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Spark Innovation & Thinking Strategically

Using Creativity to Improve Decisions, Outcomes, and Morale

A 1-Day Hands-On TMS Workshop

Course Description:

A classic aphorism defines insanity as repeatedly doing the same thing and expecting a different outcome. This workshop is focused on expanding your creativity to develop new, original solutions to your toughest problems. You will spend time defining your current decision-making style. In small groups, you’ll explore the vectors of a problem to expand your potential options. You will learn a proven, structured approach to make better decisions. Finally, you’ll incorporate change management, communications skills, and emotional intelligence to improve your idea’s acceptance rate.

Learning Objectives & Topics Covered in this Workshop:

  • Explain why problem definition drives good decisions
  • Demonstrate how to expand your available options
  • List the steps required in any decision
  • Show how different intelligence types create solutions
  • Overcome resistance to change
  • Sell your idea with a fast, compelling narrative
  • Evaluate multiple options and make the optimal choice

 

Toolkits:

Each Participant will receive a Student Handbook and access to an Online Toolkit, containing tools such as checklists, tips, techniques, and numerous other tools to help you use your new skills immediately.

 

Audience: This workshop is designed for government personnel.

 

Additional Information:

  • CPE Credits: 7.0
  • CEU Credits: 0.6
  • Suggested Program Prerequisites: None
  • Advanced Preparation: None
  • NASBA Program Level: Basic
  • NASBA Field of Study: Professional Development
  • Delivery Method: Group Live – Live Virtual Classroom