Be Kiasu, Be Creative and Effective in Problem Solving

Course Code: ASKBKS

Be Kiasu, Be Creative and Effective in Problem Solving

Have you ever been stumped by a lack of ideas and initiatives at a personal or organisational level? Do you or your team members find it a challenge to come up with innovative solutions for the challenges you are facing? In our course, Be Kiasu, Be Creative and Effective in Problem Solving, we will teach you how to effectively tackle problems with innovative solutions and ideas.

 

In the workplace, creativity is essential in solving the problems which may occur. Employees with good problem solving skills typically perform better and are more productive than their colleagues. Hence, it is especially necessary for employees to possess creativity in the modern workplace today.

 

Be Kiasu, Be Creative and Effective in Problem Solving

Within this 2-day workshop, participants will be introduced to a series of simple steps to discover their personal creativity and change their thinking in order to release their creative potential. Participants are then taught how to use creative problem solving tools to resolve issues that they are facing.

 

Course Objective – Be Kiasu, Be Creative and Effective in Problem Solving

By the end of the course, you would be able to:

  • Enhance your work environment and generate new ideas
  • Appreciate the different aspects of left and right brain thinking
  • Distinguish between innovation and creativity in seeking solutions
  • Solve organisational challenges and produce innovative solutions

 

Alongside this course, participants can also consider taking up the course Critical Thinking for Division 2 and 3 Officers to further develop their critical thinking skills.

  • Course Dates and Venue

    Course Duration:2 day (16 hours), 9:00am – 5:00pm

    CourseVenueMar-20Apr-20May-20Jun-20Jul-20Aug-20
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    September 2015

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    • Understand what is creativity and innovation
    • Measure your own creative potential and recognize creativity in others
    • Left, right and total brain thinking to achieve maximum potential
    • How to pump your mind to release creative potential and ideas
    • Setting an idea quota and creating an environment that stimulates creativity
    • Combining creative thinking patterns with strategic thinking
    • How to overcome obstacles to creativity in personal and organizational thinking
    • Group activities to apply creative thinking to generate ideas and solve problems
    • Video case studies of organisations which succeeded through creative thinking
    • The four step approach to creative problem solving
    • The three main phases in in creative problem solving
    • The ‘why’ approach to problem evaluation and idea generation
    • The 5 ws and 1h approach to evaluating the creative idea and solution
    • The SCAMPER approach to idea generation (Group activity in finding solutions)
    • Using drawings and visuals to generate ideas and solve problems
    • Personal creativity goal setting and action plan
  • ‘Be Kiasu, Be Creative and Effective in Solving Problem’ course is suitable for individuals who would wish to enhance productivity and harness creativity potential for maximum benefit.

  • “The most useful part of the course is to learn how to be creative, useful to my work. Trainer James is very good, informative, humorous and is a nice man” – Vasheelabhanu Binte Mohamed; NEA (14-15 Sep 2017)

    “Tools for problem-solving was useful. The tools make generating ideas easily which eventually leads to easier to solve problems.” – Mak Lai Kuen; AVA (14-15 Sep 2017)

Fees and Grants

$529.65 per participant (Inc. GST)

No SDF grant.

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