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Accelerated Learning, Memory & Mental Mapping Training Course - One Day

Learn practical tools that you can use in real-life situations. Accelerated Learning, Memory & Mental Mapping Training
  • Make learning more fun and effective
  • Use repetition to master skills
  • Link new knowledge to what you already know
  • Use your imagination as a memory aid
  • Impose a definite structure
  • Master the art of Mental Mapping
  • Engage all your senses to make learning fun
Learn in a friendly and relaxed atmosphere with people who are facing similar situations as you.

Training course content was very good and a thorough course. Just got to put it into practice. Feel confident I can do, plus opportunity to discuss things with it being a small intimate group. Trainer's presentation was very engaging and entertaining. Thank you.

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Accelerated Learning, Memory & Mental Mapping Training - One Day Course Overview

Day One - Morning

  • Memory - Mnemonics
  • R.A.I.S.E Your Game:
  • Repetition
  • Association
  • Imagination
  • Structure
  • Engagement
  • Association and imagination combined
  • Methods:
  • Pictures and Sounds
  • The Journey Method (Locci)
  • Number rhyme method
  • Body list

Day One - Afternoon

  • Structure - Mapping
  • Tree-like structure:
  • Fundamentals
  • Major Themes
  • Minor Themes
  • Details
  • Three mapping methods:
  • Similar sets
  • Questioning type
  • Creative
  • Method for clear thinking
  • Media - paper and computer

Accelerated Learning, Memory & Mental Mapping Training - Day One - AM

Introductions

Green Tree

This course is split into two halves:

AM: The morning is about tools to improve your Memory (mnemonics).
PM: The afternoon is about Mental Mapping.


Accelerated Learning- AM

Memory = Mnemonics

A Key distinction
There are three levels of learning:

  1. Understanding
  2. Memory
  3. Utilisation

Our model for memory: R.A.I.S.E.

  • R – Repetition
  • A - Association
  • I - Imagination
  • S - Structure
  • E - Engagement

1. Repetition

Repetition is the mother of skill –
For many, information goes 'in one ear and out the other'.
We need it to stick in the mind.

It is important to understand how repetition should be used to aid memory retention.
Rules for repetition.

2. Association

Memory can be seen as: The art of associating what you NEED to know, to what you ALREADY know.
Memory uses the associative power of the mind to make links between what you need to remember and what you already know.
Exercises: games and exercises where you learn by doing.

3. Imagination

Your imagination is the motor of your memory.
You use your imagination to create vivid links.
Four types of image-association:

  • Visual images
  • Words, slogans and catch phrases
  • Physical movements and actions
  • And other Anchors; scent, smells and emotions

The art of using your imagination as the GLUE which permanently bonds the information to your brain.

Accelerated Learning, Memory & Mental Mapping Training - Day One - PM

4. Structure: Nature loves branching structures.

Structure your message like a tree:
The Tree of Knowledge

So structure your message like a tree:
The Tree of Knowledge

Key point: Knowledge is (or should be) hierarchical

  1. Fundamentals
  2. Major themes
  3. Minor themes
  4. Details

Mental Mapping gives you the much needed structure

Three kinds of mental mapping

  • Categorical type – putting knowledge into similar sets.
  • Questioning type - drawing knowledge out by asking questions.
  • Creative type - problem solving.
Problem Cause Mindmap

Practice sessions
For you to learn by doing.

Method for clear thinking, speech, and writing
How mapping will improve your writing skills.

Media for mental mapping:
On paper, on computer, with words, with pictures.

5. Engagement

Your training sessions need to be engaging.

Question: How could you make your learning sessions more engaging?
There are many ways you may make the learning session engaging:

  1. Get people talking to each other.
  2. Give them puzzles to solve.
  3. Ask them to make distinctions between two similar, but different, concepts.
  4. Ask them to draw something.
  5. Give them a physical challenge or activity to do.
  6. Test their recall in a mini quiz.
  7. Use movement. Throw a ball around a room and ask a question of the catcher.
  8. Perhaps use some music or rhythm or rhyme.

Exercise: Please work with your partner to figure out ways in which you can make your learning sessions engaging.

Summary and action planning.

Summary: R.A.I.S.E.

“How can you get the very best performance from yourself and others?”

  1. I will use repetition in my training by...
  2. I will use association and imagination in my training by...
  3. I will structure my training by...
  4. I will make my training sessions more engaging by...

Extensive content that was applicable to both professional and personal development, especially associated with time management, prioritisation and emotional management. The trainer was concise and knowledgeable, conscious of the group and how well information was retained. Would definitely recommend the course.

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In-House Training Course Pricing and Proposal

This course is available from just £1,950 +VAT per day as a bespoke in-house group training course in the UK and worldwide.

It has been designed to provide a similar experience to our open courses, however we can tailor the content to fit your specific needs. In-House Group training costs from just £1,950 +VAT per day (international training price varies). Plus, hotel accommodation for trainer if necessary. (Premier Inn type: not the Hilton!)

This price includes:

  • Quality training delivered by an experienced trainer
  • Full days training
  • Full colour course handbook
  • Preparation work
  • Travel costs and time
  • Written action plan to take away
  • Access to our post course portal
  • Access to our on-line leadership and management decision matrix templates and tools
  • Plus three months FREE telephone coaching to answer any on-going questions

In-House Proposal Document

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Contact Us Today

Please call us on +44 (0)20 3856 3037 to discuss your requirements for the in-house training course.

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The Course Training Method

The training method follows this general pattern - the training is very interactive and interesting:

  1. The trainer gives a clear explanation of the point in question with specific examples.
  2. Then, the delegates practice by doing an exercise with each other.
  3. The delegates practice by doing an exercise with the trainer.
  4. All points are supported with full written notes to take away.
  5. Delegates are asked to write down an associated action, for each point made.
    (At the end of the day, we have about twenty such actions, from which the delegates choose six which are the most personally meaningful).

Note: we do not believe in placing people in any situation of embarrassment by demanding that they 'perform' in front of the whole group. So you can relax: come on this course and be at ease; ready to learn new skills!

After the course, how can you keep the training-momentum going?

We understand that it is important to keep the momentum of the training going, in the weeks after the course. The ideas and methods that you learnt during the course need to be implemented, not just for the two weeks after the course, but for all time!

In order to make that happen, we will give you continued, on-going support after the training course has finished.

  • PDF download of the training handbook
  • Newsletters containing training blogs and articles, which will provide you with ongoing training and good ideas, whenever you need them.
  • Fun questionnaires that are designed to tease out your strengths and weaknesses and then give you ideas as to how you might improve your performance.
  • Decision matrices that will allow you to make decisions and prioritise tasks into the correct order.
  • Summary diagrams and mind maps from the course.
  • Conflict scripts that give you examples of how the conflict method can be used, in real life situations.
  • Free eBook the effective leader manager.

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The course contained lots of interesting topics that were all relevant to my job role. All topics were explained in lots of detail, with great strategies to remember them. The trainer's presentation was great, with use of both personal case studies and from the group, ensured we were all engaged. The training media and training manual, made the two days engaging and interactive.

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Accelerated Learning, Memory & Mental Mapping Training Course Summary

Accelerated learning is a special way of learning and teaching that allows you to both:

  • Memorise and recall, more information, more easily.
  • Teach information to other people, in a manner that they will better understand, remember and use it.

You will learn how to do this, by learning two major skills:

  1. Memory skills using creative imagination and association: sometimes known as Mnemonics.
  2. Mental Mapping skills: which is about organising information into a proper structure.

Remember that a well-structured message is more easily memorised than the same information presented in a disorganised manner.

This course is based upon five accelerated learning principles:

  • Repetition
  • Association
  • Imagination
  • Structure
  • Engagement

You will benefit from this course if you want to...

  • be able to learn large amounts of information.
  • remember people’s names.
  • speak to groups without referring to written notes.
  • remember whatever you read.
  • better express your ideas in a more structured form.
  • develop your creative imagination.
  • know how to use Mental Mapping, both on paper and on computer.
  • gain confidence as both a learner and as a teacher.

If any, or all, of these statements apply to you: then you would benefit from attending the course.