Learning Objectives

Upon completion of this Learning Unit, trainees will be able to:

  • Comprehend the distinction between creativity types
  • Define creativity types
  • Classify types of creativity
  • Explain the steps of the social creativity process
  • Classify frameworks for social creativity
  • Apply frameworks of creativity
  • Analyse barriers to creativity
  • Generate ideas for enhancing creativity
  • Define historical and intellectual context for creativity


Creativity is often seen as an individual trait that can be manifested both in the process and the product or artefact created through the creative process. While everyone has a different level of development of creativity competency, all subjects can develop their creative potential by developing a better awareness of the creative processes such as divergent thinking and also the creative criteria to self- regulate the quality of the creative solution