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Creative Thinking for Innovative Problem Solving

Length
2 days

Overview

Creative Thinking is a vital skill set where leaders and employees with the ability to “think outside of the
box”, can help organizations save millions of dollars through creative problem solving and process
improvement. Although not all employees possess the “creative flair”, there are proven methodology
which they can learn to aid themselves to start thinking creatively.

The intent of this course is to provide the participants an insight into the world of creative thinking by
imparting to tools and techniques that they can apply to aid themselves overcome barriers to creative
thinking.

Course Objectives

Upon completion of the course, the participants will:

  1. Appreciate the importance of Creative Thinking and Innovation
  2. Understand the tools needed for Creative Thinking and Innovation
  3. Be able to identify and overcome barriers of creative thinking and Innovation
  4. Understand consideration factors when selecting a solution

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.

Key Topics

During the course participants will be able to learn and :

  • Understand the importance of Creativity and Innovation in the workplace
  • Embrace and contribute to lowering the barriers to Creativity in the workplace
  • Overcoming Barriers to Creativity
  • Understand and apply Divergence and Idea Generation Tools and Techniques such as
      • Creative Brainstorming,
      • Forced Association,
      • Serendipity,
      • Metaphorical Analysis.
  • Understand and apply Divergence and Idea Generation Tools and Techniques
    • Assumption Smashing,
    • I Wish…
  • Facilitate Creative Idea Sessions
  • Understand the Decision Matrix for Solution selection
  • Understand the considerations for implementation such as Change Management and Risk Management

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.

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