Creativity & Innovation Workshops for Business

Creativity & Innovation Workshops for Business2018-12-06T14:27:43+00:00

Unlocking creative potential is key to economic growth

Creativity is at the heart of innovation, and a crucial skill to master if you want to be future-proof.

Creativity & innovation workshops for business will give you and your team a language and structure for developing creativity skills and managing the innovation process, to help you create value for your customers. Learn a multi-disciplinary approach to creativity and innovation based on whole-brain thinking, and classic creative problem-solving.

Hands-on creativity & innovation skills training

  • Develop the mindset, skillsets, and toolsets of highly creative people in business, arts and science.
  • Discover your natural capacity for creativity through a range of hands-on activities that will appeal to both sides of your brain.
  • Explore some of the thinking strategies of innovators in business, art and science, and how you can apply these strategies to your everyday work.
  • Experiment with ideation tools that supersede traditional brainstorming in a fun, inspiring action-filled environment.
  • Develop your skills in idea-generation, problem-solving, collaboration and turning ideas into reality
  • Learn creative techniques you can apply immediately to your work, to help you innovate more effectively.

Topics include:

  1. Understanding the science of creativity
  2. Creativity principles and practices derived from business, art, and science
  3. Overcoming the tyranny of fear, perfectionism and criticism
  4. A whole-brain thinking approach to creativity and innovation
  5. Develop creativity and innovation skills: How to formulate ideas, evaluate ideas, create prototypes, test, and turn ideas into action
  6. Critical thinking skills: Using a whole-brain approach to thinking through problems, questioning prevailing wisdom, and discovering creative solutions
  7. Broaden your perspectives via whole-brain thinking
  8. Increase your adaptability through Improvisation
  9. A framework for creativity and innovation, based on classic creative problem-solving and design-thinking
  10. Developing Creative Leadership capabilities
  11. Creating a culture that fosters creativity, collaboration, and innovation
  12. How to inspire and engage your team in collaborative creativity
  13. Convince stakeholders to get onboard with your innovative ideas

 Takeaways

  • Create a language and a structure for developing creativity and innovation and managing the process
  • Develop the five discovery skills of high-performing innovators
  • How and where to find great ideas
  • Effective tools and techniques to help you discover opportunities, find the right problems, frame challenges, formulate ideas, evaluate ideas, create prototypes, test, and turn ideas into action
  • Get insight into what customers want
  • Develop a set of seed ideas creative solutions to your specific business challenges and strategies to implement these
  • Leverage your creative style(s) and increase your confidence in your creative abilities
  • Generate ideas that add value to your customers and organization
  • How to foster an innovation culture

Click here for ROI on creativity 

Feedback  from participants (from one week to one month after the workshop)

  • We all benefit from frameworks and approaches when we are learning a new skill or when we are trying to unleash or tap a nascent or atrophied skill.
  • One of the key takeaways was the importance of working in a small group versus alone
  • I can leverage some of the brainstorming techniques to help facilitate meetings more effectively — problem solving, solution identification. Also at home!
  • I won’t be afraid to bring up ideas. I will not always take the first solution that is presented… I will choose the best option instead. I will be more aware of the role creativity can play in solving problems and defining solutions.
  • Challenging the status quo is necessary to innovate and make our jobs easier.
  • Practising to make connections between two disparate things.
  • I learned to connect the dots and collaborate more with others to help with brainstorming.
  • Emotions are an equally effective source of creativity that is not often plumbed.
  • With a little time and effort, you can connect ideas that appear not to have a connection
  • The group is now more comfortable communicating and putting forward ideas. Definite team builder.
  • The “yes, and” session will be the most used tool in my job.
Contact us today
Get updates and exclusive content 
Close

*

Like what you just read?
--
Get updates and exclusive content straight to your inbox.
Your privacy is respected and you will not be spammed.
Close