Workshop: Leveraging Creative Problem Solving to Drive Innovation

Wednesday, July 13, 2016
(doors open at 18:45)
Temple University, Japan Campus, Mita Hall, Room 503/504 (Access)
English (no translation provided)
Registration Deadline:
Monday, July 11, 2016
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Lecture Topic

This workshop is designed to help all professionals better harness their full creative potential. Whether you think "I am not creative" or "I already have more ideas than I can handle," this training will help you to develop ideas that offer more value to a team or organization.

No matter your career or profession, being creative and appreciating how group and organizational environments can foster creativity helps you to become more valuable, employable, innovative, and entrepreneurial. Through discovering what it means to be a leader, together we will explore the creative problem solving competencies of skillset, mindset, and toolset. By utilizing this effective framework, you will be better equipped to drive innovation and lead change within your organization.

About the Lecturer

Michael Rivera, Ph.D.

Associate Professor in Strategy and Entrepreneurship and Executive MBA Academic Director, Temple University

  • Over 12 years in colleges and universities serving in roles such as Professor, Department Chair, Dean and Assistant VP
  • Taught previously at University of Notre Dame, Indiana University, La Salle University and Drexel University
  • Teaching focuses on courses in entrepreneurship and innovation
  • Consulting and researching in the areas of strategy, analytics and leading change
Ph.D., Purdue University

You can read his complete profile here.