Creativity Lecture Notes

By Martin Gilliard

A warm welcome to the creativity lecture notes section of the web site.

This web page should be used as a guideline for items that should be included in a lecture on creativity.

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The lecture should teach your students how to…

Key Takeaways...

Key takeaways from any lecture on creativity should be:

  • The importance of creativity as the driving force for innovation.
  • Creative solutions to problems can significantly increase business potential.
  • Everyone and anyone can learn to be more creative.


For an excellent and humorous lecture by Sir Ken Robinson titled “Do schools kill creativity?” please visit the Creativity for Kids page.

Below is a more formal business school type lecture on managing creativity and innovation that was given at the Indian Institute of Science in Bangalore by professor K B Akhilesh.

The lectures core focus is on problem solving steps and includes a discussion on brainstorming and lateral thinking as techniques to assist towards getting creative solutions to problem domains…

And to conclude this article I like this fun presentation that was presented by Jeremy Fuksa as part of a guest lecture to the Principles of Advertising class at the University of - Missouri School of Journalism. 

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