- A process for creativity and innovation
- Creating a culture that supports creativity
- Blending the Art and the Science
- Building a tool set
- Experimentation: Using failures and successes
Practical Innovation: Themes and Objectives
- Learn a process to identify the best type of opportunities to apply innovative thinking
- Learn skills and acquire tools to boost creativity and tap into the collective IQ of the group to build innovative solutions
- Learn how to diagnose, build and lead a more innovation friendly environment
Practical innovation: Module Outline
Day One Creativity Generation
Generating Creativity in your Organization
Practicing a process for tapping into the best thinking of everyone in the organization, and for allowing extraordinary alternatives to emerge.
Avoiding the Traps; Mastering the Challenges
Recognizing and working around the typical thinking traps that lead back into routine ways of problem-solving. Learning and employing new ways of thinking that lead to innovative solutions.
Day Two Innovation & Creativity Tools
Identifying and Selecting the Best Opportunities
Moving from wide-open creativity to thoughtful judgment—determining which of your creative ideas is most likely to survive and succeed in your organization and the marketplace.
Creating an Innovation-Friendly Environment
Part of the leader’s role goes beyond leading the work. It is also their job to create a more innovation-friendly environment. Here managers learn how to diagnose and change the things that are getting in the way of innovation.