Tuesday, March 19, 2024 from 9:00 AM to 4:30 PM EDT
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About The de Bono Group

Programs and training in the thinking methods originated by Dr. Edward de Bono: Six Thinking Hats, Lateral Thinking, and The Course in Creativity.

Please visit www.debonogroup.com for more details. 

You may register below or contact The de Bono Group at 717-299-5811 or via email at info@debonogroup.com. We will be pleased to send you an invoice if you decide not to register with your credit card.


The de Bono Group, LLC 

Lateral Thinking Certification


March 19th-22nd, 2024 - 9am to 4:30pm


This program qualifies you to teach others the Lateral Thinking methods using the de Bono certified material.

If you have multiple registrations from the same organization, you may qualify for a discount on each certification. There is special reduced pricing for 501-C3 non profit, educational and government institutions. Please call for details.

The Lateral Thinking Certification program may also be held on-site for your organization.

For further information on this certification, please contact James P. (Pat) Carlisle, Master Trainer and President of The de Bono Group at 717-299-5811 or email to jpc@debonogroup.com.

The Certification Process 

de Bono Thinking Systems and The de Bono Group is entrusting selected instructors with intellectual properties of great value and asking them to represent the creator of these properties, Dr. Edward de Bono, in a way that will sustain the personal reputation, credibility, and authority he has established over 25 years of work in 45 countries around the world. Therefore, the selection process requires proof of professional accomplishment, personal integrity, firm commitment, as well as adequate opportunity to widely and effectively disseminate the programs. To meet this need, de Bono Thinking Systems has designed a certification system that will identify and develop only qualified instructors. (de Bono Thinking Systems is the world distributor and publisher of Edward de Bono Thinking Methods.) 

Special Note on the Training Focus 

This program is designed for experienced corporate and independent trainers; therefore, training techniques will not be taught. Your application will be used to determine your eligibility for de Bono Thinking Systems certification, so its prompt submission is imperative. Submission of an application carries no obligation and requires no fee. Please call or email and request an application. We look forward to hearing from you!