New ideas are the one resource that humans can just simply create out of thin air, as it were. Arguably, they are a big part of what it means to be human. But much else that goes with being human works to inhibit the production of good new ideas. The familiar and the conventional are powerful currents against which new ideas have to struggle.

In this module we will introduce a number of techniques that can help us to access both our individual and collective creative aptitudes.