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Innovation, Creativity and Leadership MSc

Key information
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Qualification type

MSc - Master of Science

Subject areas

Management Of Change & Innovation Leadership

Course type

Taught

Course Summary

Who is it for?

You want become a more extraordinary and creative leader.

You want to amplify your creative capabilities, so that you can address the increasingly unpredictable business, technological and social challenges that today’s world faces.

And you want to be able to inspire and empower your teams and organisations to take managed 'leaps of faith' that will solve these complex challenges.

Objectives:

You will become one of a new generation of more creative and interdisciplinary leaders, able to provide new forms of structure that make sense of apparent chaos, to drive the future, and to bring about positive change.

You will learn about creativity, leadership and innovation from different disciplinary perspectives – drawing on business, the arts, law, psychology, design and digital.

You will be taught by a cross-functional team of academics and practitioners dedicated to the use of the creativity to improve society.

These academics and practitioners will use novel teaching techniques to bring theories and practices to life, and offer you a wide range of experiences through which to help you to amplify your capabilities.

You will also gain new knowledge and skills for harnessing the creativity of others – colleagues, stakeholders and clients – both within and beyond your organisation.

The outcomes? An ability to deliver breakthrough solutions. A place on the career fast-track in a world where innovation has never been more highly prized. And expertise in the new interdisciplinary frameworks, knowledge, techniques and skills needed to investigate, generate, envision, prototype, critique and reflect on creative solutions to complex, ill-structured and chaotic problems, and provide new forms of intellectual resilience.

The Master's in Innovation, Creativity and Leadership offers a rare opportunity to study innovation,creativity and leadership from a fully rounded, interdisciplinary perspective, learning from leaders in each of the disciplines.

Creative leadership is crucial in promoting and delivering innovative outcomes. Creative leaders need to be flexible, knowledgeable and be able to inspire others to follow them into the unknown. In this course you will:

  • Develop your understanding of the roles and advantages of different creative problem solving strategies, techniques and tools in a range of different contexts
  • Learn when to use different innovation tools, and in which situations
  • Gain practical skills to facilitate creativity and enhance innovation
  • Learn how to tackle complex and wicked problems
  • Learn how to work effectively within teams to solve problems, produce creative outcomes and design solutions in business and other contexts
  • Learn how to overcome barriers to creativity and innovation so you can deliver change
  • Understand what elements foster a creative climate and what distinguishes creative organisations.

Careers:

The Innovation, Creativity and Leadership master’s course equips students for creative leadership roles in a broad range of contexts.

Those completing the course go on to become innovation leaders and consultants in large and small organisations, and in private, public and voluntary sectors, as well as developing their own businesses providing products and services across a range of different industries.

Maybe you’ll take your new skills back to your current employer. Or maybe you’ll be moving on to new opportunities.

Maybe you’ll become an entrepreneur, setting up your own business from an idea developed through the course. The MICL has been designed to unlock career possibilities.

Different course options

Full time | Cass Business School | 12 months | SEP-20

Study mode

Full time

Duration

12 months

Start date

SEP-20

Modules

Learn formal problem-solving processes and cultivate intuitive decision-making and communication skills. Enhance your understanding of your own skills and the business and professional worlds and gain experience of practical approaches to professional understanding, innovation and problem-solving.

Tuition fees

UK fees
Course fees for UK / EU students

For this course (per year)

£21,000

Average for all Postgrad courses (per year)

£5,202

International fees
Course fees for non-UK / EU students

For this course (per year)

£21,000

Average for all Postgrad courses (per year)

£12,227

Entry requirements

Applicants need to have a UK upper second class degree or above, or the equivalent from an overseas institution. Applicants who do not hold a degree may be considered on the basis of work experience alone. Applicants should also have a minimum of three years' work experience in a relevant professional domain.

Department profile

Part of City, University of London, Sir John Cass Business School has been at the forefront of business education for over 50 years. Ranked 3rd in London, 6th in the UK and 19th in Europe (Financial Times European Business School ranking 2019), Cass is part of an elite group of business schools to have been awarded triple accreditation by the Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business (AACSB), the Association of MBAs (AMBA) and the...more

University information

City, University of London is a leading UK university, with a global vision and a commitment to transforming lives through education. It is home to 20,000 students, 46% of which are studying at postgraduate level, and has an alumni of more than 140,000 graduates, from over 180 countries. The University is divided into five different Schools: Cass Business School School of Arts & Social Sciences School of Health Sciences School of...more

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