Creative Thinking Competency

Creative Thinking
Discovering new opportunities and solutions for problems by looking beyond current practices and using innovative thinking.

Behaviours include:
• Knowing when a new approach is required
• Importing a solution from outside current work environment
• Modifying a solution from outside current work environment
• Creating a new solution

PMC Open Enrollment Workshops addressing this competency:
Advanced Event Planning
Business Writing for Impact and Influence
Creativity and Innovation for the Workplace
Critical Thinking and Problem Solving for Effective Decision-Making
Financial Planning for Retirement
Finding Creative Solutions to Workplace Challenges
Improving Your Memory
Increasing Your Self-Confidence
Life Planning for Retirement
Mindfulness and Leadership: A Program for Managers
Practical Facilitation Skills
Strategic Thinking
Using Positive Influencing Skills in the Workplace
Writing in Plain Language

Our training services

For the public:

open training

PMC’s open enrollment workshops are available to all individuals. Workshops are delivered in-person (in Ottawa) or as a live, instructor-led session online from anywhere.

Workshop dates run throughout the year.

For your team:

team training

PMC delivers standard or customized workshops for a team or work group from your organization. Workshops can be delivered in person at your location, or online at a time that works for you. All for a surprisingly cost-effective price.



PMC offers an extensive library of micro-learning and longer video lessons on soft skills, management and software topics accessible through desktop or mobile devices. The content is self-paced, self-directed, with individual topic choices.

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