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Creativity in Teams and Organizations  

Spurring creativity in teams can be very challenging, but could also be the difference between a successful team and an unsuccessful one. This course looks at spurring creativity and innovation in teams and organizations. Drawing on the latest academic thinking, it outlines the key factors for creative teams. Further, the course focuses on tools and techniques designed to yield more productive thinking in collective settings. Participants learn about a number of targeted tools, including brainstorming, Discussion 66, Provocation, and others, to generate fresh thinking in smaller group settings and in their organizations.

 

Creativity in Teams and Organizations
Item: 202004ME14001  
 
This course looks at innovation in corporations and the public sector. It reviews the latest academic thinking on innovation, including Clay Christensen's seminal thinking on disruptive technology and the proper response to the disruption.

Learning Outcomes:

•Explain the connection between creativity and innovation

•Outline the five factors for creative teams

•Use team creative tools such as brainstorming, Discussion 66, anonymous idea generation, and visioning

•Explain the importance of diversity in team creativity

•Describe techniques for prototyping new ideas

•Explain how to overcome creative barriers for teams and organizations

•Describe ways to make teams and organizations more open to creativity and innovation

OPEN ENROLLMENT Fee: $79.00
This is an online self-paced open registration course.
 

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