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Programme: Professional Development
Course: Creative thinking & Problem solving

Who is this course for?


This course is suitable for all staff who are seeking to generate fresh ideas, inspire others and seek creative solutions to support innovation in the workplace for improved results and goal attainment.




This is an energising and interactive course which will help you to develop creative skills in order to meet the many challenges that the organisation faces both at strategic and operational levels.  You will learn some of the tools and techniques needed to support creativity in the workplace.



By the end of this course you will


  • Define and distinguish between creativity and problem solving
  • Create the time and space at work for creative thinking
  • Distinguish between first and second stage thinking
  • Identify the origins of your own creativity and that of others
  • Develop key characteristics in leading a creative team
  • Know how to use ‘play’ to create an appropriate mindset for creative thinking
  • Identify different creative thinking techniques and apply them to problem solving
  • Identify and apply the various stages of creativity and problem solving
  • Assess the feasibility of your idea before selling that idea to others

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