Why choose this programme?

Innovative Problem Solving will provide you with a toolkit and a set of techniques for using problem solving and innovation in a structured way to deliver results.

You can look forward to directly applying the tools and techniques you learn to your everyday challenges back in the workplace.

This programme is for you if…

You want to turn ideas into
action and tackle complex ideas with greater ease.

In Brief

Next start date - Dublin: Next start date - Dublin:
06 Apr 2020
Location – Dublin: Location – Dublin:
IMI Campus
On-site: On-site:
2 days
Seniority: Seniority:
Early to Mid Career
Non-member fee: Non-member fee:
€1,385
Member fee: Member fee:
€1,145

Innovative Problem Solving

Programme 1 - Dublin

06, 07 Apr 2020

Key takeaways

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Quick Thinking

Develop your innovative mindset. Use recognised techniques to look at problems from new angles, prompting new possibilities.

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Structured Innovation

Give your innovation a structure – and an outcome. Overcome common challenges and keep your innovation moving.

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Ideas Into Action

Get your ideas off the ground. Use proven problem-solving techniques to turn ideas into action, and action into reality.

Programmes themes

Day 1: Igniting Innovation
  • Explore 3 types of innovation, Incremental, Disruptive, and Blue-Sky, and learn how and where to apply these processes.
  • Examine the elements required for successful innovation, including: Mindset, Environment, and the Human Brain.
  • Identify and explore the barriers and enablers to innovation and how to maximize the enablers while minimizing and overcoming the barriers.
  • Learn a range of innovative techniques for dealing with problems.
Day 2: Frameworks and Techniques
  • You will be introduced to the DEEP process (Diagnose-Explore-Evaluate-Produce) and learn a range of tools and techniques to apply at each stage of this innovative problem-solving process.
  • You will constantly apply these techniques to a range of problems to develop competency in applying the techniques.

Related Programmes

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