Creativity for Finance Professionals

by Anna Faherty

Successfully dealing with a constantly changing environment requires creativity. But what does that mean for a finance professional? This course introduces you to the key skills, tools, strategies, and processes for enhancing creativity in your workplace.

price £75+vat
cpd hours 4 CPD hours
access 120 days' access

This course will enable you to

  • Future-proof your career by developing your creativity
  • Adopt habits and behaviours that enhance your imagination and problem-solving skills
  • Create an environment that encourages creativity in the workplace
  • Identify and remove barriers that hinder creative collaboration
  • Use tools to generate, organise and evaluate ideas
  • Support and motivate creative people and measure creative performance

About the course

Creativity is a key skill for the accountant of the future. As much transactional work becomes automated, accountants must learn to be creative and solve problems if they are to add value to the organisation.

This course explains some simple techniques for improving your creativity as a finance professional, enhancing your creative skills and becoming more confident in finding innovative solutions. You'll also discover how to develop a creative workplace that is better placed at overcoming problems and change.

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Contents

  • Understanding creativity
    • The importance of creativity
    • What is creativity?
    • Workplace creativity
    • How to come up with ideas
    • Your creative potential
    • Finding time to be creative
  • Looking at your world in new ways
    • Driving creativity
    • Expansive thinking
    • Tools for reframing
    • Making creative connections
    • Finding fresh perspectives
    • Stepping into other people’s shoes
  • Developing a creative workplace
    • Creativity at work
    • The right environment
    • Creativity in remote settings
    • Using expansive language
  • Embracing the creative process
    • It's a process
    • Understanding the creative process
    • Getting your thinking right
    • Involving other people
    • Riding the emotional rollercoaster
    • Overcoming challenges
    • Staying creative under pressure
  • Tools and strategies
    • Tools and strategies
    • Brainstorming
    • Nominal group technique
    • Affinity mapping
    • Multi-voting
    • Rank ordering
    • Tools for testing ideas
    • Structured discussion
    • Thinking like devils and murderers
  • Inspiring and managing creativity
    • Creative management
    • Motivating creative people
    • Creative focus
    • Evaluating creative performance
    • Writing a creative brief
    • Creative feedback

Author

Anna Faherty

Writer, lecturer and consultant working across the publishing, museum and charity sectors.

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Exclusive news and CPD every week plus monthly webinars, all year round
Account manager on hand to support your team's needs
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Course

Need just a few unitshourshours?

Access to this course
Total CPD unitshourshours4 unitshourshours
Access period120 days
Audit-proof CPD completion certificate
Immediate access to our entire CPD catalogue
Exclusive news and CPD every week plus monthly webinars, all year round
Account manager on hand to support your team's needs

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All you need for this year's CPD.

Access to this course
Total CPD unitshourshours21 units20 hours21 hours
Access period120 days
Audit-proof CPD completion certificate
Immediate access to our entire CPD catalogue
Exclusive news and CPD every week plus monthly webinars, all year round
Account manager on hand to support your team's needs
Learn more

Team

Keep your whole team up to date.

Access to this course
Total CPD unitshourshours1,000+ unitshourshours
Access period12+ months
Audit-proof CPD completion certificate
Immediate access to our entire CPD catalogue
Exclusive news and CPD every week plus monthly webinars, all year round
Account manager on hand to support your team's needs
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