Creativity and Problem Solving Skills

Creativity and Problem Solving Skills

424 STUDENTS ENROLLED

Course Overview

With the constantly changing nature of the business world, it’s now more important than ever to think outside the box and try new approaches when it comes to problem-solving. More and more employers are looking for professionals with creative thinking skills to drive business results and come up with innovative solutions that will provide a fresh approach to the analytical process.

In this Creativity and Problem Solving Skills course, you will learn the fundamental steps to effective problem-solving, including how to improve the problem-solving process through lessons learned. It will equip you with the core skills to approach problems confidently and from a creative, innovative perspective through essential brainstorming techniques and tools used by expert business analysts and strategists. 

Learning Outcomes:

  • Learn how to think outside the box to generate solutions and maximise productivity
  • Understand the essential steps to effective problem-solving in business 
  • Know how to define and analyse a problem to take appropriate action to solve it
  • Develop your understanding of the differences between creativity and innovation
  • Master the art of brainstorming to approach and analyse problems creatively
  • Know which solution is best for your company and how to plan your next steps
  • Understand how to improve the problem-solving process with lessons learned
  • Sharpen your analytical, strategic thinking and creative thinking skills

Who is this Course for?

This course is ideal for professionals in a business environment whose role involves problem-solving and analysing. It is particularly suitable for those in senior-level positions who are responsible for making important business decisions that impact the whole company. This course is designed for both part-time and full-time students. You can become accredited in just 20/30 hours, with the freedom to study at your own pace.  

Career Path

Once you have completed this professional development course, you will have a range of skills required to effectively utilise creativity and problem-solving tools in the workplace. You will also be able to implement strategies to streamline the creative problem-solving process. Professions in this field include:

  • Business Strategy Analyst
  • Project Manager
  • Digital Marketing Manager
  • Public Relations Manager

Course Curriculum

Module One: Getting Started
Creative Problem Solving 00:01:00
Getting Started 00:02:00
Module Two: The Problem Solving Method
The Problem Solving Method 00:03:00
The Problem Solving Method Case Study 00:01:00
Module Three: Information Gathering
Information Gathering 00:04:00
Information Gathering Case Study 00:01:00
Module Four: Problem Definition
Problem Definition 00:02:00
Problem Definition Case Study 00:01:00
Module Five: Preparing for Brainstorming
Preparing For Brainstorming 00:06:00
Preparing For Brainstorming Case Study 00:01:00
Module Six: Generating Solutions (I)
Generating Solutions (I) 00:05:00
Generating Solutions (I) Case Study 00:01:00
Module Seven: Generating Solutions (II)
Generating Solutions (II) 00:06:00
Generating Solutions (II) Case Study 00:01:00
Module Eight: Analyzing Solutions
Analyzing Solutions 00:04:00
Analyzing Solutions Case Study 00:01:00
Module Nine: Selecting a Solution
Selecting a Solution 00:04:00
Selecting a Solution Case Study 00:01:00
Module Ten: Planning Your Next Steps
Planning 00:03:00
Planning Case Study 00:01:00
Module Eleven: Recording Lessons Learned
Lessons Learned 00:03:00
Closing 00:01:00
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