The Pennsylvania State University
Creativity, Innovation and Transformation
The Pennsylvania State University

Creativity, Innovation and Transformation

Taught in English

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Dr. Kathryn W. Jablokow
Dr. Darrell Velegol
Dr. Jack V. Matson

Instructors: Dr. Kathryn W. Jablokow


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16 hours to complete
3 weeks at 5 hours a week
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There are 4 modules in this course

Welcome to Creativity, Innovation, and Transformation (CIT). CIT requires a unique mindset. In this module, we will introduce you to the CIT mindset and to Intelligent Fast Failure (IFF) as a powerful tool for innovating. First, you will learn how to alter the way your brain works to produce ideas in the process called Mind Warping. Next, you will act to change your life and the world around you by fully using your own uniqueness. Finally, you will do what is considered impossible starting with little or no knowledge and few resources. Easy, right? Try it and see!

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9 videos2 peer reviews

Welcome to the world of creative diversity! In this module, you will discover that creativity comes in many different shapes and sizes, each of which is equally important in solving the world’s problems. Specifically, you will learn about four key variables that define and describe creative diversity, including your creative style and your creative level. You will also learn how creative diversity impacts the ideas you generate and how you make use of them, as well as how to recognize and appreciate the creative diversity of others around you.

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9 videos2 peer reviews

In this module, you will learn about the 6 practices of the CENTER model, which stands for Character, Excellence, owNership, Tenacity, Entrepreneurship, and Relationship. Each practice will move you closer to realizing the ideas you are generating and developing using the tools you’ve learned so far! To top things off, you will design your Life Ring with a partner and take your first action steps toward projects and ideas you are passionate about.

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7 videos2 peer reviews

How do you get from routine living to a transformation path? In this module, you will be introduced to Transformation through a set of concepts such as the importance of play, dynamic tricky mix, dark nights, VUCA, innovation as a moral imperative, and happy accidents. These playful and applicable concepts offer practical ideas in dealing with present and future personal, local, and global challenges.

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7 videos1 peer review


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Dr. Kathryn W. Jablokow
The Pennsylvania State University
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