Creativity and Innovation

  • TBA
  • TBA
  • 9:30am - 5pm
  • £150for members £200for non-members
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This programme is designed to provide you with a quick fire taster of a variety of different tools and techniques to boost creativity and innovation in your every day work. It combines tools developed by =mc specifically for creative challenges in the ethical sector and local authorities with ideas and examples from well known commercial business and management thinkers. We will also draw on examples from our work with District Councils.


You will have the opportunity to test out the tools and come up with creative solutions to solve real life organisational challenges, which you will develop and continuously work on throughout the day.


Programme Profile


  • you will create your own toolbox, containing a variety of approaches that can support both creativity and innovation
  • learning takes place through individual exercises, group activities, exploration of tools, and application to your own work situations
  • you will work on a real life creativity challenge and use =mc’s IDEA model to move from conception through to selling the idea to others

This course will enable you to

By the end of the programme, you will be able to:

  • use a systematic process to come up with, assess, develop and implement ideas
  • understand the different elements in developing new approaches – combining creativity and innovation
  • identify what key approach is needed – creativity or innovation
  • generate and improve ideas in a range of ways- transformational or incremental
  • distinguish ‘radical’ from simply ‘wild’ ideas
  • involve others in developing ideas, to get team ‘buy-in’

Who is the Course aimed at

This training is one module of the STC Management Programme aimed at aspiring to middle managers. This can be attended as a one-off session or as part of the programme.

Before the programme:

On the day, we will be working on real work. To gain most from the day, please think about an organisational challenge you think could do with some creativity.

Creativity and Innovation

  • TBA
  • TBA
  • 9:30am - 5pm
  • £150for members £200for non-members
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