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Creative Studies, M.S.


International Center for Studies in Creativity

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This project explored the development of serious play as a personal competency of creative leadership and as a dimension of a creative organizational climate. Skill development was undertaken through acquiring certification as a LEGO® Serious Play™ facilitator and three workshops were subsequently delivered to a range of clients. The principles of play and Papert’s theory of constructionism were used to develop a serious of creative products as prototypes tried out with clients in the form of team based games. The outcomes of this project are ideas on how to bring play into the workplace, creating a climate for creativity and innovation.