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Trainers hear all the time from people who don’t think they are very creative, but most of us do not recognize that we are creative on a daily basis. Whether it’s stretching a tight budget at work or deciding who to invite to a project launch, there is a great deal of creativity involved in achieving success in business. Boosting creativity and innovation takes practice, and honing creative skills is a process.
This online course will help you teach participants how to:
- Recognize their own creativity
- Develop their own creative environment
- Explain the importance of creativity and innovation in business
- Apply problem-solving steps and tools
- Use individual and group techniques to help generate creative ideas
- Implement creative ideas
- Enrol now and start today!
- Easy to follow, interactive learning
- 365 days access to your course
- Printable certificate of completion to hang on your wall and take to your next job interview
- Learn on your PC, Smart Phone, Tablet and iPad
Session One: Course Overview
Session Two: What Is Creativity and Innovation?
- Creativity and Innovation: A Breakdown
- Know Your Creative Potential
Session Three: Individual Creativity
- Know Yourself
- Boost Your Creative Juices
Session Five: Developing the Right Environment for Creativity
- What Does a Creative Environment Look Like?
- Build Your Creative Environment
Session Six: Creativity and Innovation in Business
- The Role of Creativity and Innovation in Business
- The Birth of the Four Seasons: A Case Study
Session Seven: Where Does Creativity Fit Into the Problem-Solving Process?
- Problem-Solving Models
- Phase One
- Phase Two
- Phase Three
Session Eight: Defining the Problem
- Problem Identification
- Eight Essentials to Defining a Problem
- Tie It All Together
- Using the Power of Eight
Session Nine: Creative Techniques
- The RAP Model
- The Shoe Swap Technique
- Walk A Mile
- Using Mind Mapping
- Map It Out!
- Metaphors and Analogies
- Make a Metaphor
- Situation/Solution Reversal
- Reverse It to Solve It
- Bring on the Toys!
- Draw It Out!
Session Ten: Encouraging Creativity In A Team
- Plan It Out!
- Act It Out!
- The Stepladder Technique
- The Slip Writing Technique
Session Eleven: Putting It All Together
- Nancy Clue and the Case of the Software Upgrade
- Create Ideas and Choose Your Solution
- Recommended Reading List
- Post-Course Assessment
- Pre- and Post-Assessment Answer Keys
- Personal Action Plan