In this course, the student learns techniques for improving the flexibility and originality of their thinking and explores approaches used by managers and organizations to create and sustain high levels of innovation. Topics include personal thinking preferences; everyday creativity and eliminating mental blocks; creative thinking techniques; idea selection approaches; teaming techniques for creativity; conditions that promote creativity; design for interaction; disruptive technologies; and intellectual property. The course uses fun hands-on activities to stimulate innovation.
School of General Education
3 hours of lecture per week