Course Description

Introduction to Creative Thinking Course

A high energy 1-day introduction of the theory and practice op Creative Thinking. We believe in ‘Learning by Doing’. You personal creativity will get a boost and you will learn how you can improve all parts of the Design Thinking proces and especially Ideation.

You will learn what the rules are for a strong brainstorm according to participants and process. You will practice several strong divergence tools to find new ideas and use different convergence technics to build concepts out of the ideas. So you will experience a complete brainstorm process and recognize what the tricks are to have control over Ideation as a facilitator.

Creativity has an aura of uncontrollability. At the end of this course you experienced the opposite. Creative Thinking is an effective process to solve problem statements for you and your team in daily working environment.

WHAT WILL YOU LEARN?

Part 1 Theory
A short introduction into Creative Thinking. What is it? What’s the difference with logical thinking? Can I compare it with CPS or SIT?

Part 2 Attitudes and Skills
There are two mayor attitudes about Creative Thinking: Defer Judgement and Be Expansive. These atittudes can be strengthened by the use of three skills: Imagination, Perception and Association. You will experience all these five elements throughout the training.

Part 3 Learning by Doing
On the basis of the process of Creative Thinking, you will experience a complete brainstorm. You will practice several strong divergence tools to find new ideas and use different convergence technics to build concepts out of the ideas.

This video gives you a glimpse on our Design Thinking Trainings with global companies:

We can also offer you a tailor-made coaching program designed around your specific team objectives to guide you through the DT process. Our DT professionals can come over to you, we are represented in over 25 countries, or you are most welcome to join us at our DT Academy Studio in Amsterdam. Please reach out to us for more information.

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Our main objective is to provide you with hands-on tools that you can use immediately the next day in your working environment.

Besides the training program you will be handed out a toolkit, certificate and access to the DT Academy Network virtual environment.

The end result is aimed at a transformation of the participants, knowledge of tools and methods, a deep understanding of the value of design, and professional & personal growth.

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