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What you will learn
Gain contemporary skills and knowledge for your job now.
Creative and innovative organisations have a clear competitive advantage in our rapidly changing world.
This course is ideal for leaders and professionals of any sector who want to help their teams and organisations embrace creative change.
It's aligned with the criteria for Australian Human Resource Institute accreditation and the Society for Human Resource Management certification.
Explore individual vs team creativity
Examine theoretical differences between individual and team-level creativity processes. Generate actionable strategies to encourage problem-solving and creativity at both levels.
Discover how leaders can foster creativity and innovation
Understand your role as a leader in fostering a climate of creativity within your team or organisation. Explore the techniques needed to build an environment that's supportive of growth, failure and risk.
Gain tools to drive innovation in your own organisation
Learn how organisations can build innovation into their structure. Explore routines and capabilities that drive innovation, and the role that culture plays in sustaining innovation. Apply your knowledge within your own organisation or team.
Who you will learn from
Learn from skilled academic and professional experts who will share invaluable knowledge you can use in your job.
Professor Gerda Gemser
Full Professor and Chair of (Corporate) Entrepreneurship
Gerda collaborates with government, professional associations and industry to examine the role of creativity, corporate entrepreneurship and innovation, as well as teaching in these areas. She has published over 40 articles in leading academic journals and co-authored a book on strategic design. Her next book will be published by Stanford University Press in 2021.
More from this series
Take multiple courses to deepen your knowledge or stack towards a full degree.
The Adaptive Leadership series
This series gives leaders and aspiring leaders the core knowledge, skills and tools to navigate leadership opportunities and challenges in the context of digital transformation and dynamic competitive environments.
It's been developed in consultation with leading professional services organisations, major business stakeholder organisations, and human resource management and organisational development practitioners.
The series also provides a pathway into the proposed Master of Professional Management. See course details for more information.
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To take Creativity and Innovation as a stand-alone Melbourne MicroCert, you'll pay the normal course price.
$1489.99 AUD (inc GST)
Please contact Student Support to discuss discounts and payment options for University of Melbourne staff or alumni, or to pay by invoice.
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