Certificate In Creative Problem Solving Online Course

Solve Problems Quickly and Easily

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

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

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Average rating 4 out of 5 stars

18 September 2019 12:32:12 PM

This course has given me a guideline to procrastinate less and help prioritize my tasks at hand.

18 September 2019 07:57:08 AM

This first week gave me great ideas to organize my life to become more confident and successful.

17 September 2019 08:25:48 PM

I found this section of the course to be very useful as a continue it to study, this section gave me more of an understanding in goal setting and getting things done at work and at home through the various different strategies and acronyms used throughout the course and the detailed information presented to.

15 September 2019 05:46:33 PM

I enjoyed completing this.

15 September 2019 02:54:17 PM

It was a good refresher for me and gave me a few tips to improve my own workspace.

12 September 2019 03:47:49 PM

Excellent Course, thoroughly enjoyed it.

12 September 2019 02:21:35 PM

cool

9 September 2019 08:35:35 PM

Awesome course

9 September 2019 02:40:01 AM

I found the course very helpful and it was presented well. I enjoyed it very much

8 September 2019 09:15:59 PM

I found the course an eye opener, inspiring and I found that personal success is halted by fear. But fear is merely a story about the future that has not been told yet.

8 September 2019 02:01:29 PM

i finish my personal success,and about this course is very good they gave me alot of idea how to be success of supervisor.

7 September 2019 12:40:10 PM

The greatest course around

5 September 2019 03:59:51 AM

This course is a true resource to apply in any field. Persoanally or professionally, the organizational skills that I received help to improve the quality of my life regarding to the time and energy invested in each activity. It is an usefull tool to kkep in mind always.

4 September 2019 10:23:14 PM

I HIGHLY RECOMEND THIS COURSE TO EVERYONE THAT COME ACROSS IT. IT HELPS BRING YOU BACK ON FOCUS.

4 September 2019 10:15:50 PM

IT IS AN ESSENTIAL COURSE FOR EVERYONE TO SET YOU ON THE RIGHT TRACK.
I RECOMMEND IT FOR EVERYONE TO BRING YOU BACK TO FOCUS

4 September 2019 09:16:27 PM

My review is very good. I love this course to many things that I can learn to be a good supervisor and leadership

4 September 2019 05:21:01 PM

Course material was good - content was kept light, but relevant. made the course easy to manage

3 September 2019 04:27:33 PM

thankyou very much.

2 September 2019 07:36:45 AM

I think it was a very inspiring type of course. It helped me realize certain things that I do that are obvious obstacles once I think about it, but I'm rarely conscious of, especially the part of emotion-managing. Thank you!

28 August 2019 09:19:38 PM

Great course

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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

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

(3262)
Average rating 4 out of 5 stars
5 star
48%
4 star
31%
3 star
14%
2 star
5%
1 star
2%

18 September 2019 12:32:12 PM

This course has given me a guideline to procrastinate less and help prioritize my tasks at hand.

18 September 2019 07:57:08 AM

This first week gave me great ideas to organize my life to become more confident and successful.

17 September 2019 08:25:48 PM

I found this section of the course to be very useful as a continue it to study, this section gave me more of an understanding in goal setting and getting things done at work and at home through the various different strategies and acronyms used throughout the course and the detailed information presented to.

15 September 2019 05:46:33 PM

I enjoyed completing this.

15 September 2019 02:54:17 PM

It was a good refresher for me and gave me a few tips to improve my own workspace.

12 September 2019 03:47:49 PM

Excellent Course, thoroughly enjoyed it.

12 September 2019 02:21:35 PM

cool

9 September 2019 08:35:35 PM

Awesome course

9 September 2019 02:40:01 AM

I found the course very helpful and it was presented well. I enjoyed it very much

8 September 2019 09:15:59 PM

I found the course an eye opener, inspiring and I found that personal success is halted by fear. But fear is merely a story about the future that has not been told yet.

8 September 2019 02:01:29 PM

i finish my personal success,and about this course is very good they gave me alot of idea how to be success of supervisor.

7 September 2019 12:40:10 PM

The greatest course around

5 September 2019 03:59:51 AM

This course is a true resource to apply in any field. Persoanally or professionally, the organizational skills that I received help to improve the quality of my life regarding to the time and energy invested in each activity. It is an usefull tool to kkep in mind always.

4 September 2019 10:23:14 PM

I HIGHLY RECOMEND THIS COURSE TO EVERYONE THAT COME ACROSS IT. IT HELPS BRING YOU BACK ON FOCUS.

4 September 2019 10:15:50 PM

IT IS AN ESSENTIAL COURSE FOR EVERYONE TO SET YOU ON THE RIGHT TRACK.
I RECOMMEND IT FOR EVERYONE TO BRING YOU BACK TO FOCUS

4 September 2019 09:16:27 PM

My review is very good. I love this course to many things that I can learn to be a good supervisor and leadership

4 September 2019 05:21:01 PM

Course material was good - content was kept light, but relevant. made the course easy to manage

3 September 2019 04:27:33 PM

thankyou very much.

2 September 2019 07:36:45 AM

I think it was a very inspiring type of course. It helped me realize certain things that I do that are obvious obstacles once I think about it, but I'm rarely conscious of, especially the part of emotion-managing. Thank you!

28 August 2019 09:19:38 PM

Great course

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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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