151-0655-00L  Skills for Creativity and Innovation

SemesterHerbstsemester 2020
DozierendeI. Goller, C. Kobe
Periodizitätjährlich wiederkehrende Veranstaltung


151-0655-00 GSkills for Creativity and Innovation
This is a block course and the dates for lectures are as follows:
3 Std.
Fr/2w08:15-16:00PFA L 51 »
18.09.08:15-16:00PFA L 51 »
02.10.08:15-16:00PFA L 51 »
I. Goller, C. Kobe


KurzbeschreibungThis lecture aims to enhance the knowledge and competency of students regarding their innovation capability. An overview on prerequisites of and different skills for creativity and innovation in individual & team settings is given. The focus of this lecture is clearly on building competencies - not just acquiring knowledge.
Lernziel- Basic knowledge about creativity and skills
- Knowledge about individual prerequisites for creativity
- Development of individual skills for creativity
- Knowledge about teams
- Development of team-oriented skills for creativity
- Knowledge and know-how about transfer to idea generation teams
InhaltBasic knowledge about creativity and skills:
- Introduction into creativity & innovation: definitions and models

Knowledge about individual prerequisites for creativity:
- Personality, motivation, intelligence

Development of individual skills for creativity:
- Focus on creativity as problem analysis & solving
- Individual skills in theoretical models
- Individual competencies: exercises and reflection

Knowledge about teams:
- Definitions and models
- Roles in innovation processes

Development of team-oriented skills for creativity:
- Idea generation and development in teams
- Cooperation & communication in innovation teams

Knowledge and know-how about transfer to idea generation teams:
- Self-reflection & development planning
- Methods of knowledge transfer
SkriptSlides, script and other documents will be distributed via moodle.ethz.ch
(access only for students registered to this course)
LiteraturGoller, I. & Bessant, J. (2017). Creativity for Innovation Management. Routledge. (ISBN-13: 978-1138641327)
As well as material handed out in the lecture


Information zur Leistungskontrolle (gültig bis die Lerneinheit neu gelesen wird)
Leistungskontrolle als Semesterkurs
ECTS Kreditpunkte4 KP
PrüfendeC. Kobe, I. Goller
RepetitionEs wird ein Repetitionstermin in den ersten zwei Wochen des unmittelbar nachfolgenden Semesters angeboten.
Zusatzinformation zum PrüfungsmodusProject done during the semester is graded (compulsory continuous performance assessment). In this project students develop and apply a skill training session. The report, describing the theoretical foundation and the implementation of the training session, has to be submitted. This grade contributes 30% to the final grade.


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