365-1053-00L  Innovation, Creativity and Personality Traits

SemesterSpring Semester 2017
LecturersD. Laureiro Martinez, S. Brusoni
Periodicityyearly course
Language of instructionEnglish
CommentExclusively for MAS MTEC students (4th semester).
Limited number of participants: a minimum of 10 persons and a maximum of 30 persons.
Please register by 7 April 2017 at the latest via myStudies.

Catalogue data

AbstractIn this course we use the latest research on how individuals can improve at solving problems creatively to foster their careers, and the performance of their organization.
ObjectiveInnovation relies on creativity, and creativity is composed by different abilities that are malleable, and therefore that we can improve upon. We will discuss and use the latest scientific findings on the abilities that underlie creativity and innovation.
ContentParticipants will use questionnaires and customized tools to actively assess and reflect on their own abilities. Together with other students, and HR specialists, participants will design and implement strategies to take the most out of their unique personality traits.
Prerequisites / NoticePlease notice that participation in the entire two days of the course is a requirement. Due to the short duration of the course and its highly interactive nature, there are no exceptions.

Performance assessment

Performance assessment information (valid until the course unit is held again)
Performance assessment as a semester course
ECTS credits1 credit
ExaminersD. Laureiro Martinez, S. Brusoni
Typegraded semester performance
Language of examinationEnglish
Course attendance confirmation requiredNo
RepetitionRepetition only possible after re-enrolling for the course unit.
Additional information on mode of examinationCredit points will only be assigned if you attend all course days and pass the performance assessment.

Learning materials

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365-1053-00 SInnovation, Creativity and Personality Traits
Two-day course:
28 April 2017 & 12 May 2017 (English).
16s hrs
28.04.09-18WEV F 109 »
12.05.09-18WEV F 109 »
D. Laureiro Martinez, S. Brusoni


Places30 at the most
PriorityRegistration for the course unit is only possible for the primary target group
Primary target groupMAS ETH in Management, Technology, and Economics (365000)
Waiting listuntil 14.04.2017
End of registration periodRegistration only possible until 14.04.2017

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