Course Description

Solving problems, offering creative solutions and using resources more effectively can give you a competitive edge in today's workplace. Creativity and innovation are critical to the labour force as workers re-tool and companies shift to fill the needs of a diversified economy.

Explore a range of methods, techniques and various approaches to develop creative thinking and problem-solving. Discover practical tools that encourage creativity and idea generation within the workplace.

Course Details

Upon completing this course, successful students will be able to:

  • Identify approaches to kick-start creative thinking
  • Magnify the ability to innovate and create novel solutions
  • Examine the idea generation process and the different aspects within the ideation stage
  • Discover a framework for creative problem-solving and how to use different stakeholders in the process
  • Use practical tools for innovation and idea generation

Topics of Instruction

  • Design thinking approach
  • Strategies to building creative capacity at work
  • Innovation tools


Will be replacing: BUS 612 Cultivating Innovation in your Organization

Applies Towards the Following Certificate(s)

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Apr 05, 2022 to Apr 12, 2022
Delivery Options
Course Fees
Fee Before GST non-credit $389.00
Reading List / Textbook

No textbook required.

Section Notes

This course uses Desire2Learn (D2L), an online learning management system. The instructor will post your course outline and other materials in D2L. For more information about D2L, please visit our Online Learning Resources.

Please note there are mandatory live sessions included in this course.

We will update this page and notify all registered students as soon as the dates and times of the Zoom sessions are confirmed. 

To fully participate in the live sessions you will need to have access to a reliable headset with microphone.

Unless notified, all online courses are available at 9 am MT the day before the start date. Students who register on (or after) the start date will receive access within one day of registration.

Unless otherwise stated, notice of withdrawal or transfer from a course must be received at least seven calendar days prior to the start date of the course.

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