Your Learning Journey

  • Knowing

    You'll learn Mind Maps and their key applications at an advanced level through our online learning management platform, guided by Buzan experts who will provide one-on-one feedback.

  • Doing

    Through a series of exercises and assignments, you'll practice how to apply Mind Mapping for taking notes, mapping books, creativity, planning, and project management, guided by Buzan experts.

  • Being

    You'll become a global Buzan Advanced Practitioner by acquiring best-in-class skills and turning them into habits for a lifetime. You'll be guided by our faculty of world-renowned experts

Certification Process

You could take the certification in approximately one month if you invest an average of 3 hours per week. There is no certification test since your prowess as an advanced Mind Mapper will be proven by your hands-on assignments. Once you satisfactorily complete all the assignments, you'll become an official advanced practitioner and will join the Buzan Global Practitioner Network.

Become a world-class Buzan practitioner

By attaining the advanced practitioner level, you´ll reach the full benefits of Mind Mapping such as increasing your creativity by 300% and your critical thinking and problem solving by 200%.

Course curriculum

  • 1

    Intro to the Buzan Certification in Mind Mapping

    • Welcome to the Tony Buzan practitioner certification

    • Your certification process

  • 2

    The Mind Map origins

    • The Revolutions of the Mind

    • What enabled the age in which we are living today?

    • The critical thinking skills for 2020 and beyond

    • What percentage of people use divergent creativity?

    • How the world fares in creativity skills?

    • What is Natural? Mental Literacy 101

    • The Jennifer Anniston neuron

    • What is your conclusion after watching the Jennifer Anniston video?

    • The Jennifer Anniston Neuron - conclusion

    • What is your prime language?

    • Your prime language

  • 3

    What is a Mind Map and what are their benefits?

    • So, what's a Mind Map?

    • What's a Mind Map? Assignment explanation

    • What 's a Mind Map? First perspective

    • Tony Buzan Video 1: Reflect on his Mind Map definition

    • What's a Mind Map? Second perspective

    • Tony Buzan Video 2: Reflect on his Mind Map definition

    • What's a Mind Map? Third perspective

    • Tony Buzan Video 3: Reflect on his Mind Map definition

    • What's a Mind Map? Fourth perspective

    • Tony Buzan Video 4: Reflect on his Mind Map definition

    • Assignment: Mind Map of what is a Mind Map

    • Mind Mapping benefits

    • Research supporting the benefits of Mind Mapping

    • The most important Mind Mapping benefits for you

    • Mind Maps explained by their creator

    • Assignment: your vision as an advanced practitioner

    • Why did Tony Buzan invent Mind Maps?

  • 4

    How to Mind Map - The Mind Map laws

    • Intro to the Mind Map Laws

    • Download the Mind Map laws

    • The Central Topic law

    • The Branches law

    • The Keywords law

    • One word per branch quiz

    • The Colors law

    • The Images law

    • The Structure law

    • Assignment: Your CV on a Mind Map

  • 5

    Evaluating Mind Maps

    • Mind Maps evaluation - Introduction

    • Rubric for scoring Mind Maps

    • Example: Evaluating a Mind Map with the rubric

    • Assignment: Evaluate the following Mind Map

    • Assignment: Your dream routine

  • 6

    Mind Mapping applications - Intro

    • Introduction to Mind Mapping applications

  • 7

    How to Mind Map a book

    • The Book Blitz method

    • Assignment: Mind Mapping a book

  • 8

    Mind Maps for note taking

    • Introduction to note-taking

    • The note-taking method using Mind Maps

    • Assignment: Taking notes from a video

    • Video that you will watch for completing your note-taking assignment

  • 9

    Mind Mapping software tutorials

    • Mind Mapping software platforms introduction

    • iMindMap 11 - Getting started

    • iMindMap 11 - The Mind Map view

  • 10

    Mind Maps for Creativity and Innovation

    • Intro to creativity and innovation through Mind Mapping

    • Generating original ideas: the Random images method

    • Assignment: Application of the random images method

  • 11

    Mind Maps for Strategic Alignment and Project Management

    • Intro to strategic alignment and project management

    • Strategic alignment

    • Assignment: Formulating your strategic objectives

    • Project ideation

    • Project evaluation

    • Assignment: Creating and evaluating the initiatives that align with your key objectives

    • Project Planning

    • Assignment: Crafting your project plan with your selected initiative

  • 12

    What's next?

    • Transforming into a World Class Mind Mapping practitioner

Our key customers and alliances

The World Bank
Disney
CocaCola Company
Singapore Institute of Management
Instituto Tecnológico y de Estudios Superiores de Monterrey
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Buzan Advanced Practitioner Certification investment

What does the program include?

  • Access to our LMS platform for learning the core Mind Mapping methodologies and applications.

  • One-on-one feedback provided by Buzan experts on the use of Mind Mapping and its key applications.

  • Certification as Advanced Practitioner and corresponding diploma.

  • Enrollment in the community of advanced practitioners for sharing best practices, cross fertilizing and building new relationships with other thought leaders.

  • Access to free webclasses on power applications of Mind Mapping such as creating attractive web pages and writing books.

Frequently asked questions

  • How do I become certified?

    You need to submit the assignments for each chapter. You'll receive personalized feedback from your tutor (a Buzan expert) on your way to mastering Mind Mapping and its key applications.

  • How long does it take to get certified?

    If you invest 3 hours per week (on average) you'll be able to complete the certification in approximately one month. If you go at twice the suggested pace, you could attain the certification in about two months. You'll have a limit of three months for completing the certification and getting personalized feedback.

  • Where is this certification valid?

    The Advanced Practitioner certification in Mind Mapping has global validity.

  • What can I do with my certification?

    The advanced practitioner certification allows you to fully reap the benefits of Mind Mapping and its key applications such as a 300% increase in creativity fluency and a 200% increase in critical thinking and problem solving according to various scientific studies.

  • Does the certification need to be renewed?

    You'll enjoy 12 months of free access to our monthly masterclasses where you'll learn how to use Mind Maps for creating websites, podcasts or writing books, to name a few. After these twelve months, if you want, you could renew your membership as an advanced practitioner by paying an $99.00 yearly fee for enjoying 12 more months of free web-classes.

  • How could I become a certified instructor ?

    You'll have twelve months after you complete this certification for redeeming 100% of your investment when taking the trainer's certification.