2013 was a busy year for graduating ThinkBuzan Licensed Instructors and they have been sending us some great feedback and stories…
What did the course delegates think?
“Life changing, I will use what I have learned to provide direction to my own life and my family & friends.”
– Rhonda Buescher, Director, Media Business Development, LifeWay
“Fantastic experience, I can’t think of a better way to spend this week.”
– Cheryl Ong, Global Trainers Pte Ltd
Take a look at what some ThinkBuzan Licensed Instructors are doing now:
ThinkBuzan Licensed Instructor: Dharmendra Rai
Accredited: Dubai, 2011
Profession: ThinkBuzan Licensed Instructor
Since becoming a ThinkBuzan Licensed Instructor, Dharmendra has conducted over 180 workshops across the globe. Dharmendra has conducted workshops in India for individuals including those from corporations such as Fortune 500 Companies and The IITs, IIMs, Harvard Business School and London School of Economics Alumni.
Dharmendra states that “I am fortunate to be trained by Tony Buzan, Chris Griffiths and his team members. Being trained by them is like being coached by Leonardo Da Vinci in painting! The ThinkBuzan team don’t just walk their talk – they SWAGGER their talk! I have conducted 46 seminars in the last one year and trained over 1000 people in India. My life has completely changed and been simplified with Mind Maps.”
ThinkBuzan Licensed Instructor: Julie Cummings-Debrot
Accredited: Henley, UK 2013
Profession: Language Trainer at The English Connection
Since graduating from the TLI course, Julie has sought to differentiate her business by setting up a parallel training company to her existing language company, entitled The Mind Mapping Connection®. Julie recognised the need for enhanced working practices amongst her corporate clients and realised that there was a gap in the market, which she could fill.
“In business you just want to cut to the chase and Mind Mapping allows you to do that. Everyone has a different way of working but I have found that Mind Mapping and iMindMap in particular offer something for everyone.”
Having used Official ThinkBuzan Practitioner course content to deliver her workshops in iMindMap and Mind Mapping, Julie had plenty to say on this matter:
“There is enough material to do a week’s training never mind 1 or 2 days. As the course progressed it was wonderful to see the reactions of each participant as he or she became fully aware of the potential of the Mind Mapping. Each person is unique, and the material we have been given helps each individual reach his or her goals and fly. To be able to introduce delegates to Tony’s original (and so important) technique of Mind Mapping by hand and follow that up with the iMindMap software is truly amazing.”
ThinkBuzan Licensed Instructor: Carl Peters
Accredited: London, UK 2011
Profession: Corporate Consultant and Language Trainer
Founder of ‘We Mind Map’ and ‘The English Trainer’
Carl tells ThinkBuzan how he prepared and delivered the official ThinkBuzan Mind Mapping Practitioner course at The Joint Research Centre of the European Commission in Karlsruhe, Germany.
Carl states that “The ThinkBuzan Practitioner resources were engaging, packed with examples and a very good PowerPoint presentation. The resources were easily adaptable and I was able to use my own knowledge to build on the information and tailor it to meet the needs of the European Commission.”
During the practitioner course “we created a group Mind Map using iMindMap on the recent 50th anniversary of the European Commission Research Centre – a topic which they all had in common. This worked really well for the group session and they were bowled over by what iMindMap could do.”
At the end of the workshop, Carl certified the delegates as official ThinkBuzan Practitioners in Mind Mapping. He found from the Practitioner feedback form that delegates were eager to undertake more training and implement iMindMap at the institute. He is now planning to follow up with the iMindMap Practitioner course.
ThinkBuzan Licensed Instructor: Paul Roberts
Accredited: Cardiff, UK 2011
Profession: Principal Fellow, International Manufacturing Centre, University of Warwick
Aside from being a Principal Fellow and accredited trainer, Paul is responsible for guiding postgraduates through their studies and he holds regular iMindMap workshops in the university’s computer lab to develop their skills. Paul has witnessed significant improvements in the way in which students tackle their dissertations and the quality of the work they submit. He feels that this can be directly attributed to the planning conducted in iMindMap.
“The software has changed the whole way students work and think throughout the dissertation process. I see the light bulb moments where students suddenly make the connection between their findings. They definitely produce results which would never have been possible without iMindMap.”
“iMindMap is so close to pen and paper that it’s easy to learn. The software and the maps it can create are so aesthetically pleasing that it makes it a pleasure to work with and that’s why I use it for everything I do. You don’t think that one piece of technology can change the way you approach every task but iMindMap has for me.”
ThinkBuzan Licensed Instructor: Steve Molyneux
Accredited: Cardiff, UK 2012
Profession: CEO of The Tablet Academy and Apple Distinguished Educator
Since becoming ThinkBuzan Accredited, Steve now teaches educators across the UK how to utilise iMindMap HD app on iPads and has seen this dimension of the company skyrocket.
How has the ThinkBuzan Licensed Instructor Course benefited Steve?
“I received official training from Tony Buzan and became accredited which gave me the motivation to incorporate iMindMap into The Tablet Academy’s portfolio. The iMindMap side of the company wouldn’t have taken off had I not attended the ThinkBuzan Licensed Instructor Course. As a result, I have been able to introduce Mind Mapping via the iPad to hundreds of students and teachers throughout the UK – the results have been phenomenal.”
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