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Workshops & Training

Professional development for individuals, teams, and organizations

We offer public and private workshops that help participants master concepts and develop skills using practical examples or their own real-world project work. We also offer self-paced and instructor-led online options if you want to get started quickly.

 

We've instructed over 4,000 professionals from around the world in Fortune 100 enterprises, high-tech companies, financial services, and startups.

If you don't find what you are looking for please let us know. We'd be glad to help point you in the right direction if we can't meet your needs.

Product Management

Product Management

Lean & Agile

Complex Adaptive Systems

Balanced Solutions Workshop

Deliver holistic and compelling solutions to customer problems by balancing business, usage, and technology

Level up your product management skills in a hands-on working session and learn how to deliver better products, services, and solutions. This workshop invites teams to shift their thinking from developing a product or service to delivering a holistic solution that balances business, usage, and technology.

Business Model Innovation

Develop a cohesive business model and discover the most risky assumptions

Participants in this workshop will learn how to develop business models using a few different one-page frameworks. They will also learn how to leverage these models for elevator pitches and strategic options.

Core vs Context Analysis Workshop

Focus Investments On What Matters Most

Many organizations experience scope creep and spread their limited resources too thin. This workshop helps organizations align on the critical areas of differentiation and re-focuses resources where it matters most.

User Experience Proof Points Workshop

Leverage Seven Proof Points to Improve the User Experience of Your Product or Service

As more products & services compete for limited time and attention, teams need to deliver compelling experiences to attract and retain users. UX Proof Points are a set of seven moments or inflection points that can either make or break the user experience.

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Design Sprint

Solve big design challenges in one week with a Design Sprint.

This method was popularized by Google Ventures and it effectively operationalizes many concepts from Design Thinking and human-centered design. It's a week-long Sprint for Design Thinking practitioners.

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Cynefin for Agile Teams

Discover the fundamental resaons why Agile and Lean methods and practices work in order to adopt, tailor, and improve them.

Cynefin is a sense-making framework that helps people understand their context or situation in order to take appropriate action. The Cynefin framework can be used to select heuristics appropriate for the environment rather than defaulting to a single, recipe-based approach for all situations. Understanding Agile and Lean methods in context increases the chances for successful adoptions and highlights areas where new methods need to be developed or re-purposed from other disciplines.

Lean Product Development Fundamentals

Build a learning organization to accelerate value delivery and knowledge creation

Learn how to improve the effectiveness and efficiency of product development systems using Lean principles, methods, and techniques.

Introduction to Kanban

Improve the flow of your team's value stream by limiting work-in-progress (WIP)

Kanban is a workflow engagement methodology that uses work-in-progress limits, visualization, and continuous improvement principles. This workshop shows participants how Kanban works and how to get started.

Introduction to Scrum

Discover a better way to deliver customer value with this iterative and incremental approach

Scrum is an iterative and incremental approach to develop products and services. This workshop is designed to get teams up and running on using Scrum and discover the underlying principles and values that make the approach work well.

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Introduction to Cynefin and Complexity Workshop

A Situational-based Approach To Decision Making and Strategy

Organizations need more than a set of recipes and ‘best practices’ to affect change and fundamentally transform their culture. The Cynefin Framework is a transformational concept that uses a situational-based approach to ensure effective work, decision making, and management in environments with various degrees of uncertainty and strategic foresight.

Liberating Structures Workshop

Break away from typical ways meeting of meeting with a collection of methods that are inclusive and seriously fun

Liberating Structures introduce small shifts in the way we meet, plan, decide and relate to one another. They are simple social technologies that distribute control and productively draw out more diversity and variation.  Liberating Structures are easy-to-learn methods that enhance relational coordination, trust building, and allow people to mutually shape their work together. They quickly foster lively participation in groups of any size, making it possible to truly include and unleash everyone. Liberating Structures are a disruptive innovation that can replace more controlling or constraining approaches (presentations, status reports and managed discussions).

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On-site or Online Team Workshops​

One effective learning technique is to apply new methods directly to your own work. We offer tailored workshops that combine learning with immediate application in a work context.
On-site, in-person sessions are the best way to maximize benefits, but the effort can be a challenge for some large, geographically-dispersed teams.  If in-person sessions are impractical, our online environments and tools make virtual sessions an interesting alternative.
Please contact us for more information about tailored on-site or online sessions:   

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info@nuCognitive.com
+1-480-399-5229

Austin, TX