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Want to sharpen your focus at work? Try honing your ability to retain and recall important details using memory training skills that create visual, auditory, and conceptual links between key bits of information.

Retaining key facts and information helps improve your productivity, decision-making and be an all-round high-performing professional.

Attend our ‘Strategies for Information Retention’ course to receive advice from Brain Performance Expert and Author of Improve Your Memory, Mark Channon, on how to filter important information and interpret key facts and figures.

Through practical workshops and exercises, this course gives you strategies, tools and techniques to help you retain knowledge and manage information more effectively. Leave the day with the confidence to absorb and act on key pieces of information.

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Our virtual courses have been designed with you in mind. From group exercises in breakout rooms to live chat, whiteboards and interactive polls, we use a range of tools and techniques to ensure that you can connect with your trainer; network and share best practice with your peers and leave the day with the skills you need.

Our courses provide you with an interactive and engaging learning environment that can be accessed from any location, helping you to continue to connect, learn and grow. Click here to discover more!

Please note we will use Zoom to virtually deliver this course.

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Mark Channon
Executive Coach

Mark Channon is a Coach, Trainer, and Author of Improve Your Memory and The Memory Workbook (Hodder Education).

Over the last 20 years, he has coached Startup Founders, Executives, Presenters, Actors, Engineers, Designers, and even Heart Surgeons to perform at their very best. Combining Executive Coaching/Training with the latest Accelerated Learning strategies to help clients, learn fast, get focused, maximise productivity and improve performance.

Mark’s work as a trainer includes running high-performance memory workshops for Guardian Masterclasses, BBC, Clarasys, WeWork, Salon Club, Also Festival, NextRadio, ICAEW and more.

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Learning Outcomes

  • Memorise and act on key pieces of information
  • Gain techniques to make sense of complex information
  • Develop strategies to improve how you manage information
  • Learn how to distinguish between important and unimportant information
All the Understanding ModernGov courses are Continuing Professional Development (CPD) certified, with signed certificates available upon request for event.

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09:25 - 09:30


09:30 - 09:45

Trainer’s Welcome and Clarification of Learning Objectives

09:45 - 10:45

Filtering Important Information

  • Prime your brain for high performance
  • Learn how to filter out key and relevant information
  • Utilise techniques to block out unimportant information
10:45 - 11:00


11:00 - 12:00

Absorbing Information

  • Interpreting key facts and figures
  • Make sense of complex information
  • Understand how we learn information
  • Learn skills to better absorb relevant information
12:00 - 13:00

Memorising and Acting on key Information

  • Gain tools to use at work to memorise important information
  • Learn how to remember key tasks in a logical and actionable way
  • Gain effective speed-reading techniques to remember key details in emails and documents
13:00 - 14:00


14:00 - 16:00

Workshop: Strategies for Managing Information Overload (Flexible Break)

  • Overcome obstacles acting on key information
  • Create a system to overcome information overload
  • Develop strategies to improve how you manage information
  • Manage anxiety when dealing with an overwhelming workload
  • Keep composure when you might not be able to remember key information
16:00 - 16:15

Round Up and Key Takeaways