Certificate in Creativity & Innovation

Certificate Description
Because organizations must innovate to stay alive in today's highly competitive marketplace, organizations need employees who can channel their creativity and innovation toward organizational challenges and goals. This certificate program will first help you become re-acquainted with your own stores of creativity and innovation. Next, you are given a set of tools that allow you to leverage your creativity to identify and solve organizational problems. One activity asks you how you might look at a problem from a different angle to produce a more creative result; others walk you through the process of using analogies or replacement techniques to invent creative solutions to problems.
Each 3 to 5 hour, self-paced course offers an assortment of interactive exercises, videos, selected readings, case studies, and self-assessments that will engage you and help you apply your newly discovered creativity in the workplace.

Upon successful completion of all courses in this certificate program, you can download and print a Certificate of Completion.

Courses included in this certificate program are listed at the bottom of this page.

Key Features
  • Expert-supported
  • Mobile-friendly
  • Accessible Badge and
  • credit-awarding Games & Flashcards
  • Video content
  • Real-world case studies
  • Audio-enabled in app
Refund Policy
You may request a refund up to 5 days from the purchase date. The registration fee will only be refunded if less than 10% of each course in the certificate has been completed. Completion percentage can be viewed on the Course Progress page from within the course.

Notes
All courses in this certificate have an "Ask the Expert" feature, which submits your questions directly to an expert in the field you are studying. Questions are answered as quickly as possible and usually within 24 hours.

This course does not require any additional purchases of supplementary materials.

Learners must achieve an average test score of at least 70% to meet the minimum successful completion requirement and qualify to receive IACET CEU credit. Learners will have three attempts at all graded assessments.

Courses included in this suite
Creativity in Teams and Organizations

Innovation in Teams and Organizations

Introduction to Critical Thinking

Personal Creativity

Certificate Details

Courses may be taken separately, or as a certificate.

Courses:

  • Certificate in Creativity and Innovation

Dates:

  • Open Enrollment

Duration: 360 days

Time: Average of 18 online hours;

Total CPEs (ISC)2: 5 | Group A: 0 | Group B: 5
CEUs: 1.8 (Contact Hours: 18) | HRCI Credits: 15 (Specified - Strategic Business)

Location: Online

Certificate Fee: $249 USD

Code: 01-PRO-TR-ON

Creativity in Teams and Organizations

Spurring creativity in teams can be very challenging, but could also be the difference between a successful team and an unsuccessful one. This course looks at spurring creativity and innovation in teams and organizations. Drawing on the latest academic thinking, it outlines the key factors for creative teams. Further, the course focuses on tools and techniques designed to yield more productive thinking in collective settings. Participants learn about a number of targeted tools, including brainstorming, Discussion 66, Provocation, and others, to generate fresh thinking in smaller group settings and in their organizations.

  • Dates: Open enrollment
  • Duration: 90 days
  • Time: 5 hours
  • Location: Online
  • Course Fee: $79.00 USD
  • CEUs: 5 CEUs | 5 (ISC)2 CPEs
    Total (ISC)2 CPEs: 5
    Group A: 0
    Group B: 5
    IACET CEUs: .5
  • Code: 01-PRO-TR-ON

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Innovation in Teams and Organizations

Innovation can make or break an organization in terms of its ability to win and keep customers. This course looks at innovation in corporations and the public sector. It reviews the latest academic thinking on innovation, including Clay Christensen's seminal thinking on disruptive technology and the proper response to the disruption. Further, it explores some of the internal responses to the need for creativity, including idea champions, idea incubators, new venture teams and skunk works, and the process of moving from innovation to commercialization. This course also covers some of the more successful corporate innovators as a way of illustrating the principles of effective innovation in large organizations.
  • Dates: Open enrollment
  • Duration: 90 days
  • Time: 3 hours
  • Location: Online
  • Course Fee: $79.00 USD
  • CEUs: .3 CEUs
    IACET CEUs: .3
  • Code: 01-PRO-TR-ON

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Introduction to Critical Thinking

Critical thinking is an intellectual model for reasoning through issues to reach well-founded conclusions. It may be the single-most valuable skill that one can bring to any job, profession, or life challenge. Being able to ask the right questions, critique an argument, and logically dissect an issue occur constantly in the workplace and our lives. This introductory-level course is designed to help learners define and identify critical thinking and reasoning skills and develop those skills.
  • Dates: Open enrollment
  • Duration: 90 days
  • Time: 7 hours
  • Location: Online
  • Course Fee: $95.00 USD
  • CEUs: .7 CEUs
    IACET CEUs: .7
  • Code: 01-PRO-TR-ON

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Personal Creativity

This course addresses Personal Creativity. Through tools and exercises drawn from Adrian Brown's book, Creativity & Innovation, it seeks to help unlock the creativity within individuals. By stimulating creativity through various techniques (mind-mapping, DO-IT, SCAMPER, right and left brain thinking) participants learn to tap into their personal creativity and apply it to organizational challenges. Chapters of the book are included in the course as PDF downloads. No additional purchase is necessary.
  • Dates: Open enrollment
  • Duration: 90 days
  • Time: 90 days
  • Location: Online
  • Course Fee: $79.00 USD
  • CEUs: .3 CEUs
    IACET CEUs: .3
  • Code: 01-PRO-TR-ON

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