Inspiring Creativity and Innovation with LEGO® SERIOUS PLAY™

Andrews Initiative - 2016 - Lego Serious PlayUNB’s Andrews Initiative is pleased to announce a free, interactive lecture with Jacqueline Lloyd Smith, a world leader in the LEGO® SERIOUS PLAY™ methodology. SERIOUS PLAY™ uses LEGO® bricks in creative ways to encourage team building, problem solving, and strategy generating. This interactive lecture will be held on Wednesday, October 12, 2016, at 7:30 PM in the Wu Conference Centre.

In this interactive lecture, participants will work with LEGO® bricks to unlock creativity. Combining visual, auditory, and kinesthetic learning styles, the SERIOUS PLAY™ methodology teaches people to think with their hands and better communicate their ideas. Jacqueline’s lecture will demonstrate the ways creativity and innovation can work together to inspire higher-level thinking and problem solving strategies.

About Jacqueline Lloyd Smith: Jacquie has over twenty years’ experience working in private business, government, and not-for-profit organizations. During her career, she has worked as a business owner, a director of operations, a management consultant, a conflict practitioner, a university professor and a clinician. She has worked closely with a variety of organizations, developing innovative programs to help them navigate through change. She is also a skilled facilitator and holds a diploma is LEGO® SERIOUS PLAY™ methodology from the LEGO Group in Denmark.

As part of the UNB-wide “Year of Creativity” activities, the Andrews Initiative has a full slate of activities on the theme of “Creativity & Inspiration”. Stay tuned for further announcements. The Andrews Initiative was created by UNB president emeritus John McLaughlin, and launched in 2011. The Andrews Initiative offers quality learning opportunities in contemporary topics for the 21st century.

See our Upcoming Events page for more information on these exciting events!

For more information please contact Sarah King, Andrews Initiative Program Assistant, 506-453-4623 or sking@unb.ca


Quality Learning Opportunities in Contemporary Topics

Launched in 2011 and evolving, the Andrews Initiative was conceived as an intellectual journey for mature learners (and anyone else) interested in exploring substantive subjects of current importance.

Featuring prominent subject experts drawn from international, national and local communities, the Andrews Initiative explores national and local communities, the Andrews Initiative explores topics of relevance in the 21st century. Through a variety of formats– lectures, seminars, discussion groups and on-line, the Andrews Initiative is intended to stretch the mind and test the intellect.

Let the Andrews Initiative be your guide.