Creative Problem Solving Skills
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Creative Problem Solving Skills

A Step By Step Guide To Developing & Maintaining Strong Problem Solving Skills
3.6 (44 ratings)
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236 students enrolled
Created by Adam Kharchoufa
Last updated 7/2015
English
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Includes:
  • 1 hour on-demand video
  • 1 Supplemental Resource
  • Full lifetime access
  • Access on mobile and TV
  • Certificate of Completion
What Will I Learn?
  • Understand problems and the creative problem solving process
  • Indentify types of information to gather and 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
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Requirements
  • No prior knowledge or skill is required to benefit from this training
Description

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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 course will give participants an overview of the entire creative problem solving process, as well as key problem solving tools that they can use every day. Skills such as brainstorming, information gathering, analyzing data, and identifying resources will be covered throughout the workshop.

Learning Objectives:

  • Understand problems and the creative problem solving process
  • Indentify types of information to gather and 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
Who is the target audience?
  • This course is ideal for professionals, leaders and business owners who need to have strong problem solving skills
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Curriculum For This Course
23 Lectures
02:31:36
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Introduction
1 Lecture 02:00
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Blueprint
20 Lectures 49:14
  • What is a Problem?
  • What is Creative Problem Solving?
  • What are the Steps in the Creative Solving Process?
Preview 02:31


  • Understanding Types of Information.
  • Identifying Key Questions.
  • Methods of Gathering Information.
Preview 03:48


Defining the Problem.

Determining Where the Problem Originated.

Defining the Present State and the Desired State.

Stating and Restating the Problem..

Analyzing the Problem.

Writing the Problem Statement.

Preview 06:43

Case Study 3
00:39

  • Identifying Mental Blocks.
  • Removing Mental Blocks.
  • Stimulating Creativity.
Preparing for Brainstorming
05:39

Case Study 4
00:37

  • Brainstorming Basics.
  • Brainwriting and Mind Mapping.
  • Duncker Diagrams.
Generating Solutions (I)
05:20

Case Study 5
00:43

  • The Morphological Matrix.
  • The Six Thinking Hats.
  • The Blink Method.
Generating Solutions (II)
05:20

Case Study 6
00:36

  • Developing Criteria.
  • Analyzing Wants and Needs.
  • Using Cost/Benefit Analysis.
Analyzing Solutions
04:14

Case Study 7
00:38

  • Doing a Final Analysis.
  • Paired Comparison Analysis.
  • Analyzing Potential Problems.
Selecting A Solution
03:34

Case Study 8
00:36

  • Identifying Tasks.
  • Identifying Resources.
  • Implementing, Evaluating, and Adapting.
Planning
02:45

Case Study 9
00:45

  • Planning the Follow-Up Meeting.
  • Celebrating Successes.
  • Identifying Improvements.
Lessons Learned
02:54

Case Study 10
00:37
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Overall Assessment & Wrap Up
2 Lectures 00:22
Q&A Final Review
100 pages

Closing
00:22
About the Instructor
Adam Kharchoufa
4.0 Average rating
1,548 Reviews
14,172 Students
54 Courses
Qualified Psychologist | Personal Development Coach

Adam Kharchoufa is a qualified psychologist. Before he changed career to psychology and personal development Adam worked for 10 years training and coaching employees in some of the largest global financial institutions in the world. His mission is to deliver maximum learning value to students interested in improving or acquiring key soft skills such as communication, leadership, management, productivity, emotional intelligence, well-being, problem solving, creativity, conflict resolution and other intangible skills.