Tips to Prepare a Brainstorming Session

Brainstorming
Knowledge Center

Best Practices

Sign up

Maurice Peters

Tips to Prepare a Brainstorming Session

A good method to open the mind and stimulate creative thinking is to start with asking a simple question like "What can you do with a glass of water".
Just go around in the group and let everyone answer this question a couple of times.
The answers will be more and more creative during this session.

  John Moses
Manager, Nigeria
 

Tips to Prepare Brainstorming Sessions

To prepare an effective strategic brainstorming, the project manager or moderator should select the team members from each of the functional areas such as finance, marketing, production, quality control, risk management, human resources etc so as to allow cross-fertilisation of ideas.
The atmosphere and environment must have bearing on the topical issues and allows for optimum participation from the team members.
You can circulate an outline of the issues to be discussed ahead of time to give room for adequate preparation and consultation. Such a draft could also be produced from the initial session which will be built upon subsequently after critical considerations for implementation.

  V SHRIDHAR
Consultant, India
 

The Basics of Brainstorming

A tip is also to remember the basics of brainstorm (...)

Start a new forum topic

 

More on Brainstorming
Summary
Forum
Examples of Ground Rules. Tips for Facilitators
How to Measure the Effectiveness of B Sessions?
B is an Outlet for Hidden Ideas and Increases Employee Engagement
B - Dealing with Excess of Information
B Outcome: the Next Step
The Paradox of B
Use B as a New Leader
B is Team-building
Suggestion Boxes | Suggestion Schemes
🔥Learning Canvas 3.0 for B
B Difficulties
Branstorming session - No more Purpose - Time to stop.
Best Practices
Start B Process Individually, Then Move to Group Process
Tips to Prepare a Brainstorming Session
Do a Brainstorm Session to Make (or Prepare for) Major Decisions
Conditions for B
Store your B Ideas - They May be of Use Later
Electronic B (E-B)
How to Use Affinity Diagrams (KJ Diagrams) in B
Use Six Thinking Hats to Structure B Sessions
Combine B with Cause and Effect Diagram (Ishikawa)
Network B (via Internet)
Special Interest Group

Do you have a keen interest in Brainstorming? Become our SIG Leader

Brainstorming
Knowledge Center



About 12manage | Advertising | Link to us / Cite us | Privacy | Suggestions | Terms of Service
2021 12manage - The Executive Fast Track. V15.8 - Last updated: 1-8-2021. All names of their owners.