Corporate Workshops

Are you looking to plan a retreat or team meeting? Rice University can help your organization meet its goals and combat challenges by providing unique programs, quality instruction by industry experts and exclusive access to the Anderson-Clarke Center, a state-of-the-art facility on campus. 

Conveniently located in close proximity to lively Houston activities, the Texas Medical Center and the Museum District, Rice is the ideal site for your team's workshop.


Section Instructor Format Schedule start date
PROFCWR.1 Kim McGaw On-campus By request

FORMAT: On-campus
SCHEDULE: By request

Instructor: Kim McGaw

Kim McGaw began teaching for Continuing Studies in 2005 after a career as a professional comedienne. She was selected by audition to train and perform in the conservatory at Chicago's famed Second City. As Director of Professional Programs for the Glasscock School, she now brings improv games into professional development, both in the classroom and online. In 2016, Ms. McGaw presented at South by Southwest (SXSWedu) and led a skills workshop for the Houston Fulbright Enrichment Seminar. Ms. McGaw is a certified LEGO®SERIOUS PLAY® facilitator and holds a B.A. from Northwestern University.

Schedule: By request

Length: Half Day-Two Day

All workshops use highly engaging and introvert-friendly delivery models that appeal to multiple learning styles. Workshops are offered as half-day, one-day and two-day sessions. The following highly acclaimed courses can be formatted as workshops, customized to your organization's needs:

Blockbusters – Using the LEGO® SERIOUS PLAY® methodology to structure discussions with the assistance of LEGO® bricks and materials, this introvert-friendly delivery model can be applied to any industry.

Blockbusters was recently featured on Fox 26 Houston.

The Foundations of Creative Problem Solving – This workshop shows participants tools that help them to ask the right question before they begin problem solving, ultimately, enabling them to move past roadblocks and challenges through a freshened perspective.

Thinking on Your Feet – Play improvisation games to develop an agile mindset, improve listening skills, and help participants communicate authentically. The exercises draw upon activities used at Chicago’s famed Second City, which launched the careers of many Saturday Night Live cast members.

Choose from the following topics to cover in your customized workshop:

  • Communication
  • Creativity and Innovation
  • Design Thinking
  • Leadership Development
  • Team Building

We can deliver a program on site at your organization or host your group at the Anderson-Clarke Center on the Rice University campus.

Prices vary depending on the program selected, the number of participants, and the duration. All prices quoted include the use of a classroom space for your team.

View a testimonial from our Blockbusters workshop.