Creative Problem Solving
3.4 (7 ratings)
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Creative Problem Solving

This course will help you to become a master problem solver. We cover the process of becoming a problem solving master
3.4 (7 ratings)
Course Ratings are calculated from individual students’ ratings and a variety of other signals, like age of rating and reliability, to ensure that they reflect course quality fairly and accurately.
60 students enrolled
Created by Luke Houghton
Last updated 9/2015
English
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Current price: $13.99 Original price: $19.99 Discount: 30% off
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This course includes
  • 1 hour on-demand video
  • 4 mins on-demand audio
  • 4 downloadable resources
  • Full lifetime access
  • Access on mobile and TV
  • Certificate of Completion
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What you'll learn
  • Learn the process of creative problem solving
  • Learn what a problem is
  • Learn techniques of creative problem solving
Requirements
  • none
Description

Do you want to improve how you solve problems?

Then this course is for you. The purpose of this course is to teach the basic skills of creative problem solving. In this course you will learn: what a problem really is, how to think creatively about problems and how to solve problems effectively.

The course takes about five hours to complete. The course follows a set group of modules where you go through the basic ideas, assess your skills, then apply what you have learned. You get everything you need in the course including handouts, videos and all kinds of other materials.

Who this course is for:
  • young working people
  • people looking to improve their problem solving skills
  • anybody interested in improving their problem solving skills
Course content
Expand all 10 lectures 01:03:12
+ What is problem solving?
2 lectures 20:22

In this first lecture I discuss the basic premise of what problem solving is and how it works. I take the core ideas of problem solving and break it down.

Preview 08:18

In this lecture we discuss some general ways people solve problems. These includes guessing strategies and three different ways a problem can be solved.

Generic Problem Solving Strategies
12:04
+ Simulation - Apply Generic Strategies to Solve a problem
4 lectures 04:06
Simulation Exercise
2 pages
Solution # 1 - Do Nothing - Audio
00:27
Solution # 2 - Ressolving the Problem - Audio
01:42
Solution # 3 - Dissolving the Problem - Audio
01:57

Pick which solution you thought was creative

Which solution was the creative one?
1 question
+ Creative Problem Solving
2 lectures 15:09

This video discusses the basics of creative problem solving. It demonstrates how to follow 4 simple processes to ensure creative problem solving.

Preview 10:03

In this section we discuss the five D's of creative problem solving. Following this framework should enable you to successfully solve any problem.

Applying Creative Thinking to Problem Solving
05:06
+ Problem Solving Case Study
2 lectures 21:35

This is the solution to applying the five D framework.

Problem Solving Case Study
08:07

This video demonstrates four high level techniques for creative problem solving.

Preview 13:28
+ Problem Solving Quiz - Test your skills
0 lectures 00:00
What is a 'creative' solution?
4 questions