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About the Course

In today’s ever-growing and changing world, being able to think creatively and innovatively are essential skills. It can sometimes be challenging to step back and reflect in an environment which is fast paced or when you are required to assimilate large amounts of information. Making sense of or communicating new ideas in an innovative and engaging way, approaching problems from fresh angles, and producing novel solutions are all traits which are highly sought after by employers. This course will equip you with a ‘tool-box’, introducing you to a selection of behaviours and techniques that will augment your innate creativity. Some of the tools are suited to use on your own and others work well for a group, enabling you to leverage the power of several minds. You can pick and choose which of these tools or techniques suit your needs and interests, focusing on some or all of the selected approaches and in the order that fits best for you. The practical approach of this course enables you to acquire an essential skill-set for generating ideas, with plenty of: - Fun e-tivities and exercises; - Practical lectures and tips; - Video representations of the techniques in action. By the end of this course you should be able to: - Pick a type of brainstorming you think will be useful to apply to a challenge - Use alphabet brainstorming in tackling a challenge - Use grid brainstorming in tackling a challenge - Use a morphological chart to synthesise a solution to a challenge - Use the TRIZ contradiction matrix to identify recommended inventive principles - Apply SCAMPER to a range of challenges The greatest innovators aren’t necessarily the people who have the most original idea. Often, they are people- or teams- that have harnessed their creativity to develop a new perspective or more effective way of communicating an idea. You can train your imagination to seize opportunities, break away from routine and habit, and tap into your natural creativity. Join this course and our community of practitioners in CREATIVITY!...

Top reviews

OE
May 29, 2020

I enjoyed this course right from the start. The videos are relatable and exciting as so were the reading exercises to get a better knowledge of how to think and easy, fast steps to get to those ideas.

JM
May 24, 2020

An excellent course for a systematic exposure of some interesting and widely used creativity tools! Thanks for increasing the awareness and confidence to use them in professional and personal domains!

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By Aja S

Jul 19, 2020

good.

By Punithan N

Jun 8, 2020

good

By Koustav M

Jun 5, 2020

good

By ARTHANARISWARAN R

May 8, 2020

well

By Shoaib R

Apr 28, 2020

Good

By vinit j

Apr 9, 2020

done

By Vilde Y F

Feb 18, 2021

I really enjoyed a lot of this course, lot's of fun techniques and thinking styles that I didn't know, and will use myself.

However some of the assignments were impossible to turn in as there was no way of submitting the needed files. We had to go to the forums and discuss alternative ways of submiting our assignments, which just led to a lot more work than needed.

By Andres C

Oct 17, 2020

el curso no ofrece todos los videos y actividades en español. es dificil para mi proseguir pues lo abandono en la 5 sema ya que no comprendo Bien el ingles.

By Nafis F

May 3, 2020

Learnt New Things

But the course could have been shorter

And the application examples could have been easier

Overall good course.

By Kerk P H

Aug 21, 2020

Due to some unforeseen circumstances, I have to withdraw from the course, may I know how to do it?

By Sherry V G

May 5, 2020

Videos are very less. Only readings. It would be better if the videos were more elaborate

By Anees R C

Apr 17, 2020

Course is good. I couldnt find the free certificate link

By Ramon R

Apr 3, 2021

learning materials are too short. Disappointing course

By Mehrab m

Jun 15, 2020

Good !

But teacher speed on some subjects was fast.

By Patrick O

Jun 11, 2020

Some good parts, some very fiddly annoying parts.

By Jeremiah D

Jan 10, 2021

It can too technical as the course processes...

By Mohan G

May 24, 2020

i have learnt so many thinks in this course

By Martha O

May 16, 2020

Let's have PDFs we should work on, to Doc.

By Siti Y

May 28, 2020

It’s good to take extra knowledge

By Maria W

Nov 7, 2020

Great

By khandyana m 1

Mar 26, 2021

nice

By Pratiksha N

Jul 2, 2020

Good

By Ram B

May 21, 2020

nice

By Rupa S -

Apr 11, 2020

GOOD

By Raghav B

Jul 10, 2020

I didn't personally like the course, it provides different ways to organise thoughts,but the examples were uninspiring.