Module 4: Creativity

Last updated: March 23, 2022

Creativity is one of the most important characteristics of an effective leader and fosters a successful and healthy workplace environment. Creativity opens up opportunities in problem-solving, achieving goals, and inspiring teams to be creative and find unlikely perspectives. Creativity is usually a word connected to the arts rather than sports yet creativity is a necessary tool to become the best basketball player and the person you want to be. Creativity is defined as the ability to transcend traditional ideas, patterns or modes of thinking and create new meaningful ideas or patterns.


“You can never solve a problem on the level on which it was created.”

― Albert Einstein

After the completion of this module, the players should be able to get the following learning outcome:

  • Problem-solving , defining clear goals and achievable goals;
  • Inspired to be creative in different situations and find unlikely perspectives and solutions for them;
  • Being unselfish – as the most important team attribute and understanding how their work contributes to the team goals;
  • Celebrating small successes – both team and individual
  • Discipline;
  • Improve communication skills.


Skills acquired


Knowledge base

Unit 1


This unit aims to help the players to find different kind of solution, new solution during the game

Players will be able to imagine the situation beforehand

Finding new solution during the practice and games.

Unit 2


This unit aims to teach the players how to inspire their teammates, starting with themselves

Players will be able to get more confidence and therefore be better players and teammates

Enhance the will of the players

Unit 3


The purpose of this unit is upgrade the game level of the players using the different kind of motivational techniques

Players will be able to higher their previous performances

Upgrade the level of motivation for practicing harder

Unit 4

Critical Thinking

This unit aims to help the players with fast-finding solutions for a certain situation, predicting the obstacles

Players will work to develop a skill set that will allow them to find a different solution during the game in critical moments

Finding the right solution in different kind of situations




Action of forming new ideas, or images or concepts of external objects not present to the senses


The process of being mentally stimulated to do or feel something, especially to do something creative


A reason or reasons for acting or behaving in a particular way

Critical Thinking

The objective analysis and evaluation of an issue in order to form a judgement

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