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Innovative thinking is one of the top characteristics global businesses look for in their employees. Yet only 1 in 4 of us feel that our creativity is where we actually want it to be. Almost none of us has ever been taught how to be inventive. This course is based on an extraordinarily successful program that has been presented at over 70 top American universities.


This course does not involve any written exams. Students need to answer 5 assignment questions to complete the course, the answers will be in the form of written work in pdf or word. Students can write the answers in their own time. Each answer needs to be 200 words (1 Page). Once the answers are submitted, the tutor will check and assess the work.


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Course Credit: edX

Course Curriculum

Introduction and Problem
How Innovative Are You? 00:01:00
How you’ll become more innovative 00:04:00
Innovation defined 00:04:00
First Steps – The PIG 00:02:00
Next Steps: In MuD 00:02:00
Discussion of stop & thinks 00:05:00
What’s your problem? 00:03:00
Characteristics of Good Questions 00:02:00
Prying your problem from its box 00:03:00
Characteristics of Good Questions 00:04:00
Actionable problems 00:03:00
Giving your question a personality 00:02:00
Going deeper 00:02:00
Discussion of stop & thinks 00:03:00
Concept Review 00:02:00
Identify Frames and Metaphors; Groups
Frames Defined 00:05:00
Characteristics of Frames 00:04:00
Frames Grab You 00:00:00
Breaking Frames 00:04:00
Discussion of Stop & Thinks 00:03:00
Why join a group? 00:06:00
Getting the most out of a group 00:04:00
Group Operations & Culture 00:04:00
Special characteristics of innovative groups 00:03:00
Discussion of stop & thinks 00:04:00
Concept Review 00:02:00
Generate: Observation & Analogy
Observation 00:03:00
Observation is Complacent 00:05:00
Observational Biases 00:05:00
Analogy 00:03:00
Associative Hierarchies 00:04:00
Discussion of stop & thinks 00:03:00
Concept Review 00:01:00
Generate: Reorganization & Rearrangement; Lateral Thinking
Reorganization & Rearrangement 00:06:00
SCAMPER 00:05:00
Reversal 00:04:00
Dissection 00:05:00
Expansion 00:04:00
Discussion of Stop & Thinks 00:04:00
What is lateral thinking? 00:05:00
PO: Provocative Orientation 00:04:00
PMI: Plus, Minus, Interesting 00:04:00
APC: Alternatives, Possibilites, Choices 00:03:00
APC in process and design 00:03:00
Stepping Stone method: Getting outlandish 00:03:00
Discussion of stop & thinks 00:05:00
Concept Review 00:02:00
Meld & Dissemination
Convergence 00:05:00
Prototyping 00:02:00
Dissemination: Keenness for newness 00:03:00
Dissemination: Openness to change 00:03:00
Dissemination: Allowing change 00:02:00
Discussion of stop & thinks 00:06:00
Concept Review 00:02:00
Submit Your Assignment 00:00:00
Certification 00:00:00

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