INNOVATION AND CREATIVITY
Course length: 1/2 day
Businesses are constantly looking for innovative ideas that
will put them one step ahead of their
competitors. In order to arrive at a truly new idea, a team
leader or manager must understand
how to manage the innovation process. This course offers
effective managerial strategies that
address the organizational aspects of managing a creative
team, supporting that creativity,
moving an idea to implementation, and troubleshooting ideas
to help guide a team through the
Course Objective: You
will identify how a creative team works and what your role
is as team
leader. You will explore how to lead a creative team from
idea to implementation and how to
troubleshoot problems in the innovative process.
Target Student: Any manager or team leader who wants to
guide a team of creative individuals
to maximum productive innovation.
Upon successful completion of this course, students will be
• manage the creative environment.
• examine the process of moving from idea to implementation.
Lesson 1: Managing the Creative Environment
Topic 1A: Support Creativity
Topic 1B: Manage a Creative Team
Topic 1C: Troubleshoot the Creative Environment
Lesson 2: Moving from Idea to Implementation
Topic 2A: Choose the Best Project for Implementation
Topic 2B: Refine Ideas
Topic 2C: Decide to Implement or Abandon an Idea
Topic 2D: Troubleshoot During the Implementation Phase