AIChE’s Improving Personal & Professional Creativity
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In order for you to be able to lead volunteers, or lead other people without positional power, you need to build your ability to be creative. Creativity helps you solve problems, both people problems and intellectual problems. Creativity also helps you solve operational problems such as limitations in resources in achieving a needed outcome. Finally, creativity is contagious. When you display creativity with your team, this encourages team members to be creative too which will raise the performance of your team.
This online course explains the relationship between collaboration and creativity, provides a simple inquiry approach to improve creativity, dispels the three common creativity myths that can be barriers to creativity, presents a neuroscience model for improving creativity, assesses creativity strengths through a science-based model to improve personal creativity, and explains how to improve professional creativity.
Dr. Valerie Patrick, President of Fulcrum Connection LLC, is a facilitator, leadership trainer, and professional speaker that has helped a wide variety of technical organizations improve performance through science-based leadership and collaboration since 2014. Dr. Patrick is a PhD chemical engineer with 25 years of corporate experience leading technical and strategic initiatives to identify and deliver new sources of organizational value at Bayer and Monsanto. Her last corporate position was serving 4 years as the first Sustainability Coordinator/Strategist for Bayer North America (BNA)...Read more
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|Employees of CCPS Member Companies||Free|
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|AIChE Undergraduate Student Members||Free|