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Facilitation for Innovation: Inspiring Group Creativity

Description: Teaches ways to foster group innovation using facilitation tools and approaches that spark creativity. Facilitating group creativity for innovative action has always been a challenge, perhaps never more so than when a group is tasked to “think outside the box” on the spot and come up with new solutions to a problem or situation. This highly interactive course utilizes creative tools to explore and practice group innovation.

Participants learn methods that can be immediately applied to foster creative teamwork.



  • Facilitate processes to heighten and enhance a group’s creativity.
  • Frame and reframe problems and dilemmas.
  • Resolve issues and problems creatively.
  • Develop innovative strategies.
  • Expand toolkit with methods to enhance creativity methods with groups.



  • Harnesses the power of creative collaboration to improve organization effectiveness.
  • Exercises the creativity of the group members to develop innovative solutions.
  • Helps the group view problems through a new creative lens.
  • Builds confidence in applying multiple practical techniques and strategies for facilitating innovation.


Who Should Take this Course:

  • Those who wish to develop the creative capacities of teams and groups
  • Organizational change agents
  • Project managers
  • Team leaders
  • Group facilitators
  • Local, state, and federal leaders and program managers

Course Length: One Day

Prerequisite: None

Upcoming ToP Courses

ToP Facilitation Methods:
Leadership Edition 

May 7-9, 2019, Sept. 10-12, 2019

Accelerated Action Planning

Meetings that Work
April 24-25, 2019

Environmental Scanning Approaches –TBD

ToP Secrets of Implementation

ToP Strategic Planning

October 7-8, 2019

Facilitation Graphics – TBD

Mastering the Technology of ParticipationMToP – TBD

All courses in Sacramento unless otherwise specified.
All courses 8:30 am to 5:00 pm unless indicated

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