April 2020 REMOTE Learning Event

  • 04/17/2020
  • 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM
  • Remote Learning Event
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  • No fee charged for Remote Learning Event

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April 17, 2020 

FREE REMOTE Learning Event


Talent Development to Enhance Organizational Creativity

Presented By: 

Dr. Dave S. Knowlton; SIUE


  Friday April 17, 2020  

  REMOTE Learning Event Program: 12:00pm - 1:00pm ET

** Each Registrant will receive a personal email invitation link ~24 hours prior to the remote event with directions for logging into the event.


As we move further out of the Information Age and into the Innovation Age, creativity will become even more of a primary driver of organizational success. Talent development professionals must understand, then, best practices for ensuring that employees are thinking creatively and translating that thinking into a mode of operating. This session will provide both concepts and practical advice for talent development professionals who aim to enhance creativity among employees. Emphasis will be placed on both developing collaboration skills and ensuring systematic creative processes.

Learning Objectives:

1. The attendees will be able to explain benefits and drawbacks of developing employee talent toward the goal of enhancing organizational creativity.

2.The attendees will be able to articulate a conceptual approach for talent development that enhances organizational creativity.

3.The attendees will be able to list multiple strategies for developing creative talent within organizations

Speaker Bio: 

Dr. Dave S. Knowlton is an educator, author, keynote speaker, consultant, and artisan.  For the past twenty-five years, Dr. Knowlton has passionately advocated for the power of creativity, education, and self-directed learning as means of improving organizations and changing lives.  He has presented his ideas at national professional-development events, including conferences sponsored by Training Magazine, The United States Distance Learning Association, and The American Association for Adult and Continuing Education.  Dr. Knowlton has written over seventy-five articles and book chapters in the areas of education, employee performance improvement, creativity, communication, and the arts.  As a public intellectual, he has written for the main-stream press and has appeared on regional television programs and internet podcasts.  Dr. Knowlton serves on the Board of Directors of the Jacoby Arts Center in Alton, Illinois (jacobyartscenter.org); and he cohosts the Learning Vibes Podcast (learningvibespodcast.weebly.com).  In his full-time role as Professor and Graduate Program Director of Southern Illinois University Edwardsville’s (SIUE) Instructional Technology (IT) program (siue.edu/instructionaltechnology), Dr. Knowlton teaches courses in instructional design, design thinking, and innovation processes.  He also supervises the IT program’s design studio.



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