Applied Creativity And Innovation


Capture an innovation premium with Deliberate Creative Thinking


Designed for a broad range of personnel, such as managers, team leaders and specialists, this program explores how Critical Thinking is applied to promote Applied Creativity and Innovation. Upon completion participants will:

  • Understand a simple effective process of divergent-convergent thinking to find innovative solutions to business challenges
  • Be able to use creative thinking tools to contribute more to business improvement activities and pro-actively identify and address potential problems
  • Have the ability to develop bold new ideas that support organisational innovation
  • Work more creatively as individuals and participate more effectively in work groups and on project teams


Organisations that consistently follow and use Applied Creativity and Innovation principles and methods:

  • creatively deal with complex situations and make better decisions – faster
  • have more productive team activities in a more effective and collaborative environment
  • plan, manage and implement solutions more thoroughly and effectively
  • generate innovative ideas to effectively manage costs and grow the ‘top line’ of the business
  • prevent potential problems from developing and promote innovative ideas that support business goals


This is an intensive but highly interactive 1 or 2-day blended learning program, tailored to your needs.


Topics include:

  • Understanding Critical Thinking – to focus creative energy and think about thinking
  • The Applied Creativity and Innovation Process – A simple process for identifying, defining and analysing challenges, and then finding innovative solutions using Deliberate Creative Thinking
  • Creativity on Demand – shows individuals and teams how to focus their creative energy when and where it is needed to solve real challenges
  • Tools for Deliberate Creative Thinking – Provides some simple but effective tools for exploring problems quickly and effectively as well as a range of techniques that are proven to generate, design and develop solutions that work
  • Application and Action – Applying creativity to daily issues is the key to success and this program uses a case study to demonstrate techniques learnt
  • Where to from here? A personal action plan to focus creative problem solving


Bill Jarrard and/or Jennifer Goddard, co-founders of Mindwerx International

To organise this program for your team

For more information on how we can tailor this program for you please email us at or call Bill direct on +61 (0)419 645 299.

“I felt it was a key I had been looking for to unlock unlimited potential and I can see many uses to put it to. Can’t wait!”
Brian Varney
Learn to Lead FOR Innovation