bikablo® Basics Visual Facilitation 2-Day Workshop

(in-house and public workshops)

Workshop Outline

Part 1: Understanding bikablo® basics for visualisation

  • Explore materials, application and usage of different drawing tools
  • Learn to hold the marker, draw clean lines, and structure your space on the flip chart
  • Learn the bikablo® techniques as a visual language: 
    • Create graphics and text containers/geometric shapes, objects and symbols
    • Discover easy ways to draw people, roles, groups and situations using the bikablo® method 
    • Combine visual vocabulary using overlapping techniques
    • Use colour, shading and space to support the graphic structure

Part 2: Immersion 

  • Practise visual vocabulary: basic graphic shapes, graphics and containers, symbols, script, figures and movement lines 
  • Improve your handwriting—make it more legible and attractive— on flip charts and more
  • Create layout for flipcharts and posters
  • Reflect on application scenarios
  • Practise integrating visualisation into own work context

Who should attend?

Do you facilitate dialogue, learning, knowledge transfer, problem solving, strategy and change?  

This workshop is ideally suited to:

  • Coaches
  • Consultants
  • Facilitators, Trainers and Teachers
  • Managers and Team Leaders 
  • Project Managers
  • Agile Coaches and Agile Team Leaders
  • Scrum Masters
  • User Experience Experts, Product Owners and Product Managers
  • Business Analysts

The benefits of attending

Visualisation and Visual Facilitation are methods used in real time to:

  • make content and process visible
  • ease engagement and stimulate interaction
  • support the development of thoughts
  • connect people visually to a discussion
  • make the abstract tangible
  • make information easy to remember
  • harvest ideas and create powerful records

Upcoming workshop dates

Cape Town, 16 - 17 October

Johannesburg, 8 - 9 October


Our 2-Day bikablo® basics Visual Facilitation Workshop fee is:

  • R8,821.73 per person excluding 15% VAT (or R10,145.00 including 15 % VAT)
  • The first 3 persons to register on a workshop will each receive a copy of UZMO – Thinking With Your Pen by Martin Haussmann
  • A 10% discount will apply for 2 or more bookings from the same organisation on the a workshop


To register to attend one of our workshops, please fill in the following form and purchase your ticket:

Book for bikablo® Basics Visual Facilitation 2-Day Workshop

Purchase your ticket

You will receive:

  • Our official bikablo® StarterSet that summarises the principles, content and techniques covered during the workshop in 64 pages, plus four Neuland visualisation markers
  • Photo documentation of the workshop in digital format, after the workshop, to support your transfer of learning.
  • Refreshments and a lunchtime meal
  • A certificate confirming your participation on the workshop
  • An invitation to join the bikablo® alumni online community where you can find further readings, links, tips on tools and materials, image sources and exchange opportunities
  • A once-off 10% discount on Neuland products from our store

    About your Facilitator: Gill Cromhout

    Gill's career has focused on enhancing the potential in others.  She is inspired by JK Rowling’s quote, “We do not need magic to transform the world.  We carry all the magic inside ourselves already.”  

    Gill is a member of the bikablo® certified global training team and the official reseller of Neuland in South Africa.

    Gill is the founding partner of a learning and development consultancy which she started in 1999. She has worked across industry in varied organisational settings, and is creative and results driven in her approach.

    Gill graduated with a BA Honours: Human Resource Development from RAU (now Johannesburg University) - majoring in Organisational Development and the Design and Management of Learning and Development in Organisations. She completed the Coaching to Excellence and Associate Coaching Course at the University of Cape Town's Graduate School of Business.

    About bikablo®

    bikablo® is a pioneer, laboratory and training centre for graphic visualisation, based in Cologne, Germany.

    They bring new images and visual methods to the world, provide exceptional learning experiences, and create communities of visualising people.

    bikablo® has published a range of materials that provide a wealth of visual vocabulary, image ideas and methods to inspire visualisers worldwide.  They are all based on the drawing technique that we convey in our workshops worldwide.

    bikablo® materials are sold exclusively by our cooperation partner Neuland, and Drawn In as the Official Reseller for Neuland in South Africa.

    General Information, Registration, Cancellations and Refunds

    Duration: 2 days

    Language: This workshop will be delivered in English

    Participants: maximum 12 participants

    To register to attend one of our workshops, please fill in the following form and purchase your ticket:

    Book for bikablo® Basics Visual Facilitation 2-Day Workshop

    Purchase your ticket

    Cancellations and Refunds 

    A full refund will be issued if you cancel your registration at least 10 working days before the event start date. 

    After this period, the following fees will be deducted from the registration fee.

    • 6-9 working days’ notice: 50% of the registration fee
    • 0-5 working days’ notice: 100% of the registration fee

    Replacing delegates: this can be done at no extra cost. Please contact us to arrange a replacement.

    You may postpone a booking to another date providing it is requested at least 10 working days before the event start date.  To secure your spot at an upcoming workshop, a 20% booking fee will be charged.

    We reserve the right to postpone or cancel a workshop. In this unlikely event, you will be notified 5 working days before the course start date. You will be offered an alternative date or a full refund. We will not be responsible for any other costs incurred.

    A few words on copyright and usage

    The bikablo® technique and our training concepts are protected by copyright. 

    As a participant in one of our workshops, you acquire the right to use the imagery, drawing techniques and visualisation methods you have learned for your own work.

    Should you be interested in passing on the bikablo® technique to others or running training sessions based on the bikablo® training concept, please get in touch with us.