Dr. de Bono's Online Course

Become a de Bono Certified Effective Thinker by signing up to Dr. de Bono’s online course in thinking. Learn the thinking tools that will help you to make better decisions by seeing the bigger picture. Unleash your creative abilities with his Lateral Thinking techniques. Sign up today.

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Edward de Bono Course

The course was authored by Dr. Edward de Bono to deliver a learning experience that will deeply effect the way you think. Giving you a rich skillset that will set your thinking apart from the rest.

Self-paced Learning

Study at your own pace, use this extra time to help cement the tools and techniques in your brain. The course usually takes 24 hours to complete. You will have 12 months to complete the course. We recommend doing no more than 1 lesson per day so as to absorb more value from each lesson

Online Learning

Study whenever you want, wherever you want. Our course is available 24 hours a day. Give yourself the time to really engage with each tool and technique, by reflecting on the learning from each lesson as to how you could apply that to your life or work.

Over 200 Thinking Exercises

Each Thinking exercise is designed to challenge the way you think or to help you practice the thinking tools that apply to that lesson. This is not a video based course that you don't need to engage with, it will require some work to really improve your thinking.

Become a de Bono Effective Thinker

Upon successful completion of all three modules of the course you will be awarded the de Bono Effective Thinker certification. Being a de Bono Certified Effective Thinker has

Master Tutors

The course is administered by two Certified de Bono Master Tutors. They have been personally trained and certified by Dr. Edward de Bono to oversee and manage his online program.

An inspiring man with brilliant ideas, de Bono never ceases to amaze with his clarity of thought. ”

Richard Branson, CEO Virgin Group

See the bigger picture

The first module 'Perception' will introduce you to the de Bono 'Thinking Tools'. Learn to see things from different perspectives and stop rushing to judgement, learn to consider all the factors, think about the future consequences and see things from the perspective of others. Make better decisions by understanding more.

Understand the Situation

Module 2: de Bono's Situations covers how to recognize the various different thinking situation you can be in and teach you different aproaches to thinking about each type.

Creativity on Command

Module 3: de Bono's Creativity will train you to think outside the box by connecting with your natural inner creativity by understanding how to use the Lateral Thinking tools developed by Dr. de Bono.

What other students think about the course?

I loved the course. The content is simply amazing. I use the tools everyday ”

Nicola Fiorivanti, MIT Media Lab

This is the certification that I am most proud of. ”

Fabien Bourgies, Director at Avery Dennison

Little did I know what thinking truly involves! This course truly expanded my horizons. ”

Laurel Boucher, The Laurel Co.

Using my mind like a muscle, building and creating new pathways of thought. Thanks. ”

Jesko von den Steinen, The House of Dancing

People trust the de Bono thinking tools to get results

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  • €120 per month

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