University Modesto Yearly Training

Class Number: 105
Title: Innovative Thinking

OVERVIEW: Teaching the process and steps necessary to learn and practice to become more comfortable with the innovative thinking process. Rethinking traditional methods, learning how we experience the world, waking up the brain, the process of innovation, tools to make it easier, and applying the process to problems.

LENGTH OF COURSE: 2 hours

TARGET AUDIENCE: All Employees

FREQUENCY OF TRAINING: Taught 2 times per year

METHOD OF DELIVERY: Lecture

TRAINING GOAL: To learn the process of Innovative Thinking.

LEARNING OBJECTIVE:

  • Opening the mind (waking up the brain.)
  • The innovation process
  • Innovative learning tools

INSTRUCTOR PREPARATION:

1. Get student list for Training Division 4. Review curriculum
2. Receive PowerPoint presentation 5. Review PowerPoint presentation
3. Print Handouts 6. Rehearse for class

INSTRUCTOR TO STUDENT RATIO:

  1. 10-15 students 1 instructor
  2. 15-20 students 2 instructors

RESOURCES AND MATERIALS REQUIRED:

  1. PowerPoint presentation
  2. Curriculum Handouts (PowerPoint)

ASSESSEMENT: Assessment of this class will be accomplished through a Class Evaluation Sheet. The Training Committee will review all class evaluation sheets on a quarterly basis to specifically identify strength and weakness in both course content and instructor delivery and take appropriate action(s) to continuously improve content or instructor delivery respectively.

Developed by:
Garner Reynolds
May 12, 2008

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