Creative Leadership and Innovative Management
- The workshop uses a methodology based on principles of guidance and counseling to achieve specific learning objectives.
- It incorporates group exercises and case studies to enhance participants’ acquired knowledge.
By the end of the course, participants will be able to:
- Describe the relationship between effective leadership, creativity, and innovation.
- Apply self-awareness techniques to unleash their creative instincts.
- Teach, guide, and support others in developing self-awareness skills necessary for creativity.
- Create the right environment that nurtures and enhances creativity and innovation in others.
- Use various techniques and tools to generate creative and innovative ideas.
- Supervisors, managers, team leaders, project leaders, and anyone interested in adopting a creative approach in the workplace.
- Individuals seeking to solve problems, initiate new initiatives, or formulate and implement change initiatives.
- Anyone interested in learning more about developing their creative potential and enhancing their innovative capabilities.
- Creativity, innovation, and leadership.
- Understanding different leadership styles in the business world.
- Reliable and effective leadership.
- Common misconceptions about leadership.
- Definition of innovation and creativity.
- Intelligence vs. creativity.
- Understanding the brain’s hemispheres: right and left.
- Lateral thinking.
Boosting Your Creative Brain:
- Understanding “self” and emotional reactions.
- Emotional reactions based on protection.
- Childhood experiences.
- Cultural and societal programming.
- Understanding emotions.
- The impact of habits on behaviors and thinking.
- Harnessing habits.
- Vertical development.
- Horizontal development.
- Stages of vertical development.
- Self-leadership/identity leadership.
- Leaders who produce other leaders.
Enhancing Team Members’ Creativity:
- Selecting the right team members.
- Happiness as a motivator for creativity.
- Positivity and gratitude.
- Ideas and the need to control them.
- Distinguishing between my reality and my ideas.
- Cultural constraints.
- Other influences.
- Guidance principles in fostering creativity and innovation.
- Resistance to change.
- Understanding change.
- Taming internal resistance to change.
- Characteristics of innovative leadership.
Creating the Right Environment for Creativity and Innovation:
- Establishing the right environment.
- Fear as a creativity inhibitor.
- Learning from mistakes and failures.
- Understanding employees’ perspectives.
- Improving employees’ creativity and innovation skills.
- Employee maturity level.
- Adjusting and adapting your approach.
Tools for Creativity and Innovation:
- Facilitating brainstorming sessions.
- Work process review matrix.
- Lateral thinking.
- Random stimulation techniques.
- Four thinking methods.
Presenting Your New Ideas and Gaining Necessary Support:
- Evaluating and refining innovative ideas.
- Analyzing risks and cost/profit considerations.
- Anticipating objections.
- Influencing decision-makers through creating a business presentation.