Learn the 7 Powers of Fun and how to make work more fun–and productive!
Join the growing workplace movement to make work more productive, more engaging and more fun. Learn how to unlock motivation and creativity in your organization with the same fun and fundamental ideas underlying everything from Disneyland to video games.
In this interactive and engaging session you will:
— Discover why fun is important at work even though work is serious business
— Learn how to unlock the fruits of fun: motivation, innovation, creativity and engagement
— Understand the shifting cultures of work
— Take a quick dip into the theory of fun
The EduTalks Series serves up interactive, stimulating and mind-expanding professional education from leading University of Colorado subject matter experts. Discover new insights and practical tips to help you lead, build business and inspire teams – all over a chef prepared world-class lunch.
11:30 a.m. – Networking & Lunch
Noon – EduTalks program
David Thomas, PhD is the director of academic technology at the University of Colorado Denver and an assistant professor, attendant, in the Department of Architecture. He oversees faculty support, program development, business intelligence and the academic technology product portfolio for both the CU Denver and CU Anschutz Medical Campuses. Thomas also teaches in the School of Education & Human Development and College of Arts & Media, both online and in the classroom. His research focuses on the theory and design of fun objects, process and places. This search for fun ranges from video games to architecture with a special focus on the value of fun at work.