Week 1 (Sept 9) Course Overview, Introduction, The Creativity Dilemma, Approaches to Innovating, Innovation Tools (Mindfulness)
Week 6. (Oct 14) Group Creativity - Guest: Orin Davis, the first person to earn a doctorate in Positive Psychology (advisor, Mihaly Csikszentmihalyi): Team flow: factors that promote healthy teamwork and creative outcomes (5:15 dinner lecture precedes class)
Week 7. (Oct 21) Crisis as Opportunity - Guest: Marc Maltz, consultant-clinician for major corporations and start-ups alike, and co-author of seminal work on Organizational Resilience, explores healthy, opportunistic response throughout a continuum of crisis ... from market related ... to traumatic, e.g., 9/11 (5:15 dinner lecture precedes class)
Week 11. (Nov 18) Creativity Inc. creative-problem solving workshop.
Week 12. (Nov 25) Visit to Urban Outfitters
Week 13. (Dec 2) Work on Course Projects; Private Individual/Group Meetings.
Week 14. (Dec 9) Course Project Presentations and/or Papers Due
Perhaps: "Imagining The Future: Man and Machine" (Brynjolfsson (2012) Winning With Ever-Smarter Machines
Not scheduled this year: Entrepreneurship * Participative Design * (Organizing Innovation / Innovative Organizing) * ciow films * Design as a Discipline * Open Innovation * Dynamic problem solving, generative thinking * Stories of innovation * Creating a Career * A Systems Approach to Creativity