WORKSHOPS AND TRAINING

Workshops are at the heart of Make Happy’s process.

Our business workshops

Re-energise your business, product, team and marketing

Workshops are at the heart of Make Happy’s process. Using powerful and proven processes we collaborate and innovate with our clients to deliver exceptional results. We can help you build stronger teams, have effective meetings, develop new marketing and business strategies and maximise the innovation opportunities in your organisation.

  • Each workshop is individually tailored to your business needs
  • Workshops can last anywhere from three hours to three days
  • Some of the business and professional challenges we can help you with are listed below
20 years of facilitation experience

With over 20 years’ international experience leading workshops for some of the biggest brands in the world, such as Chanel, McDonald’s and P&G, Jonathan heads our team of sector experts in the development and delivery of our business workshops.

Jonathan is a certified facilitator in LEGO Serious Play, Osborn-Parnes Creative Problem Solving, FourSight Thinking Profile and Basadur Applied Innovation.

If you want to bring any of these skills in-house, talk to us about our training programme where we can teach the various tools and techniques to you and your team.

Our most popular workshops

These workshops help our clients build stronger, more innovative teams, get clarity on how they want to innovate their business models, develop powerful, customer focused marketing plans and bring creativity into every step of their business processes.

Entrepreneurs using Lego to map their business model
Team Building and Organisational Change

This workshop helps your people focus on the positive and constructive behaviours that lead to high performing teams. We use the LEGO Serious Play facilitation process which opens up communication, eliminates hierarchies and generates ideas through ‘building’ and storytelling.

Map, change or innovate your Business Model

Using the Business Canvas, in this one day workshop you will map your organisation’s current business model and rapidly prototype innovations to the current model. This practical, fast paced workshop will benefit everyone from start-ups to established businesses who are looking to keep their business relevant in the eyes of their customers.

Transform your business with creative problem solving techniques

Do you have a gnawing issue that you just haven’t been able to resolve? We use tried and tested methodologies including Basadur’s Simplexity Thinking and the Osborn-Parnes Creative Problem Solving process, to lend a different perspective and help you derive a creative solution for your problem that works for your business.

Nneka Chukwurah opening the ECHO Weekender
Design Thinking to put your customer at the centre of your business

In increasingly complex times, innovation and collaboration skills are becoming vital to businesses, and both principles are essential in Design Thinking. This workshop will explore how human-centered design can help develop innovative solutions for the most complex challenges.

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Using Paid for Social Media to grow your business

Deciding how to use social media as a business building tool is fraught with the amount of choice available and how quickly the landscape is changing. This workshop will help you plan and test an effective campaign for your business.

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Brand Positioning workshop

In this workshop we look at how your brand is currently positioned in the mind of your customers and how it fits within the competitive landscape. We then look at where you need to be positioned to achieve your business aims and develop an action plan to help you get there.

LEGO Serious Play

LEGO Serious Play is a facilitation process which opens up communication, eliminates hierarchies and generates ideas through ‘building’ and storytelling. It is one of the most engaging tools we have. It has a wide range of applications and is particularly compelling in the following three areas: team building, innovation and strategy.

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Have a question on how best to grow your business? How to kickstart a project? How to energise an event? How to get a team working together better? What product or service to launch next?  

Whatever the issue, we can create a workshop to develop novel solutions and the action plans to implement them.