Proudly presented in BC by the Creative Problem Solving Society (CPSS)

Saturday, January 11, 2014
9:00 a.m. - 2:45 p.m.
Location: Marlborough School, 6060 Marlborough Ave, Burnaby (near Metrotown)

Download [ Coaches Training Workshop flyer - pdf ] 223 kB

Parents, Teachers or Volunteers new to OM can also attend an Awareness Session

Now Available: Discounted Early Bird Registration (ending January 1, 2014!)

What is it?

Coaches’ Training Day is an event just for Coaches and Parents. This is your opportunity to talk to other coaches, get tips from our experienced trainers, and learn more about helping your team beat the problem! This event is the last formal training session offered to help you prepare for the 2014 Tournaments. This is an event for Coaches not to be missed!

About the Sessions: There are a variety of exciting sessions planned and specially designed for both new and experienced coaches. There will also be an Awareness Session for Parents, Teachers and Volunteers new to Odyssey of the Mind.

The 2014 Coaches Training Session Options Include:

Long Term Problem Coaching Tips (with sessions for both beginning and experienced coaches)

  • So You Are Coaching a Technical Team?

Working with Problem 1 or Problem 2? This workshop is for you.
Learn tips and techniques for team success!

  • Balsa Basics 101

Everything You Need to Know about the Structure Problem

  • Successfully Working with Problem 3 and Problem 5!

How to put together a great performance and working with style.

Team-Building Workshop

  • Proven Activities to Develop a Successful Team

Developing Team Creativity

  • How do you teach Creativity? Learn Creativity tips and tricks in this workshop!

Spontaneous Problems Insider’s Guide

  • How to target specific skills with specific problems: an insider user’s guide

Schedule of Events
8:30 a.m. – 9:00 a.m.: Event Registration and Check In
9:00 a.m. – 10:30 a.m.: Session One*
*Session One includes the Free Awareness Session for Parents/Volunteers/Teachers
10:30 a.m. – 10:45 a.m.: Coffee Break
10:45 a.m. – 12:15 p.m.: Session Two
12:15 p.m. – 1:15 p.m.: Lunch Break
1:15 p.m. – 2:45 p.m.: Session Three

COST: Early Bird Discounted Registration for Coaches Training is $10.00**
**Registration fee includes all handouts and a catered lunch

Registration Cost after January 1, 2014 will be $20.00

Please note: there is no charge for the Parent/Teacher/Volunteer Awareness Session as it ends at 10:30 a.m.

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Remember to register before January 1st to take advantage of the Early Bird Registration Discounted Fee!