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Personal Effectiveness & Productivity

Brain Boost Your Memory at the Workplace

Brain Boost Your Memory at the Workplace

Structure Duration Two day
Time 9am - 5pm
Commencement Date 05 - 06 Mar 2018
18 - 19 Jun 2018
27 - 28 Sep 2018
17 - 18 Dec 2018

COURSE FEE (NON-MEMBER): S$856.00* (including 7% GST)
COURSE FEE (MEMBER): 
S$727.60* (including 7% GST)
* Members enjoy a 15% discount before GST
* Group Discount (3 or more participants) - 10%

 

  Introduction

Scientists have shown that the human brain has a much larger ability than we think. In the last 10 years, we have discovered more about our brain especially in the areas of Memory and Thinking. The increased awareness of brain dementia has prompted people to learn how to strengthen their power to recall.  People are the only real resource in any organizations.  Hence the task of developing the employees’ mental skills would be of utmost importance to both the individual and the Company. 

This workshop helps participants enhance their thinking and remembering skills, to further improve their short and long term memory and discover the brain’s amazing capabilities, learning the "natural" ways of tapping into their mental powerhouse.


  Key Takeaways

Upon completion of this workshop, participants will be able to;

• Understand the way the brain learns, thinks and remembers.
• Apply recall rhythms and principles to improve recall.
• Use memory techniques for short and medium term recall.
• Apply the appropriate memory techniques at suitable situations.
• Identify the actions to age-proof your brain.


  Who Should Attend

-Executives, professionals and managers who need to recall facts and remember faces and numbers at work


  Programme Outline
  1. Memory and I
    Welcome to a Brain New World
    • Brain Myths Versus Reality
    • Brain Problems at the Workplace
    • Impacts of Losing Memory
  2. The Brain and its Capabilities
    • Discover Your Amazing Brain
    • Associative Powers of the Brain
    • How we Remember using our Multi- Sensory System
    • World's Top Memory Masters
  3. How Memory Works
    • Why do we Forget and Why should we Remember
    • Decoding the Memory Formula: M=A+I2
    • The Long and Short of Memory
    • Assessing Your Memory
  4. Memory Recall
    • How the mind Stores and Recalls information
    • MIG:  Understanding the Most Important Graph
    • Recall During Learning
    • Recall After Learning
  5. Core Memory Systems
    • Principles of Mnemonics and Meme
    • Alphabet Memory System
    • Number Shape Peg Memory System
  6. Applying Memory Techniques at the Workplace
    Advanced Memory Techniques
    • Roman Room Memory System
    • Major Memory System
    • Case Practise
  7. Applying Memory Techniques
    • Remembering Names
    • Remembering Faces
    • Remembering Dates
    • Remembering Numbers
  8. Tools to Help Your Brain Manage Information
    • Dealing with Information Overload
    • Tools to help Manage Your Knowledge Manager
    • Using Mind Maps to Organise and Filter Key Information


    9.Improving Brain Health and Fitness
    • Eating Brain Foods
    • Tips to Age Proof Your Brain
    • Developing a Memorable Lifestyle

     

  Methodologies

A practical approach consists of 70% on course application with hands-on techniques and 30% on conceptual and reflective learning. Training comprises a combination of:

1. pre and post workshop questionaire
2. self reflection on learning points (using a journal)
3. visually stimulating sessions with video and image rich presentation slides
4.  group activities and break up discussions
5.  real-life application activities
6.  practical worksheets
7. useful checklists and systematic guidelines
8. follow through blended learning with e-learning modules (to be developed)
Application activities, bite sized learning, practical sessions and application work.


  Programme Trainer 1
Eric speaks at conferences and in-house seminars such as the 14th International Conference on Thinking and the International Conference on Habits of Mind. Eric hopes to promote global mental literacy in Asia, helping people to become better thinkers by activating their inherent brain skills to achieve success.  He graduated with a Bachelors of Science degree with honours from the National University of Singapore.

Over the years, Eric has trained more than 5,000 executives, teachers and students across Asia.  Some of his major clients include Oracle, Intel, Motorola, HSBC, ARUP, HK Securities, HK Exchange & Clearing Limited, Tuv Sud, Hewlett Packard, Singapore Airlines Ltd, Singapore Mass Rapid Transit Ltd and Singapore Power Ltd.  He has also trained Singapore government agencies such as Ministry of Education, National Heritage Board, Housing Development Board, Health Promotion Board, Supreme Court, Health Sciences Authority and Defence Science Organisation.

 

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