Master Your Memory

280,604 TUTOR: Helen Cullina (DBA, MBA, DipTEFLA, CertTEFLA, Dip Mgmt)

This course combines the latest neuroscientific research into the brain's role in a fully functioning memory with practical exercises to help enhance your memory power. It introduces a range of easy to use techniques designed to build memory muscle through a series of conditioning exercises based around the six intelligence zones. The course also highlights the importance of nutrition and lifestyle behaviours that contribute to improved memory. By the end of the course, you will have a repertoire of effective tools to select from and put into daily practice, not to mention newfound confidence in your ability to recall information effortlessly and accurately.

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Course Notes

The course follows the agenda below:

Establishing the importance of having (and retaining) a good, reliable memory.

Interesting facts about memory.

The experts' views and recent research conclusions on memory and brain power.

The advantages of having a good memory.

ACTIVITY: A self-assessment questionnaire on your current memory status.

PRACTICE ACTIVITY. Establishing myths from facts about the memory.

Introducing key points about how the brain works regarding memory (selection and retention).

An explanation about memory retention.

Types of memory and key terms.

The phenomena of memory conditions of individuals that shocked the scientific community.

VIDEO: The neural network and the role it plays in learning and remembering.

Introducing daily memory exercises (using chunking; the power of numbers and visuals).

PRACTICE ACTIVITY

Memory exercises using metaphors.

Identifying distractions and how they can impact on our memory power.

The changes in lifestyle patterns over decades and their effects on our 'mind sets'.

Facts about distractions; how to identify yours and how to manage them.

Introduction to Mind Maps.

PRACTICE ACTIVITY

VIDEO and PRACTICE ACTIVITY

Introduction to thinking skills.

PRACTICAL ACTIVITIES

The role of lifestyle habits and behaviours and the impact this has on our memory power.

The importance of nutrition and how to apply this on a day to day basis.

PRACTICAL ACTIVITY

Introducing advanced memory techniques using the SMASHIN'SCOPE technique.

VIDEO (a brief overview of memory champions and their techniques).

Memory technique - the numbers game.

PRACTICAL ACTIVITY

Memory technique - the story system.

PRACTICAL ACTIVITY

Memory technique - the loci system, i.e., the memory palace

PRACTICAL ACTIVITY

Techniques to remember names (of people).

PRACTICAL ACTIVITY

Using mnemonics to remember key information.

Review of the course aims.

ACTIVITY: Self- assessment.

Further reading, researching and recommendations for further study.

Essential Equipment (for participants):

  • A set of coloured pencils (10 - 12 colour range)
  • A set of 4 coloured fine point felt tips or biros
  • A set of blank index cards (approx. 30)
  • An A4 note pad (unlined is preferred) & pen/pencil
  • 2 - 3 sheets of A4 sized blank paper

Course Tutor

Helen Cullina

Helen Cullina

DBA, MBA, DipTEFLA, CertTEFLA, Dip Mgmt

About Helen

Dr Helen T Cullina is a training specialist and expert in cross-cultural leadership, with more than 30 years' experience in the training and development field, which includes working in the UK and overseas both in a consulting capacity and corporate trainer. Through wide ranging work experience Helen has designed and delivered training courses in leadership development, business skills and interpersonal skills and trained more than 1,000 managers from around the globe. Helen's training methodology is based on the most up to date research in the field, delivered using interactive techniques to engage participants and ensure courses are valuable, beneficial and memorable experiences.

Helen's entry point into training and development was with The British Council more than 25 years ago. After moving into management positions in overseas assignments she specialized in learning and development of middle to senior managers and coaching and mentoring senior executives.

Helen's academic achievements include a Doctorate from Edinburgh Business School, Heriot Watt University. She also holds a Master in Business Administration from Leicester University, a Post Graduate Diploma in Management from Leicester University, a Post Graduate Diploma (DELTA) and a Certificate in Teaching English as a Foreign Language (CELTA) from UCLES, UK.

Helen describes herself as being passionate about seeking and sharing knowledge with others - allowing them to grow into the best they can possibly be. She is a fervent believer in continuous learning which has no boundaries. Her most recent qualifications include a certified Gym Fitness Instructor and a certified Nutrition and Lifestyle Coach. Being a coach has allowed Helen to be an influencer and enabler for others seeking successful outcomes to achieve more than they expected.

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All courses run for 5 days

WK 1 11 Jul - 15 Jul

WK 2 18 Jul - 22 Jul

WK 3 25 Jul - 29 Jul

WK 4 1 Aug - 5 Aug

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9.15AM to 12.15PM

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1.45PM to 4.30PM

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