Creative and Lateral Thinking

What to do when you need to improve existing or create new from scratch?

About course

What to do when you need to improve existing or create new from scratch? How to find innovative solutions and make ideas relevant for the company and the client? For these and many other questions, we suggest finding the answer in the Creative and Lateral Thinking Development Program.

The topics covered by the program will help you discover how to practice your own creativity, how to help the team be more effective during brainstorming sessions and master idea-generation techniques. The program incorporates theory, tools, global examples of their use, and their application for the best learning experience.

We invite you to join the program and develop your ability to generate breakthrough and high-quality ideas for your work, business, and everyday tasks.

About course
Upon completion of this course you will be able to:
1
Activate on purpose your own creativity

 to develop unconventional solutions in life and work

2
Identify anti-innovative barriers

and stereotypical thinking when solving problems

3
Eliminate factors

that hinder idea generation and the development of a creative atmosphere within a team

4
Generate more ideas

 per unit of time using idea-generation techniques

5
Organize

and conduct brainstorming sessions more effectively

6
Daily develop

 and practice flexibility of thought and creativity

Creative and Lateral Thinking
We are ready to answer all your questions. If you want to know more about the admission process, double degrees,
enrollment process, etc., write to us by filling out the form below.

This course is part of the Thinking Development Modular Program, which also includes courses on Critical and Analytical Thinking and Systems and Design Thinking. By purchasing the modular program, you get access to all three courses with a 30% discount

Start: November 18, 2024

Duration: 1 week

Format: Live online sessions + individual assignments

Language of instruction: Ukrainian

Participation fee: $129

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Program structure

Module 1
Out-of-the-Box Thinking
  • Creative and Lateral thinking from theory to practical development.

  • Flexibility of thought: how to keep up with changes and trends.

  • Analyzing common ant-innovative barriers.

  • Practical examination of ways to overcome anti-innovative barriers

Module 2
Principles and Techniques of Idea Generation
  • Principles of individual and team idea generation techniques.

  • Thinking together: analyzing techniques for team idea generation, brainstorming, and creative meetings.

  • Combining: techniques based on combination and associations.

  • Visualizing ideas

Module 3
Idea Generation Techniques
  • Dividing: techniques based on analysis and decomposition of tasks.

  • Seeing differently: techniques for prompting consideration of situations from different angles.

  • Applying Technology: Tips on Using AI, Applications, and Tools for Idea Creation and Development

  • Challenge: How to Improve Ideas

About your instructor
Dr. Yuriy Bots, Dean, <br>School of Management, AUK
Dr. Yuriy Bots, Dean,
School of Management, AUK
Olha Shapovalova
Olha Shapovalova
Frequently asked questions
What is the language of instruction for this course?

The workshop will be conducted in Ukrainian, with additional materials provided for self-study in their original language (English and Ukrainian).

Are there any prerequisites for this course?

No, anyone interested can join the workshop.

What will be the learning process?

Throughout 3 online sessions, each lasting 2 hours, participants will receive not only theoretical foundations but also jointly review case studies and complete assignments to practice the material.

What kind of assignments will I have to complete?

Individual and/or group assignments and group case studies.

Will there be any additional materials provided after completing the course?

Yes, after completing the program, participants will receive a list of additional literature and information for further development.

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