Generating Creative and Innovative Ideas: Maximizing Team Creativity


Overview/Description
Target Audience
Expected Duration
Lesson Objectives
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Overview/Description
Is creativity within everyone's grasp? Does creativity come naturally within a team, or is this a skill that some learn and others don't? Like anything, creativity and innovation can flourish when cultivated with the right tools. This course discusses how to maximize team creativity. It explores the conditions in the work environment that help encourage team creativity, such as diversity among team members. In addition, it describes team methods for fostering creativity, including such techniques as brainstorming and role playing. Materials designed to support blended learning activities aligned with this course are available from the Resources Page.

Target Audience
Team leaders and any individuals on a team who want to cultivate the creative potential of their team

Expected Duration (hours)
1.0

Lesson Objectives

Generating Creative and Innovative Ideas: Maximizing Team Creativity

  • recognize characteristics that foster team creativity in a work environment
  • recognize the five steps for brainstorming creative ideas
  • facilitate a brainstorming session to generate ideas for a given situation
  • recognize how role playing helps teams generate creative ideas
  • Course Number:
    pd_09_a02_bs_enus