Relevant Skills: Active Brainstorming

Innovation practices can be learned and applied to many different types of CPA meetings, whether they're with your internal team members and/or external clients. Idea generation needs to be guided by a leader who can encourage all participants to contribute, and guide the development of fresh new...

On demand, 1 hour(s)

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Course Description

Innovation practices can be learned and applied to many different types of CPA meetings, whether they're with your internal team members and/or external clients. Idea generation needs to be guided by a leader who can encourage all participants to contribute, and guide the development of fresh new ideas. It takes skill to engage others to think creatively and push beyond their usual train of thought.

This course teaches participants to follow the four founding pillars of brainstorming:

1. Deferring judgment

2. Generating lots of ideas

3. Encouraging unusual ideas

4. Combining ideas

Topics in the brainstorming program include; how to set up a room for the brainstorming, what to do when ideas have stopped flowing, how to decide on the results and what should be done after a brainstorming is complete. Through interactive videos, games and talks participants are shown best practices of brainstorming and what roadblocks to avoid.

Who will Benefit?

  • This course is suited to Managers, Supervisors, Directors, or others who are leaders within their organization.

Intended Learning Outcomes:

  • This course offers tools and strategies to set up for a creative idea generating session, encourage participants to become more engaged, how to get the group to move beyond roadblocks and what to do with the materials after the brainstorming session is complete.

Upon completing this course, participants will:

  • Be able to set up a room and know whom to invite to a idea generating session.
  • Be able to lead the participants beyond perceived roadblocks to generate many new ideas.
  • Be able to identify the best ideas (results) from the creative idea generating session.

Course Walkthrough

  • Course: Active Brainstorming
  • Assessment: Active Brainstorming
  • Active Brainstorming Slide Deck
  • Forum: Participant Discussions
  • Feedback / comments
  • Certificate: Soft Skills: Active Brainstorming

About the Instructor(s)

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Kitty Danks