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Creative Thinking

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  • I found the course to be interesting, educational and highly useful. Tracey J. C.
  • This class was awesome!!! Learned a lot of new concepts, that I use in my everyday life and can pass on to family and potential clients/customers. Shania N. B.
  • Easy to read, very informative. Bought a couple more courses for different subjects, excited to start them! Dakota M.

Course Overview

This course is a one-size-fits-all answer to fine-tuning your creative process and injecting innovative thinking into projects of all shapes and sizes.

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5 Modules

55 Lessons

Knowledge Checks

Digital Workbook

Certificate

Tutor Support

Course Value $550

Course Description

Get ready to kick start your creative thinking with some powerful creative tools (and a healthy sprinkling of inspiration!) A highlight of this course is an A-Z guide of practical activities to help you shake up your regular routine. Use these when you're stuck in a rut, or just to kick off a great brainstorm session! We have also included a series of Creative Exercises throughout the course to help you think outside of the box and get those creative juices flowing.

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  • MODULE 1 • 7 LESSONS

    INTRODUCTION TO CREATIVE THINKING


    • What is Creativity?
    • A Short History of Creativity
    • The Brain and Creativity
    • Genius and Eccentricity
    • Are You a Creative??
    • Think Like a Child
    • Creative Exercise: Free Writing

  • MODULE 2 • 9 LESSONS

    THE FUNDAMENTALS OF CREATIVE THINKING


    • Introduction to the Fundamentals of Creative Thinking
    • Know Your Purpose
    • Define Your Motivator
    • The Perfect Environment for Your Creative Flow
    • Set Aside Time
    • It's Okay to Make Mistakes
    • Enemies of Creativity
    • What It Takes to Achieve Creative Success
    • Creative Exercise: Randomize

  • MODULE 3 • 11 LESSONS

    GENERATING IDEAS


    • Introduction to Generating Ideas
    • Inspiration
    • Recalling Information
    • How to Generate Ideas (Part 1)
    • How to Generate Ideas (Part 2)
    • How to Generate Ideas (Part 3)
    • Brainstorming
    • Mindmapping
    • Dealing With Creative Block
    • Creative Exercise: Do the Opposite
    • Summary

  • MODULE 4 • 11 LESSONS

    BOOSTING YOUR CREATIVITY


    • Introduction to Boosting Your Creativity
    • A – 'A Change of Scenery' to 'Ask Your Dictionary'
    • B-Da – 'Be a Child Again' to 'Daydream'
    • De-Dr – 'Deprivation' to 'Dream Journal'
    • F-I – 'Follow the Creative Greats' to 'Invent Your Food/Drink'
    • K-P – 'Keep the Hot Parts' to 'Play Music'
    • Q-R – 'Quantity over Quality' to 'Role-Play'
    • S – 'Scribble' to 'Straight and to the Point'
    • T-U – 'Take Pictures' to 'Ultimate Paper Airplane'
    • W-Y – 'What You're Ignoring' to 'Your Imaginary Life'
    • Z – 'Zzz'

  • MODULE 5 • 12 LESSONS

    THE CREATIVE BUSINESS MINDSET


    • Introduction to the Creative Business Mindset
    • The Power of Ideas
    • Creativity in the Workplace
    • New Product Ideas
    • The Product Development Process
    • Thinking Outside the Box
    • Reshaping the Sales Process
    • Creative Strategic Alliances
    • New Markets and Opportunities
    • Fostering a Creative Work Culture
    • Creative Exercise: SCAMPER
    • Summary

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