Innovation Facilitator

If you would like to train people to become more innovative as an in-house consultant or external trainer

For participants who are willing to train companies to become more innovative within the framework of their job, e. g. as in-house consultant or external trainer.

The FACILITATOR module comprises primarily advanced visualization methods and precise techniques as to the presentation of creative workshops. The participants will elaborate typical problems and bring in their own cases. They will benefit from the years of experience of Benno von Aerssen and Christian Buchholz from many different innovation projects.

Prior participation in the INNOVATION PRACTITIONER is the prerequisite for booking the INNOVATION FACILITATOR, since it is built upon the basics.

The content

Subject focus: ideas and evaluation
Development of ideas, creative meetings and creativity techniques

  • In which way is a motivating and modern creative meeting structured?
  • Which kind of know-how and methods does a moderator need?
  • How to choose the suitable creativity technique?
  • How does evaluation promote the idea with the highest potential?
  • Which function do the different audits fulfill?

Subject focus: Visual Facilitating
Visual Facilitating supports team work by using visual imagery – during creative processes, presentations, workshops, coaching and also in each informal meeting situation.

  • Visual Facilitating, Graphic Recording
  • Big Picture
  • Visual imagery, figurative language

Subject focus: Facilitator-Know-How for professionals
During the introduction of creativity techniques and innovation management in a company, trainers and consultants will be confronted with particular challenges. Benno van Aerssen and Christian Buchholz share the experiences from numerous successful innovation projects with the participants of the trainer module.

  • Challenges during the drafting and implementation of innovative processes
  • Successful handling of doubters
  • Structure and composition of a goal-oriented consultation session
  • Solution of crucial situations during the training and the consultation process
Time requirement and costs

The certifying process to become an Innovation Trainer will take place during one event (3 days). The price amounts to 2,400.- EUR incl. catering during the event, all documents, materials and membership in the Trainer Circle.


18./19.06.2020 (Teil1) 29./30.06.2020 (Teil2) - Berlin

10./11.06.2021 (Teil1) 21./22.06.2021 (Teil2) - Berlin

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„The seminar offers a refreshing mix of theory and practice. Helpful tools for the most diverse workshop situations were shown and played through. Especially helpful are the tips from psychology, e.g. how I can win over everyone for a change.“
Evelyn Decker – Wirtschaftsförderung Kreis Borken

verrocchio Notes

Are you willing to make yourself familiar with new innovation methods? Are you wondering what the job of an Innovation Coach looks like? Are you willing to be up-to-date as to the subject of innovation?

We will send you hand-picked innovation know-how in the monthly verrocchio Notes. Free of charge and geared to practice. At first hand from Benno van Aerssen and Christian Buchholz, the founders of verrocchio Institute.

Just fill in the form, send it to us and confirm the response e-mail - that's how easy you will become a recipient.

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