This course is designed for people who are trying to drive innovation in an organisation and need some practical tools to help generate breakthrough solutions to problems and opportunities that they are facing.
If innovation is a priority for your business, then it is critical that you build the necessary skills in your people to help drive breakthrough thinking on your biggest business challenges. This course will provide you with a stack of practical innovation tools that have driven remarkable results in organisations such as Coca-Cola Amatil, Red Bull, LEGO, Deloitte, Heinz, Commonwealth Bank of Australia, and many others.
This course will teach you how to:
The course is broken into the following sections:
Setting the Scene
Learn tools to help you set the right mindset to give innovation the best chance of happening.
Learn how to get the most out of groups when it comes to generating creative solutions to problems.
Learn tools that will help individuals and groups generate breakthrough ideas.
Learn how to make effective decisions about which ideas to progress and which to leave behind.
Learn how to flesh out ideas.
Last but not least, the team at Inventium are around to answer any questions you have when it comes time to apply the tools from this course! Just contact us at email@example.com
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This lecture covers the importance of physical space on creative thinking ability - and how you can change your environment to improve idea generation.
This quiz covers the concept of Space.
This lecture covers the Glove tool and the power of incubation.
This quiz tests your knowledge of the Glove tool.
This lecture explains the Show and Tell tool that you can use to fast-track rapport building in meetings, workshops and brainstorms.
This quiz tests your knowledge of Show and Tell
This lecture explains Fat Chance, a simple tool that anyone can use to warm-up the creative thinking parts of your brain in just two minutes.
This quiz tests your knowledge of Fat Chance.
This lecture explains Shifting, a tool that you can use to dramatically increase the output of any "brainstorm", meeting or workshop.
This quiz tests your knowledge of the tool "Shifting".
This lecture covers Newsflash, a tool you can use to ensure you always leave workshops and meetings with actual ideas, rather than half-baked thoughts.
This quiz tests your knowledge of the tool "Newsflash".
This lecture talks about the Externals concept, which explains the impact of inviting certain types of people to meetings and workshops to have a huge impact on innovation.
This quiz tests your knowledge of the concept of "Externals".
This lecture explains Assumption Crusher, an idea generation tool you can use to generate breakthrough innovations.
This quiz tests your knowledge of Assumption Crusher.
This lecture covers What Would X Do, an idea generation tool that will instantly improve your ability to come up with great ideas.
This quiz tests your knowledge of What Would X Do.
This lecture covers Mag-a-holic, an idea generation tool that will help you "go wide" and come up with great innovations.
This quiz tests your knowledge of "Mag-a-holic".
This lecture explains the science behind effective decision-making for innovation.
This lecture explains how to apply the science of decision-making into a simple three-step process.
This quiz tests your knowledge on the topic of decision-making for innovation.
This lecture covers PIENAME, a tool that you can use to flesh out any idea you have generated.
This quiz tests your knowledge about the PIENAME framework.
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Dr Amantha Imber is an innovation psychologist, best-selling author, and founder of innovation consultancy Inventium. Inventium was recently awarded the BRW Client Choice Award for Best Management Consultancy in Australia. Amantha has a PhD in organisational psychology and has helped companies such as Coca-Cola, LEGO, Red Bull, Deloitte, McDonalds, Qantas, Commonwealth Bank of Australia and many others innovate more successfully. She has spoken in Australia, New Zealand, the UK, the United States, Africa and Europe helping turn people into innovation dynamos.
Amantha is the co-creator of the BRW Most Innovative Companies list, an annual list that her company puts together ranking Australia's top innovators. She writes regular columns on science-based innovation for Australian Business Solutions and Leading Company and is the author of “The Creativity Formula: 50 scientifically proven creativity boosters for work and for life”.
Amantha had an international record deal for her debut album Like Samantha without the S, prays to the God of Kevin Spacey and claims to have once been freakishly good at table tennis.