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Harvard DCE

Creative Thinking – Innovative Solutions to Complex Challenges

Sep 18—19, 2019
2 days
Cambridge, Massachusetts, United States
USD 2850
USD 1425 per day
Apr 1—2, 2020
2 days
Cambridge, Massachusetts, United States
USD 2850
USD 1425 per day

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Description

The most successful executives are inspiring leaders, smart strategists—and creative thinkers. Across every business function, creativity is central to solving complex problems, developing new strategies, facilitating innovation, and driving change within the organization.

This two-day program focuses on how to build a competitive advantage by fostering a creative culture that sparks inspiration, collaboration, and innovation. As you examine the creative process at work in real-world business scenarios, you will learn how to craft innovative solutions to complex business problems. The program also features a team exercise that puts your new skills and creative mindset to the test as you tackle a critical challenge facing your company.

PROGRAM BENEFITS

  • Solve business problems and make better decisions through creative thinking
  • Gain practical tools for incorporating creative thinking into day-to-day processes
  • Harness your team’s collective abilities to produce innovative solutions and strategies
  • Approach business challenges with greater confidence and achieve better results
  • Learn how to implement and manage the creative process across all domains

TOPICS COVERED

  • Fostering a culture that values, nurtures, and rewards creative solutions
  • Implementing a methodology that overcomes barriers to innovative thinking
  • Reframing problems, making new connections, and challenging assumptions
  • Using questions to brainstorm and solve business problems more effectively
  • Generating, testing, and enhancing new ideas, strategies, and techniques

Who should attend

This program is ideal for general managers, functional leaders, or consultants who want to:

  • Design innovative solutions to tough business challenges
  • Improve their decision making by developing a creative mindset
  • Lead change management initiatives with greater confidence
  • Strengthen their team’s creative problem-solving skills
  • Spark brainstorming and collaboration across all functions

Experts

Anne Manning is a founding partner of Drumcircle, an insights and innovation firm, and an Innovation Fellow with Encore.org. She brings over 25 years of experience working with senior executives at Fortune 500 firms, providing counsel in strategy, marketing insights, communications, innovation, a...
Susan Robertson is an innovation strategist, facilitator, trainer, and keynoter. Some of the world’s largest corporations call on Susan to consult with them on innovation initiatives, strategy, and culture. Her work includes designing innovation discovery processes, facilitating ideation sessions...

Next dates

Sep 18—19, 2019
2 days
Cambridge, Massachusetts, United States
USD 2850
USD 1425 per day
Apr 1—2, 2020
2 days
Cambridge, Massachusetts, United States
USD 2850
USD 1425 per day

How it works

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