CREATIVE FORMATION. STRUCTURE AND SOME RESULTS OF THIS COURSE FOR PRODUCT AND SERVICE INNOVATION
"The essence of all innovation is a new idea. The course of Creative Formation targets to increase the possibilities to reach new ideas in the ideation phase of a design. The creativity has an important role in engineering design. Explained are the: objectives, syllabus, methodology and some results of this postgraduate/doctoral course in its seventh year running. The student is trained to increase performance in the creative phase, by employing several creative techniques, the knowledge of mechanism of best mental performance and a good ambience. Also a patent general view is given. The course has four modules each with a different lecturer: Creativity Techniques; Thinking EngineeriInvention The ory; Inventions and patent system."