Artful Thinking for Innovative Business and Technology
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  • Lectures 30
  • Length 2 hours
  • Skill Level All Levels
  • Languages English
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Published 1/2016 English

Course Description

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.

What are the requirements?

  • The course has no preconditions. The content is supported with interactive exercises and case studies to help students from every level of experience.

What am I going to get from this course?

  • Learn how to develop whole-brain skills to enhance innovation, creativity and leadership.

Who is the target audience?

  • The course is best suited for people who want to have a better career by getting a new skillset.

What you get with this course?

Not for you? No problem.
30 day money back guarantee.

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Lifetime access.

Learn on the go.
Desktop, iOS and Android.

Get rewarded.
Certificate of completion.


Section 1: Introduction

This video covers:

  • Course goals and objectives
  • An overview of the course
  • Course format
  • Instructor background

This video covers information about:

  • Lean Product Development Methodology
  • The Formula of Innovation
  • Customer Centric Product Development
Case Study
2 pages
Section 2: Emotional Intelligence

This video covers information about:

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

Case Study
2 pages
Section 3: Creativity
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

Section 4: Thinking Out of the Box

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

Case Study
2 pages
Interactive Exercise
5 pages
Section 5: Avant-Garde Style

This video covers information about:

  • Avant-Garde Mind Set and Innovation
  • Avant-Garde Art and Business
Case Study
2 pages
Section 6: Intellectual and Cognitive Perspectives

This video covers information about:

  • Pattern Recognition
  • Observation
  • Intuition
  • Asking the right questions
  • Concretization
Section 7: Aura

This video covers information about:

  • How to Develop Products with “Got to Have It” Impact on Customers
  • Aura of Artworks and Business & Technology Solutions
Case Study
2 pages
Section 8: Composition

This video covers information about:

  • Composition of Business and Operating Models
  • Composition at Art
  • Enterprise Architecture
Section 9: Organic Unity & Strategic Thinking

This video covers information about:

  • How to Improve Strategic Thinking Skills
  • Business Requirements
  • User Requirements
  • Solution Requirements
Interactive Exercise
7 pages
Section 10: Methodological Approach - Waterfall vs. Agile

This video covers information about:

  • Agile Product Development
  • Waterfall Product Development
  • Dialectical Method in Philosophy
  • Art Movements and Methodologies
Section 11: Techniques

This video covers information about:

  • Techniques in Art
  • Techniques in Product Development
Section 12: Unification of Arts and Craft - UX Design & Usability

This video covers information about:

  • Bauhaus Movement
  • UX design
  • Usability Principles for Product Development
  • Simplicity
Case Study
2 pages
Section 13: Content vs. Context

This video covers information about:

  • Importance of Environmental Factors at Product Development
  • What is “Go to Gemba” at Lean Product Development
  • Context vs. Content
Interactive Exercise
5 pages
Case Study
2 pages
Section 14: Organic Design

This video covers information about:

  • How to Create Most Usable Products
  • Organic Design and Artful Thinking
Case Study
2 pages
Section 15: Expression

This video covers information about:

  • How to Improve Self-Expression Skills
  • Expressionism and Surrealism
Section 16: Perfection

This video covers information about:

  • Is it Possible to Achieve Perfection at Business and Art
  • Golden Ratio
  • How to Prioritize Customer Demands
Section 17: Hard-Work and Productivity

This video covers information about:

  • Secret of Most Productive Artists and Business People

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Instructor Biography

EMRAH YAYICI, 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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