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Haslam College of Business

Practical Problem Solving Method: 8-Step Workshop

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This course is valuable to personnel at any level within your organization. The workshop consists of a combination of lecture material, discussion, and breakout sessions to replicate actual problem solving. Classroom content utilizes a customized case that is woven throughout the course lectures. Class participants will present their findings from their problem solving breakout session efforts, derived from the progressive case-study format.

Key Benefits

  • Learn how to utilize the Practical Problem Solving Method: 8-Step Problem Solving in conjunction with strategic planning tools to solve problems
  • Utilize a structured critical thinking model to address problems
  • Attain lasting results by using sustainment tools
  • Gain in-depth knowledge to identify and resolve root causes instead of simply attacking symptoms of the larger problem
  • Focus resources on the most critical areas
  • Discover how to create a culture of logical problem solving within the organization

Available Industries: Aerospace & Defense


James Cody is a retired Air Force Colonel with 25 years of military experience. He currently serves as the Director of the Aerospace and Defense Executive Program for Graduate and Executive Education. James holds a Master of Military Art & Science from the School of Advanced Operational Art ...