Leading with Critical Thinking, Creativity and Innovation

Cultivating the Workforce of the Future by Igniting Creativity

Course topic:

Leadership and Business

Format availability:

In-Person

Duration:

5 Days

Introduction to the course

Creativity isn't the sole domain of gifted artists but, in fact, a learnable skill that delegates can apply in creating innovative products and services and to every aspect of work-life processes and communications. By using creativity to the tasks and challenges you face in your work, you will begin to experience breakthroughs you never thought possible. You will feel confident that you are on the creative edge and can consider different sides of an issue while anticipating a broader range of possibilities. 

In this KC Academy Leading with Critical Thinking, Creativity & Innovation training course, you will discover how to build and expand your creative abilities and those of your team.

Participants will develop the following competencies:

  • Use effective communication to motivate creativity in your team
  • Help your team find creative solutions to workplace challenges
  • Come to accurate conclusions and decisions more often
  • Recognise and encourage creative people
  • Learn how to challenge assumptions and expand perceptions about situations

Course details

This training course aims to enable participants to achieve a high level of confidence in their ability to solve problems, think creatively and communicate their ideas confidently. Objectives for the week include:

  • Building a company culture that promotes innovation & creativity
  • Understanding and utilising the immense capacities of our brains create new ways of thinking, doing and being
  • Mastering creative ways to present your ideas confidently
  • Balancing logic and intuition to make more effective decisions
  • Overcoming creative blocks and challenging existing approaches to workplace issues
  • Develop flexible, innovative and well-motivated teams

This KC Academy training course will utilise various proven learning techniques to ensure maximum understanding, comprehension, and retention of the information presented. 

Attending this Leading with Critical Thinking, Creativity and Innovation training course will enable participants to use simple but highly-effective creative problem-solving and decision-making tools to better:

  • Align their efforts to achieve organisational goals and objectives
  • Build and develop their team's working style and processes
  • Enhance their team's commitment and achievement
  • Transfer the classroom learning directly to the workplace with immediate impact
  • Create a climate of innovation amongst their teams
  • Create ownership of complex problems and empower solutions

As a participant, you will learn to:

  • Consolidate the tools and techniques for thinking creatively
  • Make better decisions for solving problems innovatively and successfully
  • Learn a process for ensuring that your team contribute effectively
  • Enhance creative thinking in the workplace
  • Display the confidence to tackle complex issues courageously
  • Employ a comprehensive toolkit of approaches and techniques to ensure success in any situation

KC Academy's Leading with Critical Thinking, Creativity and Innovation training course is designed for all leaders; whether you are a team leader, department head or c-suite executive, our course is recommended for professionals who desire to enhance their creative abilities for a better workplace performance.

This training course is suitable for a wide range of professionals but will greatly benefit: 

  • Leaders and Managers
  • Supervisors and Team Leaders
  • HR Professionals
  • Team Members who require high levels of creativity and innovation in their jobs
  • Entrepreneurs and Freelancers

Daily Agenda

DAY 1:
Leadership – Igniting the Creative Spark in your Team
  • Big Picture Thinking – Why are we here? What are we trying to create?
  • The Big 5 P’s of Creativity – Philosophy, Place, People, Process and Product
  • Vision Boards – Harnessing the Power of Intention
  • Tapping into and Motivating Talent
  • Empowering Individual and Team Creativity
  • Harnessing the Power of Conflict and Differences
DAY 2:
The Creative Brain – Exploring Ways of Thinking
  • What is Creativity? What is Innovation?
  • Creativity and Self-Perception
  • Measuring Creativity
  • Divergent vs Convergence Thinking
  • Lateral Thinking
  • Left and Right Brain Roles in the Innovation and Creativity Process
  • Ways to Boost Your Creativity
DAY 3:
Creativity and Problem Solving Processes
  • An Overview of Different Problem Solving Processes
  • Methods of Analysis
  • How to Become a Creative Genius
  • Overcoming Creative Blocks
  • Mind Mapping – The Swiss Army Knife of the Brain
  • The Six Hat Approach
  • A Toolbox of Creative Thinking Methodologies
DAY 4:
Critical Thinking - Evaluating and Presenting Ideas
  • Insight and Intuition – Trusting your Gut
  • Logical and Intuitive Decision Making
  • Is this Practical? – A Checklist for Feasibility
  • Presenting Ideas through Metaphor and Analogy
  • The Power of Story Telling
  • The Power of Visuals in Presenting your Ideas
  • Overcoming Resistance to Change
DAY 5:
Creativity and Innovation in a Brave New World
  • Using Technology to Enhance Creativity
  • Spotting Trends and Setting Trends
  • Developing a Creative Working Environment
  • Develop a Culture of Creativity and Innovation
  • Learning from Successful Companies
  • Advice from the Best Creative Minds

Professional certificate & Accreditation

In this KC Academy Leading with Critical Thinking, Creativity & Innovation training course, you will discover how to build and expand your creative abilities and those of your team.

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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London
04-08 Sep 2023
Fee: $5,950
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