Frequently Asked Questions - Creatrix
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Can I train in the UK?
Our first UK certification programme took place on 17th July 2006.
More dates to follow - see our training section for open programme dates, or email us for a bespoke programme for your organisation. (back to top)
How do I know what training is right for my organisation?
The Creatrix�?� team has a number of training programmes that can be tailored to the specific needs of your organisation. Creatrix�?� consultants are well trained and use a collaborative style to make sure the selected training programme specifically meets your needs. (back to top)
Can the Creatrix Inventory really measure creativity and risk-taking?
Yes. The Creatrix Inventory designed by Dr. Richard E. Byrd some twenty-five years ago has validity and reliability. That is, it measures what it is designed to measure and is reliable indicator in repeating results. (back to top)
How reliable is the Creatrix Inventory
The performance of the Creatrix Inventory has been reviewed twice. A document showing its reliability and validity data is available in the resources section of this site. (back to top)
How do I know Creatrix is the best choice among the many seminar choices available?
The best choice is the one that delivers results. Many seminars & workshops today deal with introducing people to concepts and expect the participants to bridge the theory-to-application gap. At Creatrix, our unique three-step processes of assess, drive, and apply takes the individual participants, teams, and whole organisations from theory to real life applications. The true value of the Creatrix program is that we translate the theory to make sure you get results! (back to top)
Who is this program designed for?
This program is designed for individuals, teams, and organisations that recognise the need to become more innovative as a strategy to stay competitive in today's marketplace. (back to top)
Isn't it unrealistic to expect to bring about change in an individual in only an eight- week period?
Actually, we're not trying so much to change an individual, what we do is increase an individual's propensity for creativity and risk-taking, thereby creating greater innovative capacity. (back to top)
What's included in the coaching program?
We've designed our program to include the following: All of our coaches - Hold advanced degrees (Masters, Ph.D., or Ed.D.) Are experienced and seasoned professionals Are Creatrix trained and certified. Personally focused, specific, and directed. Every participant is given a Creatrix Personal Coaching Plan (CPCP) One-on-one personalised coaching designed for todays busy professional. Our coaching is done when you want it, need it, and in your own office (online). (back to top)
Isn't easier just to sign up for a one-day seminar for the same price?
No. Our system is online, convenient, user friendly, and potentially adds far greater value! (back to top)
How does this program add greater value than attending a seminar?
Seminars are a good means of training. Creatrix's E-coaching is better in that it is designed with you in mind, rather than the masses. Unlike a seminar where there is no follow-up or integration plan, the Creatrix Personal Coaching Plan (CPCP) makes sure you get the follow-up and integration you need from the targeted learnings designed specifically for you. (back to top)
Isn't this just another management fad?
Actually, the Creatrix Inventory has stood the test of time. Originally designed by Dr. Richard E. Byrd in the late sixties, the instrument has been taken over 40,000 times. Recently, in 1998 it was re-normed and updated to include our powerful new Seven Drivers. Coupling the Creatrix Inventory with our e-coaching yields powerful results. (back to top)
Is the Creatrix a valid instrument?
This depends upon the use you put the instrument to. We believe so. Reliability and validity data is available in the resources section of this web site. (back to top)
Is the Creatrix best for individual, team or organisational development?
As a coaching tool the Creatrix is great at enabling individuals to understand their strengths & weaknesses.
As a team tool, unlike other profiling tools on the market the Creatrix works well with multiple & dynamic projects.
For developing organisational culture - if you want to be more innovative - get the Creatrix. (back to top)
Can I see some sample reports?
Yes - their are some sample outputs in the resources section of our site.
If you want to see something specific please contact us. (back to top)
How much does it cost?
Currently a single profile is priced at $35 and a group report at $90.
Training costs $1500 per person (contact us for in-house training) (back to top)
Where can I find out more?
Check out our other pages
Develop Innovation in Teams
Innovation and leadership
Using the Creatrix Inventory
Creatrix.com (back to top)