Who should attend
Innovative Problem Solving is a two-day course that explores how to apply innovation and creativity in a structured process that helps provide solutions to identified and emergign problems and challenges that you face within the workplace. Whether you are a strategic planner, project leader, manager or individual contributor, having an innovative problem solving toolkit will enhance your success.
About the course
Turn ideas into action.
Why choose this programme?
Innovative Problem Solving will provide you with a toolkit and a set of techniques for using problem solving and innovation in a structured way to deliver results.
You can look forward to directly applying the tools and techniques you learn to your everyday challenges back in the workplace.
Explore and learn innovation tools, processes and techniques.
Learn how to release and utilise your creative abilities.
Walk away with a problem solving and innovation toolkit.
Develop your innovative mindset. Use recognised techniques to look at problems from new angles, prompting new possibilities.
Give your innovation a structure – and an outcome. Overcome common challenges and keep your innovation moving.
Ideas Into Action
Get your ideas off the ground. Use proven problem-solving techniques to turn ideas into action, and action into reality.
Day 1: Igniting Innovation
- Explore 3 types of innovation, Incremental, Disruptive, and Blue-Sky, and learn how and where to apply these processes.
- Examine the elements required for successful innovation, including: Mindset, Environment, and the Human Brain.
- Identify and explore the barriers and enablers to innovation and how to maximize the enablers while minimizing and overcoming the barriers.
- Learn a range of innovative techniques for dealing with problems.
Day 2: Frameworks and Techniques
- You will be introduced to the DEEP process (Diagnose-Explore-Evaluate-Produce) and learn a range of tools and techniques to apply at each stage of this innovative problem-solving process.
- You will constantly apply these techniques to a range of problems to develop competency in applying the techniques.
Videos and materials
Because of COVID-19, many providers are cancelling or postponing in-person programs or providing online participation options.
We are happy to help you find a suitable online alternative.