Developing Creativity and Innovation

Children have an innate creative ability when they are born, but for some reason adults can lose it along the way. Your participants will move out of the mundane, be more curious, engage, and explore new ideas. Recognize creativity and be ready when it happens.

With our Developing Creativity and Innovation course your participants will learn how to remove barriers that block or limit their creativity. They will improve their imagination, divergent thinking, and mental flexibility.

Participants will learn mind mapping, individual brainstorming, and when to recognize and look for what inspires them to be more creative.

At the end of this workshop, participants should be able to:

  • Define Creativity
  • Act with Confidence
  • Engage in Curiosity
  • Stop Acting out of Fear
  • Learn from Introspection
  • Take Risks

Course Outline:

Module One: Getting Started

Housekeeping Items

The Parking Lot

Workshop Objectives

Action Plans and Evaluations

Module Two: What is Creativity?

Divergent Thinking

Problem Solving

Imagination and Inspiration

Something Out of Nothing

Case Study

Module Two: Review Questions

Module Three: Getting Inspired

Introspection

Read More

Removing the Mental Block

Art Inspires Art

Case Study

Module Three: Review Questions

Module Four: Beating Procrastination

Get Rid Of Clutter

Self-Imposed Limitations

Build on Small Successes

Don’t Start at the Beginning

Case Study

Module Four: Review Questions

Module Five: Improving Your Creative Mind Set (I)

Open Mind

Do Not Judge

Positive Mind Set

Ask Why?

Case Study

Module Five: Review Questions

Module Six: Improving Your Creative Mind Set (II)

Make Associations

Keep a Journal

Question Assumptions

Creative Confidence it)

Case Study

Module Six: Review Questions

Module Seven: Curiosity

Spark Your Curiosity

Curiosity is the Engine of Creativity

Engage

Ask Open Ended Questions

Case Study

Module Seven: Review Questions

Module Eight: Take Risks

Be Confident

Scared to Fail?

Fake It Till You Make It

Afraid To Be Judged

Case Study

Module Nine: Think Like a Child

Daydream

Be Curious

Play Games

Experiment

Case Study

Module Nine: Review Questions

Module Ten: Environmental Factors

Work Area

Additional Environments

Get Enough Sleep

Variables

Case Study

Module Ten: Review Questions

Module Eleven: Individual Brainstorming

Generate A Lot of Ideas

Mind Mapping

Visualization

Organize and Bring the Ideas Together

Case Study

Module Eleven: Review Questions

Module Twelve: Wrapping Up

Words from the Wise

Review of Parking Lot

Lessons Learned

Completion of Action Plans and Evaluations

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