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Why Choose this Training Course?
Creativity isn’t the sole domain of gifted artists, but in fact a learnable skill that can be applied not just in creating innovative products and services, but to every aspect of work life processes and communications. By applying creativity to the tasks and challenges you face in your work, you will begin to experience breakthroughs you never thought possible. You will feel confident that you really are on the creative edge and able to consider different sides of an issue while anticipating a broader range of possibilities.
In this PetroKnowledge Leading with Critical Thinking, Creativity & Innovation training course, you will discover how to build and expand your creative abilities and those of your team.
Participants will develop the following competencies:
Use effective communication to motivate creativity in your team
Help your team find creative solutions to workplace challenges
Come to accurate conclusions and decisions more often
Recognize and encourage creative people
Learn how to challenge assumptions and expand perceptions about situations
What are the Goals?
This Leading with Critical Thinking, Creativity and Innovation training course aims to enable participants to achieve a high level of confidence in their ability to solve problems, think creativity and communicate their ideas confidently. Objectives for the week include:
Building a company culture that promotes innovation & creativity
Understanding and utilizing the immense capacities of our brains create new ways of thinking, doing and being
Mastering creative ways to present your ideas confidently
Balancing logic and intuition to make more effective decisions
Overcoming creative blocks and challenge existing approaches to workplace issues
Develop flexible, creative and well-motivated teams
Who is this Training Course for?
This PetroKnowledge Leading with Critical Thinking, Creativity and Innovation training course is designed for all leaders - supervisors, professionals and executives who are required to handle various issues and challenges. It is also recommended for professionals who desire to enhance their creative abilities for better workplace performance.
This Leading with Critical Thinking, Creativity and Innovation training course is suitable to a wide range of professionals but will greatly benefit:
Leaders and Managers
Supervisors and Team Leaders
Team Members who require high levels of creativity and innovation in their jobs
Entrepreneurs and Freelancers
How will this Training Course be Presented?
This Leading with Critical Thinking, Creativity and Innovation training course uses self-assessment questionnaires, models, practical exercises, case studies, presentations and group discussion to develop creative thinking and innovative decision making skills. The use of participants’ own real work situations adds reality and enhances transference of learning. This is a non-threatening environment which will allow participants to practice safely techniques they will then transfer to the workplace.
What does the organization gain by sending their employees on this course? Attending this Leading with Critical Thinking, Creativity and Innovation training course will enable participants to use simple but highly-effective creative problem-solving and decision-making tools to better:
Align their efforts to achieve organizational goals and objectives
Build and develop their team’s working style and processes
Enhance their team’s commitment and achievement
Transfer the classroom learning directly to the workplace with immediate impact
Create a climate of innovation amongst their teams
Create ownership of complex problems and empower solutions
As a participant, you will learn to:
Consolidate the tools and techniques for thinking creatively
Make better decisions for solving problems innovatively and successfully
Learn a process for ensuring that your team contribute effectively
Enhance creative thinking in the workplace
Display the confidence to tackle complex issues courageously
Employ a comprehensive toolkit of processes and techniques to ensure success in any situation
Day One: Leadership – Igniting the Creative Spark in your Team
Big Picture Thinking – Why are we here? What are we trying to create?
The Big 5 P’s of Creativity – Philosophy, Place, People, Process and Product
Vision Boards – Harnessing the Power of Intention
Tapping into and Motivating Talent
Empowering Individual and Team Creativity
Harnessing the Power of Conflict and Differences
Day Two: The Creative Brain – Exploring Ways of Thinking
What is Creativity? What is Innovation?
Creativity and Self-Perception
Divergent vs. Convergence Thinking
Left and Right Brain Roles in the Innovation and Creativity Process
Ways to Boost Your Creativity
Day Three: Creativity and Problem Solving Processes
An Overview of Different Problem Solving Processes
Methods of Analysis
How to Become a Creative Genius
Overcoming Creative Blocks
Mind Mapping – The Swiss Army Knife of the Brain
The Six Hat Approach
A Toolbox of Creative Thinking Methodologies
Day Four: Critical Thinking - Evaluating and Presenting Ideas
Insight and Intuition – Trusting your Gut
Logical and Intuitive Decision Making
Is this Practical? – A Checklist for Feasibility
Presenting Ideas through Metaphor and Analogy
The Power of Story Telling
The Power of Visuals in Presenting your Ideas
Overcoming Resistance to Change
Day Five: Creativity and Innovation in a Brave New World
Using Technology to Enhance Creativity
Spotting Trends and Setting Trends
Developing a Creative Working Environment
Develop a Culture of Creativity and Innovation
Learning from Successful Companies
Advice from the Best Creative Minds
On successful completion of this training course, a PetroKnowledge Certificate will be
awarded to the delegates
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