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Creative Thinking



Starts: 20 September 2021
Registration Closes: 17 September 2021

5 weeks

ZAR 4 900

Creative thinking is consistently listed as one of the most important skills of the coming decades. The ability to think of new ways to approach tasks, solve problems, and meet challenges is invaluable in today’s workforce.

This course is designed to start developing this critical human skill, which can be applied to all facets of life. It will be interactive and interesting, with engaging notes, mini-quizzes to test yourself along the way, and videos that enrich the course notes. It focuses on giving you the skills to ideate, grow your ability to think creatively and turn your ideas into innovative solutions.


The reality is that AI and robots will replace many of the jobs we know today. The likes of NASA and Google are already ahead of the game in their early recognition of the importance of ‘soft’ skills. Our courses and programmes are designed to prepare humans for this unknown world, by combining topic-specific knowledge and know-how, as well as a selection of the 10 uniquely human skills we’ve identified that will set us apart from ‘robots’:

Creative thinking, leadership, empathy, conflict resolution, critical thinking, adaptability, social intelligence, persuasion, negotiation, mindfulness

This course includes:

Who should take this course?
You SHOULD! (it is applicable to everyone)

While robots are great at optimizing old ideas, organizations need creative employees who can conceive the solutions of tomorrow.


In this course, you will have access to all the notes from the beginning of the course so that you have plenty of time to work through them and apply what you learn to the final project. The interactive module notes are designed to be easy to manage, with plenty of videos and podcasts to enhance the learning experience.

  • Module 1: Creativity vs Innovation
  • Module 2: Creativity and Design Thinking
  • Module 3: How to develop Ideas
  • Module 4: Implementing creative ideas


You'll be able to:

  • Differentiate between creativity and innovation and understand the importance of each
  • Apply the design-thinking process to enhance creativity
  • Use a number of ideation techniques, including lateral thinking, brainstorming, root-cause analysis, mind mapping, and many more
  • Take practical steps to implement your creative idea
  • How to generate alternate solutions and choose the best one

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