Certificate In Creative Problem Solving Online Course

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Solve Problems Quickly and Easily

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.

This course will give you an overview of the entire creative problem solving process, as well as key problem solving tools that you can use every day.

By the end of this Creative Problem Solving Online Short Course, you will be able to:

  • Understand problems and the creative problem solving process
  • Identify 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
  • Use idea generating tools, such as affinity diagrams, word chaining, the box method, the six thinking hats, and the blink method
  • 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 re-refine it
  • Understand how to identify the tasks and resources necessary to implement solutions
  • Evaluate and adapt solutions to reality
  • Follow up with solution implementation to celebrate successes and identify improvements

Course Fast Facts:

  1. Easy to follow and understand
  2. Only 6 to 8 hours of study is required
  3. Unlimited, lifetime access to online course
  4. Delivered 100% on-line and accessible 24/7 from any computer or smartphone
  5. You can study from home or at work, at your own pace, in your own time
  6. Certificate of Completion

Course Delivery

Courses are accessed online via our learning management system by any device including PC, MAC, tablet or Smart Phone.

Recognition & Accreditation

This course is internationally recognized and accredited by the International Association of Online Training Standards (IAOTS). The courses offered by Courses For Success are unique as they are taught in a step by step process enabling students to complete them quickly and easily, so that you can obtain your qualification sooner. All students who complete the course receive a certificate of completion. Courses For Success is committed to high completion rates and therefore 100% student satisfaction.

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Section One: Getting Started

  • Objectives
  • Action Plans

Section Two: The Problem Solving Method

  • What is a Problem
  • What is Creative Problem Solving?
  • What are the Steps for Creative Solving?

Section Three: Gathering Information

  • Understanding Types of Information
  • Identifying Key Questions
  • Methods for Information Gathering

Section Four: Problem Definition

  • Defining the Problem
  • Determining Where the Problem Originated
  • Defining Present State and Desired States
  • Stating and Restating the Problem
  • Analyzing the Problem
  • Writing the Problem Statement

Section Five: Getting Prepared to Brainstorming

  • Identifying Mental Blocks
  • Removing Mental Blocks
  • Stimulating Creativity

Section Six: Generating Solutions, Part One

  • Brainstorming Rules (Key to Success)
  • Basic Brainstorming
  • Brainwriting and Mind Mapping
  • Brainwriting
  • Mind Mapping

Section Seven: Generating Solutions, Part Two

  • The Morphological Matrix
  • The Six Thinking Hats

Section Eight: Analyzing Solutions

  • Developing Criteria
  • Analyzing Wants and Needs
  • Using Cost/Benefit Analysis

Section Nine: Selecting a Solution

  • Final Analysis
  • Paired Comparison Analysis
  • Analyzing Potential Problems
  • Analyzing Potential Problems

Section Ten: Planning Your Next Steps

  • Lesson One: Identifying Tasks
  • Identifying Resources
  • Implementing, Evaluating, and Adapting

Section Eleven: Lessons Learned

  • Planning the Follow-Up Meeting
  • Celebrating Successes
  • Identifying Improvements

Section Twelve: Wrapping Up

  • Words from the Wise

Entry requirements

Students must have basic literacy and numeracy skills.

Minimum education

Open entry. Previous schooling and academic achievements are not required for entry into this course.

Computer requirements

Students will need access to a computer and the internet.

Minimum specifications for the computer are:

Windows:

  • Microsoft Windows XP, or later
  • Modern and up to date Browser (Internet Explorer 8 or later, Firefox, Chrome, Safari)

MAC/iOS

  • OSX/iOS 6 or later
  • Modern and up to date Browser (Firefox, Chrome, Safari)

All systems

  • Internet bandwidth of 1Mb or faster
  • Flash player or a browser with HTML5 video capabilities(Currently Internet Explorer 9, Firefox, Chrome, Safari)

Students will also need access the following applications:

Adobe Acrobat Reader

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Average rating 4 out of 5 stars

24 July 2019 12:31:45 AM

easy and straight forward

20 July 2019 10:26:23 PM

I thoroughly enjoyed this course. I found it easy to understand, gained confidence in applying it's advice in my daily life, and am always attempting to adopt the many great principles it teaches. Thank you very much David for delivering a very valuable course. And congratulations on the successes you and your family have had in business. And many more successes to you all in future. God Bless.

20 July 2019 12:19:49 PM

Great Course

19 July 2019 12:56:02 PM

Great Course

19 July 2019 09:08:54 AM

VERY USEFUL INFORMATION I LEARNED ALOT

18 July 2019 11:32:30 AM

The course was clear and helpful. A suggested improvement is to enable the course summary to be downloaded to support later review and reflection.

17 July 2019 05:35:22 AM

Great course! Really helped me.

17 July 2019 03:21:36 AM

Very informative with great tips for the future

17 July 2019 03:18:35 AM

Very helpful and informative

14 July 2019 04:24:13 PM

Outstanding lessons on organization! Much needed.

10 July 2019 09:41:24 PM

Your course is really good but it is really hard to. Thanks for giving me a chance to complete it.

10 July 2019 07:51:05 PM

Excellent

9 July 2019 01:17:11 PM

This course forced me to think through many personal struggles in my life and helped me in pressing through them.

7 July 2019 05:55:14 AM

VERY GOOD

29 June 2019 03:48:16 PM

Easy to follow and understand with clear language and case studies

28 June 2019 12:53:36 AM

Thanks for all the tips for organizational skills!

27 June 2019 11:58:55 PM

Great training program. Really learned a lot over the 3 weeks. Very informativ3 qnd helpful. Amazing life skills and tips

24 June 2019 07:36:25 AM

I enjoyed this course. It is very informative and helpful. Th only thing I would like to have seen is different examples of schedules (paper vs computer) and how to create them.

23 June 2019 11:10:59 AM

Great course! Learned a lot about myself.

21 June 2019 04:18:30 AM

Very informative. Great tips for future

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About this Course

Solve Problems Quickly and Easily

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.

This course will give you an overview of the entire creative problem solving process, as well as key problem solving tools that you can use every day.

By the end of this Creative Problem Solving Online Short Course, you will be able to:

  • Understand problems and the creative problem solving process
  • Identify 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
  • Use idea generating tools, such as affinity diagrams, word chaining, the box method, the six thinking hats, and the blink method
  • 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 re-refine it
  • Understand how to identify the tasks and resources necessary to implement solutions
  • Evaluate and adapt solutions to reality
  • Follow up with solution implementation to celebrate successes and identify improvements

Course Fast Facts:

  1. Easy to follow and understand
  2. Only 6 to 8 hours of study is required
  3. Unlimited, lifetime access to online course
  4. Delivered 100% on-line and accessible 24/7 from any computer or smartphone
  5. You can study from home or at work, at your own pace, in your own time
  6. Certificate of Completion

Course Delivery

Courses are accessed online via our learning management system by any device including PC, MAC, tablet or Smart Phone.

Recognition & Accreditation

This course is internationally recognized and accredited by the International Association of Online Training Standards (IAOTS). The courses offered by Courses For Success are unique as they are taught in a step by step process enabling students to complete them quickly and easily, so that you can obtain your qualification sooner. All students who complete the course receive a certificate of completion. Courses For Success is committed to high completion rates and therefore 100% student satisfaction.

Other Career Development Courses

Looking to move up the business ladder? One of the career development online courses available at Courses For Success will help you reach the stars!

Please Note: We have included reviews from our Personal Success Program as we provide this free program with every course.

Section One: Getting Started

  • Objectives
  • Action Plans

Section Two: The Problem Solving Method

  • What is a Problem
  • What is Creative Problem Solving?
  • What are the Steps for Creative Solving?

Section Three: Gathering Information

  • Understanding Types of Information
  • Identifying Key Questions
  • Methods for Information Gathering

Section Four: Problem Definition

  • Defining the Problem
  • Determining Where the Problem Originated
  • Defining Present State and Desired States
  • Stating and Restating the Problem
  • Analyzing the Problem
  • Writing the Problem Statement

Section Five: Getting Prepared to Brainstorming

  • Identifying Mental Blocks
  • Removing Mental Blocks
  • Stimulating Creativity

Section Six: Generating Solutions, Part One

  • Brainstorming Rules (Key to Success)
  • Basic Brainstorming
  • Brainwriting and Mind Mapping
  • Brainwriting
  • Mind Mapping

Section Seven: Generating Solutions, Part Two

  • The Morphological Matrix
  • The Six Thinking Hats

Section Eight: Analyzing Solutions

  • Developing Criteria
  • Analyzing Wants and Needs
  • Using Cost/Benefit Analysis

Section Nine: Selecting a Solution

  • Final Analysis
  • Paired Comparison Analysis
  • Analyzing Potential Problems
  • Analyzing Potential Problems

Section Ten: Planning Your Next Steps

  • Lesson One: Identifying Tasks
  • Identifying Resources
  • Implementing, Evaluating, and Adapting

Section Eleven: Lessons Learned

  • Planning the Follow-Up Meeting
  • Celebrating Successes
  • Identifying Improvements

Section Twelve: Wrapping Up

  • Words from the Wise

Entry requirements

Students must have basic literacy and numeracy skills.

Minimum education

Open entry. Previous schooling and academic achievements are not required for entry into this course.

Computer requirements

Students will need access to a computer and the internet.

Minimum specifications for the computer are:

Windows:

  • Microsoft Windows XP, or later
  • Modern and up to date Browser (Internet Explorer 8 or later, Firefox, Chrome, Safari)

MAC/iOS

  • OSX/iOS 6 or later
  • Modern and up to date Browser (Firefox, Chrome, Safari)

All systems

  • Internet bandwidth of 1Mb or faster
  • Flash player or a browser with HTML5 video capabilities(Currently Internet Explorer 9, Firefox, Chrome, Safari)

Students will also need access the following applications:

Adobe Acrobat Reader

(3156)
Average rating 4 out of 5 stars
5 star
48%
4 star
31%
3 star
14%
2 star
5%
1 star
2%

24 July 2019 12:31:45 AM

easy and straight forward

20 July 2019 10:26:23 PM

I thoroughly enjoyed this course. I found it easy to understand, gained confidence in applying it's advice in my daily life, and am always attempting to adopt the many great principles it teaches. Thank you very much David for delivering a very valuable course. And congratulations on the successes you and your family have had in business. And many more successes to you all in future. God Bless.

20 July 2019 12:19:49 PM

Great Course

19 July 2019 12:56:02 PM

Great Course

19 July 2019 09:08:54 AM

VERY USEFUL INFORMATION I LEARNED ALOT

18 July 2019 11:32:30 AM

The course was clear and helpful. A suggested improvement is to enable the course summary to be downloaded to support later review and reflection.

17 July 2019 05:35:22 AM

Great course! Really helped me.

17 July 2019 03:21:36 AM

Very informative with great tips for the future

17 July 2019 03:18:35 AM

Very helpful and informative

14 July 2019 04:24:13 PM

Outstanding lessons on organization! Much needed.

10 July 2019 09:41:24 PM

Your course is really good but it is really hard to. Thanks for giving me a chance to complete it.

10 July 2019 07:51:05 PM

Excellent

9 July 2019 01:17:11 PM

This course forced me to think through many personal struggles in my life and helped me in pressing through them.

7 July 2019 05:55:14 AM

VERY GOOD

29 June 2019 03:48:16 PM

Easy to follow and understand with clear language and case studies

28 June 2019 12:53:36 AM

Thanks for all the tips for organizational skills!

27 June 2019 11:58:55 PM

Great training program. Really learned a lot over the 3 weeks. Very informativ3 qnd helpful. Amazing life skills and tips

24 June 2019 07:36:25 AM

I enjoyed this course. It is very informative and helpful. Th only thing I would like to have seen is different examples of schedules (paper vs computer) and how to create them.

23 June 2019 11:10:59 AM

Great course! Learned a lot about myself.

21 June 2019 04:18:30 AM

Very informative. Great tips for future

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Course Summary

Course ID No.: 020CPS
Delivery Mode: Online
Course Access: Lifetime Course Access
Time required: Study at your own pace
Course Duration: 6-8 Hours
Assessments: Yes (multiple choice)
Qualification: Certificate

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