Boosting Innovation and Creativity in Your Team

How to encourage ideas and turn them into practical reality.
Full day


Innovation is essential for achieving improvements in services, processes and products for every business. Sometimes good ideas never get generated, shared, or if they are shared, they can fail to be developed. It is easy to think that the world is divided into people that are creative and those that aren’t but we know it is possible to enable any team to generate a wide range of useful ideas

A structured approach to innovation can create the space and the mindset to release everyone’s creative potential and turn ideas into reality. . Ideas generated from the team result in changes that they will have ownership of and be committed to making successful.

In this workshop you will learn how to create the right conditions for creativity to thrive, and how to facilitate groups processes to enable innovation that results in new ideas and practical improvements.

What you'll learn

  • What are the barriers to innovation and how to reduce them
  • The difference between individual and group creativity
  • The 5 stages of innovation
  • 8 creativity tools and how to use them with your team
  • Problem analysis
  • How to facilitate innovation processes
  • How to apply these tools in your own work setting

Who is it for?

This course is suitable for team managers or project managers who need to boost innovation in their teams or businesses.

Your facilitator

Shona Ward
Shona Ward

Shona loves to help people make changes in their people skills that produce big results. She is a Managing Partner of the Learning Curve Network and has been designing and delivering interactive training events since 1987. She began her career providing individual counselling and psychotherapy in Further Education, Health and Social services and uses this background in psychology to make her training effective and long lasting. She provides management development, staff event facilitation and interpersonal skills training across multiple sectors and has worked with manufacturing companies, language schools, insurance companies, publishers, utility companies, housing associations, NHS Trusts, and universities . Our clients say that she is engaging, informative, and inspires confidence.


Useful and engaging course on Boosting Innovation in your organistion. The course included lots of tools and practical examples to take away, as well as time for discussion in break-out groups.
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24/09/24 9:30 - 16:30
£590.00 (ex VAT)