VU22226 - Lead creative thinking and innovation practices in an organisational environment

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Unit code: VU22226 | Study level: TAFE


This unit describes the skills and knowledge required to research and practice innovation and creative thinking in order to lead, support and maintain a culture of innovative thinking and practice that will further organisational strategic planning for sustainable business practices across a range of organisational contexts.


For Melbourne campuses

Assessment tasks will be designed to reinforce and extend knowledge and skill competence within set and controlled parameters in accordance with each unit’s learning outcomes and performance criteria requirements, including the setting of work based practical application tasks designed to provide evidence of competence outcomes, within periodic and scheduled timelines.

Students will be expected to demonstrate the following required skills:

  • interpersonal, communication and team building skills;
  • research methodology and critical analysis skills;
  • self-management, learning and reflective practice skills to evaluate and advance personal effectiveness in modelling and leading creative thinking and innovation practices across a range of organisational contexts;
  • communication, consultation and negotiation and team building skills to promote, model, lead and sustain a culture of ongoing learning and development within organisational contexts;
  • planning and organisational skills to develop, implement and sustain practical strategies and mechanisms that support creative thinking and innovation practices within organisational settings, and;
  • leadership and problem-solving skills to assess challenges and risks at a strategic level and to develop appropriate responses.

Required reading

The qualified trainer and assessor will provide teaching and learning materials as required in the form of workbooks produced by the Polytechnic and/or via the Polytechnic e-learning system.

As part of a course

This unit is not compulsory for any specific course. Depending on the course you study, this unit may be taken as an elective.

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