Innovation and Creativity

Innovation and Creativity

Innovation and Creativity focuses on techniques for improving the flexibility and originality of the thinking process and will explore approaches used 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. Students will be expected to play an active role in learning through class exercises, class discussions, and presentations about real (or planned) innovations in organizations.