learn how to use the methodology
  • Use the methodology with confidence with your teams
  • Map out how you will use the process (whether for a business or a product)
  • Re-define how to prepare, experiment, and present the start of a new idea
  • Learn how to measure success while using the method

How can I join?

This training is exclusively for members of Cookhouse Labs. Here’s how you can get started with your Cookhouse Labs membership!

Design Thinking Masterclass [Feb 15-16]

Learn how to apply Design Thinking principles to tackle complex problems within your organization.

Design Thinking is a process, but even more, it is a mindset that helps you solve real industry problems by developing customer-focused solutions in a short amount of time. Design Thinking methodologies are used in a variety of industries to innovate quicker, channel creativity and when used correctly, save a significant amount of time and money when launching new products or services. The methodology is fun and requires full awareness and trust in yourself, your team and the process for it to be most effective.

Join this 2-day masterclass to learn the fundamental concepts of Design Thinking, raise your awareness to the human fundamentals needed to make this process work and experience the value of the methodology through engaging, hands-on activities.

How can I join?

This training is exclusively for members of Cookhouse Labs. Here’s how you can get started with your Cookhouse Labs membership!

Location

Online, virtual.

By the end of the two-day Design Thinking Training, you will be able to:

  • Explain what Design Thinking is to others, and apply Design Thinking methodologies to achieve your business needs
  • Identify how Design Thinking is being applied in the insurance industry to solve essential challenges
  • Apply Design Thinking concepts to effectively empathize with customers and team members and interview customers
  • Facilitate Design Thinking Sprints to solve problems
  • Understand the impact of the human aspects of your team when introducing/using Design Thinking
  • Apply a ‘toolkit’ of activities to use within your organization and daily work to find efficiencies
  • Share how you can use Design Thinking to solve the challenge you choose to bring to the masterclass
  • Receive real-time feedback on your proposed next steps from our innovation coach and walk away with clearer next steps to solve your challenge