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15 April 2021

Sparking Innovation: Developing Creativity in Yourself and Others

Free Event • Registration Required

Are you struggling to find your creativity? Unsure how to develop it in others?

Tamara will address some of the myths about creativity and who creative people are (you might be surprised!). She’ll discuss tips and techniques for developing creative thinking skills and building creative capacity within your teams and your wider organisation.

Join this taster lecture and gain:

  • Evidence-based practices to implement in your own life to foster your creativity
  • Teamwork techniques that make it more likely your team will come up with creative solutions
  • Considerations to make at higher levels of leadership for how your organisation might create an environment that enables individuals and teams to achieve their creative potential.

// With

Tamara Friedrich

Dr. Tamara Friedrich is an Associate Professor of Entrepreneurship and Innovation at Warwick Business School. She received her MSc (2007) and PhD (2010) in Industrial and Organizational Psychology from the University of Oklahoma, and her BA (2005) in Psychology and Managerial Studies from Rice University. She was previously an Assistant Professor of Management in the College of Business Administration at Savannah State University where she co-founded and served as the Director of the Center for the Advancement of Creativity and Entrepreneurship (ACE Center).

She has worked on a number of research grants with several funding agencies including the NIH, US Army Research Institute and the US Department of Defense. She has given invited talks on creativity and leadership to local business groups such as the Leamington Business Forum, and organisations such as Optum UK and the Canadian Imperial Bank of Commerce. She has particularly enjoyed speaking to local schools on creativity and leadership.

// Where

Online via wbsLive

// When

Thursday 15 April 2021, 13:00 - 14:00

// Contact

Penny.Triantafillou@wbs.ac.uk
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