Excerpt from course description

Managing Creativity and Innovation


Managing creativity and innovation is a course that will provide an overview of contemporary research and practice-based knowledge of the most important topics, concepts, and contributions within creativity and sustainable innovation management. The course will deal with two main questions: 1) What characterize processes of creativity and sustainable innovation in organizational settings and 2) what can leaders, professionals, employees, and organizations in general do to facilitate creativity and sustainable innovation processes within and around their organizations.

Course content

  • Introduction to creativity and innovation management
  • The creative process
  • Individual creativity
  • Group creativity
  • Emotional intelligence
  • Organizing for creativity
  • Organizational change and sustainable innovation
  • Organizational culture and creativity
  • Workspaces, network and creative ecosystems
  • Leading creativity
  • Open innovation


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