Friday, January 10, 2014

Feb/Mar: Igniting Innovation: Practical Skills for Individuals, Teams, and Organizations (Infopeople)

An Infopeople online course, February 25 to March 24, 2014

We know that libraries need to become more innovative in order to survive and thrive in contemporary society. Innovation is about moving from idea to implementation and there are  practical skills and techniques that can be learned.  In this course, you will explore:

                    How to increase your personal capacity for idea generation, creative thinking, and problem solving
                    Your own barriers and preferences regarding innovation
                    Ways to develop ideas and solutions when working in a group
                    Techniques for crowdsourcing idea generation or problem solving
                    Things you can do to help foster a culture of innovation within your library, even if you are not in a leadership position

Instructor: Brenda Hough

Fee: $75 for those in the California library community, $150 for all others.

For a complete course description and to register go to