1628 Creativity and Innovation in Admnistration
- Study programme and level: Professional degree programme Administration 1st Cycle
- 3rd year
- 6 ECTS
- Course type: Core
- Lectures: 45
- Tutorial: 30
- Other forms of study: 45
- Individual work: 60
- Lecturer: Veronika Petkovšek, M.Sc.
1. Objectives and competences
- Distinguishes the differences between innovation and creativity in private, public, and not-for-profit organizations.
- Identifies and develops their own creative thinking and innovation process.
- Develops critical thinking in order to enhance creative thinking and innovation process in teams.
- Applies design thinking methodology.
- Applies knowledge gained during the course and implements his creative idea (prototyping) in order to solve business problems within given organisation.
- to generalize theory and practice of innovation in public enterprises and not-for-profit organizations
- to explain and theoretically argue about innovation in an organization and about creativity at different levels (individual, team, organizational)
- to explain and theoretically argue about leader’s impact on creativity and innovation at work
- to apply techniques that enhance creativity and innovation at work
- to solve creative and innovative problems in public and not-for-profit organizations.
- Definition of innovation and creativity in
- Definition of creative and creative thinking at work
- Individual creativity at work
- Team creativity at work
- Leaders impact on creativity and innovation process
- Development of creative idea based on design thing methodology
- Creative idea generation and development
- Creative idea evaluation and implementation
- Organizational impact on creativity and innovation process at work
- Technological innovation
- Non-theological innovation
- Innovation and creativity in public and non-profit organisation
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- Kelley, T., & Kelley, D. (2013). Creative confidence: Unleashing the creative potential within us all. Crown Business.
- Amabile, T. M. (1988). A model of creativity and innovation in organizations. Research in organizational behavior, 10(1), 123-167.
- Bogilović, Sabina. A multilevel approach in examining cultural intelligence and creativity: doctoral dissertation. Ljubljana: [S. Bogilović], 2016.
- SETNIKAR-CANKAR, Stanka (urednik), PETKOVŠEK, Veronika (urednik, prevajalec), DURNIK, Mitja (urednik, prevajalec), LEBIČ, Miha (urednik, prevajalec). NEXT4PA - Kreativna javna uprava : kreativnost in inovativnost za javno upravo : [poročilo mednarodnega projekta NEXT4PA - Creativity and innovation for public administration]. 1. natis. Ljubljana: Fakulteta za upravo, 2014. 143 str., ilustr.
4. Intended learning outcomes
Knowledge and understanding:
- Student acquires the theoretical knowledge of innovation in public and non-profit organizations.
- Student acquires theoretical knowledge of the creative process in public and not-for-profit organizations.
- Student is able to recognize a business problem in organization and possibilities for innovation and creativity at different levels of organization.
- Student is able to solve business problem in organization, using techniques of enhancing creativity and innovation.
- Student is able to implement his creative idea into an innovation (prototyping).
5. Learning and teaching methods
- student preparations for lectures
- student preparations for tutorials
- project work
Type (examination, oral, coursework, project):
- written or oral exam (50%)
- assignments and active participation in lectures and tutorials (10%)
- project work (40%)