- 1. Introduction
- 2. Innovation
- 3. Innovation – where, how and when?
- 4. Innovative companies – why can we call them innovative?
- 5. Advantages and disadvantages of innovation (risk)
- 6. Creativity
- 7. Boost your creativity and earn more money. Creative thinking techniques
- 8. Creativity and Innovation
- 9. References
In Module 5 – INNOVATION (INCLUDING ICT), the learner will assimilate the knowledge mainly related to Innovation in nowadays businesses and at the same time creativity related to many aspects. Those two factors are critical in order to succeed in a labor market and get closer to the target group. Innovation and creativity usually work together and that is why in this Module the material is mixed with those two components. Creativity is creating something original and not common where innovation is a process of expressing and presenting the creativity in the way easy and simple to access. Mainly the module will include theoretical explanation of two mentioned factors and activities that will facilitate the understanding. The learner will find the answers for questions such as: “What is Innovation?”, “Why is it good to learn about Innovation?”, “Where to look for ideas?”, “How to be creative?”, “Is creativity something that we all can learn?” .
By the end of this module, you will learn:
- How to describe innovation.
- Why is it important to keep inventing new ideas and products?
- Is innovation obligatory or it is only for companies that have great financial resources?
- How to become innovative and where to start.
- What are the advantages and disadvantages of innovation.
- How other big and well-known companies applies innovation to their business practice.
- Is creativity important and is it easy to be creative?
- What is creativity?
- How to be creative?
- Creativity works together with innovation. Is that true?
- Techniques how to boost creativity.
- Know examples of companies that constantly use creativity and keep innovative.
- When is a good time to start being innovative?
- If the innovation is for everyone and good anytime.