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MLC 170 - Creativity and Innovation Management

Code Start Date Duration Venue Fees
MLC 170 20 July 2020 5 Days Istanbul $ 3450 Registration Form Link
MLC 170 17 August 2020 5 Days Istanbul $ 3450 Registration Form Link
MLC 170 14 September 2020 5 Days Istanbul $ 3450 Registration Form Link
MLC 170 12 October 2020 5 Days Istanbul $ 3450 Registration Form Link
MLC 170 09 November 2020 5 Days Istanbul $ 3450 Registration Form Link
MLC 170 07 December 2020 5 Days Istanbul $ 3450 Registration Form Link


Course Description

This course is an experiential hands-on course designed to help leaders increase their repertoire of creative problem-solving capabilities. Managing innovation is a combination of an art and a science. As part of the course, participants create strategies for getting an idea introduced, embraced and implemented in the workplace, it helps them to set their teams up to be more dynamic, pro-active, creative and innovative units. They will learn how to create an environment and thinking framework that allows and encourages a more innovative business unit

Course Objectives

  • Understanding why creativity is important to a project and how to incorporate it into multiple projects
  • Discovering tools for successfully leading change efforts and driving them forward
  • Exploring the consequences of an absence of creativity in projects
  • Learning to foster an environment that balances risk with creativity
  • Learning to balance the polarities of deliberate planning with innovation
  • Challenging the way you approach problems and learning new techniques for solving them
  • Encouraging creative thinking, idea generation, and problem-solving within your project teams
  • Enhancing morale, team performance, and collaboration

Who Should Attend?

  • Managers
  • Executives
  • Supervisors
  • Team leaders and members
  • Anyone who is responsible for the Creativity and Innovation Management

Course Details/Schedule

Day 1

  • The nature of creativity and innovation
  • Benefits of using a creative approach
  • the difference between creativity & innovation
  • The impact of the absence of creativity 
  • Breaking through thought patterns and assumptions
  • Recognising left and right brain thinking

Day 2

  • The development stage of an innovation project
  • Generating creative ideas
  • Generativity theory
  • Techniques for generating ideas
  • Brainstorming or blue sky thinking
  • Reverse brainstorming
  • Sort cards or mind maps
  • Sticky notes/Metaplanning technique

Day 3

  • Fostering a creative and innovative environment
  • Conditions needed to build innovation capability
  • Roles and responsibilities
  • Turn creativity into insights, ideas, opportunities and action
  • Eliminating barriers to creativity

Day 4

  • Creativity as a teamwork 
  • Teamwork must be a priority
  • Creativity consulting
  • Leading a cooperative, innovative team 
  • Idea management types
  • Idea management challenges

Day 5

  • Converting creative ideas into reality
  • Types of innovation
  • The innovation process
  • Creative problem solving techniques
  • Using the problem checklist, “go wild” and 5 whys
  • Applying to work related problems