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Approx. 12 hours to complete
English

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Syllabus - What you will learn from this course

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Week
1

Week 1

4 hours to complete

What is Creativity?

4 hours to complete
12 videos (Total 137 min), 5 readings, 1 quiz
12 videos
Course introduction video20m
Definition of creativity10m
A first encounter with the ZiZoZi method11m
Test your creativity: Torrance Creativity Test5m
Self-test your ‘discovery’ and ‘delivery’ skills8m
The Imagination Elevator – a story you won’t believe9m
Widening the range of choices – the Zoom in/Zoom out/Zoom in framework8m
ZiZoZi in action: Stories to inspire & aspire15m
More ZiZoZi stories18m
How to build your creativity ‘muscles’13m
Summary of Week One; Preview of Week Two12m
5 readings
Syllabus10m
Grading and Logistics10m
Social Media10m
Lecture slides - What is Creativity?10m
Additional Materials10m
1 practice exercise
"What is Creativity?"30m
Week
2

Week 2

2 hours to complete

Zoom in, Zoom out, Zoom in

2 hours to complete
10 videos (Total 88 min), 1 reading, 1 quiz
10 videos
Case Study: How Thomas Edison lit up the world10m
Zoom out: Collecting wild ideas9m
Zoom out: Benchmarking as a key tool8m
Is it innovative to borrow and adapt?5m
How to challenge basic assumptions?12m
Zoom in: Choosing the best of many ideas7m
Managing the tradeoff between delivery and discovery5m
Creativity everywhere: All the time, everyone, everything7m
Case studies12m
1 reading
Lecture slides - Zoom in, Zoom out, Zoom in10m
1 practice exercise
"ZiZoZi" Quiz30m
Week
3

Week 3

3 hours to complete

Creativity in practice

3 hours to complete
10 videos (Total 84 min), 1 reading, 1 quiz
10 videos
Sharpening observation skills8m
Empathic Discovery (Leonard & Rayport, “Spark Innovation Through Empathic Design” HBR Nov-Dec 19977m
The Role of Failure In Achieving Success8m
Zoom Out: Collecting data through direct observation6m
The IDEO approach7m
Zoom In: Taming Wild Ideas6m
How to sell your ideas6m
How to be creative In large organizations (Intrapreneurship)8m
What is YOUR story? Building powerful narratives. Case Studies13m
1 reading
Lecture slides - Creativity in practice10m
Week
4

Week 4

3 hours to complete

Reinventing yourself

3 hours to complete
10 videos (Total 101 min), 1 reading, 2 quizzes
10 videos
What Scholars Know about Creativity: Research you can use21m
On Being Walter Mitty. Is creativity fun, or painful?5m
Life take two: On reinventing yourself and your career9m
Secrets of Einstein, da Vinci and Edison18m
Humble masterpieces: Stories of creative breakthroughs8m
More Masterpieces: Creativity in Action7m
Ideas proposed by students for the 7 Challenges8m
Torrance Test for Creative Thinking: Have you improved?2m
Course summary: What have you learned? What have you implemented? How have you changed?6m
1 reading
Lecture slides - Reinventing yourself10m
1 practice exercise
"Reinventing Yourself" Quiz30m

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