23. August 2019 - 9:00 till 16:30
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Creative Thinking and Problem Solving - 1 Day Course - Brisbane | Odyssey Training (RACQ Building) | Friday, 23. August 2019

Creativity is an organisation’s lifeblood, driving the innovations that fuel growth and revitalise processes. However, creativity does not just happen on its own. This course will introduce you to the art and science of creative thinking by developing rational and logical thinking tools and techniques for decision making, problem solving, risk management and harnessing opportunities.

This course is ideal for
Suitable for team members and leaders looking to develop their creative thinking skills to develop new ideas and resolve problems.

What you will learn


Know and understand the principles of creative thinking using the creative process.


Understand right brain vs left brain and how we use them differently.


Follow the steps to use a structured, sequential approach to creative problem solving.


Use practical tools to break the monotony and enjoy finding solutions.



Topics covered in this training course



Creativity and innovation in businessApplying innovative ideas that benefit you and your organisation.
Encouraging creativity and innovationChanging your attitude to ensure creativity.
Forces that fetter creativityWhat a creative environment needs and how this may differ from traditional organisational values.
Right brain vs left brainHow right brain thinking helps you challenge the obvious and think creatively.
The creative processDistinguish the two main phases in the development of a new idea.
Seven steps to solving problems and making decisionsFollow a logical path, from identifying the problem clearly to implementing and evaluating a plan of action.
Why-why diagramsAn alternative method of identifying root causes of a problem.
Nominal group techniqueStructuring a small group process for generating ideas.
How-how diagramsApplying simple techniques for considering alternative solutions.
Implement a decision using force field analysisA methodology to view all the forces for or against a plan.