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The OPERA tool is a co-creation method that combines systematic thinking with a creative process for problem solving. It aims at developing thoughts and suggestions in a collaborative way to answer a lead question.


Who is the tool for?

When should the tool be used?

City practitioner in charge of multi-stakeholder groups – Local stakeholder – Expert – Communication Officer – Project coordinator

It should be used when organising team, national and transnational meetings. 

It can be used during a brainstorming or a workshop. It's helpful to foster idea-creation during a decision-making process.

Looking for some examples?

  • To see an example of a filled in Opera board, click here.

How to use it online?


This tool can be used during virtual meetings to organise an online collaborative exercise. 






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