Creativity and Facilitation

Course Description

Like in problem solving, all professionals have the ability to improve their creativity skills. Explore what creativity is and how using simple techniques and tools can improve your creativity skills. This class will demonstrate how project managers, as group facilitators, may effectively use these skills to improve problem solving with their teams.

Course ID: DEF 4516P
Course Format: Classroom

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CRN Start date End date Format Location Cost
14192 Nov 18, 2014 Nov 20, 2014 Classroom Atlanta, GA $1,495
15206 Apr 7, 2015 Apr 9, 2015 Classroom Atlanta, GA $1,495
16316 Apr 19, 2016 Apr 21, 2016 Classroom Atlanta, GA $1,495
17016 Apr 18, 2017 Apr 20, 2017 Classroom Atlanta, GA $1,495

Special Discounts

GTRI employees are eligible for a discount on this course.  If you are a GTRI employee, please go to https://webwise.gtri.gatech.edu/talent-management/training-development and look under “GT Professional Development” for a coupon code to use when checking out.

Note: Coupon codes must be applied during checkout and cannot be redeemed after your checkout is complete. Only one coupon code can be used per shopping cart.

Prerequisites

Who Should Attend

Project managers who must faciliate creativity and problem solving in teams

How You Will Benefit

  • Discuss the psychology of creativity.

  • Explore the basics of cognitive neuroscience and its impacts on creativity and problem solving.

  • Identify strategies for creative problem solving.

  • Determine effective methods for facilitating and fostering group creativity.

  • Identify and practice using tools to improve individual and group creativity.

Content

  • Psychology and neuroscience of creativity

  • Tools and techniques for individual creativity

  • Tools and techniques for facilitating group creativity

  • Group creativity and facilitation case study

Materials

Provided

  • Notebook with lecture notes
  • CD-ROM of reference material

For Course-Related Questions

Please contact the course administrator: Jack Zentner, Ph.D.

Instructors