• » Certificate in Innovation and Creativity at Work

     Programme Title  Certificate in Innovation and Creativity at Work
     CAO Code  Not available via CAO
     LYIT internal code  
     Duration  12 weeks
     Standard Code Places:  20
     National Framework Level  6
     Award Type  Minor
     Awarding Body  LYIT, under Delegated Authority from HETAC
    Is this the course for you?
    This programme has been developed to equip learners with basic creativity techniques which can be applied to their business environment, particularly in the areas of idea generation, concept development and creative problem solving. This is a practical programme, whereby learners are encouraged to apply their developing knowledge, skills and competences to their business environment throughout.
    Minimum Academic Entry Requirements
    • 5 Ordinary Level D3 in the Leaving Certificate, FETAC Level 5 or equivalent.
    • Candidates who do not meet the above entry requirement may be admitted to the programme on the grounds of mature years (0ver 23 by 1st January in the proposed year of entry), if they have attained appropriate experience and attainment thresholds deemed equivalent. Such applicants will be subject to an interview process to ascertain the extent and appropriateness of prior non-accredited/accredited learning and associated communication/learning competencies. Where necessary further assessment with regard to learning and communication competencies may be required by the Learning Support Unit.
    What will I study?
    Stage/SemesterProposed ModulesNo of CreditsClass hours per week
     1/1  Creative & Innovative Thinking
     10  3
    Learning Outcomes
    On successful completion of this programme learners will have the ability to:
    • Outline creativity methods, techniques and tools
    • Describe the idea-generation facilitation process
    • Demonstrate the application of creativity tools to the business environment
    FOR FURTHER INFORMATION:
    • Contact: Anne Brennan, Life Long Learning, Letterkenny Institute of Technology by
    • E- Mail: anne.brennan@lyit.ie
    • Telephone: (074) 9186175