Leading Teams for Creativity

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This interactive creative leadership course will build your skills in leading teams to generate creative outcomes. The key focus of this course is on fostering the best conditions for generating creative solutions and achieving desired outcomes. As a leader, it is imperative that team members at all levels are inspired to contribute to the generation of creative solutions, in order to achieve desired goals.

Your own leadership style will be enriched through a collaborative approach and bolstering existing skills. There is no one right way to fathoming problems and often finding the best solution is difficult. The factors influencing the team vary from team to team and situation to situation. The outcome depends on the involvement, reactions and biases of the leader and team. The leader needs to ensure that the outcome maximises the demands of most stakeholders especially the end user, the customer, the client.

Learning Aims

This creative leadership course aims to:

  • Enhance your leadership skills, including inspiring and maintaining collaboration in teams, leading to resourcefulness and outcomes.
  • Provide you with an understanding of the form and features of collaboration in the creative process.
  • Provide you with an understanding of the challenges faced by creative teams.
  • Provide tools to support creative teams.

Learning Outcomes

At the completion of this interactive creative leadership course you should be able to:

  1. Facilitate the best direction for your team to achieve its goals creatively by managing the expectations of key internal and external stakeholders.
  2. More effectively manage both upwards and downwards, ensuring team deliverables are fully aligned with organisation goals, whilst inspiring team members creatively.
  3. As a creative team leader, foster a high-performance team environment.

Course Content

This creative leadership course will cover the following content:

  • A framework for creative collaboration in teams.
  • Ways of promoting collaborative creativity.
  • How to create an optimal situation and approach for a creative team culture.
  • Fostering a positive attitude to risk-taking, so as to solve problems creatively as a team and thereby facilitate the creative pathway for achieving a desired outcome.
  • Types of creative strategic thinking including deductive, inductive, circular/convergent and abstract.
  • Mapping a plan of action for each attendee through creative demonstrations, sequential group exercises and application of concepts to scenarios provided by delegates.

Intended Audience

This creative leadership workshop is suitable for adult learners but will be of particular interest to managers, supervisors and team leaders, from diverse sectors, including public and private enterprise.

Delivery Style

This creative leadership workshop will be delivered as an interactive workshop consisting of an instructor-led lecture and group activities. The creative approach allows you to work through concepts introduced by the instructor in an application-focused learning environment.

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