HR Role in Innovation and Creative Thinking 25-11-2024

HR Role in Innovation and Creative Thinking Training Course in Dubai, UAE

Course overview

Course overview

HR manager plays a crucial role in innovation implementation process. The most effective development strategies focus on people and talent management practices, placing human resource in a unique position to empower innovative behaviors and practices within an organization. A human resource manager has an excellent position for implementing innovation strategy and creative thinking in organizations, introducing innovative practices, and HR creative ideas. However, in many organizations, human resource departments do not carry out this function to the extent they could. So, our course is intended to solve this problem by presenting the most innovative HR practices for its participants.

This course, HR’s Role in innovative development and creative thinking includes two parts. The first part gives you, as a professional, a thorough understanding of the tools and techniques of creative thinking and how they fold into the tools, techniques, and practices of ideation management and innovation management. During the second part of the course, we will have a detailed discussion and review, with exercises, about how HR can enable innovative development, besides participants will share some creative HR ideas with each other. We review specific actions, processes, and OD elements required from human recruiter to enable strong innovative development in any organization. We close the course with a review of current global innovative development trends and innovative ideas for human recruiting department.

This course is essential for HR Directors, Executives, Partners, and Organization Design executives and specialists, who would like to enable innovative development in your organizations and achieve the following objectives:

  • Understand how to activate innovative development process in your organization
  • Know how to operate and switch between different thinking styles efficiently
  • Reveal how to apply the various innovation implementation methodologies
  • Practice several ideation techniques with real problems
  • Learn how to develop and sustain an innovative organization
  • Review the appropriate trends that you can apply to your company
Who Should Attend

Who Should Attend

  • HR Professionals
  • HR Managers
  • Anyone who is interested in HR innovative practices
  • Managers who want to come up with creative ideas for better people management
What will you gain

What will you gain

  • Understand the role of HR in enabling and improving innovation in your organization
  • Understand the human capital and organization development elements to be implemented to enable innovation in your organization
  • Be able to consciously switch between different thinking styles (creative, analytical, systems, critical, etc.)
  • Understand and exercise various ideation techniques
  • Understand the applicability of the different innovation methodologies to your organization
  • Be able to apply and manage the right idea management process in your organization
  • Apply an innovation management process – and modify as appropriate – for your organization
  • Manage your innovation portfolio according to innovation types, taking the strategic and market context into account
  • Understand how to build and sustain an innovative organization
  • An overview of appropriate KPIs for different innovation types and organizational contexts
  • Understand the current global business-oriented and HR-related innovation trends
Course Content

Key facts


Course code:


5 days


Admission requirements:




Certificate upon successful completion

Course schedule sample one day

08:30 AM  -  10:00 AM  -  First Training Session
10:00 AM  -  10:15 AM  -  Coffee Break
10:15 AM  -  12:00 PM  -  Second Training Session
12:00 PM  -  12:15 PM  -  Coffee Break
12:15 PM  -  02:00 PM  -  Third Training Session
02:00 PM  -  03:00 PM  -  Lunch and Networking
Fees & whats included

Fees & what is included

Early bird 70 days before course start date Early bird 25 days before course start date Regular Course Fee
USD 3,400.- USD 3,900.- USD 4,400.-
USD 2,150.-
  • For early registrations special prices apply as outlined above.
  • All fees are exclusive of VAT. Tax Registration Number : 100312636200003.
  • Companies - register 2 participants for the same course and date and get one place free.
  • Only one type of discount can be applied to the same course & date registration.
  • For larger corporate clients there are special packages. Contact us for details.

At Atton Institute we do our best to ensure that all our courses and trainings are provided with the highest industry standards, are time efficient and praxis related, and bring the best education results. Our courses have the most up-to date info and secure the excellent course fee to value ratio quality.

Course Fee Includes

  • Extensive Workbook with Course Materials
  • Handouts and other Supporting Materials
  • Practical Examples and Various Case Studies
  • Quick Reference/Top Tips Guide
  • Professional & Experienced Instructor
  • Accelerated and Intensive Learning Techniques
  • Relationship Building within Course
  • Post Course Action Plan
  • Index of Additional Suggested Materials
  • Course Completion Certificate
Free Valet Parking
Coffee Breaks
Free WIFI access

Course certificate

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When would you like to start

HR Role in Innovation and Creative Thinking - 19 Aug 2024 Dubai, UAE
HR Role in Innovation and Creative Thinking - 25 Nov 2024 Dubai, UAE
Course Content

Course content

  • Reasons why everyone wants innovation, but no one wants to change
  • The innovation imperative and risks of innovation
  • The innovator’s dilemma
  • Thinking types
    • Analytical vs. creative thinking
    • Questionnaire: Are you a creative or analytical thinker?
    • Divergent vs. convergent thinking
    • Lateral thinking
    • Systems thinking
    • Inspirational thinking
    • Principles of creative thinking
    • Analytical vs. critical thinking
    • Bringing it all together
  • Ideation – creative thinking strategies and the idea generation process
    • Opposite Thinking*
    • Rip and Rap
    • Ego Alter
    • Problem Framing
    • Mind Mapping*
    • Scamper*
    • Brainstorming
    • Six Thinking Hats*

    * You will have the opportunity to practice these ideation techniques in full. It’s possible to practice others as well.

  • Enhancing creativity and problem-solving at the team level
    • Driver of creativity and problem-solving at the team level
    • Enablers of team creativity and problem-solving
    • The synergistic mechanism by which teams solve problems
  • Creativity under constraints – fine as is
    • We cannot operate in a vacuum
    • Constraints actually stimulate creativity
    • An active recognition and definition of constraints is helpful
    • Determine clear design criteria
  • Using creativity to enhance problem-solving processes and decision making
    • Determining where creative thinking processes can help in the standard decision-making process
  • Innovation types/models
    • Process/Product/Service
  • Innovation types/models (cont.)
    • The Innovation Matrix
    • Ten Types of Innovation
    • Innovation based on Industry Cycles
    • The Innovation Ambition Matrix
  • Innovation methodologies
    • Phase-gate
    • Lean startup
    • Customer journey
    • Product configuration
  • Innovation management
    • Definition and motivation
    • Idea management
    • Idea management committee
    • Idea evaluation
    • Innovation management process
  • Innovation portfolio management
    • Innovation pipeline for different time horizons
    • Resource allocation
    • Taking an overall view of your innovation portfolio
  • Human Resources as a key enabler of innovation
    • Human capital
    • Organization development elements (recruitment for innovation, innovation culture, performance management for innovation, and so on)
    • Development of a draft action plan for your HR department to enable innovation in your organization
  • Organization design for disruptive innovation
  • KPIs in innovation
    • A brief overview of business-oriented innovation KPIs
    • Defining KPIs for HC and OD interventions to support innovation
  • Current innovation trends
    • Macro trends
    • Digital trends
    • Key insights from global innovation managers
  • Global HR survey: The Future of HR 2019
Participant insights

Participant insights

The course was highly beneficial for my job and career. This info will clearly give me the great support for my day-to-day tasks.
Muhammed A. (Senior Auditor)Auditing Company, Dubai.
What I have learned in the course was exactly what I was looking for. Highly clear and pragmatic with perfect guidelines on how to use it at my work.
Antony S. (Manager) Drilling Equipment Company, Abu Dhabi.
A very useful course that provided new insights in the customer behavior and definitely would help me with my communications with customers.
Mario A. (Business Owner) Boutique Shops, Dubai.
Great thanks – one of the best courses I have made.
Brian G. (Projects Coordinator) Events Management Company, Ras Al Khaimah.
Exciting and inspiring course. Helped me to see things differently and re-organize our customer service department.
Abbas H. (Company Manager) Project Engineering, Muscat.
Would really suggest the training to any professional who is in charge of customer care.
Jane A. (General Manager) Real Estate Company, Dubai.
The time spent at course was really enjoyable and useful. Easy to understand and I used part of knowledge the next day after training.
Samira K. (Sales Team) Car Rental, Abu Dhabi.
Was the real great overview on what I shall do to improve in the Customer Service in my business.
Syed H. (Company Owner) Data Storage Solutions, Dubai.
The info I received on the course is the surprise for me. Never though of such simple techniques which help to handle difficult customers conversations.
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The training I have chosen was very useful and informative with a number of very useful points. Was well explained by the trainer.
Colin G. (General Manager) Safety Equipment, Riyadh.
The program was very explanatory and gave me a lot of points to re-think. Would sure make a difference to my work approach.
Gabriela Y. (Supervisor) Call Center, Kuwait.
Would recommend to my team members to attend the same course. It would positively help me to do my job better.
Udo C. ( Department Head) Heavy Machinery Maintenance, Abu Dhabi.
The time spent at the course was the excellent investment – a lot of useful and practical info. Exactly what I was looking for.
Idul R. (Supervisor Sales) Construction Materials, Umm Al Quwain.
It was great idea to join such training. Would be a definite backing in my career development. Thinking of taking more courses – on other subjects.
Cristina R. (Sales Coordinator) Retail Company, Dubai.
The training was a great mixture of information and practical aspects. The instructor was highly professional and the course was organized the excellent way.
Samaa J. (Projects Manager) IT Solutions, Oman.
I really liked the scope and the style of the training – very friendly, a lot of communication and highly informative.
Stefan L. (Client Relationships) Insurance Company, Doha.
It was a great idea to join such training. All members of our team shall complete it. A lot of new points and useful hints.
Burcu W. (Marketing Head) Corporate Banking, Abu Dhabi.
Was really pleased by the content of the course and qualifications of the instructors. Got a lot of useful points for my business.
Marty Z. (General Manager) Travel Company, Dubai.
Great trainer and perfect information materials. Was really worth to attend. A lot of insights and ideas on how to improve job performance.
Daniel D. (PR Officer) Private Hospital, Muscat.
As we were in the process of restructuring of our call center this training was just perfect for the time. Remarkable and valuable suggestions and solutions.
Joselito B. (Marketing Department) E-commerce, Dubai.
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Amira Z. (Sales Manager.) Designer Apparel, Abu Dhabi.
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