Course Information

Date17 - 18 Aug 2017, Thu - Fri
Time9:00 AM - 5:00 PM
VenueRoyal Plaza on Scotts Singapore Hotel Including Tea breaks and International Gourmet Buffet Lunch at Award winning Carousel Restaurant (Halal Certified)
FeeS$ 850 (Nett)
S$ 510 (After 40% PIC Cash)
9767 9686 / 6278 9785

Registration is on a 1st come 1st serve basis. Register early to avoid disappointment.

Companies can claim 400% tax deductions or 40% cash payout of total training expenditure under the Productivity and Innovation Credit (PIC) Scheme.

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How to create like Leonardo da Vinci – Thinking Creatively at Work


Uncover your own hidden abilities, sharpen your senses, and liberate your unique intelligence

Leonardo da Vinci is reputedly the world’s most creative person. He epitomized the Renaissance ideal of the polymath – artist, musician, scientist, mathematician and engineer. He painted Mona Lisa, The Last Supper and invented the tank, the giant catapult, flying machines amongst others.

Can you always dream of being bold and innovative? Yes. Is it possible? Yes. Is creativity nature or nurture? Creative thinking skills can be taught and nurtured. In this experiential workshop, you learn to wake up and shake the world’s most powerful, portable and creative computer ever created – your brain. You learn the da Vincian principles and create like him.

Genius is made, not born. And human beings are gifted with an almost unlimited potential for learning and creativity. Now you can uncover your own hidden abilities, sharpen your senses, and liberate your unique intelligence



Discover your unlimited potential for learning and creativity

This experiential and fun workshop will enable you to:

  1. learn more about Leonard da Vinci both his life and his works
  2. learn and apply da Vincian creative principles
  3. create and improve products, processes and services



With Da Vinci as your inspiration, you will discover an exhilarating new way of thinking

Leonardo da Vinci
His early life
His works

Your Creative Brain
How creative are you?
Switching from your left to your right brain
Analytical thinking versus Creative thinking

Da Vincian Creative Environment
Baroque music
Brain food
Power naps

The Se7en da Vincian Creative Techniques

  1. Questioning assumption
  2. Association
  3. Modeling from Nature
  4. Visual Mapping
  5. Box of Randomness
  6. Forced Connections
  7. Ambiguous Doodling



Lecturettes, games, creative puzzles, creativity mini-projects and presentation. Baroque music will be played and videos of creative commercial applications will be screened.



For executives who want to learn more about Leonardo da Vinci and use his principles to create something innovative.



Michael Lum,
B.Acc, M.Com

Michael Lum, an accountant by training, holds a Bachelor of Accountancy from National University of Singapore and a Master of Commerce from the University of New South Wales, Sydney. To hone in his skills as a trainer, he pursued a Graduate Diploma (Training and Development) from Civil Service College, Singapore.

His previous careers include finance manager, marketing manager and general manager with American and British MNCs in Sydney, Australia and Singapore.

Michael is a certified trainer with American Board of NLP (Neuro-linguistics Programming), Time Line Therapy® Association and American Board of Hypnotherapy. He is an American Management Association International trainer, a Louis Allen Program Leader and a Laughter Yoga instructor. Michael is a certified hypnotherapist with National Guild of Hypnotists and an Advanced Toastmaster (Gold) with Toastmasters International.

Michael modeled his training after being trained by world-class legends including Dr Tad James (NLP, Time Line Therapy), Dr John Gray (Men are from Mars; Women are from Venus), Dr Madan Katari (Laughter Yoga), Dr Calvin Banyan (Hypnosis), Tony Buzan (Mind Mapping), Anthony Robbins (NAC), Jillian LaVelle (IACT), Dr Servaas van Beekum (Transactional Analysis) and Michael Gelb (How to think like Leonardo da Vinci).

A wordsmith in his spare time, Michael is the bestselling author of “I Once Wore Diapers”, “No Failure; Only Success Delayed”, “Who Broke My Rice Bowl?” and “From Beggars to Millionaires”. The first book is translated into 2 languages.

In recognition of his selfless social contribution for his free workshops amongst mid-life retrenched workers and singles, he was awarded ABC True Hero 2003, a social enterprise award pioneered by ABC Stout. Michael is interviewed regularly by the press, radio and TV for his work.

Using NLP, accelerated learning and andragogy, he facilitates management programs for both the Government and MNCs. With an eclectic philosophy, He has personally designed 30 over training programs and trained thousands of executives in the region in the last 13 years. In addition, Michael has personally coached top CEOs and businesspersons.

10 Years of successful track records

Our clients share our passion for people development. We take a long term view of relationships and the
deep and sustained impact has been greatly fulfilling. We have trained over 26,000 learners to date.

NUS - National University of Singapore
PSA - The World's Port of Call
PUB - Water for All Conserve, Value, Enjoy
Singapore Airlines
Singapore Tourism Board
Standard Chartered
WDA - Singapore Workforce Development Agency