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Creative Thinking: Innovative Solutions to Complex Challenges, Short Course

  • Anytime
    Application Deadline
  • 2 days
    Duration

About

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.

You can study the Creative Thinking: Innovative Solutions to Complex Challenges program at Harvard University.

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

Who Should Enroll

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.

Detailed Programme Facts

  • Programme intensity Full-time
    • Full-time duration 2 days
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    On Campus

Programme Structure

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

Audience

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

Lecturers

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, and creativity. 

English Language Requirements

This programme may require students to demonstrate proficiency in English.

Academic Requirements

  • Proficiency in written and spoken English is required for participation in all Professional Development programs.
  • Participants are expected to have a bachelor’s degree or the equivalent work experience.

Tuition Fee

  • International Applies to you

    2850 USD/full
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 2850 USD for the full programme and a duration of 2 days.
  • National Applies to you

    2850 USD/full
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 2850 USD for the full programme and a duration of 2 days.
  • In-State Applies to you

    2850 USD/full
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 2850 USD for the full programme and a duration of 2 days.
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Living costs for Cambridge

  • 1814 - 3760 USD/month
    Living Costs

The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.

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