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Official Mind Map

The only Official Mind Map Training endorsed by the inventor, Tony Buzan.

Transform your life and career by joining our 2 and 4 day programmes to become a Certified Mind Map Coach or ThinkBuzan Licensed Instructor in Mind Mapping.

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With over 40 years experience, learn from the world leading experts in creative thinking and Mind Mapping training.

Master the infinitely versatile creative thinking tool, used by over 250 million people worldwide and within organisations such as Apple, the United Nations, Disney and NASA. Choose to become an Official Certified Mind Map Coach on our 2 day training course, or a full ThinkBuzan Licensed Instructor for Mind Mapping on our 4 day programme.

Official Mind Map Coach: During our 2 day Mind Map course, you will learn the core principles of Mind Mapping, how to apply it in a variety of real world situations, both individually and as part of a team. You will be taught how to facilitate creative thinking, problem solving and to manage yourself and others more productively. You will learn a combination of hand drawn and computer based skills using the iMindMap software. You will be certified by us, the only official organisation for Mind Mapping recognised by its inventor, Tony Buzan, to be a coach/consultant.

ThinkBuzan Licensed Instructor Course in Mind Mapping: On this 4 day advanced course, regularly led by Tony Buzan himself, you will understand the origins of the Mind Mapping process, cover the science behind why it works, and learn how to effectively apply it using the iMindMap software. The ThinkBuzan Licensed Instructor Course provides the knowledge, skills and in depth training materials for you to go on to deliver and teach the official ThinkBuzan Mind Map Practitioner courses on Mind Mapping and iMindMap, where you will be able to certify your attendees under the ThinkBuzan brand.


Kari Greaves

Quote BeginIt was the best course I have ever attended...It was both enjoyable and inspiring! I learnt so much that I can apply both professionally and in my personal life going forward.Quote End

Kari Greaves Head of Service Improvement, Guinness South, UK


Mind Mapping
Course Content

ThinkBuzan Official Mind Map Coach

2 day course

  • Effective Mind Mapping
  • Enhancing creativity
  • Brainstorming
  • Decision making
  • Problem solving
  • Strategic thinking
  • Creative writing
  • Note-making
  • Learning/teaching
  • Negotiation
  • Presentations
  • Project/time management
  • iMindMap software basics
  • Coaching others

ThinkBuzan Licensed Instructor in Mind Mapping

4 day course

  • The origins of Mind Mapping
  • The story of Tony Buzan
  • Core principles
  • Mind Mapping, creativity and memory
  • The science behind Mind Mapping
  • Meta cognition
  • Basic applications
  • iMindMap software training
  • Creative thinking skills
  • How to teach Mind Mapping
  • Presentation Skills
  • Hand drawn vs computer Mind Maps
  • Deliver practitioner courses
  • Certifying others


Find out more about course dates, our trainers and what you can do after graduating from one of our Mind Mapping courses below…


Mike Palmer

Quote BeginThe Mind Mapping Course was excellent, highly professional and well delivered. I was inspired by the course, instructors and other delegates alike.Quote End

Mike Palmer Logistics SME, Boeing


Our Mind Mapping training courses will be lead by one or more of our experienced trainers below.

Tony Buzan

Inventor of Mind Mapping, bestselling author and international speaker on creative thinking, learning, memory, leadership and Speed Reading.

Chris Griffiths

CEO of OpenGenius, world leading expert for the application of Mind Mapping, best-selling author on creativity and creator of iMindMap and DropTask.

Phil Chambers

Expert trainer in Mind Mapping, Speed Reading & memory, with additional expertise in Accelerated Learning and Neurolinguistic Programming (NLP).

Mikiko Chikada

ThinkBuzan’s Master Trainer in Japan, founder and CEO of TISM Corporation and expert in Mind Mapping, memory techniques and Speed Reading.

Jorge O. Castañeda

President and Managing Director of Buzan Latin America, ThinkBuzan Master Trainer in Latin America, and international consultant and speaker.

Liz Oseland

Head of Training at OpenGenius, trainer in Mind Mapping, Applied Innovation, Leadership and qualified international consultant and coach.

Heather Marquez

Quote BeginAbsolutely wonderful experience. I am so grateful for being a part of the vision. The four days I have spent with Tony, Owen and Chris have changed me in ways I never imagined or expected.Quote End

Heather Marquez Store Manager at Kohl's Department Stores


What can I do after


Deliver your own training

Official Mind Map Coach (2 day course)

As a fully certified Mind Map Coach, you will be certified by the only official Mind Map organisation in the world. You will be able to help bring the best out of yourself and others by using the Mind Mapping process.

It is a rewarding skill which will help you personally in your career, and where you can facilitate others to overcome challenges, to be more creative, and to find new levels of productivity.


ThinkBuzan Licensed Instructor in Mind Mapping (4 day course)

As a ThinkBuzan Licensed Instructor you will be certified to deliver official 1-day ThinkBuzan Practitioner courses in Mind Mapping and iMindMap. You will have the option to showcase your skills and experience by having a trainer profile on our website.

We give you everything you need to deliver your training in our exclusive resource repository, including course slides, Mind Maps, case studies, exercises and hours of video footage that can be incorporated into your training. We will provide you with:

  • Full course manuals for delivering iMindMap or Mind Mapping training
  • Official ThinkBuzan certificates to provide your delegates, signed by Tony Buzan & Chris Griffiths
ThinkBuzan Training Resources


Dominic McKenny

Quote BeginTruly life-changing. Opened my eyes to thinking differently and being more creative. Many colleagues noticed the change and the business is ultimately seeing the benefit.Quote End

Dominic McKenny Director of I.T, NHS Foundation Trust, UK


Plus additional
Exclusive perks


iMindMap Software
Free iMindMap Software & Exclusive Previews

RRP £149.00

Droptask for Business
6 months of DropTask for Business

Worth over £37.00

Mind Maps for Business
‘Mind Maps for Business’ by Tony Buzan & Chris Griffiths (Book)

RRP £14.99

Reseller Scheme
Join Our Reseller Scheme *

As an expert trainer for iMindMap you can receive 30% discount on purchases of iMindMap desktop software.

Retake the course
Re-Take the Course At Any Time *

Re-take the course at any time to refresh your skills and only pay a small delegate fee towards the course.

25% off other courses
25% Off Speed Reading & Memory Skills Courses *

Expand your training repertoire and save 25% on our certified Speed Reading or Memory Skills Courses.

*These benefits are available to ThinkBuzan Licensed Instructors in Mind Mapping who have an active license (to be renewed every 12 months).

Paul Roberts

Quote BeginIf I can unlock the minds of my students so they can think and not just do, then I have been successful at my job. The tools, resources and techniques by ThinkBuzan helped me achieve this goal.Quote End

Paul Roberts University of Warwick, UK


Course Dates
& Locations

Mind Mapping (4 day)

ThinkBuzan Licensed Instructor Course

November 2016

Friday 4th – Monday 7th



Aios Nagatacho

¥425,000 (YEN)

Mind Mapping (2 day)

ThinkBuzan Offical Mind Map Coach

November 2016

Tuesday 15th - Wednesday 16th



$1997 (USD)

Mind Mapping (4 day)

ThinkBuzan Licensed Instructor Course

December 2016

Monday 5th – Thursday 8th



Tec Marina

£2495 (GBP) + VAT

Mind Mapping (2 day)

ThinkBuzan Offical Mind Map Coach

December 2016

Monday 12th - Tuesday 13th



Tec Marina

£1250 (GBP) + VAT

Contact Us

Get in touch by emailing or by calling 1800 961 4582 (US) or +44 (0) 207 1177 173 (intl).
Office hours are: Monday - Thursday: 8:30am - 5:30pm Friday: 8:30am - 5:00pm


We also offer group discounts if you are coming from the same company or educational institution. Just let us know when you make an enquiry and we can give you more information.

Please note, discounts are not to be used in conjunction with any other discounts or offers.

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Julie Cummings Debrot

Quote BeginThe course was a natural progression for me and the accreditation gave me the credibility I needed to take my training to the next level.Quote End

Julie Cummings Debrot Language Trainer, The English Connection


What do our previous
Graduates say?

Case studies

Read more about what our past graduates have achieved since attending the course.

Delegates See Career Surge

2013 was a busy year for graduating ThinkBuzan Licensed Instructors and they have been sending us some great stories...

Training at the European Commission

Carl Peters reveals how he prepared and trained at The Joint Research Centre of the European Commission in Karlsruhe, Germany.

Consulting the Technology Sector

Julie Cummings-Debrot, Language Trainer at The English Connection, shares her accomplishments since becoming certified.

Robert Fischer

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

Robert Fischer Director of Portfolio Management, Financial Advisor, Morgan Stanley

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