Module 1: Creative Identity
The Importance of Failure
Establishing and Building Character
Module 2: Idea Generation
Module 3: Idea Evaluation
Idea Evaluation Methods
Critical Problem Solving Techniques
Establishing What to do and How to do it
Module 4: Building a Creative Team
Creative Diversity Application
Team Formation in Organizations
Module 5: Inspiration and Research
Receiving advice and feedback
Finding out what others have done
Module 6: Creativity Metrics
8th Muda: Measuring Latent Creativity
Level and Style Metrics
Lag versus Lead Metrics
Module 7: Experiment Planning and Prototyping
Problem Solving Methods
Intelligent Fast Failure and Experimentation
Taking Full Ownership Creative Project
Module 8: CIC Synthesis and Reflection
What Is Creativity and Innovation?
Creativity and Innovation: A Breakdown
Know Your Creative Potential
Boost Your Creative Juices
Developing the Right Environment for Creativity
What Does a Creative Environment Look Like?
Build Your Creative Environment
Creativity and Innovation in Business
The Role of Creativity and Innovation in Business
The Birth of the Four Seasons: A Case Study
Where Does Creativity Fit Into the Problem-Solving Process?
Defining the Problem
Eight Essentials to Defining a Problem
Tie It All Together
Using the Power of Eight
Session Nine: Creative Techniques
The RAP Model
The Shoe Swap Technique
Walk A Mile
Using Mind Mapping
Map It Out!
Metaphors and Analogies
Make a Metaphor
Reverse It to Solve It
Bring on the Toys!
Draw It Out!
Encouraging Creativity In A Team
Plan It Out!
Act It Out!
The Stepladder Technique
The Slip Writing Technique
Putting It All Together
Nancy Clue and the Case of the Software Upgrade
Create Ideas and Choose Your Solution
Recommended Reading List
Pre- and Post-Assessment Answer Keys
Personal Action Plan