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The Edward de Bono Institute Celebrates World Creativity and Innovation Week.

World Creativity and Innovation Week (WCIW) was first launched in 2001 and is now celebrated in an ever growing number of countries.  The aim of WCIW is to inspire new thinking and to foster a culture for creativity and innovation.

The United Nations resolved to include World Creativity and Innovation Day, April 21 as a Day of Observance to encourage people to use creativity in problem-solving for all issues related to achieving the 2015 Sustainable Development Goals.  

In celebration of World Creativity and Innovation Week, the Edward de Bono Institute is organizing the following events:



Creativity. It can work for you too. 

This event was held at Speedcast a global organization with offices in Malta.  This activity involved an introduction to creative thinking and how creative thinking methods may be used at individual, group and organization levels to gain leverage. 

The event took place on April 13th, 2018



Artists Unite for Animal Shelters

The Edward de Bono Institute teamed up with Star Events to organize Artists Unite for Animal Shelters, a feast of artistic creativity will take place at Chateau Buskett. This event consisted of a fun filled afternoon where the audience can enjoy performances from different dance schools and companies.  Staff members and students from the Edward de Bono Institute were on site providing a variety of simple yet interactive activities that stimulate creativity.  There was something for all ages.  The general public was invited to attend.

All proceeds from the event  supported animal shelters.

The event took place on April 15th, 2018



BRND WGN Strategic Creative Powerhouse

Another event organized by the Edward de Bono Institute was hosted by Mr. Peter-Jan Grech CEO and Founder at BRND WGN Strategic Creative Powerhouse. During this event, key members of the organization worked with students on the Master in Creativity and Innovation at the University of Malta.  The creative processes involved in acquiring new clients and serving the clients successfully explored during an interactive session.

The event took place on April 17, 2018



From mum to mumpreneur: How to come up with potential business ideas. 

The workshop was aimed at women who are interested in starting a business but are still trying to figure out what might work, and who would like to explore how to come up with potential ideas for a new venture.

The event took place on April 18th, 2018



Transitions. A Panel Discussion.

In celebration of World Creativity and Innovation Week 2018, the Edward de Bono Institute hosted a panel discussion with Ms Davinia Mallia Pule of NGAGE – Marketing- PR- Events and Buzymummy.com, Ms Saz Mifsud of Saz Mifsud Design House and Mr Kurt Mifsud founder of the Mediterranean Culinary Academy.  All speakers were able to seize business opportunities that shaped their businesses.  

The audience made up of university students had the opportunity to actively engage in the panel discussion. 

The event took place on April 19, 2018



Making Time for Creativity.

This event was held at Ernst and Young Malta.  This activity involved an interactive session focusing on wellbeing in the workplace and creativity.  The session involved practical tips including breathing exercise for stress relief followed by an introduction to creative thinking and how creative thinking methods may be used across the organization.

The event took place on April 20, 2018



Creativity e-tool launch workshop

An ERASMUS+ project entitled CREMO kicked off in September 2015 with the aim of developing online Creativity training games for students and educators. The University of Malta, through The Edward de Bono Institute for the Design and Development of Thinking, is a partner in this project. The launch of the Academy for Creativity e-platform was held on Friday 20 April 2018, as part of the celebrations for World Creativity and Innovation Week (WCIW). This was aimed at developing students’ understanding of creativity and helping them to become more creative in the process. The workshop was an excellent opportunity to learn more about the e-creativity tool and listen to experts discussing creativity and online learning in the digital age.

The event took place on April 20th, 2018

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Institute launches GEN Malta Platform

In the run-up to this year's GEC, The Edward de Bono Institute launched the Global Entrepreneurship Network (GEN) Malta online platform, which is designed to connect local and international entrepreneurs, educators, students, researchers, investors and policy makers.

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Exams Timetable Semester 2

Please click here to download the Examination Timetable for Academic Year 2018/9 - Semester 2

Annual Report Oct 2017 - Sep 2018

We are pleased to announce the publication of The Edward de Bono Institute's Annual Report for the period 01 October 2017 to 30 September 2018. Please click here to download the document.

Diploma Timetable (Malta) - Semester 2

Please click here to access the Diploma Timetable for Academic Year 2018/9 - Semester 2

Master Timetable Semester 2

Please click here to access the Master in Creativity and Innovation Timetable for Academic Year 2018/9 - Semester 2.

Optional Study Units Timetable Semester 2

Please click here to access the Optional Study Units Timetable for Academic Year 2018-19 - Semester 2

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