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What you will learn

Gain contemporary skills and knowledge for your job now.

In a complex and evolving world, creativity and innovative thinking are more valued than ever.

This Melbourne MicroCert is valuable for any leader or professional who wants strategies to generate new ideas and respond more creatively to problems.

Gain strategies and tools for idea generation

Demystify the creative process and build confidence in your own creative thinking. Learn how creative professionals consistently generate fresh ideas and how to identify environments conducive to creativity.

Practice flexible and adaptive thinking by experimenting with different media

You'll be guided to draw upon your own lived experience and develop a portfolio of creative work using film, soundscapes, performance, written journals or visual narratives that explore your professional identity.

Sustain your creative thinking

You will learn to innovate independently and within a group and gain the tools to foster your own sustained creativity. Develop models for safe creative thinking and practices.

Who you will learn from

Learn from skilled academic and professional experts who will share invaluable knowledge you can use in your job.

Melissa Laird

Academic Program Director (Creative Industries and Design)

Melissa has an active creative practice and a background in creative and performing arts pedagogy and curriculum design. She is former Executive Director, Learning and Teaching at the National Institute of Dramatic Art (NIDA).

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For individuals

To take Generating Creativity as a stand-alone Melbourne MicroCert, you'll pay the normal course price.

$990.00 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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Registration closes Apr 16, 2023

For teams

If you have three or more team members who are keen to upskill with Generating Creativity, get in touch to discuss pricing. For large groups, we can also deliver and contextualise this course exclusively for your organisation.

Pricing on request


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21 April – 26 May 2023

Registration closes Apr 16, 2023

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