Creative & Innovative Management

Course Properties

Course date: 24-09-2017
Course End Date: 28-09-2017
Location Cairo

Course Objective:

        At the end of this training, the participants will be able to:
         • Emphasize the concept that creativity is not necessarily proportional to formal education, experience, age, background,

            position etc.
         • Explain the importance of “Problem Definition”.
         • Encourage the use of innovative tools and methodologies in problem-solving.
         • Identify and ensure the development of capabilities and breakthrough methodologies necessary 
to support innovation in

             the strategic framework of the organization.
         • Support an environment where creativity, innovation and continuous learning are valued as a strategic advantage for

             improving productivity, cost and client satisfaction.
         • Identify and integrate new ideas for process improvements across businesses, areas and /or functions.
         • Provide support, coaching and recognition to individuals and teams to generate and apply new ideas addressing

            problems for product and service improvement.
         • Treat failed ideas as learning and growth experiences contributing to progress.


Who Should Attend:

     This course is intended for professionals and leaders to encourage and manage innovation at work.


Course Contents:  

  • Understanding your creativity

  • Creativity & your personality

  • Understand and use personality styles as a management tool

  • Creative flexibility to manage effectively

  • Importance of perception


  • Maximizing our perceptual ability

  • Creativity and the Holistic Model

  • Generating Creativity

  • Understand how creative thinking works

  • Developing Openness to new ideas


  • The Creative Mind: Whole Brain Thinking

  • Distinguish stages of the creative process

  • Recognize what makes excellent creative thinking

  • Identify and understand the creativity in others

  • Setting the context of creativity and innovation


  • What is currently happening in organizations?

  • Why is there a need for change?

  • What is creativity and in novation, and why are they important?

  • The role of leadership in transforming organizations

  • Understanding creativity and innovation in relation to your preferred behavioral style


  • Encouraging a creative climate at work

  • Releasing creativity at work

  • Fostering creativity

  • Incubating ideas

  • Challenging assumptions


  • Creativity for business breakthroughs

  • Sharpen your creative thinking: Metaphors & Analogies

  • Developing Creativity and Innovation

  • The role of organizational culture in determining levels of creativity and innovation

  • How to develop a creative and innovative culture


  • Why do so many people feel uncomfortable with the concept of creativity?

  • Models of creative thinking

  • Understanding the creative process

  • How do we think, and how should we think?

  • The characteristics of creative people


  • Creative problem solving

  • Using SCAMPER to boost creativity

  • Hands off’ and ‘hands on’ techniques for developing creativity

  • How to radically improve the SWOT analysis

  • Systems Thinking and rich pictures


  • Other creative problem solving techniques

  • Blockers and enablers of creativity

  • Establishing a Creative Organizational Culture

  • Understanding organizational change, and the steps to making it a success

  • Motivating yourself to support a creative environment


  • Motivating other people to embrace and support creativity and innovation

  • The skills in giving and receiving feedback

  • The ‘Innovation Diffusion Game’

  • Why creativity fails, and how leaders can prevent this

  • Innovative Leadership


  • Innovative leadership and Emotional Intelligence

  • The social and personal competencies of Emotional Intelligence

  • Using coaching techniques to support creativity and innovation

  • The importance of effective communication in the leadership role

  • Leading assertively


  • Creativity and innovation as components in developing a learning organization

  • Analyzing priorities for your leadership development