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MLC 132 - Creative Thinking and Problem Solving

Code Start Date Duration Venue Fees
MLC 132 21 October 2019 5 Days Istanbul $ 2750 Registration Form Link
MLC 132 18 November 2019 5 Days Istanbul $ 2750 Registration Form Link
MLC 132 16 December 2019 5 Days Istanbul $ 2750 Registration Form Link
MLC 132 13 January 2020 5 Days Istanbul $ 2750 Registration Form Link
MLC 132 10 February 2020 5 Days Istanbul $ 2750 Registration Form Link
MLC 132 09 March 2020 5 Days Istanbul $ 2750 Registration Form Link
MLC 132 06 April 2020 5 Days Istanbul $ 2750 Registration Form Link
MLC 132 04 May 2020 5 Days Istanbul $ 2750 Registration Form Link
MLC 132 29 June 2020 5 Days Istanbul $ 2750 Registration Form Link
MLC 132 20 July 2020 5 Days Istanbul $ 2750 Registration Form Link
MLC 132 24 August 2020 5 Days Istanbul $ 2750 Registration Form Link
MLC 132 21 September 2020 5 Days Istanbul $ 2750 Registration Form Link
MLC 132 19 October 2020 5 Days Istanbul $ 2750 Registration Form Link
MLC 132 16 November 2020 5 Days Istanbul $ 2750 Registration Form Link
MLC 132 14 December 2020 5 Days Istanbul $ 2750 Registration Form Link
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Course Description

Creativity is an organisation’s lifeblood, driving the innovations that fuel growth and revitalise processes. But, creativity does not just happen on its own. Whether parts of a team or leading an entire workforce, a person has the power to greatly enhance or completely drain the ability to ‘think creativity’ from teams or individuals. This course will introduce participants 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.

 

Course Objectives

  • Understanding right brain vs left brain and how we use them differently
  • Knowing and understanding the principles of creative thinking using the creative process
  • Following the steps and using a structured, sequential approach to creative problem solving
  • Using practical tools to break monotony and enjoy finding solutions

Who Should Attend?

  • Business professionals
  • Executive officers 
  • Managers  
  • Decision makers 
  • Anyone in the position of making choices or solving problems

Course Details/Schedule

Day 1

  • Introduction: creativity 
  • Defining invention, innovation and creativity
  • Intelligence versus creativity
  • Some theories of creativity
  • Creative people in action
  • Understanding the 2 hemispheres of the brain

Day 2

  • Right and left
  • Lateral thinking
  • Lateral thinking in action
  • Applications of lateral thinking
  • Constraints in the workplace
  • The creative thinker
  • The creative manager

Day 3

  • Parts of creativity
  • Innovation and organizational culture
  • The creative attitude
  • The creative methods
  • Ways of overcoming barriers
  • Tips for the workplace

Day 4

  • Critical thinking 
  • Brainstorming
  • The six thinking hats
  • Creativity tools
  • Scamper
  • Synectics

Day 5

  • Picture associations and biotechniques
  • Mind mapping
  • Decision-making
  • Creative rule of thumb: the interplay of opposites
  • Asking “what if?”
  • Using opposite thinking