Creativity in Teams and Organizations

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Spurring creativity in teams can be very challenging but could also be the difference between a successful team and an unsuccessful one. This course looks at spurring creativity and innovation in teams and organizations. Drawing on the latest academic thinking, it outlines the key factors for creative teams. Further, the course focuses on tools and techniques designed to yield more productive thinking in collective settings. Participants learn about a number of targeted tools, including brainstorming, Discussion 66, Provocation, and others, to generate fresh thinking in smaller group settings and in their organizations.

Learning Outcomes
Explain the connection between creativity and innovation
Outline the five factors for creative teams
Use team creative tools such as brainstorming, Discussion 66, anonymous idea generation, and visioning
Explain the importance of diversity in team creativity
Describe techniques for prototyping new ideas
Explain how to overcome creative barriers for teams and organizations
Describe ways to make teams and organizations more open to creativity and innovation


Estimated length of course: 5 hours

Course completion deadline: 90 days after registration

Purchase $125 / Non-Member

Creativity in Teams and Organizations