For Team Leaders, Facilitators, and Educators

Join us for one day of training to get the hands on support you need to incorporate the Empathy Toy™ into your work

This 6-hour training session provides an immersive and laughter-filled introduction to Empathy Toy™ facilitation. In it, you will experience a variety of game scenarios and debrief techniques that you can use to help different audiences practice empathic communication, self-reflection, leadership, and collaborative problem-solving.


IF YOU’RE A TEAM:

Ideal for organizations looking to offer their staff more opportunities for fun, creative, and experiential Professional Development, this training is often taken by internal teams working in learning and development, human resources, executive coaching, and areas related to change and innovation. This training is a great first step in embedding empathy into your programming. As organizations are limited to 5 Empathy Toy™ Facilitator’s Kits, once trained, your team will gain access to the Empathy Toy™ Library to deliver larger workshops, and additional online supports. Your team will also become eligible for training Levels 2 and 3, and formal certification.


IF YOU'RE AN INDIVIDUAL FACILITATOR OR EDUCATOR:

We offer a version of Level 1: Empathy Toy™ Training for individual facilitators and educators who are interested in starting to incorporate the Empathy Toy™ into their practice. We run these training days periodically throughout the year and the dates are flexible, so get in touch to learn more. Discounts are available for educators.


The following organizations have built cohorts of Empathic Leaders in their organization through our training:


Bell logo BMO logo Deloitte logo Hydro One logo Scotiabank logo Seneca logo Sheridan logo


After training, you will receive:

  • Level 1: Empathy Toy™ Training - Digital Badge
  • Access to Online Portal on EmpathyToy.com
  • Follow-up Learning Lab
  • Access to the Empathy Toy™ Library and a $500 rental credit

Organizations looking to make a large-scale impact with the Empathy Toy™ may also choose to pursue training Levels 2 and 3 and formal certification through our Enterprise Partnership.

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1-Day Training: $1,500 per person

Empathy Toy™ Training includes:

  • Level 1: Empathy Toy™ Training - Digital Badge Show off your accomplishment with a verified digital badge, recognizing your completion of 6 hours of training, that you can easily share with your network and community.
  • Access to Online Portal on EmpathyToy.com Gain access to the online dashboard specifically for Level 1 Training attendees, with valuable resources to support your work with the Empathy Toy™.
  • Follow-up Learning Lab Your cohort will receive a followup Learning Lab led by one of our Expert Facilitators to discuss specific insights, challenges, and applications you're exploring following your Training Day.
  • Access to the Empathy Toy™ Library and a $500 rental credit After your Level 1: Empathy Toy™ Training, you will be able to rent additional toys for upcoming events. This allows you to say yes to the occasional large workshop, with access to hundreds of toys for a fraction of the cost and without having to figure out storage! Toy Library rentals include toys, blindfolds, intention cards, and a post-workshop dashboard to share with your participants. We also include a $500 credit to get you started with any rentals that you need.

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Agenda

Morning

  1.   9:30

    Intros & Overview

  2. 10:00

    Let’s Play!

    Learn how to setup and explain “basic gameplay” by experiencing it yourself

  3. 10:45

    Break

  4. 11:00

    Framing & Debrief Techniques

    Discover how you can use the Empathy Toy™ to introduce and facilitate a variety of different discussion topics

  5. 11:45

    Building a Multi-Game Arc

    Explore how you can connect multiple games together to increase the impact of the Empathy Toy™ experiences you lead

Afternoon

  1. 12:00

    Lunch (provided)

  2.   1:30

    More Play!

    Experiment with other game set-ups and identify games you’d like to try with different audiences

  3.   2:45

    Break

  4.   3:00

    Closing Thoughts & Your Next Steps

    Discuss who you’ll play with next, and schedule a time to reconnect with Twenty One Toys to share your insights

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“It was one of the best training sessions I've ever attended. I left feeling rejuvenated about my work, excited with the thought of how this could help so many of my peers, and also help me in the process.”

After Training You Get:

Level 1: Empathy Toy™ Training - Digital Badge Show off your accomplishment with a verified digital badge, recognizing your completion of 6 hours of training, that you can easily share with your network and community.

Online Access Gain access to the online dashboard specifically for Level 1 Training attendees, with valuable resources to support your work with the Empathy Toy™.

Follow-up Learning Lab Your cohort will receive a followup Learning Lab led by one of our Expert Facilitators to discuss specific insights, challenges, and applications you're exploring following your Training Day.

Access to the Empathy Toy™ Library and a $500 credit After your Level 1: Empathy Toy™ Training, you will be able to rent additional toys for upcoming events. This allows you to say yes to the occasional large workshop, with access to hundreds of toys for a fraction of the cost and without having to figure out storage! Toy Library rentals include toys, blindfolds, intention cards, and a post-workshop dashboard to share with your participants. We also include a $500 credit to get you started with any rentals that you need.

As part of our commitment to showing empathy for people and the planet, the Empathy Toy™ Library allows us to support our wonderful community of empathic leaders, while helping us reduce our environmental footprint through repairing and refurbishing existing toys, and reducing the number of toys that are sitting unused. We're excited to have you help us make this sustainability happen!

Interested in getting training?

Level 1: Empathy Toy™ Training

We are happy to run training at any time for an internal team (minimum 4 participants, maximum 25). For individual Educators and Facilitators, we offer periodic training in Toronto, so if you complete the form below, we'll be in touch as we schedule our next training cohort.

Are you looking to get Certified as an Empathy Toy™ Facilitator?

You can with an Enterprise Partnership!

An Enterprise Partnership with Twenty One Toys provides ongoing, customized support to organizations that are looking to embed empathy at the core of their culture and make a large-scale impact. We offer certification and workshop licensing to internal teams within organizations. An Enterprise Partnership makes sense for organizations aiming to reach at least 100 participants each month through formal Empathy Toy™ workshops.

Enterprise Partnership includes:

A Twenty One Toys facilitator that will train and support your team throughout the partnership.

Level 2 Training: A full-day deep dive into the specific goals and audiences you are looking to reach, Level 2 Training provides custom support and feedback for your team.

Level 3 Training: Completed over the course of 6 months to 1 year, Level 3 Training is structured around monthly online learning labs and workshop shadowing opportunities, and concludes with a formal assessment.

Official Certification: Upon successful completion of all 3 levels of training, each member of your team will receive formal recognition as a fully certified Empathy Toy™ facilitator within your organization.

Licensed Materials: These include licensed materials to provide Empathy Toy™ workshops within your company, an online portal with custom training materials and curated thought leadership, company specific impact tracking, and access to hundreds of toys through the Empathy Toy™ Library.

Early Access to New Toys: As an Enterprise Partner, you will also gain special access to our Failure Toy™ and other new product launches.