Innovation, Creativity, and Breakthrough Thinking

Essential Skills for Today's "More-with-Less" Environment

Class Summary

(based on last 3 sessions)

Now more than ever, individuals and organizations must rely on innovation skills to survive and thrive. In this one-day program, you’ll learn powerful tools and techniques used by top creativity experts everywhere for dealing with the challenges of today’s “more-with-less” environment.

PRO495 0.60 0.50 0.53
One 8-hour session
Quinn McDonald

Anyone interested in increasing individual or team innovation skills.

  • Creative ideas and innovative solutions.
  • Breakthrough thinking and “out-of-the-box” approaches.

By the end of this program, you will be able to:

  • Explain what is meant by innovative thinking and why it is a critical competency in today’s workplace.
  • Identify the benefits of visual literacy.
  • Express ideas both visually and verbally.
  • List common barriers to innovation.
  • Outline the innovation process.
  • Apply powerful innovation tools and techniques.
  • Help establish a culture of creativity and innovation in your workgroup or organization.
  • Innovation Defined
  • Innovation and the Creative Problem Solving Process
  • Six Ways to Create a Culture of Innovation (article)
  • Building an Innovative and Creative Culture
  • Managing Your Inner Critic
  • Enroll Your Inner Hero
  • Adding Visuals to Innovation
  • Diagramming Notes
  • Attitude Matters in Problem Solving
  • Innovation and Problem Solving
  • Evaluating the Ideas
  • Resources