Imagination is more important than knowledge. For while knowledge defines all we currently know and understand, imagination points to all we might yet discover and create. – Albert Einstein

To survive in this competitive market, people need to do everything they can to stand out and win or risk falling to the bottom. It is now clear that those who innovate and use creativity in their roles in just about any job stand to succeed while those who don’t use all the resources at their disposal may be overrun by others.

Course Objectives:
At the end of this training, participants should be able to:

Identify principles of creativity, innovation and serendipity to increase your productivity and imagination

Mind Map to increase your creativity, memory and knowledge capturing productivity

Approach creativity in a step-by step process and use proven practices to increase your inventiveness

Use several techniques to quickly create a large number of options and alternative solutions to your problem using a systematic approach

Use lateral thinking techniques and indirect approaches to increase your creativity

Find the root cause of problems efficiently using a systematic approach

Use the Six Thinking Hats technique to increase the efficiency of brainstorming sessions of any kind

Who should attend?
Anyone who needs to think creatively or look at a problem from different perspectives to be able to come up with new ideas quickly and on demand
Outline
Day one:

Exploring the Nature of Creativity

Basic Principles for Encouraging Creativity

Left-brain/Right-brain Thinking

The Thinking Mechanism of the Human Brain

The Efficiency of Brainstorming

Day two:

Facilitate The Innovation Process

Create a Safe Environment for the Exchange and Flow of  Ideas

Mind Mapping: the power and promise

Use the Six Thinking Hats Technique