spark* at work
learn how to turn today's problems into opportunities to grow, innovate and transform your business
Spark at work is a 12 month accelerator program ideal for turbocharging your ability to think creatively and spark brilliant ideas at work. So that you can be better, faster and bolder at solving problems, shaping solutions and being a catalyst for game-changing innovation.
Creativity will become one of the top three skills people will need. With the avalanche of new products, new technologies and new ways of working, workers are going to have to become more creative in order to benefit from these changes.
World Economic Forum, Future of Jobs Report
why is creativity important?
Our world is rapidly changing.
We are standing on the brink of a revolution that will fundamentally transform the way we live, work and play.
The problems and challenges we face today, will be totally different from those we'll face tomorrow.
It will be the creative thinkers amongst us that will shape the vision of what’s possible, and help navigate the way through this journey of the unknown.
The spark* at work 12 month accelerator program has been developed by the brainsparker academy, makers of the No. 1 creativity app and leaders in management training & coaching for creativity and innovation.
It has been designed to significantly improve you ability and agility to think creatively, solve problems, shape innovative solutions and be a catalyst for game-changing innovation.
So that you can change things for the better. Innovate things. Improve things. Save things. Grow things. Discover things. Redesign things. Transform things. Dream things.
And if you start now, you’ll be more than fit for the future.
In fact, you'll probably be shaping the future.
who is spark* at work for?
Developing your ability to think creatively, spark new ideas and shape innovative solutions can have a huge impact on your performance, productivity and motivation at work.
And when you bring this learning to your team, you can create magic.
That's why this spark* at work 12 month accelerator program is ideal for:
what can you gain?
By being a member of the spark* at work accelerator program for 12 months, not only will you gain
new knowledge and valuable skills, you'll be connecting with a group of like-minded people and be applying what you learn to every day challenges and issues.
Each day you face problems to solve. If you keep doing the same thing you'll get the same results. If you can disrupt your thinking and spark fresh ideas, you'll discover more creative ways to fix things. You may even solve old problems for good. That's rewarding. And it makes you invaluable.
For any business to survive in a highly competitive world, it constantly needs to look for innovative ways to grow, expand and pioneer new areas. If you're able to see past the present, and imagine what the future could be, you can develop visions and strategies that shape new paradigms. That's empowering. And it will give you the edge.
It takes courage to step outside your comfort zone and into the unknown. But if you have the confidence and self-belief you can go to places no-one has been before. What you discover there could be what changes the game and brings a totally new level of value. That's smart. And what better way to stand out in the crowd.
In any industry you can be a leader or a follower. But in this fast-changing landscape, if you don't keep an eye on the next horizon you can quickly get left behind. Businesses today need people who can anticipate the future and constantly be one step ahead. So that when the market moves, you're ready. That's exciting. And you get to future proof your career.
Helping people and workers improve their creativity is critical to the future of the UK economy, and many businesses and workplaces are not yet set up in ways that reward or foster this skill. To inspire innovation, workers must be equipped with the right training and tools.
Ryan Asdourian, Windows and Surface Lead, Microsoft UK
what makes spark* at work different?
With our learning curriculum we deep-dive into the latest thinking on creativity & innovation. We cover topics such as creative visioning, overcoming blocks, neuroscience of creativity, new brainstorming techniques, mind-mapping, the S.P.A.R.K. model, design thinking process, -prototyping and so much more.
At the core of how we teach is our coaching approach. We use self-reflection and action learning so you can apply what you learn to real business challenges. Plus we give you quizzes, assignments & practical activities. That means you can quickly put theory into practice. And coach the people around you.
We help you build your creative capabilities over time. We do this through live web classes, weekly learning missions and daily bite-sized inspiration via our social media channels. Over the next 365 days, you'll receive at least one spark of creative inspiration from up - every day.
how does it work?
From the day you sign up to the spark* at work accelerator program, you'll be assigned to the next spark* cohort going through our 60 day spark* live lab. Plus you'll have 12 months unlimited access to all on-demand learning elements, as well as the on-the-go learning delivered directly to you.
60 day spark* live lab:
Join a spark* cohort on 12 weeks of intensive study via live web classes, self-learning & group interaction
• 4 live web classes over 8 weeks
• Weekly action tasks with accountability to share results
• Reflection on key learnings and practical applications
• Work on real business issues and challenges
• Participate in 60 day spark* lab any number of times over the 12 months
• Company groups have option to have private sparkcohort
12 months of on-demand learning:
24/7 access to all online video lessons, templates and resources from any device
• 6 modules with over 50 video lessons, 12.5 hours of teaching
• Downloadable playbooks with exercises, coaching questions & activities
• Downloadable templates, quick guides & cheat-sheets
• Extensive list of resources, articles, YouTube videos, templates
• Archive of live lessons/webinars/podcasts
• Automatically receive all module updates over the 12 months
12 months of on-the-go learning:
Receive bite-sized chunks of inspiration and insight delivered directly to you
• A Monday Mission with a key lesson and actions for the week
• Monthly live lessons and interviews via webinar/podcast
• Monthly "spark* news" with a summary of resources, postings and news
• Private spark* Facebook group for networking, sharing and contributing
• Daily inspiration, tips & articles via Facebook, Twitter, Instagram feeds
what is the spark* roadmap?
The spark* at work accelerator program is built around 6 core themes that make up the spark* roadmap. Each core theme is designed to develop the different facets of your creative thinking and innovation potential. These core themes make up the 6 modules included in the on-demand learning elements.
According to the Adobe "State of Create" Report, only 31% of people feel like they are living up to their creative potential. And 70% of people interviewed believe that being creative helps make people better workers and leaders.
Adobe, State of Create Report
what are people saying?
who is running it?
Founder & CEO
app & academy
Gabriella Goddard is the Founder & CEO of brainsparker app & academy.
She is also an Executive Coach, Leadership Facilitator and published author with over 15 years experience developing leaders and managers from global multi-nationals, as well as entrepreneurs and game-changers.
Companies she has worked with include Sanofi, Al Jazeera, Orange, Renault, Hitachi, L'Oreal, Tesco, Heinz, Mouchel, United Utilities, Airbus, Barclays, EY, Reuters, Goldman Sachs and Panasonic.
She is a specialist in creative thinking and innovation. This passion started many years ago when she worked in international marketing and product development in the fast-paced telecom and tech world.
With spark* at work she can now share all this knowledge, expertize and experience with you. And we can't wait to see what you do with it.
“I believe the world can be a better place, and it will be your ideas that make it so. All it takes is a spark.”
Winner of 2016 Global Impact Award at the Entrepreneurs Institute
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what is included?
When you sign up for our spark* at work accelerator program, you'll get 12 months unlimited access to:
Plus you'll be educating a child in India for a year ...
When you purchase your spark* at work program, you'll be personally funding the eLearning facility for one child in rural India for a whole year via B1G1.
how can you get started today?
As soon as you sign up for our spark* at work accelerator program, you'll get immediate access to both the on-demand and on-the-go learning elements.
Plus you'll be invited to join the next cohort for the spark* live lab starting on 10th January 2018
This program is covered by our standard 60-day, no-questions-asked guarantee.
We want you to be totally happy with your spark* at work accelerator program experience. So work through the first 4 modules of the on-demand course content and complete all the exercises. If you don't love it, just send us a message and we'll refund your money, no questions asked. This guarantee is valid for 60 days from your purchase date, which gives you plenty of time to try it out.
Founder & CEO
what else do you need to know?
To access the spark* at work course content you will need a computer, laptop, tablet or smartphone that is connected to the internet. We've kept the formatting really simple so that it works well on mobile devices. That means you can access spark* at work anytime, anywhere.
Once you sign up for spark* work accelerator program and pass through the payment process, you'll receive a follow up email with a link to access your spark* at work program in our brainsparker academy. You have immediate access to the "introduction to spark*" and "module 1." Then every 2 weeks you'll have access to the next module. Don't worry, we'll send you an email to let you know when it's available.
You will have 12 months access to both the on-demand and on-the-go learning elements of this program and all the updates and enhancements we make to it during this time.
This program is covered by our 60-day, no-questions asked guarantee. Try the first 4 modules of the online course content and if you're not happy, contact us and we'll refund your money