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Creative Thinking and Problem Solving Training Course

Available via public schedule at our Brisbane, Melbourne and Sydney CBD training venues and on-site across Australia.

Creative Thinking and Problem Solving

1 Day Training Course

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Venue – Sydney

Karstens Training Centre
Level 1, 111 Harrington Street
Sydney NSW 2000
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Times and Dates

15 Nov 2017
1 Day     9:00 am – 4:30 pm
(Lunch and refreshments provided)

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Course overview

Creativity is an organisation’s lifeblood, driving the innovations that fuel growth and revitalise processes. However, creativity does not just happen on its own. This course will introduce you to the art and science of creative thinking by developing rational and logical thinking tools and techniques for decision making, problem solving, risk management and harnessing opportunities.

This course is ideal for

Suitable for team members and leaders looking to develop their creative thinking skills to develop new ideas and resolve problems.

What you will learn

  • Know and understand the principles of creative thinking using the creative process.
  • Understand right brain vs left brain and how we use them differently.
  • Follow the steps to use a structured, sequential approach to creative problem solving.
  • Use practical tools to break the monotony and enjoy finding solutions.

Topics covered in this training course

Creativity and innovation in business
Applying innovative ideas that benefit you and your organisation.

Encouraging creativity and innovation
Changing your attitude to ensure creativity.

Forces that fetter creativity
What a creative environment needs and how this may differ from traditional organisational values.

Right brain vs left brain
How right brain thinking helps you challenge the obvious and think creatively.

The creative process
Distinguish the two main phases in the development of a new idea.
Seven steps to solving problems and making decisions
Follow a logical path, from identifying the problem clearly to implementing and evaluating a plan of action.

Why-why diagrams
An alternative method of identifying root causes of a problem.

Nominal group technique
Structuring a small group process for generating ideas.

How-how diagrams
Applying simple techniques for considering alternative solutions.

Implement a decision using force field analysis
A methodology to view all the forces for or against a plan.

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