Creativity in the Workplace Course Outline

Creativity in the Workplace

Session One: Course Overview

Course Overview

Learning Objectives

Pre-Assignment

Pre-Course Assessment

Session Two: What is Creativity?

Two Myths of Creativity

Ten Characteristics of Creative People

Self-Reflection Exercise

How Can You Develop Your Creativity?

Lateral Thinking Puzzle

Session Three: The Importance of Creativity in The Workplace

What Do CEOs Think?

30 Circles Challenge

Benefits of Creativity in the Workplace

Creative Companies

Session Four: Creative Corporate Cultures

Examples of Corporate Creativity

How Does My Business Compare and How Can It Improve?

Session Five: Fostering Creativity in Your Workplace

Fostering Creativity

Ideas to Help Employers Bolster Creativity

Creative Challenge

Creativity in the Workplace

Session Six: Brainstorming Techniques

Definition of Brainstorming

Visual Brainstorming Techniques

Idea Sorting Techniques

Creative Brainstorming Games and Exercises

Brainstorming Activity

Six Hats Brainstorming Technique

Six Hats Brainstorming Activity

Personal Action Plan

Recommended Reading List

Post-Course Assessment

Pre- and Post-Course Assessment Answer Key

Pre-Course Assessment

Post-Course Assessment

Assignment Answer Key

Session Two: What is Creativity?

Session Three: The Importance of Creativity in the Workplace

Session Five: Fostering Creativity in Your Workplace

Session Six: Brainstorming Techniques