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Generate innovative thinking and creativity
This topic focuses on fostering innovative thinking and creativity. It involves identifying and analyzing trends influencing an organization's current and future thinking. Techniques and tools are employed to generate ideas and facilitate creative thinking. Creative thinking techniques are introduced and promoted. Extensive research is conducted to understand the conditions for innovation and factors influencing innovative thinking and creativity, including the study of innovation drivers and enablers.
Lead innovative practices
This topic focuses on leading innovative practices. It includes assessing one's leadership style to ensure it encourages innovation, refining practices supporting innovation, promoting sustainable innovative activities, facilitating knowledge transfer among stakeholders, and managing risks associated with innovation.
Support a culture of innovation
This topic focuses on nurturing a culture of innovation within an organization. It involves identifying, introducing, and promoting innovative practices, processes, and products, aligning them with organizational needs. It establishes methods to capture and share innovative ideas, encourages team communication and development for innovation, provides necessary resources, applies strategies to foster an innovation-friendly workplace culture, and implements systems and processes that support innovation.
Sustain innovative thinking and practice
This topic focuses on sustaining innovative thinking and practices within an organisation. It involves developing strategies to integrate innovation into organisational activities, monitoring processes to ensure awareness of contributions, identifying and mitigating potential barriers and risks, analysing innovation performance for improvement, seeking feedback from stakeholders, and making necessary changes to enhance innovative thinking and practices based on feedback received.
BSBSTR801 Lead innovative thinking and practice
About Lesson

This video briefly reviews the idea generation methods discussed in other units of your program before honing in on innovative cultures and teams. We finish with reference to the group activity (part 1) in the Student Guide. In order to complete this activity, refer to the initial instructions in the Student Guide. Note that there are three parts to this activity that are to be completed throughout the program. 

  • Part 1 is on Page: 14
  • Part 2 is on Page: 19
  • Part 3 is on Page 34

Once ALL parts are completed, you can then upload the documents in your assessment portal in Moodle, as a draft submission. There, your coach can review it and provide feedback if necessary. Please do NOT click on ‘submit’ for your assessment with only this file in the submission folder. Wait until your project portfolio is also complete and ready to upload.

If you’re unsure, please just reach out to your coach in the forum.