Improvisation is spontaneous or unscripted creation or performance—and believe it or not, it’s a future skill desired by employers for a risk-ready workforce. Great improvisation requires the abilities to accept and enhance an overture (yes, and), tell a story, listen, focus and react quickly. When you consider the onsite event experience, it’s easy to imagine how improvisation applies to a variety of challenges meeting professionals face, from unforeseen surprises and hiccups to dangerous safety incidents—and everything in between. So, what skills do improvisers have and how can you apply those skills to your role? Improvisation also transfers to other critical job skills like creativity and active listening. Join us for this exploration of improvisation and discover key ways you can more thoughtfully apply and practice it as a meeting professional of the future.
Eventwise is a daring 15-month micro-event series, which dives into the future skills necessary to be job-relevant and future-ready in the meeting and event industry. Complete 10 of 15 courses and earn an Eventwise: Future-Ready Event Professional certificate.
After this curated discussion, you will be able to:
Thoughtfully apply improvisation skills to your job.
Practice improvisation in meaningful ways.
Apply improvisation techniques to other future-ready skills.
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