Leading Creatively

Embracing the Innovative Models of Modern Leadership Thinking

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5 Days

Introduction to the course

This Leading Creatively training course will allow us to keep up-to-date with the latest leadership methods for innovation, creativity and entrepreneurial thinking'. It challenges outdated ideas and preconceptions of traditional leadership. Through innovative and transformational models and techniques, you will be guided and coached to maximise your own and your team’s creative potential. The days of heroic management belong in the past; it is an era of development, involvement, and staff empowerment. The modern-day leader needs a new tool kit to ensure their department flourishes in this highly competitive work environment.

The emphases of this exciting and thought-provoking training course are communication, flexibility, versatility, vision, involvement, and creative thinking. You will be encouraged to think outside the box, expand your comfort zone, and challenge and embrace new ideas and concepts. You will also be taught the crucial methodology of identifying possible pitfalls, traditions and conflicts that could prevent you from transferring your newly acquired skills to the workplace.

This Leading Creatively training course will highlight:

  • Create opportunities for innovative styles of thinking and leadership
  • Creative profiling tools to identify people’s differing personality types
  • How best to create and communicate a compelling vision
  • Techniques to harness the creative power of the team for the next generation.
  • Facilitation tools to develop others’ creativity in new and exciting ways

Course details

At the end of this training course, you will learn to:

  • Create your personal leadership brand to inspire and create innovation.
  • Select appropriate techniques for your self-discovery and advancement.
  • Demonstrate innovative methods for harnessing others’ creative potential
  • Communicate your vision through multiple sensory, refreshing, and engaging ways
  • Explore the outer limits of group creativity

This highly interactive training course uses various learning approaches, including experiential group activities, individual visioning exercises, and syndicate discussions.

This encourages you to hear, see, and feel for yourself the power of the creative mind. Short informal inputs introduce the underpinning theory of creativity, leadership, and high-performance teamwork.

A key part of the learning process is sharing the differing work and life experiences participants bring to the table. It offers an opportunity to experiment with novel and sometimes challenging techniques within a safe and creative environment.

Successful modern organizations are constantly investigating new ways of lifting their profile in the global marketplace through: 

  • Linking creativity and innovation to organisational performance
  • Creating leaders at all levels can develop and communicate a shared vision
  • Training leaders who can engage and motivate their teams
  • Focusing on long-term organisational and customer needs
  • Increasing effectiveness through more effective use of teamwork
  • Leaders with focus on actions and outcomes not theory

You will benefit from this Leading Creatively training course by: 

  • Creating a clear sense of personal and professional vision of the future
  • Aligning and building coherent personal values
  • Enhancing levels of personal self-confidence
  • Become stronger in dealing with challenging team in work
  • Establishing opportunities for networking
  • Sharing ideas which will provide a further catalyst to personal growth

This Leading Creatively training course is designed for individuals who are responsible for driving company growth by creating or eliciting new ideas and paradigms. Alternatively, you may be stuck with your own ‘logical’ career journey and seeking an opportunity to explore beyond its boundaries.

  • Team Leaders
  • Directors
  • HR Professionals
  • Senior Management Professionals
  • Heads of Department
  • Finance Directors

Daily Agenda

DAY 1:
Unlocking Creative Solutions
  • The Art and Science of Creative Leadership and Key Principles
  • Creative Leadership Reality Assessment and Unlocking Creativity
  • Bridging Leadership and Management for Fostering a Creative Environment.
  • Decoding Our Brain's Creativity: Our Brain Function
  • Myths of Creativity and challenge the traditional Limitations of the Rational.
  • Embracing Divergence and Divergent Approaches to Problem-solving and Letting Go of Logic
  • Thinking Modes: Convergent and Divergent Modes: The Einstein Model.
DAY 2:
Breaking Through Creative Barriers
  • Navigating the Sigmoid Curve and - Lifecycle Model
  • Continuous Improvement and Breakthrough Step Change Concept.
  • Self-reflection and Alignment and Personal Goal Alignment/
  • Innovation and Adaption and Personal Preferences for Creating Meaning
  • Using the Nudge Principle and Understanding Attitudes to Risk.
  • Balancing Brainpower: Left- and Right-brain Thinking, encouraging a holistic approach to creative problem-solving.
  • Modern Case Studies of Creativity: Uber, Apple and Instagram.
DAY 3:
Crafting a Vision with Creativity Thinking
  • Diverse Thinking for Innovative Solutions – an Introduction
  • The Six Thinking Hats methodology for Diverse Thinking Styles,
  • Understanding and Communication JoHari's Window
  • The Business Planning Process & Creating a Vision: Selling your Ideas.
  • Team Dynamics and Culture Participants and Harnessing the Power of the Team
  • Organisational Culture on Innovation: Implementing Change
  • Letting Go of the Ego and Working with Different Creative Preferences.
DAY 4:
Communicating Vision with Innovation and Promoting Your Ideas
  • The Creative Process Unveiled and The 7 Step Creative Process,
  • Presenting Ideas with Minto Model: A Roadmap from Inspiration to Implementation.
  • Effective Communication and Presentation Techniques Models
  • Inspiring Change Sessions on Viral Visioning, Authenticity and Trust, and Creativity Tools, Techniques and Strategy.
  • Leadership Reimagined: on Letting Go of the Vision and Leading without Directing, challenging conventional leadership paradigms.
DAY 5:
Implementing Creative Change
  • Driving Motivation and Overcoming Barriers: Beyond the Hierarchy of Needs
  • Overcoming Organisational Barriers to Creativity and Change.
  • Fostering a Culture of Innovation by Nurturing a Learning Environment
  • Building Consensus and Engagement Through Personality Profiling and Building a Creative Consensus
  • Leading Through Transformation and Engaging Stakeholders Creatively
  • Influencing and Motivating: Through Persuasion Science.

Professional certificate & Accreditation

The modern-day leader needs an entirely new tool kit to ensure their organisation thrives in this highly competitive work environment, and this KC Academy training course will equip them with the skills to lead creatively and contribute to organisational success.

Frequently Asked Questions

There are no prerequisites. Our courses are open to students of all backgrounds who are 18 years of age and older. All courses are conducted in English. Video lectures include English subtitles and the option to slow-down, pause, or replay lectures for better retention. Discussion boards are a critical component of each of our courses; therefore, we suggest students have a conversational knowledge of English when pursuing a Certificate of Completion. For any of the art writing courses, students need to be 100% proficient in written English.

You should have an up-to-date web browser such as: Chrome, Safari, Firefox, or Internet Explorer. For more detailed information, please see the guides for supported browsers and basic computer specifications. Our Online Courses can be accessed on a mobile or tablet device, although we strongly encourage you to have access to a desktop or laptop computer and reliable internet connection for certain course components. Former students have told us it is easiest to read discussion threads and complete written assignments on a laptop or desktop computer.

Registration is available on our website. Just follow these simple steps: Click the “Apply Now” button in the top right corner of your screen. Select “Online Courses.” Choose your course(s). You will be asked for basic contact information and your credit card payment. We require full payment at the time of registration and all tuition is billed in US dollars. Be sure to check with your bank or credit card company, as your financial institution may charge a foreign transaction fee.

Our classes are kept small, at no more than 30 students, to better facilitate and encourage personalized interaction with the instructor and fellow participants. Your classmates come from all over the globe and contribute their global perspectives and experience. Some are currently working within the arts while others are just beginning. All classmates share in their passion for the art world.

It is recommended that you begin your course promptly. If you do need to start the course a few days late, contact your instructor as soon as possible after the course has opened to discuss your options. Registration closes on the Friday after the course begins.

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