On completion of this unit you should be able to:
1Demonstrate the following knowledge and understanding
Demonstrate a systematic understanding and critical appreciation of theories and models of creativity, innovation, entrepreneurship and change management in the context of contemporary organisations.
2. Demonstrate the following skills and abilities
Synthesise individual and organisational theoretical perspectives to systematically promote the potential for creativity, innovation, entrepreneurship and change in practice.
What am I required to do in this assignment?
The task for the first assignment requires a focus on individual creative thinking skills.
•You will need to demonstrate a critical appreciation of individual blocks to creative thinking.
•You will then need to critically evaluate alternative approaches to developing individual creative thinking skills in the context of the live project or case study, for example the use of structured techniques in the creative problem-solving process or design thinking?
•Drawing on your critical analysis and evaluation of individual blocks and alternative development approaches, your task is to develop a training plan to promote creative thinking skills with a view to enhance innovation and corporate entrepreneurship in the context of the live project or case study.
•You will present your analysis, findings and recommendations for the training plan in a 2400-word report.
What do I need to do to pass? (Threshold Expectations from UIF)
In order to pass Assessment 1 you will need to:
Demonstrate an adequate knowledge and understanding of challenges and opportunities in promoting organisational creativity and innovation or developing corporate entrepreneurship.
Synthesise alternative perspectives of influential contemporary theorists, contributors and models.