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Leadership, Critical Thinking & Innovation

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Code Course Title Venue Date Fees Join Now
MG05 Leadership, Critical Thinking & Innovation Kuala Lumpur - Malaysia, 20181224 24 - 28 Dec 2018 $4,500 Register
MG05 Leadership, Critical Thinking & Innovation Bangkok – Thailand, 20190114 14 - 18 Jan 2019 $4,750 Register
MG05 Leadership, Critical Thinking & Innovation Dubai - UAE, 20190630 30 Jun - 04 Jul 2019 $3,750 Register
MG05 Leadership, Critical Thinking & Innovation Vienna - Austria, 20190916 16 - 20 Sep 2019 $4,750 Register
MG05 Leadership, Critical Thinking & Innovation Los Angeles – USA, 20191111 11 - 15 Nov 2019 $5,950 Register

COURSE OVERVIEW

Success of an organization and its leaders typically rest upon how managers and staff understand the psychological influences and process of thinking, an “out of the box” kind of thinking that they make. Since it is crucially evident that the employees are a very important dimension in the success of an organization, the challenge is to turn them from “clock watchers” to a critical and creative workforce that can give the organization a competitive edge.

This course helps delegates to see, think, and act differently to get better results. Participants will develop a deeper appreciation of their creative and innovative thinking skills and will be able to apply these to the work environment by understanding how to use creative ‘critical’ thinking and then apply these for decision-making and communication that delivers concrete results.

IMPORTANT FEATURES

The important features of the Leadership, Critical Thinking & Innovation training course are:

  • Everyone can be creative by applying the techniques
  • Different creative techniques, along with cases and examples
  • Real cases of how other organizations applied them successfully
  • Relationship between creativity and work culture

LEARNING OBJECTIVES

Participants in the Leadership, Critical Thinking & Innovation training course will:

  • understand the critical, analytical and creative thinking
  • learn techniques for becoming more critical, analytical & creative & apply these to help self and organization improve
  • understand how we think
  • examine the obstacles towards organization greatness
  • pick up hints on the psychology behind people’s hesitation
  • learn to empower

TARGET AUDIENCE

This Leadership, Critical Thinking & Innovation training seminar is intended for all leaders – supervisors, professionals and executives who are required to handle various issues and challenges. This training course is also recommended for all professionals who are stuck in a conventional approach, and who are keen to learn more about critical thinking and creativity for better workplace performance.

TRAINING METHODOLOGY

This highly practical and results-oriented program is based on adult learning concept. The facilitator will give plenty of input and then help participants to make sense of the themes through discussion and practice. It incorporates short inspiring demonstrations, role play and much practice to enhance learning. There will be ample time for Q&A, discussions with ‘return to work’ action planning. The course will reinforce key concepts within an inspiring and engaging learning environment.

Pre & Post course assessments will be used to measure the effectiveness of this training.

COURSE CONTENTS

DAY 1 –Understanding your Creativity

  • Description:

    On day one the course will cover differences in various modes of creative thinking, along with examples, and how these can impact leadership

  • KeyTopics:

    • Understand how creative thinking works
    • Creativity and the leader’s personality
    • Creative flexibility for effective leadership
    • Importance of perception
    • Challenging assumptions
    • Creativity and the holistic leader

DAY 2 – Generating Creativity in Leadership

  • Description:

    On day two the course will cover the impact of our ability to adapt and proactively lead others to visionary results.

  • KeyTopics:

    • Getting in the right mindset: openness to adapt
    • The creative leader: whole brain thinking
    • Understanding change through others eyes
    • Minimizing resistance to change and innovation
    • Distinguish stages of the creative process
    • Recognizing mental blocks

DAY 3 – Unleashing Corporate Creativity

  • Description:

    On day three the course will cover alignment of leadership strategies with process, systems and employees and how to use this successfully

  • KeyTopics:

    • Business alignment
    • Self-initiated activity
    • Unofficial activity
    • Serendipity
    • Diverse stimuli
    • With-company communication for leaders

DAY 4 - Implementing Creative Leadership

  • Description:

    On day four the course will cover environment which either hinders or gives rise to creativity

  • KeyTopics:

    • Practicing creativity at work
    • Using creative techniques: SCAMPER
    • IDEAL problem solver
    • Innovative leadership
    • The Judge and the Kid
    • Encourage a creative work climate

DAY 5 – Innovative Teamwork

  • Description:

    On day five the course will cover relationship between creativity, attitude, and psychological contract with employees to see how these can form enormous advantage if applied well

  • KeyTopics:

    • Communication and teamwork
    • Sharing information in teams
    • Developing creative potential in teams
    • Understanding creative people and encouraging creative individuals
    • Learning Experiences
    • Action planning for the return to work

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