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Creative Problem Solving

Length
1 day

Overview    

“Minds are like parachutes. They work best when open!”

The speed of change in today’s business world requires innovative problem solving.  Employees must learn to free their minds from assumptions that limit their thinking and learn to solve problems creatively and collaboratively.  In this highly interactive course, participants will apply the six-step, problem solving process to a work-place challenge that they define.

Objectives

  • Increase understanding of how your interaction with others affects innovation and teamwork
  • Develop collaborative problem solving skills
  • Define the different roles and responsibilities necessary for achieving a successful and creative problem solving outcome
  • Demonstrate techniques for encouraging participation, creativity and diverse points of view

Key Topics

  • Foster a culture of creativity and innovation
  • Key elements of interaction
  • Roles and responsibilities in creative problem solving meetings
  • Six-step creative problem solving process
  • Different modes of thinking
  • Diverging and converging tools
  • Exercises for stimulating new ideas
  • Build bridges between ideas and actions
  • Establish clear action plans


Reviews

Class content and exercises reinforced new ways to identify a problem, to enable you to better design goals and ultimately find possible solutions.– ThermoFisher Scientific, Staff Scientist

The group work was more valuable than I would have thought. Learned not to judge suggestions in free-flowing brainstorming. It was very informative and empowering.”– Analog Devices, Marketing

This course is available only by special request in this geography. Please give us a call today at 1-408-441-8881 or send us an email using the contact form on this site.

This course is available only by special request in this geography. Please give us a call today at 1-408-441-8881 or send us an email using the contact form on this site.

This course is available only by special request in this geography. Please give us a call today at 1-408-441-8881 or send us an email using the contact form on this site.