The Creative Problem Solving course provides a dynamic approach to identifying and resolving problems creatively and efficiently. It begins by defining what constitutes a problem and the creative problem-solving process, followed by methods of effective information gathering. Participants are then guided through the process of clearly defining problems, including understanding their origins and desired outcomes. The course places a strong emphasis on innovative thinking, teaching techniques to overcome mental blocks and stimulate creativity during the brainstorming process.
Advanced modules of the course introduce a variety of creative solution generation techniques, such as brainwriting, mind mapping, and the Six Thinking Hats method. Participants also learn to analyze and select the most effective solutions through various evaluation methods like cost-benefit analysis. The course concludes with practical steps for implementing solutions, recording lessons learned, and ensuring continuous improvement.
Ideal for professionals across various fields, this course equips participants with the skills to approach problems with a fresh perspective and find innovative solutions.