Learn the relevant skills to build creative confidence.

Creativity is no longer an option at the workplace and has become crucial for business success. Building the creative confidence of employees enhances their motivation to work hard and helps unlock meaningful results. The “Building Creative Confidence” course by IPL enables you to think out of the box and learn the habits of creative individuals.

What will you learn?

  • The vocabulary of creativity
  • The habits of creative individuals
  • Creativity in the product process
  • How design thinking helps in creativity
  • The stages in creativity


There are no pre-requisites for this course. This course would be useful for managers, business leaders, individual contributors, and team leaders, who wish to promote a culture of creativity in their organizations.


A clear understanding of the consumer is critical to the success of any business. The focus of this course is to help participants become keen observers of strategic consumer insights.

Creative problem solving is recognized by most successful organizations as an essential skill that enhances the leadership capabilities of employees as well as business potential for the organization. Creative problem solving will help you become a problem solver and thus find different solutions to problems including customer problems. This skill will enable you to better appreciate the customer’s needs and hence create better solutions for the same.

Your Instructor

Dr. Pavan Soni

Dr. Pavan Soni is an Innovation Evangelist by profession and a teacher by passion. He has consulted with leading organizations on innovation and creativity. Pavan works closely with the Karnataka Knowledge Commission, FICCI, NHRD, Bangalore Chamber of Industry and Commerce, CII, and European Business Group, among other industry bodies towards shaping their innovation activities. 

Pavan is author of over a dozen papers and articles published in national and international journals, and has contributed to three books on innovation and creativity. He is a Gold Medalist from MBM Engineering College Jodhpur, and did his PGDIE from NITIE Mumbai. Currently, Pavan completed his Doctoral Studies from IIM Bangalore in the domain of innovation management.

Course curriculum

  • 2

    Vocabulary of Creativity

  • 3

    Habits of Creative Individuals

    • Learning Outcomes
    • Curiosity, Courage, Experimentation, Associative Thinking and Humor
    • Chapter Quiz
  • 4

    Creativity in the Product Process

    • Learning Outcomes .
    • The Process
    • Chapter Quiz
  • 5

    Design Thinking

    • Learning Outcomes
    • How Design Thinking helps in Creativity
    • Chapter Quiz
  • 6

    Science of Creativity

    • Learning Outcomes
    • Stages in Creativity
    • Landscaping
    • Solution Vegetation/Ideation
    • Best Case Solution
    • Chapter Quiz
  • 7


    • Summary
  • 8

    Final Certification Exam

    • Final Exam