Innovation & Creativity

  • 5 Courses | 1h 39m 4s
  • 8 Books | 34h 56m
  • 10 Audiobooks | 43h 50m 14s
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Innovation and creativity are critical to achieving growth. Foster these skills in your organization.

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Building Innovation Cultures and Leaders
Innovating is the only way to adapt and keep speed with the pace of change in today's business world. Building and supporting an innovative culture is the responsibility of leaders and employees across organizational hierarchies and is aided by an effective change management process. In this course, you'll learn about business innovation cultures and types of innovation leadership. You'll also learn about the importance of experimenting, managing change, and executing a project. Finally, you'll learn how to attract and nurture innovation in your organization.
8 videos | 22m has Assessment available Badge Certification PMI PDU
Developing a Team of Creative Gurus
In this course, you will learn techniques for developing a team of "creative gurus" - team members who excel at generating innovative ideas. You will learn ways to assemble your team, generate creative ideas, overcome barriers to team creativity, and foster a creative workplace.
6 videos | 26m has Assessment available Badge Certification PMI PDU
Unleashing Personal and Team Creativity
Believe it or not, everyone has the potential to be creative. If you're struggling to express your ideas, then something is getting in the way. But with the right approach and techniques, team leaders can provide a safe space that encourages brainstorming, innovating, and creative thinking. In this course, you'll learn about characteristics of creative people, how to overcome personal barriers, and how to foster team innovation in a work environment. It describes personal barriers to creativity and how to overcome them and provides strategies for enhancing creativity in the workplace. It also outlines key requirements for promoting creativity and explores techniques for fostering creativity in teams.
7 videos | 22m has Assessment available Badge
Verifying and Building on Creative Ideas
You might not describe yourself as a creative person, but everyday activities - like problem solving or spotting opportunities - rely on your creative thinking and innovation. Originality is key, but your ideas also have to work within real-world constraints. In this course, you'll learn about the different stages of innovating and techniques for verifying the workability of your ideas. You'll also discover guidelines and techniques for building on and testing an idea, such as brainstorming. The course outlines when to use research and simulations to check the workability of an idea, and it discusses ways to build on ideas effectively.
6 videos | 18m has Assessment available Badge
Expert Insights on User Research
It has never been more important to engage and learn from your users and luckily, it has never been easier. Learn from Deb Mills-Scofield on collecting user research and designing user-interface experiments to solve their pain points.
4 videos | 8m available Badge
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BOOKS INCLUDED

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Radical Product Thinking: The New Mindset for Innovating Smarter
This book offers refreshing solutions to the shortcomings of our current model for product development; be prepared to toss out everything you know about a good vision and learn how to measure progress to create revolutionary products.
book Duration 3h 19m book Authors By R. Dutt

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EMPOWERED: Ordinary People, Extraordinary Products
By tackling the reason why most companies fail, this book shows you how to become the leader your team and company needs to not only survive but thrive.
book Duration 5h 40m book Authors By Marty Cagan

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Smart Cities, Smart Future: Showcasing Tomorrow
In crisp language and sharp detail, this strong and compelling book explains why smart cities are powerful forces for positive change and describes the impact of smart city projects on people in towns, cities and nations around the world.
book Duration 3h 33m book Authors By Cornelia Lévy-Bencheton, Mike Barlow

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Agile Innovation: The Revolutionary Approach to Accelerate Success, Inspire Engagement, and Ignite Creativity
Offering insights that are highlighted in 11 detailed case studies illustrating the world's best innovation practices at top companies, this authoritative guide combines the best of Agile with the world's leading methods of Innovation to present a crisp, articulate, and proven system for developing the breakthrough capabilities every organization must master to thrive today and tomorrow.
book Duration 5h 35m book Authors By Langdon Morris, Moses Ma, Po Chi Wu

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Driven by Difference: How Great Companies Fuel Innovation Through Diversity
Drawing on success stories from Google, Alibaba, Novartis, and other groundbreaking companies, this research-based book identifies the management practices necessary to guide multicultural teams to innovation.
book Duration 4h 44m book Authors By David Livermore

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The Google Model: Managing Continuous Innovation in a Rapidly Changing World
Presenting a unique synthesis of findings from leading research on long-term competitiveness in fast changing industries, this book shows how companies like Google have reinvented the common practice in management in order to continuously innovate in fast changing industries.
book Duration 2h 54m book Authors By Annika Steiber

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From Idea to Innovation: A Handbook for Inventors, Decision Makers and Organizations
Using numerous easy-to-use tools to enable straightforward analyses of the different factors, this book assists in bringing together the three stakeholders of an innovation - inventor, decision maker and organization.
book Duration 4h 45m book Authors By Bernd X. Weis

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The Four Lenses of Innovation: A Power Tool for Creative Thinking
With a unique full-color design, thought-provoking examples, and features like the 8-Step Model for Building a Breakthrough, this thorough book identifies four key business perspectives that will enable you to discover groundbreaking opportunities for innovation and growth.
book Duration 4h 26m book Authors By Rowan Gibson
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AUDIOBOOKS INCLUDED

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How Innovation Really Works
How Innovation Really Works explores how R&D can be used to drive your company to business prosperity. In this Summary, we discuss the salient points of the book based on our interpretation of its contents.
audiobook Duration 19m 22s audiobook Authors By Anne Marie Knott

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The Four Lenses of Innovation: A Power Tool for Creative Thinking
Whether you're struggling with writer's block or just can't seem to conjure a brilliant idea at the drop of a hat, The Four Lenses of Innovation provides a road map to becoming more inventive with less effort. In this Review, we discuss the salient points of the book based on our interpretation of its contents.
audiobook Duration 9m 55s audiobook Authors By Rowan Gibson

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Made to Stick: Why Some Ideas Survive and Others Die
Made to Stick examines the intriguing question of why some ideas gain traction while others simply fade, away and it offers invaluable tips on how to make your ideas "stickier." In this Review, we discuss the salient points of the book based on our interpretation of its contents.
audiobook Duration 10m 41s audiobook Authors By Chip Heath, Dan Heath

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Purple Cow: Transform Your Business by Being Remarkable
This audio edition urges you to put a remarkable Purple Cow into everything you build, and everything you do, to create something truly noticeable.
audiobook Duration 2h 58m 42s audiobook Authors By Seth Godin

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Mind Capture: How to Awaken Your Entrepreneurial Genius in a Time of Great Economic Change! (Book 3)
This audio edition provides a spark to the mind and imagination to grow your business, connect with virtually everyone you meet, stand out amidst the chaos, build authenticity for yourself and your organization, and more. Read by the author.
audiobook Duration 3h 25m 46s audiobook Authors By Tony Rubleski

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The Power of Failure: Succeeding in the Age of Innovation
In this audio edition, CEO of Tarkenton Companies, Fran Tarkenton shares the most valuable lesson he learned as an athlete and entrepreneur - that failure, devastating as it is, can be an incredible gift. Read by the author.
audiobook Duration 5h 26m 34s audiobook Authors By Fran Tarkenton

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The Lean Startup: How Today's Entrepreneurs Use Continuous Innovation to Create Radically Successful Businesses
This audio edition provides a scientific approach to creating and managing successful startups in a age when companies need to innovate more than ever. Read by the author.
audiobook Duration 8h 38m 35s audiobook Authors By Eric Ries

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Made to Stick: Why Some Ideas Survive and Others Die
This audio edition reveals the anatomy of ideas that stick and explores ways to make them stickier.
audiobook Duration 8h 37m 48s audiobook Authors By Chip Heath, Dan Heath

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Funny Business: Harnessing the Power of Play to Give Your Company a Competitive Advantage
From distinguishing between play and recreation to covering the practical tools managers and companies can use to create lasting change at all levels of operation, this audio edition will help you discover how your creative powers are one of the greatest assets you have and how they can contribute to your company and career.
audiobook Duration 7h 19m 32s audiobook Authors By Christopher Byrne

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Better and Faster: The Proven Path to Unstoppable Ideas
This audio edition will teach you how to see patterns and clues wherever you look that will put you on the smarter, easier path to finding those breakthrough ideas, faster. Read by the author.
audiobook Duration 6h 43m 19s audiobook Authors By Jeremy Gutsche
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Innovation & Creativity
Innovation and creativity are critical to achieving growth. Foster these skills in your organization.
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