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Artful Thinking for Innovative Business and Technology
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To be successful in today’s complex business and technology world; managers, designers, developers, marketing specialists, business analysts, technology professionals and people from every other field need a new way of thinking that fosters creativity and innovation. This requires whole-brain skills such as:

- creativity

- thinking out of box

- ideation

- observation

- contextual thinking

- asking good questions

- pattern recognition

- empathy

- emotional intelligence

- inspiration

- concretization

In recent years “Artful Thinking” mindset that is supported by most reputable academic institutions such as Harvard and MIT has become the most distinctive way to develop these whole-brain skills. 

This course aims to teach participants how to look at personal and professional life through the lens of the world’s most famous artists such as da Vinci, Van Gogh, Picasso, and Dali and develop  innovative ideas and solutions by Artful Thinking.

The course also includes art knowledge in a nutshell that helps participants increase their personal intellectuality and have a more enjoyable experience during museum visits, exhibitions, art discussions, and other social activities.

To make lectures more enjoyable:

- The course is prepared in video format and

- Supported with real life case studies and interactive exercises.

It takes about 90-120 minutes to complete the course.

Who is the target audience?
  • The course is best suited for people who want to have a better career by getting a new skillset.
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What Will I Learn?
Learn how to develop whole-brain skills to enhance innovation, creativity and leadership.
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  • The course has no preconditions. The content is supported with interactive exercises and case studies to help students from every level of experience.
Curriculum For This Course
Expand All 30 Lectures Collapse All 30 Lectures 01:57:33
3 Lectures 07:16

This video covers:

  • Course goals and objectives
  • An overview of the course
  • Course format
  • Instructor background
Preview 02:23

This video covers information about:

  • Lean Product Development Methodology
  • The Formula of Innovation
  • Customer Centric Product Development
Preview 04:53

Case Study
2 pages
Emotional Intelligence
2 Lectures 03:36

This video covers information about:

  • Role of Emotional Intelligence at Product Development
  • How to Enhance Emotional Intelligence

Preview 03:36

Case Study
2 pages
2 Lectures 03:38
Interactive Exercise
4 pages

This video covers information about:

  • The Formula of Creativity
  • How to Enhance Creativity by Artful Thinking
  • Why Some People are More Creative Than Others

Creativity Video
Thinking Out of the Box
3 Lectures 03:06

This video covers information about the formula of thinking out of the box.

Thinking Out of the Box Video

Case Study
2 pages

Interactive Exercise
5 pages
Avant-Garde Style
2 Lectures 03:17

This video covers information about:

  • Avant-Garde Mind Set and Innovation
  • Avant-Garde Art and Business
Preview 03:17

Case Study
2 pages
Intellectual and Cognitive Perspectives
1 Lecture 09:21

This video covers information about:

  • Pattern Recognition
  • Observation
  • Intuition
  • Asking the right questions
  • Concretization
Intellectual and Cognitive Perspectives Video
2 Lectures 03:41

This video covers information about:

  • How to Develop Products with “Got to Have It” Impact on Customers
  • Aura of Artworks and Business & Technology Solutions
Aura Video

Case Study
2 pages
1 Lecture 04:12

This video covers information about:

  • Composition of Business and Operating Models
  • Composition at Art
  • Enterprise Architecture
Composition Video
Organic Unity & Strategic Thinking
2 Lectures 04:29

This video covers information about:

  • How to Improve Strategic Thinking Skills
  • Business Requirements
  • User Requirements
  • Solution Requirements
Organic Unity & Strategic Thinking Video

Methodological Approach - Waterfall vs. Agile
1 Lecture 07:02

This video covers information about:

  • Agile Product Development
  • Waterfall Product Development
  • Dialectical Method in Philosophy
  • Art Movements and Methodologies
Methodological Approach - Waterfall vs. Agile Video
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About the Instructor
4.5 Average rating
2 Reviews
9 Students
1 Course
Amazon Best Selling Author, Business & Technology

Emrah Yayici is the author of the Amazon best-selling books such as Business Analysis Methodology Book, Business Analyst's Mentor Book and UX Design and Usability Mentor Book.

He contributes to IIBA® (International Institute of Business Analysis) as a chapter President. He has also contributed to ArtBizTech as a board member and UXPA (User Experience Professionals Association) as a member.

He is one of the managing partners of UXservices, BA-Works and Keytorc. He started his career as a technology and management consultant at Arthur Andersen and Accenture. Afterward he led global enterprise transformation projects at Beko-Grundig Electronics.

During his career he has managed innovation, digitalization and transformation projects in finance, telecommunications, consumer electronics, IT industries, and startups.

He is now sharing his experience by publishing articles and books, leading training sessions, and give keynote speeches at conferences.

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