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Week One: Introduction to Innovation, Design, and Creativity
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Objectives1.1Compare and contrast innovation, design, and creativity. 1.2Analyze the benefits of innovation, design, and creative thinking in meeting organizational objectives. 1.3Identify the internal and external drivers of innovation. ReadingRead Ch. 1 of Managing Innovation, Design and Creativity. ReadingRead Ch. 20 of Managing Innovation, Design and Creativity. ReadingRead Ch. 30 of Managing Innovation, Design and Creativity. ReadingRead this week’s Electronic Reserve Readings.

ParticipationParticipate in class discussion.12/5/124
Individual
Definition PaperWrite a 350- to 700-word paper that defines and compares and contrasts the following:

Innovation
Design
Creativity

Describe the importance of the three items in meeting organizational objectives.

Include at least one source other than the textbook.

Format your paper consistent with APA guidelines.12/5/1210

Week Two: Impact of Innovation, Design, and Creativity on the Organization
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Objectives2.1Evaluate the impact of innovation, design, and creativity on strategy. 2.2Evaluate the impact of innovation on different industries. ReadingRead Ch. 6 of Managing Innovation, Design and Creativity. ReadingRead Ch. 11 of Managing Innovation, Design and Creativity. ReadingRead Ch. 15 of Managing Innovation, Design and Creativity. ReadingRead Ch. 24 of Managing Innovation, Design and Creativity. ParticipationParticipate in class discussion.12/12/124

Learning Team
Benefit and Drivers PaperSelect one of the Virtual Organizations that could benefit from a new focus on creativity and innovation. You will use this Virtual Organization in your future Learning Team assignments.

Assume the role of a consultant team for the Virtual Organization you selected to help the organization become more innovative.

Write a 1,050- to 1,400-word paper that includes the following:

Identifies the internal and external drivers of innovation for the organization •Describes how innovation, design, and creative thinking might benefit the organization in terms of meeting its organizational objectives

Include at least one source other than the textbook.

Format your paper consistent with APA guidelines.12/12/125

Week Three: Creativity for Innovative Decision Making
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Objectives3.1Identify the four steps to changing mental models/mind sets. 3.2Analyze the mental models/mind sets that guide decision making in the workplace. 3.3Compare and contrast the four styles of creative intelligence and their influence on organizational decision making. ReadingRead Ch. 1 of Creative Intelligence.

ReadingRead Ch. 2 of Creative Intelligence.
ReadingRead the Preface of The Power of Impossible Thinking. ReadingRead the Introduction of The Power of Impossible Thinking. ReadingRead Ch. 1 of The Power of Impossible Thinking.
ReadingRead Ch. 2 of The Power of Impossible Thinking.
ParticipationParticipate in class discussion.12/19/124
Learning Team Instructions
Creative Intelligence ProfileComplete the Creative Intelligence Profile found in Ch. 2 of Creative Intelligence. You will use this profile in your Week Four Learning Team assignment. Submit for each team member.12/19/122 Individual

Organizational Impact Paper
Select one organization from each of the organizational types addressed in the Week Two readings—manufacturing and the service industry.

Write a 700- to 1,050-word paper that includes the following:

Evaluates the impact that innovation, design, and creativity have on the strategy of the two organizations •Considers processes, products, or services of your selected organizations

Format your paper consistent with APA guidelines.12/19/1215

Week Four: Tools and Techniques for Innovation and Creativity
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