Making creativity and innovation happen
Making creativity and innovation happen

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Making creativity and innovation happen

Learning outcomes

After studying this course, you should be able to:

  • understand different perspectives on why creativity matters

  • consider cognitive aspects of creativity and how personality and individual differences might contribute

  • explore ways in which individuals can enhance their own creative potential

  • appreciate how organisational factors such as culture, leadership, diversity and structure can both help and hinder creativity and innovation

  • appreciate how organisations can be more strategic in their approach to creativity and innovation, including the use of creative swiping and other practices.

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