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About the Course

In the expression “creative thinking”, the keyword is not creativity; the keyword is thinking. With the help of great philosophers, you will rediscover the art of thinking. To help leaders to be rigorous even without figures, great philosophers have lots of ideas. Managers are invited to rediscover the art of thinking. They should understand the role of mental models, realize the importance of cognitive bias, agree on clear definitions and efficient criteria etc. Creativity demands the ability to unshackle ourselves from conventional ways of thinking, to "think outside the box". But we need to go a step further. Once outside the box, we need to construct a new box or boxes (that is, new intellectual frameworks or models) to help us structure our thinking. Only once we have done so can we generate truly game-changing ideas....

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Feb 27, 2017

Very engaging and I appreciate the style of Luc's lectures, catering to both left and right brained people. Really loved all of the lectures and would like to take one of his classes in person!


Oct 5, 2019

I absolutely loved this course. It provides a toolkit to think about organisational strategy and can be useful for everyone working for an organisation, but especially for senior managers.

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By Sajith R C

Jun 19, 2020

A very intresting course about philosophy and how to think

By Priscilla B

Apr 16, 2020

I truly enjoyed this course and highly recommend to others

By Andre Z

Jun 1, 2016

Fresh new approach to change and the perception of change.

By Luis Z C

Aug 17, 2015

This course is amazing! Prof. Luc. is a fantastic teacher!

By Agnes J S

Feb 7, 2023

The best strategy for managers .Thanks to my professors.

By Ricardo T O

Feb 3, 2017

Fantistic performance of the distinguished Professor.

By sheikha

Nov 23, 2015

the best course, please bring Part 2 of this course.

By Diogo C d R

Sep 27, 2015

Fantastic...a punch in our undesrtand of perception!


Nov 23, 2023

I hope to get a grade in my peer review assignment.

By Lennis N

May 22, 2016

Very practical. So useful in the life. Recommended!

By Yannick T

Jun 2, 2017

A really interesting course with a lot of examples

By John P

Aug 18, 2015

One of the Best Courses. Please open PART II also.

By Sebastian I

Sep 7, 2016

Wonderful presented, meaningful and rich content

By Xavier H

Aug 27, 2015

That's a great MOOC giving keys in thinking

By Joshua T

Dec 14, 2015

very clear and relevant to everyday living

By Nikos F

Jan 9, 2018

Very interesting topic and well presented

By Oleksandr K

Sep 9, 2015

The best course I have currently passed!

By Alexandre R

Feb 11, 2018

amazing! Luc de Brabandère is the best

By Ana M G

Mar 7, 2016

Excellent! A joy to listen and learn!

By Damien

Feb 24, 2020

Great course around thinking concept

By María d C O R

Feb 13, 2018

Excelente y original.

Muchas gracias!

By Philippe P

Oct 9, 2015

Thank you for a challenging course.

By I m C

Sep 5, 2015

This course to much change my mine.

By Christian B

Aug 21, 2017

Amazing! Looking forward to Part 2

By Игорь

Aug 8, 2015

It's very good course for managers