On November 18-20, the¬†conference¬†‚ÄúNew dimension of trainings for small and medium enterprises‚ÄĚ took place in Kielnarowa, Poland (at the University of Information Technology and Management).
The event attracted more than 50 participants, who could experience some innovative methodologies, including Lego Serious Play.
The S-Play team presented the project and its main results, such as the White Paper “LEGO¬ģ SERIOUS PLAY¬ģ – A state of the art of its applications in Europe”, the workshops held during the summer in the partner countries, and the e-demonstrator (online by the end of this year on the project website). In addition, Stefano Tardini facilitated a workshop to present one of the applications of LSP: URL – User Requirements with Lego.
In parallel to the conference, the last S-Play meeting took place. The project will end at the end of december 2014.
You can find some pictures of the final event at the S-Play project‚Äôs page on Facebook.
The final event of the¬†S-Play project¬†will be held from 18 to 20 November, 2014:¬†“New dimension of trainings for small and medium enterprises”. The event is addressed to representatives of Small and Medium Enterprises, consultants, trainers and teachers who are interested in innovative training methods.¬†
The event will be hosted in the Center for Tourism and Recreation of the University of Information Technology and Management in Rzeszow (Poland), and will offer one day of presentations of innovative training methods and two days of workshops about the same methodologies.
The program, the registration form and other useful information are available on the event website:¬†http://conference.s-play.eu/index-en.html
The fourth meeting of the S-Play project team took place on July 21-22, 2014, in Riga (Latvia). During the meeting, the partners presented the results of their pilot workshops (as for USI, look at: S-Play workshop with hotel managers of Futour.net) and planned the very last phase of the project.
In the following days, July 22 to 25, the S-Play team attended the KIE conference 2014 (International Conference on Knowledge, Innovation & Enterprise) presenting two papers on the Lego Serious Play methodology:
- Sean McCusker, LEGO, seriously: Thinking through building. Click here to download the publication (in Research papers on Knowledge, Innovation and Enterprise, chapter 7, pp. 79-93);
- Elisabetta Frick, Stefano Tardini & Lorenzo Cantoni, Lego Serious Play applications to enhance creativity in participatory design. Click here to download the publication (in Creativity In Business, chapter 15, pp. 200-210).
You can find some pictures of the project meeting, the conference, and the beautiful city of Riga, at the S-Play project’s page on Facebook!
As a part of the S-Play project, a Lego Serious Play workshop took place on April 29, 2014, at USI Lugano.
Aim of the workshop was to re-design the professional training program futour.net (Tecnologia, comunicazione, ospitalit√† e accoglienza per operatori turistici e alberghieri) for its third edition.
The workshop was based on LLED (Lego Learning Experience Design), a specific LSP application for instructional design. 8 participants attended the workshop, including the project manager, the course manager and some hotel managers from Ticino, who attended a previous edition of futour.net.
The S-Play Project Team held its third project meeting in Durham (UK), on December 16-17, 2013. The venerable University of Durham was a suitable venue for the reflections on the team’s work thus far and for formulating a new strategy for the next phase of the project.