This module is part of the full training track: Grow Your Innovation Capacity. This track focuses on developing your innovation mindset, training you to be able to run a full innovation process from business challenge to customer-centric solution, equipping you with the right tools to support you. For more information about the full track click here.

ONLINE MODULE

CREATIVE THINKING

Get to know the power of design thinking and be able to use it to solve your company’s challenges in a human-centered and meaningful way.

START DATE

7 January, 2021

FORMAT

4 interactive online sessions

INVESTMENT

€ 1.595,-

CERTIFICATE

UMIO | Maastricht University

LEARNING OBJECTIVES

In this four-week online training module, you will learn to effectivively and efficiently work form problems to meaningful solutions.

In short, this module empowers you to

WORK FROM CHALLENGE TO CONCRETE PROBLEM DEFINITIONS THAT SET THE FRAMEWORK FOR IDEATION
Before jumping to solutions, it is important to make sure you set the right focus and know what you are designing a solution for.

GENERATE MORE ÁND MORE INNOVATIVE IDEAS
By exploring a wide angle of solutions, building on a variety of ideation techniques.

SELECT THE OPTIMAL SOLUTIONS
from the user perspective (desirability) ánd the organization's persepective (feasibility and viability).

MAKE YOUR IDEA MORE CONCRETE
by rapid prototyping

EMBED
the structured creative problem solving process, tools and templates within you organisation. After this course you can facilitate colleagues with useful templates and a structured way of approaching problems and finding solutions.

OUR APPROACH

If you definition of online learning is a series of boring video lectures, you are mistaken. This learning journey will be a multidimensional, interactive and inspirational rollercoaster!

We work with academic and field experts. Each of our online modules is packed with a range of tools (e.g. Zoom.us, MIRO, Canvas) and a multitude of exercises and interaction moments to optimise the learning effect.

SESSION 1 (START) | 3 HOURS | 7 JAN 2021

DESIGN SPACE

From Business Challenge to Design Challenge – creating a framework for ideation

SESSION 2 | 3 HOURS | 14 JAN 2021

IDEA GENERATION

A structured ideation process with creative thinking techniques

SESSION 3 | 3 HOURS | 21 JAN 2021

IDEA SELECTION

Make your ideas more concrete by rapid prototyping. Selecting the best ideas from the Customer’s perspective, ánd organisational perspective.

SESSION 4 | 3 HOURS | 28 JAN 2021

EMBEDDING

Applications and facilitation of process, tools and techniques in your organization.

SELF-PACED ONLINE LEARNING (4 hours per week)

In our online learning platform you get access to the course material. Here you will have access to several videos, specifically recorded for the module. These videos you will need to watch before the start of each session. In addition you will get access to reading material specifically selected for the module and you will get assignments to perform before the start of the online sessions.

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TARGET GROUP

Do you want to move forward, challenge the status quo, and constantly improve yourself and your business? Do you feel the urge to innovate but are you struggling to find out how? Are you being held back by your organisation’s processes or culture?

If you want to be up to date with the newest methods and tools to innovate and really make an impact, this track might just be something for you!

GET IN TOUCH

Would you like to find out if this online course fits your personal learning needs? Or do you have specific questions about the upcoming edition?

 

Don’t hesitate to reach out. I’m happy to offer you further information and advice!

Dominique Meyers UMIO 600x400

DOMINIQUE MEYERS

Project Manager, Coach and Trainer

T  +31 6 483 56 255
E  d.meyers@maastrichtuniversity.nl

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