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  • Chemists
  • Marketing Specialists
  • Pharmacists
  • Customer Care Reps
  • Entrepreneurs

100% online

Start instantly and learn at your own schedule.

Flexible deadlines

Reset deadlines in accordance to your schedule.

Approx. 20 hours to complete

Suggested: 3-5 hours/week...

English

Subtitles: English, Chinese (Simplified)

Syllabus - What you will learn from this course

Week
1
3 minutes to complete

Welcome to CIC!

2 videos (Total 3 min)
2 videos
Bring Friends to CIC!1m
Week
2
4 hours to complete

CIC Mindset & Innovation Toolbox

9 videos (Total 23 min), 2 quizzes
9 videos
Idea Journal4m
Wild Mind2m
Mind Warping1m
8th Muda3m
Life as Continuing Experiment3m
Bold Acts of Defiance Exercise35s
Change2m
Shoe Tower Assignment44s
Week
3
9 hours to complete

Understanding Creative Diversity

9 videos (Total 42 min), 4 quizzes
9 videos
Creative diversity7m
Creative Style Estimation Exercise1m
Creative Divergence5m
Ideation Evaluation Techniques4m
The Paradox of Structure3m
Critical Problem Solving Process4m
SAP Design Thinking Jam6m
Creative Diversity Application5m
Week
4
5 hours to complete

CENTER Model

7 videos (Total 32 min), 2 quizzes
7 videos
Entrepreneurship6m
OwNership2m
Tenacity4m
Excellence3m
Relationships3m
Life Ring Assignment5m
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Top reviews from Creativity, Innovation, and Change

By PCSep 1st 2015

An awesome course with good explanations and tasks.\n\nAt the end of the course, it enabled me to think the other way that I usually do not do on looking at any object.\n\nThank you team.

By ADMay 15th 2016

It is an amazing course which will truly boost your creativity, help you interact better and bring about change in society. The assignments in this course are also fun-filled! :)

Instructors

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Dr. Kathryn W. Jablokow

Professor
Engineering Design and Mechanical Engineering
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Dr. Darrell Velegol

Distinguished Professor of Chemical Engineering
Department of Chemical Engineering
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Dr. Jack V. Matson

Professor Emeritus
Department of Enviromental Engineering
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Elizabeth Kisenwether

Assistant Professor
Engineering Design

About The Pennsylvania State University

Founded in 1855 as Pennsylvania's only land-grant university, The Pennsylvania State University combines academic rigor with a vibrant campus life. A nationally recognized Research-I institution, Penn State teaches students to be leaders with a global perspective. Supporting not only the citizens of our Commonwealth, Penn State engages in collaborative activities with industrial, educational, and agricultural partners in the United States and abroad to generate, disseminate, integrate, and apply knowledge that is valuable to society....

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