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Session Overview

Dr Edward de Bono’s Six Thinking Hats® is a practical, fast paced and interactive workshop that can enhance your employees' creativity and thought processes. Individuals and teams learn to separate thinking into six categories through parallel thinking, This allows participants to better analyse issues and generate new ideas. Parallel thinking overcomes confused, un-focused discussion and adversarial debate. Best of all, The Six Thinking Hats® is immediately applicable to the participant’s work and personal life and its effects are evident straight away.

Who’s it For?

This session will benefit anyone who wants to improve team-working, hold more productive meetings, generate new ideas and solve problems faster.

What’s Covered?

Session Objectives

  • ​Gain in-depth knowledge of the Six Thinking Hats® framework

  • Learn to use each of the Six Hats

  • Practice focused parallel thinking

  • Sample Lateral Thinking Tool

The Six Thinking Hats®

  • Individual Hat use

  • Short sequences

  • Long sequences for problem solving, ideas generation, evaluation and subject exploration

Lateral Thinking Tools​

Idea generation techniques:

  • Random Word

  • Concept Extraction

An Opportunity to Run a Session
  • Experience the role of the Blue Hat

  • Benefit from feedback on your session

  • Consolidate your learning

  • Plan next steps


Session Benefits

  • Improved communication skills.

  • More creative and comprehensive thought processes.

  • More efficient and productive meetings. 

  • Faster and simpler problem resolution. 

Workshops are delivered by experienced training and development professionals

Date & Venue

Date will be agreed once booking has been confirmed.
This training course can be run at your premises or we can provide a training venue.

Contact Details

For more information and costs please contact us on 0345 4599710 or email

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