Fueling creativity in today’s work environment has become increasingly complex. To remain competitive, your offerings need to be intentional, and your processes need to be innovative.
This program equips your key talent with proven creative problem-solving techniques – enriching their ideation output to create value and drive competitive advantage.
See how Unlocking Team Creativity works
This program benefits:
Learned skills and behaviors
Stimulate the creative process with curiosity and
divergent thinking techniques.
Create a safe environment where team members
feel comfortable contributing, failing, and learning.
Teach teams how to generate innovative solutions,
individually or together.
Cultivate an innovative mindset by equipping your middle managers with essential creative skills. Creativity leads to innovation, and innovation generates value.
Quickly turn ideas into innovation
and transform brainstorming
into business impact.
Boost efficiency by spending less
time on inefficient brainstorming and
more time on delivering results.
Build stronger teams to foster a
deeper connection between employee
ideation, innovation, and productivity.
Unlocking Team Creativity
4-week program – up to 15 learning hours
50 people working in 5 cohorts | Facilitator-led, situational learning
This program is based on CPS (Creative Problem Solving), an approach formalized by Alex Osborn and
Sid Parnes. It bridges the academic and business worlds of creative practitioners and innovation professionals. CPS is the source of many other approaches, including Design Thinking.
Developed with experts
A multi-field talent collective, with expertise in customer-centric agility and creativity.
4/4 Program and Facilitator satisfaction rating.
Curriculum and Modules
Key Learning Points and Outcomes
Program intro, Facilitator intro, learning goals, and expectations
|Week 1: |
Creativity around the table
The value of being methodical in creative sessions
Build a creative climate through creative stances
How to use icebreakers
The golden rules for creativity
|Week 2: |
Explore the creative challenge
Five questions to frame the challenge
Use mind mapping
Rethinking the creative challenge
From problem to creative challenge: three techniques
|Week 3: |
Utilize brain post-its
The process of reverse brainstorming
Using projective images
Four techniques to gather a variety of ideas and boost imagination
|Week 4: |
Turning ideas into solutions
Identify the hits and highlights
A method to enrich clusters
A framework for idea assessment and enrichment
Three techniques to transform ideas into solutions
|Program Wrap Up|
Program wrap up, impact
End of course survey
The Wiley CrossKnowledge advantage
Engaging content activities, developed
with renowned experts, delivered in a
proven learning design.
Your employees learn together with
their peers and within the context of
your organization, at scale.
One-on-one guidance and virtual
sessions packed with purposeful
interaction and peer-to-peer learning.