Be Kiasu, Be Creative and Effective in Problem Solving

Course Description

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.

Within this 1-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 Objectives

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 organizational challenges and produce innovative solutions

Course Outline

Defining Creativity
  • 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 realize your creative potential and extract creative ideas from your mind
Nurturing Creativity
  • 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
Creative Thinking Process
  • 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 5Ws 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
Creative Action Planning
  • Personal creativity goal setting and action plan

Be Kiasu, Be Creative and Effective in Problem Solving

Course Duration:

1 Day (9.00am – 5.00pm)

Course Fee Details:

S$654 (incl. of 9% GST)

This course is not eligible for SDF Grant.

Course Schedule

Course NameCourse CodeVenueApril 2024May 2024June 2024July 2024August 2024September 2024
Be Kiasu, Be Creative and Effective in Problem SolvingASKBKSHotel--06--03

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