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An innovative methodology
LEGO® SERIOUS PLAY® is a highly innovative and powerful methodology for Team Building. It is based on the belief that everyone in a team can contribute to the discussion, the decisions, and the outcome.
A team building workshop using LEGO® SERIOUS PLAY® is about getting more out of people for the benefit of the business – and doing that in a way that respects the uniqueness of the individual, involves everyone on an equal level, and builds people’s confidence and commitment about the tasks ahead.
Whether you need to introduce new competencies, values, or staff retention strategies for customer service initiatives, the LEGO® SERIOUS PLAY® methodology could be your solution.
Our consulting approach develops customised learning programs that help transform processes, behaviors and attitudes within your organisation. An exciting aspect of our work is LEGO® SERIOUS PLAY® – an innovative tool designed to enhance business performance.
What is LEGO® SERIOUS PLAY®?
Do you want to introduce new competencies, values, staff retention strategies or customer service initiatives? Make LEGO® your secret weapon! An exciting aspect of our work at MCI Solutions is LEGO® SERIOUS PLAY®, an innovative methodology designed to enhance business performance.
Contemporary research shows that hands-on, minds-on learning produces a deeper, more meaningful understanding of the world and its possibilities, much more so than listening or reading. When working with LEGO® SERIOUS PLAY®, you use three-dimensional thinking by creating and constructing metaphors to describe real situations your organisation is facing. LEGO® SERIOUS PLAY® builds meaningful connections. Participants start as individuals but finish as a team, with one coherent collaboration.
Examples of where LEGO® SERIOUS PLAY® methodology is useful:
- Improve decision making
- Find hidden opportunities
- Stimulate entrepreneurship
- Surface hidden issues and challenges
- Clarify values, roles and identities
- Integrate new teams and new members
- Resolve conflicts
- Integrate cultures
- Discuss the undiscussable
MCI Solutions makes use of the LEGO® SERIOUS PLAY® methodology in exciting ways.
MCI has been delivering LEGO® SERIOUS PLAY® sessions for the past 9 years and is the most experienced organisation in Australia in the use and application of the methodology. We have traveled the globe to design and facilitate workshops, conferences, strategy sessions and team building events.
No other provider has credentials that include facilitating diversity sessions at Microsoft in the USA, holding open classes in the UK for coaches, delivering HR conference sessions in Singapore and creating and facilitating organisational change workshops in Hong Kong.
Dr. Denise Meyerson, who leads the MCI LEGO® SERIOUS PLAY® team, was one of the 4 original master trainers appointed by the LEGO® Group in 2011. Denise continued to innovate and push the methodology into new areas such as executive coaching, business modelling and conflict management. Denise has written two books including her latest edition “What the duck” that covers new and exciting ways in which the use of the methodology benefits teams and organisations to improve their level of engagement and overall performance.
A better way to train
Training in LEGO® SERIOUS PLAY® is suitable for facilitators, trainers, educators, HR professionals, project managers, and strategists – all of whom can be trained as Certified LEGO® SERIOUS PLAY® Facilitators to implement the LEGO® SERIOUS PLAY® process in their work.
Additionally, researchers, IT professionals, executive/life coach, or leaders in your organisations can contribute enormous benefits with a certification as a LEGO® SERIOUS PLAY® facilitator – a strong addition to an individual’s toolkit of techniques.
For those who want access to the full potential of the LEGO® SERIOUS PLAY® process, the three-day Full Certification Program prepare you to effortlessly target, promote, build and lead Serious Play® programs in a variety of unique ways to suit any organisational facilitation need. There is also emphasis placed on marketing the Serious Play process both within organisations as well as to potential client organisations. Use this powerful methodology as a transformational tool to generate changes in behaviour and in team culture.
Use the LEGO® SERIOUS PLAY® methodology in short applications or sessions such as induction, ice-breakers, recruitment interviews, brainstorms, meetings, project planning discussions, and marketing or branding sessions.
In addition to the initial foundation program, attendance at the second day will provide you with the development of the specific way in which you would like to integrate LEGO® SERIOUS PLAY® methodology into your existing sessions. The second day will also provide you with practice and feedback on facilitating the process in your own context.
This program will provide you with the advanced skills that you need to design, run, and market full day or longer intensive LEGO® SERIOUS PLAY® sessions. Examples of this include strategic planning sessions, team-building, innovation forums and project planning.
Some of our happy clients using LEGO® SERIOUS PLAY® methodology:
MCI Solutions delivers LEGO® SERIOUS PLAY® methods under the creative commons license held by the LEGO® Systems Group. LEGO® SERIOUS PLAY® methodology is an internationally-renowned facilitated process used by organisations to engage participants to generate innovative ideas for organisational improvement.
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Right now, all courses are supported online. Our other short courses and qualifications also have face to face training elements.
– Face-to-face – clients offices/third party locations that suit the size and needs of the group
– Face to face – MCI’s incredible facilities in the Sydney CBD – Level 4, 23 Hunter Street
– Online – via our engaging eCampus that enables participants to learn in their own time and enter a world of current and business focused content.
– Combination of the above as required so that our learners experience a blended approach to improve their performance by gaining new skills and knowledge.
Yes – Our specialist instructional design team is made up of experienced and creative writers and designers so that learners benefit from an engaging and highly interactive program. We listen to what your needs are and how they relate to the overall vision of the business and we ensure that we select the right platform and content to meet these requirements. We ensure that you notice the difference pre- and post-training to generate the organisational changes you need to lift performance to the next level.
Our team of trainers are well known in the industry for their deep knowledge, engaging presence and ability to take their group on their learning journey using a toolkit of activities, games and discussions.
Please enquire for course and training prices. Our public schedule price list offers a variety of courses at a standard price, delivered at our Sydney CBD training venue – Level 4, 23 Hunter Street.
Our bespoke solutions vary depending on your requirements, number of participants and the complexity of the program. Allow us to do a detailed analysis as you brief us on the scope of the project.
Yes, we help you determine who should be trained and whether a nationally recognised certificate or a non-accredited executive skills would be a suitable choice. We can also measure changes in performance via one of the embedding apps that your participants could have access to post-training. Learning is all about measuring change – simply choose which measurement mechanism is appropriate for your needs.
We provide you with the option of our public schedule program in Sydney for certain popular courses. Alternatively, provide some small group coaching for your team so that they receive more individualised attention from our coaches and trainers. Enquire with us and we will help you find the right solution.
– We offer funding across NSW for full qualifications from Certificate III to Advanced Diploma level qualifications
– We also offer our corporate clients Skill Sets (up to half the qualification) for dedicated classes on client site across NSW
– Concessions are also available for people with a disability; NSW Social Housing residents and people from an ATSI background.
1) 15 years old or over?
2) No longer at school?
3) Living or working in NSW?
4) An Australian citizen, Australian permanent resident, humanitarian visa holder or New Zealand citizen?
If you answered ‘Yes’ to all four questions, then you’re eligible to enrol in a government-subsidised course with MCI as we are an approved Smart and Skilled training provider.