BRAINERY - Skills of the Future
Evening school where you can learn Future Skills with award-winning lecturer Olívia.
In Brainery we focus on the development of key competences for the future, which teach us to think more comprehensively, think more critically, understand human behaviour and see the world around us in a more tolerant way.
The course content is based on the latest knowledge from the behavioural, social sciences and neurobiology.
Brainery takes 10 weeks and consists of 5 modules: Human decision-making and critical thinking, Emotional and social intelligence, Cognitive distortions in negotiations, Science of persuasion, Creative and adaptive thinking, Conversational intelligence, storytelling and public demeanor.
In addition to interactive lectures there is a variety of exercises, tests, certified games and discussions. A certificate is awarded on successful completion of the course.
CHIEF THOUGHT PROVOKER
Olívia is a positive skeptic, lecturer and author of the Future Skills concept. She teaches in Slovakia, abroad and on campus. Her brainpower helps clients like IBM, Lenovo, Dell, Swiss Re, Allianz, PWC and many other companies. In February 2019 she was awarded the Lecturer of the Year title with a record 21 nominations for her extensive effort in the field of education.
Lecturer of the year 2018
SKILLS OF THE 21st CENTURY
The development of competences defined by us is crucial not only in our opinion, but in that of renowned world media like Fortune 500 and the Institute for the Future as well. In a globalised world overloaded with information, how can we identify what is useful and relevant and then maximise its use in an innovative way? We need to use critical and adaptive thinking to develop the ability to make the best choices. Faced with an information explosion, we need to learn how to work under cognitive overload and how to deal with issues such as focus, memory and stress. Increasing robotization is even beginning to threaten the middle-class, putting pressure on crucial skills: the development of creative thinking and innovation. These skills alone are no guarantee of success. The ability to sell yourself, your negotiation skills, your knowledge of behavioural science and your emotional and social intelligence all have a vital role to play.
The acquired skills and experience will help you take a step forward in these areas:
Career and professional growth
HR, Marketing and communication
Each of the developed skills has its weight, but only a mutual functional synergy and interlinking these skills will allow you to see and understand the world in its complexity and thus create a true added value for you and your company.
ILLUSION OF RATIONALITY
Human decision-making, critical thinking and science of persuasion.
MIND AND EMOTIONS
Emotional agility and social intelligence in everyday life from the perspective of neuroscience.
ZEN principles transformed into speech. Conversational intelligence and storytelling.
Myths and cognitive distortions in negotiations.
What neuroscience teaches us about creative thinking and change.
WHAT STUDENTS SAY
"... there are not such courses which are based on the results of real scientific research from quality sources and scientific literature ..."
Jana Blštáková, PhD - Associate professor, Vice-dean University of Economic in Bratislava
"... I liked that we didn't stick to the "common" theories, on the other hand, we looked at them with critical eye and from new angles."
Kristína M. Mendonca - FinOps manager, Amazon
"... If you want to learn more about yourself and your loved ones and observe their sometimes incomprehensible behavior, then Brainery is the right choice;)"
Radovan Debnár - CEO, Learn2Code
"Brainery showed me what we humans have in common, what important roles our brains play and how to work with what divides us."
Nataša Rokoszová - Marketing Manager, Sportservis
"... Olivia is still the most inspiring woman I have ever known. :)"
Andrea Droščínová - Business Development Manager, Strossle