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Course Description

Design Innovative Solutions at Work: From Concept to Reality

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

Notes

Will be replacing: BUS 612 Cultivating Innovation in your Organization

Applies Towards the Following Program(s)

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Type
Online Synchronous
Days
F
Time
8:30AM to 4:30PM
Dates
Feb 24, 2023
Schedule and Location
Hours
7.0
Delivery Options
Course Fees
Fee Before GST non-credit $389.00
Instructor(s)
  • Marsha Meller
Reading List / Textbook

No textbook required.

Section Notes

Classes are held online in real time (Mountain Time) at the specified time and dates.

This course uses:

  • Desire2Learn (D2L), an online learning management system. The instructor will post your course outline and other materials in D2L.
  • Zoom web conferencing software.

For more information, please visit our Online Learning Resources.

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

Students unfamiliar with online learning are encouraged to take our free Digital Skills for Learning Online course.

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.

Type
Online Synchronous
Days
T
Time
8:30AM to 4:30PM
Dates
Jul 11, 2023
Schedule and Location
Hours
7.0
Delivery Options
Course Fees
Fee Before GST non-credit $389.00
Reading List / Textbook

No textbook required.

Section Notes

Classes are held online in real time (Mountain Time) at the specified time and dates.

This course uses:

  • Desire2Learn (D2L), an online learning management system. The instructor will post your course outline and other materials in D2L.
  • Zoom web conferencing software.

For more information, please visit our Online Learning Resources.

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

Students unfamiliar with online learning are encouraged to take our free Digital Skills for Learning Online course.

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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