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Beginner Level

Approx. 19 hours to complete
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What you will learn

  • Understand what creative thinking techniques are

  • Comprehend their importance in tackling global challenges as well as in everyday problem-solving scenarios

  • Select and apply the appropriate technique based on the opportunity to seize or the problem to tackle

Skills you will gain

Creative ThinkingProblem SolvingCreativityBrainstorming
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Syllabus - What you will learn from this course

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Week
1

Week 1

3 hours to complete

Introduction to the Principles of Creativity

3 hours to complete
4 videos (Total 7 min), 8 readings
4 videos
Levels of Creativity3m
Creative Environments1m
Creative Environments - Part 233s
8 readings
Welcome to the course10m
Course Structure and Syllabus10m
Type of Assessments and Grading Policy15m
About Imperial College London and the Team10m
How to Be Successful in this Course10m
Glossary and Helpful Resources10m
Inspirational Reading10m
Recycled plastic will soon be the only choice10m
Week
2

Week 2

3 hours to complete

Creativity Tools

3 hours to complete
2 videos (Total 4 min), 8 readings, 2 quizzes
2 videos
Brainstorming2m
8 readings
Creativity Tools10m
Top 6 Brainstorming Techniques10m
The Principles of Brainstorming10m
Flip chart10m
Post-it10m
Alphabet Brainstorming10m
Brainwriting10m
Grid Brainstorming10m
2 practice exercises
Knowledge Check: Creativity Tools20m
Knowledge Check: Grid Brainstorming20m
Week
3

Week 3

3 hours to complete

Thinking Styles

3 hours to complete
4 videos (Total 11 min), 5 readings, 3 quizzes
4 videos
Principles of various thinking styles3m
Design Thinking4m
Different Thinking Styles in Practice1m
5 readings
Introduction10m
Taking an Evidence Based Approach10m
Design Thinking - Concrete Canvas10m
Design Thinking - Omlet10m
Design Thinking - Farewill10m
2 practice exercises
Taking an Evidence Based Approach20m
Knowledge Check: Thinking Styles15m
Week
4

Week 4

4 hours to complete

Morphological Analysis

4 hours to complete
2 videos (Total 9 min), 3 readings, 3 quizzes
2 videos
Group Application of Plot Line MA4m
3 readings
Introduction10m
Group Application10m
Morphological Analysis applied to Plot Line10m
1 practice exercise
Knowledge Check: Morphological Analysis20m

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