Handling Information Overload

Course Info

Length: 1 Week

City: Kuala Lumpur

Type: In Classroom

Available Dates

  • July-08-2024

    Kuala Lumpur

  • Aug-12-2024

    Kuala Lumpur

  • Sep-09-2024

    Kuala Lumpur

  • Oct-14-2024

    Kuala Lumpur

  • Nov-11-2024

    Kuala Lumpur

  • Dec-09-2024

    Kuala Lumpur

Dates in Other Venues

  • June-17-2024

    Singapore

  • June-17-2024

    Paris

  • June-24-2024

    Barcelona

  • June-24-2024

    Dubai

  • July-01-2024

    Amsterdam

  • July-01-2024

    London

  • July-08-2024

    Istanbul

  • July-15-2024

    Paris

  • July-15-2024

    Singapore

  • July-22-2024

    Barcelona

  • July-22-2024

    Amsterdam

  • July-29-2024

    Dubai

  • July-29-2024

    London

  • Aug-05-2024

    Amsterdam

  • Aug-05-2024

    London

  • Aug-12-2024

    Istanbul

  • Aug-19-2024

    Paris

  • Aug-19-2024

    Singapore

  • Aug-26-2024

    Dubai

  • Aug-26-2024

    Barcelona

  • Sep-02-2024

    London

  • Sep-02-2024

    Amsterdam

  • Sep-09-2024

    Istanbul

  • Sep-16-2024

    Singapore

  • Sep-16-2024

    Paris

  • Sep-23-2024

    Amsterdam

  • Sep-23-2024

    Barcelona

  • Sep-30-2024

    London

  • Sep-30-2024

    Dubai

  • Oct-07-2024

    Amsterdam

  • Oct-07-2024

    London

  • Oct-14-2024

    Istanbul

  • Oct-21-2024

    Singapore

  • Oct-21-2024

    Paris

  • Oct-28-2024

    Dubai

  • Nov-04-2024

    London

  • Nov-04-2024

    Amsterdam

  • Nov-11-2024

    Istanbul

  • Nov-18-2024

    Singapore

  • Nov-18-2024

    Paris

  • Nov-25-2024

    Dubai

  • Dec-02-2024

    London

  • Dec-02-2024

    Amsterdam

  • Dec-09-2024

    Istanbul

  • Dec-16-2024

    Singapore

  • Dec-16-2024

    Paris

  • Dec-23-2024

    Amsterdam

  • Dec-30-2024

    London

  • Dec-30-2024

    Dubai

Course Details

Course Outline

5 days course

 

Brain Skills, Fast Reading, and Mind Mapping:
 
  • Thinking about reading - and challenging your existing assumptions.
  • Check current reading speed and understanding of the reading process.
  • How the brain works and its relevance for reading more effectively and remembering more.
  • The mechanics of how the eye works in tandem with the brain.
  • Breaking delusions: challenging beliefs and assumptions about reading.
  • Reading environment.
  • How to be a 'successful' reader.
  • Different approaches to note-making.
  • How to mind map.

 

Reading Strategies and Memory Systems:
 
  • Reading strategies: the theory.
  • Successful reading: increasing reading speed and effectiveness.
  • Reading practice.
  • Thinking about remembering.
  • Memory systems introduced (Memory magic?)
  • Remembering numbers.
  • Using mind mapping to help you remember what you have read.

 

Reading at Work, Memory Rhythms, and Thinking in Groups:
 
  • More memory magic.
  • Different approaches for reading documents, textbooks, emails, and the web.
  • Getting control (how to read a book in a hurry).
  • How we remember - and how we forget (and what to do about it!).
  • Using mind mapping and reading strategies together.
  • Thinking and working in groups.
  • Project: mind mapping in teams.

 

 

Time Management and Outcome Planning For Better Results:
 
  • Team mind mapping presentations.
  • Outcome planning for better results.
  • Better time management as a tool for handling information overload.
  • Reading: understanding an article and extracting key points.
  • Mind mapping software (e.g. Mind Manager, iMindMap, NovaMind).
  • Mind mapping: when to use the software, when to use paper.
  • Developing listening skills as part of the note-making process.
  • Revision in context.

 

Problem Solving, Meetings, and Planning for Success:
 
  • Putting it All Together: Your Toolkit for Handling Information Overload.
  • Reading, remembering.
  • Communicating in working life.
  • Preparing for and participating in meetings.
  • Reflective review (what have you learned and how can you apply it in the real world?)
  • Planning for success and planning to practice.

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