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Creative Problem Solving

Online Course

Creative Problem Solving - Online Course
Both Creativity And Innovation Are Necessary To Stay Alive In Today’s Business World. Learn The Processes Of Generating Something New That Has Value.

Course Description

In the past few decades, psychologists and business people alike have discovered that successful problem solvers tend to use the same type of process to identify and implement the solutions to their problems. This process works for any kind of problem, large or small.

The Creative Problem Solving online training course will give you an overview of the entire creative problem-solving process, as well as key problem-solving tools that you can use every day. Skills such as brainstorming, information gathering, analyzing data and identifying resources will be covered throughout the elearning course.

Course Objectives

  • Understand problems and the creative problem-solving process
  • Identify types of information to gather
  • Know the key questions to ask in problem solving
  • Identify the importance of defining a problem correctly
  • Identify and use four different problem definition tools
  • Write concrete problem statements
  • Use basic brainstorming tools to generate ideas for solutions
  • Evaluate potential solutions against criteria, including cost/benefit analysis and group voting
  • Perform a final analysis to select a solution
  • Understand the roles that fact and intuition play in selecting a solution
  • Understand the need to refine the shortlist and redefine it
  • Understand how to identify the tasks and resources necessary to implement solutions
  • Evaluate and adapt solutions to reality
  • Students must have basic literacy and numeracy skills.
  • Previous schooling and academic achievements are not required for entry into this course.
  • Students will need access to a computer and the internet.

Minimum Specifications For Computers:

  • Microsoft Windows XP or later
  • OSX/iOS 6 or later
  • Modern and up to date browser

Course Summary

Delivery

Online 

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Assessed

Yes

Access

Lifetime 

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Language

English

Award

Certificate

Support

Yes

Time

Self Paced

Community

Online 

Creative Problem Solving

Both Creativity And Innovation Are Necessary To Stay Alive In Today’s Business World. Learn The Processes Of Generating Something New That Has Value.