90% of adults learn best when visuals are part of their learning experience! In this graphics application lab, you will learn how to tap into the power of imagery and use graphics to enhance the participant experience. You do not have to have any previous drawing, painting or creative experience for this course. Regardless of your perceived artistic skills, you will strengthen your competency in combining words and visuals to communicate more clearly, deeply and dramatically. 

You will learn:

How to create basic shapes, icons and graphics

How to generate more creativity and energy in your teams by visualizing the content

How to foster existing creativity and inspire new insights by turning words into images

You will be able to:

Create templates, flipcharts and visual aids that can be used in your session.

Develop your graphic style and a vocabulary of images.

Increase confidence in utilizing images and graphics in your facilitation.

Full-Day Session | Jan. 28th | $375

Experience a survey of four techniques of graphic facilitation: visual agendas, visual note-taking and mapping, drawing concepts and visual harvests. Materials will be provided.

1/2 Day Sessions* | $250

Session A: Creating Visuals for Groups| Feb. 29th
Learn how to maximize meetings with prepared visual aids. Increase participation and engagement with visual agendas, prompts and cues.

Session B: Visual Note-taking and Mapping | Mar. 28th
Learn how to listen and process information visually. Sketch notes to help yourself and meeting participants make meaning out of their time together.

Session C: Kick-start Your Drawing Practice | April 25th
Learn to draw ideas, fonts, figures and faces. Establish a sketchbook practice and learn tips and tricks for better drawings.

Session D: Visual Presentations and Templates | May 16th
Develop materials to ditch PowerPoint and create impactful visual presentations. Learn how to create note-taking harvest sheets that make meeting documentation a breeze.

*Sessions can be taken independently of each other and any particular order.


2020 Dates 


Full Day Course (9am – 4pm)


January 28




Half Day Courses (9am – 12pm)


Session A – February 29 


Session B – March 28


Session C – April 25


Session D – May 16




1-Day Course: $350


1/2 Day Course: $250




 Wework – Uptown


    1330 Lagoon Ave, Minneapolis MN


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