Course Syllabus

 

Course Description

Unleashing Your Creative Genius: The "Innovative Thinking" Odyssey

Step into the vibrant universe of "Innovative Thinking," a transformative course curated meticulously to unfurl the boundless power of your mind. We beckon you to a universe where convention meets creativity, where boundaries blur to birth brilliance. Over an immersive twelve-lesson journey, we challenge you to dismantle the familiar and embrace the extraordinary.

Every groundbreaking idea, every revolutionary product, and every industry-shifting service began as a flicker of thought in an imaginative mind. With "Innovative Thinking," we empower you to be the mastermind behind tomorrow's innovations.

Here's a glimpse of what awaits:

  1. The Innovation Landscape: Embark on a panoramic tour of the vast and varied world of innovation. Understand its multifaceted nature, from incremental changes to disruptive shifts.

  2. Innovation Ecosystems: Dive deep into what makes organizations breeding grounds for pioneering ideas. As a leader, be the torchbearer who illuminates the path to a culture that values and nurtures innovation.

  3. The Roadblocks Within: Often, the most formidable barriers to innovation are internal. Confront and conquer personal inhibitors that stifle creativity, ensuring you’re consistently at your innovative best.

  4. A Leader's Guide: Learn to infuse your leadership with an innovative spirit. Guide your teams, stimulate groundbreaking ideas, and build an environment where creativity is the norm, not the exception.

  5. Self-Discovery and Empowerment: Tap into the reservoir of your innate strengths, refining them to amplify your innovative capabilities. Discover pathways that resonate with your passion and drive.

  6. Innovation as a Way of Life: Innovation isn't just for the boardroom. Integrate it into every facet of your existence. From personal pursuits to professional endeavors, reimagine every journey with an innovative lens.

The post-course transformation promises to be palpable. With a rejuvenated mindset, you'll be poised to navigate challenges with newfound creativity. Your leadership will be characterized by an invigorating energy, propelling those around you towards higher echelons of achievement. And personally? Prepare to rediscover yourself, as you embrace change, challenge convention, and champion creativity.

Because at its core, "Innovative Thinking" isn’t just a course. It’s a clarion call to every dreamer, every leader, every individual. It's an invitation to break the mold, to redefine boundaries, and to etch an indelible mark on the annals of innovation.

Dare to dream. Dare to disrupt. Dare to define the future. Equip yourself with the formidable weapon of "Innovative Thinking" and architect a tomorrow brimming with potential. After all, greatness isn't just about reaching destinations; it's about charting paths unknown. Join us, and let's co-author the future!

 

  • Completely Online
  • Self-Paced
  • Printable Lessons
  • Full HD Video  
  • 6 Months to Complete
  • 24/7 Availability
  • Start Anytime
  • PC & Mac Compatible
  • Android & iOS Friendly
  • Accredited CEUs
Universal Class is an IACET Accredited Provider
 

Learning Outcomes

By successfully completing this course, students will be able to:
  • Define what innovation is.
  • Describe three main types of innovation.
  • Describe tools and exercises to increase innovation.
  • Recognize idea champions, idea incubators, new venture teams, and skunk works.
  • Summarize how to develop innovative thinking skills.
  • Describe ten ways to generate ideas.
  • Describe five ways to narrow down ideas.
  • Summarize steps to further refining ideas.
  • Determine key factors for an innovative organization.
  • Describe 15 barriers to organizational innovation.
  • Describe implementation and assessment of innovative ideas.
  • Demonstrate mastery of lesson content at levels of 70% or higher.
 
 

Assessment Guide

Assessment Points
Lesson 1 Assignment 1 points
Notebook Activity 1 points
Exam 1 11 points
Lesson 2 Assignment 1 points
Exam 2 10 points
Lesson 3 Assignment 1 points
Exam 3 10 points
Lesson 4 Assignment 1 points
Exam 4 10 points
Exam 5 10 points
Lesson 6 Assignment 1 points
Exam 6 10 points
Lesson 7 Assignment 1 points
Exam 7 10 points
Lesson 8 Assignment 1 points
Exam 8 10 points
Lesson 9 Assignment 1 points
Exam 10 10 points
Lesson 12 Assignment 1 points
Exam 12 10 points
The Final Exam 51 points
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