“Thinking out of Box”

Signature workshop by Vikas Chawda


Come with your challenge and generate new ideas instantaneously! This expert-led hands-on workshop empowers you ‘How to Think out of Box’. Learn deliberate techniques to stimulate new ideas to improve efficiency & productivity, spot new opportunities for business growth and enhance creativity & innovation for personal & professional success.


Vadodara Innovation Council (VIC) is organizing this popular 1-day workshop. Since inception in May 2011, VIC is spearheading the innovation movement with unique initiatives e.g. “Socho-hat-ke”, “Tod-Fod-Jod”, 60+ monthly programs, Robotics workshops etc. Aim is to encourage society in driving progressive changes on innovation platform.


Why ‘Thinking out of Box’ (TOB) is so important today?

1.      IBM Global CEO study identifies ‘TOB & Creativity’ as the single most important leadership competency for seeking path in increased complexity

2.      KPMG Global Survey 2016 reveals - 93% CEO say innovation is in their top agenda 

3.      The Wall Street Journal reports that TOB & creativity course at GE resulted in 60% increase in patentable concepts

4.      TOB training and problem solving models at HP, 3M, IBM, Boeing showed ROI $ 20 against an investment of $1

5.      Organizations led by creative leaders have a higher success rate in innovation, employee engagement, change management, OD and renewal.

Workshop Style:


Individual & group creativity games, TOB tools & techniques, Experiential learning techniques, videos, Real life stories and more…


Workshop benefits:

1.      Generate new ideas quickly and enhance your problem solving skills

2.      Convert ‘crazy’ ideas into ‘productive’ ideas - rejuvenate product-line & branding

3.      Exemplify creative leadership and innovate talent management

4.      From ‘Best Practice’ to ‘Next Practice’ - establish culture of innovation

5.      Learn, apply and implement TOB tools, techniques and processes

6.      Paradigm shift – from business as usual to sustainable profitable business

7.      Personal action agenda – develop your road-map for implementation

Workshop design and contents:   

1.      Thinking patterns - critical, creative, ‘in-box’ and ‘out of box’

2.      Demystifying creativity and learn ‘Whole-Brain Thinking Approach’

3.      ‘ThinkC2D’ – from Creative to Design Thinking

4.      ‘Stage-Gate Model’ - treatment of ideas to innovation launch pad

5.      Setting up TOB process in teams and enhancing value creation

6.      Building on undiscovered customer insights for sustainable business growth

Who should attend?

ü  Business Leaders, senior & middle managers, executives, social leaders

ü  Sales, Marketing, HR, IT, Finance, Design, R&D, Production, QC, SCM

ü  Entrepreneurs, Start-ups, Consultants, Teachers, House-makers  

ü  Anyone willing to learn and develop this skill

Faculty:  Vikas Chawda (BE, MBA - Corporate Trainer)

‘Innovation Expert’ and ‘Business Coach’ with 29 years of experience at world-class MNCs, Vikas’ forte is in innovation, Sales & Marketing, Business Strategies, Leadership and Organization Development (OD). He has trained 19000 professionals in 450+ workshops at leading corporates in India and abroad. Mentor, Coach, Consultant, Educator and Entrepreneur, he is also a sought after speaker at national and international forums. He is part of international, national, state and city initiatives on innovation and also on the Board of Universities for innovation and entrepreneurship. He was a special invitee at prestigious Kellogg Global Innovation Conference 2015 at USA. He was invited as a speaker on innovation at USA by TiE, world’s largest entrepreneurship organization and also by University of Texas at Dallas, USA.


Brochure and Faculty profile attached. Kindly see the 2 minutes video about this workshop - Link - https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=QSe2roZtuE0&t=51s


Date: 8th February 2019 I   Time: 9 am to 5 pm  I   Venue: Hotel Sayaji (New) Vadodara


Fee: Rs. 3950/- per person. Fee includes course material, certification, breakfast, lunch and refreshment. Cheque should be in the name of ‘Vadodara Innovation Council’.


Registration: vadodarainnovationcouncil@gmail.com I 8780823178 I  www.vicindia.org  I  www.quantum-leap.net.in