Do you wish you could be more creative in work and life? If you envy those who come up with new and different ideas, but feel that just can’t be you, this course can help you break through that personal barrier. Creativity isn’t just an inherent talent, it involves specific skills and techniques that can be learned. You may not turn out to be Picasso, but you just might come up with a new way your library can meet its mission!
The course description reads as follows:
What makes a person creative? Do you consider yourself creative? Certain personal characteristics have been linked with creativity – for example, a willingness to take risks, the ability to connect diverse ideas, and open-mindedness. And most important, perhaps, is believing that you are creative. Many people get stuck because they think ‘I’m not a creative person.’ But everyone has creative potential. Understanding the characteristics you possess that boost your creativity and those that inhibit it can help you enhance your creative output in the workplace. This course explores the essential attributes of a creative person. It also describes barriers to creativity and how to overcome these. In addition, it demonstrates how you can enhance your creativity in the workplace.
This course is intended for any individual who wants to be more creative and innovative at work. You will need to have a WebJunction affiliation before taking a course.