Training in Creativity and Innovation

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Creativity and Innovation are the key to success, particular in the current economic environment. Creativity training is a key element in the process.

The following outlines are for two-day introductory, three-day introductory, and five-day facilitator courses in Creativity and Innovation. Content is customized and targeted for each client.

Two-day Introduction to Creative Problem Solving

Summary: This training will provide the participants with skills that will allow them to understand and apply the process of creativity and innovation. Further, they will practice tools that can greatly enhance creativity and effectiveness in problem solving. Participants will be able to apply these skills both personally and professionally.

Recommended for everyone - all managers and staff who participate in decision-making, concept or product development, and/or problem solving.

Purpose:

To enable the participants to:

  • Understand their personal role in creativity and innovation
  • Understand key elements of the environment relating to creativity and innovation
  • Learn and use a range of powerful techniques for creative problem solving
  • Solve some of the participants problems

Format:

A balanced mix of lecture and interactive small-group training with the bulk of the time spent practicing problem solving "hands-on" with the clients own problems. Feedback:

Feedback from previous courses includes;

  • "A wonderful dynamic course - thankyou."
  • "Good fun & extremely useful"
  • "a well structured course"
  • "The course clearly demonstrated the value of techniques, I've moved from slight scepticism to positive enthusiasm"
  • "Our problems have been solved during the course - it works"

Three-day Course on Creativity and Innovation

Recommended for those who will benefit from enhanced creative skills and those who have no time to waste while building consensus, communicating, and/or decision making with others.

Purpose:

To enable the participants to:

  • Derive the benefits of the two-day course plus
  • Be more comfortable with the concepts and methods plus
  • Be more effective participants and leaders in group decision making

Format:

A balanced mix of lecture and interactive small-group training with the bulk of the time spent practicing problem solving "hands-on" with the clients own problems.

Five-day facilitator courses in Creativity and Innovation for Science and Technology

Recommended for all managers and staff who participate in decision-making, concept or product development, and/or problem solving.

Purpose:

To enable the participants to:

  • Lead and facilitate creativity and innovation sessions.

The course includes everything in the three-day course plus extensive practice in using and facilitating Creative Problem Solving and creativity and innovation sessions. Format:

A balanced mix of lecture and interactive small-group training with the bulk of the time spent practicing problem solving "hands-on" with the clients own problems.

Note

These are not inflexible “canned programs.” They are all tailored to meet specific needs and circumstances of the client.

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