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    Module 1: The concepts of creativity and innovation

    What is creativity & what is innovation? Creativity is not just a natural talent; it is also a skill that everyone can develop and learn.

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    Module 2: Organizational structure (business model), the creative process and governance for innovation

    What is the role of organizational structures in SMEs innovation? When meeting the right culture, a business model can embed and enable innovation.

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    Module 3: Creating a culture of innovation

    What is culture? Why is it important? How to create it? A creative culture doesn’t need to be expensive; it can take time, commitment and leadership, but once it is in place, it can be made self-sufficient.

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    Module 4: Maintaining a culture of innovation

    How can an organisation keep the desired innovation culture going? Innovation is a long-term approach and an organization that wishes to reap the benefits needs to nurture, maintain and evaluate it regularly.

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    Module 5: Application of creativity to the work tasks

    What is “design thinking” and “creative problem solving” and can we apply these to work tasks? Creativity is not a rocket science. We constantly apply creativity in our everyday lives without even noticing it.

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    Module 6: Creative workplace management

    What is creative workspace and how can we set up and manage it? Creative people work in creative environments. And creative environments make people create.

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    Module 7: Innovation leadership

    How to enable innovation in a team and what is the difference between the leader and the manager? The key to find what’s new, what’s better, and what’s next, lies in the use of innovative thinking and the leadership that supports it.

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    Module 8: Technology as an enabler of innovative ideas

    How can we identify and select appropriate web-based technologies and tools for facilitating the innovation process in a company? The spread of digital technology in the information age has given birth to a new way of doing business – social business – an organization where people connect, communicate, share, and interact online in pursuing common business goals.

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    Module 9: Designing of organization innovation plan

    Is there a step-by-step guidance to help us make our work place more innovative? If you want to maximize creativity of the ideas you develop and ensure the best ideas are implemented, you need an innovation plan.

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    Module 10: Reference to other creativity and innovation tools

    Are there any tools supporting creativity we can refer to? You don’t need to reinvent the wheel. There are many tools supporting creativity out there that you can use.

 

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