The learning objectives of the course “Creativity, innovation and change” are
- Becoming more effective and resourceful problem solvers
- Ability to spot problems and devise smart solutions
- Creativity skills
- Self-assessment skills
- Ability to accept and deal with ambiguity
- Learn how to use both divergent and convergent thinking
Participants practice the art of clarifying – asking the right questions, ideating – getting rid of the inner naysayer, developing – building and testing solutions until getting to sustainable solutions, implementing – convincing others that your idea has value, creative mindset with a lot of trial and error practice, and cultural norms breaking and self-reflection on mental models.
The course is executed in close co-operation with the “SRI innovation – creating what customers want” -course. Also, participants work closely together with companies on various challenges and tasks.
The course starts September 12th and ends December 19th, 2014, and is 15 ECTS.