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GTIS Branch - Making A Difference: 3 Steps PMs Can Take to Solve Problems Using Creative-Thinking



Can creativity be taught? Yes, research shows us that it can. Learn the Systematic Inventive Thinking approach that is helping leading organizations around the world to break fixed-thinking and unleash creativity. You will learn strategies that you can use to lead your Project and Agile teams to solicit innovative solutions, solve difficult problems and create breakthrough ideas using Systematic Inventive Thinking models.

This session will be an interactive workshop where you will also practice the Systematic Inventive Thinking technique.

Learning Objectives:

Learn 3 practical strategies to get more creative thinking on your teams that you can implement right away.


CEO and Co-Founder Marguerite Mcleod-Flemingmf.jpg

Marguerite Mcleod-Fleming is Principal of Innovation Culture Group. She works with companies, non-profits, educational institutions and non-profit clients to facilitate creative-thinking that achieves innovative ideas using our proprietary Actionable Innovation System.

Her clients range from some of the largest and most respected organizations in North America to smaller mid-market businesses and not-for-profits. Many business leaders partner with Innovation Culture Group to identify growth opportunities and solve complex problems using creative-thinking techniques. Marguerite received her MBA from the Schulich School of Business in 2001, where her studies spanned the fields of strategic management and organization development. Her work in the area of creative and inventive thinking is driving the conversation of how to create a systematically proven creative process in any organization.

Marguerite is a SIT Associate for Canada and is certified to deliver the ISPI (Innovation Strengths Preference Indicator) assessment LEGO® SERIOUS PLAY® engagements.


5:30 PM – Registration, Light snacks & refreshments, Networking

6:20 PM – Announcements & Introductions

6:30 PM – Speaker’s Presentation

7:55 PM – Wrap up, Networking

8:15 PM – Event ends

Fees: (subject to HST)

PMI Toronto Members - $22.12

Non-Members and Guests - $26.55

PDUs: 1.5 (Leadership 1.0, Strategic 0.5)



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Type of activity: PMI Toronto GTIS Branch

Date: 18 October 2018

Hour: 17:30 to 20:00

# of PDUs: 1.5


Members: $22.12

Non members and Guests: $26.55


Northeastern University – Toronto First Canadian Place, 100 King Street West, Suite 4620 Toronto, ON M5X 1E2