Powerful Creative Thinking & Problem Solving

Developing Key Leadership Skills and Principles in the Workplace

Format availability:

In-Person

Duration:

5 Days

Introduction to the course

The KC Academy Powerful Creative Thinking & Problem Solving training course will equip you with essential knowledge, profound understanding, and powerful tools for enhancing your creative thinking abilities. Throughout this course, you will embark on a transformative journey, unlocking the potential of your creative mind and mastering effective techniques to generate, explore, and evaluate groundbreaking ideas that will significantly benefit individuals, teams, and your organization.

Our training course adopts practical, innovative, and cutting-edge methods strategically tailored to foster your creativity, problem-solving skills, and decision-making processes. By the end of this course, you will have honed your abilities to think outside the box, unveiling unique perspectives and leveraging them to tackle challenges effectively and efficiently. This course is indispensable for individuals seeking to cultivate and amplify their creative capacities.

This KC Academy Powerful Creative Thinking & Problem-Solving training course will feature the following:

  • Understand the principles of creative thinking using the creative process
  • Stimulate new ways of thinking within the business to create a constant stream of fresh and original idea
  • Use a toolkit of creative thinking techniques to generate, evaluate and select new ideas
  • To understand the best practices in “Creative Thinking” techniques
  • To ensure that problems and decision-making processes for achieving solutions are practical and efficient

Course details

Upon completing the KC Academy training course, participants will acquire the skills to:

  • Gain profound insights into their creative thinking process, enabling a deeper understanding of their unique cognitive abilities and unleashing untapped potential.
  • Enhance their ability to think swiftly and decisively in high-pressure situations, equipping them with the agility to navigate challenging circumstances with confidence and ingenuity.
  • Cultivate heightened self-assurance when engaging with external clients and stakeholders, fostering effective communication and building strong professional relationships.
  • Develop advanced collaboration and co-creation skills, facilitate the seamless exchange of ideas, harness the collective intelligence, and foster a culture of innovation within teams and organizations.
  • Acquire invaluable competencies in adapting to change, building resilience, embracing risk-taking, and fostering a mindset of agile and forward-thinking problem-solving.
  • Foster a proclivity towards creative and innovative behaviours, enabling participants to envision novel possibilities, challenge conventional thinking, and generate groundbreaking ideas.

This KC Academy Powerful Creative Thinking & Problem Solving training course utilizes various proven adult learning techniques to ensure maximum understanding, comprehension and retention of the information presented. This includes highly interactive group and individual activities, case studies and active discussion, and relevant targeted videos. The instructor will facilitate learning by direct input and encourage delegates to test and critically appraise theories and concepts. How to apply the learning acquired on the training course and transfer this into the workplace will be an important aspect of the training.

 

The personal impact of attending KC Academy's Powerful Creative Thinking & Problem-Solving training course is profound and far-reaching. By participating in this course, individuals can expect the following personal benefits:

  1. Enhanced Creative Thinking Skills: Participants will develop a deeper understanding of their creative thinking process, enabling them to tap into their unique cognitive abilities and unleash their creative potential. They will learn practical techniques and strategies to generate innovative ideas, think outside the box, and approach problem-solving creatively and ingeniously.

  2. Increased Confidence and Agility: The course equips individuals to think independently, even in high-pressure situations. This newfound confidence allows participants to handle challenges with poise and adaptability, making them more resilient and capable of thriving in dynamic environments.

  3. Improved Decision-Making Abilities: Participants will refine their decision-making skills by applying creative thinking principles and techniques. They will learn to evaluate options, weigh risks, and consider multiple perspectives, leading to more informed and effective decision-making.

  4. Strengthened Collaboration and Co-Creation Skills: The course fosters skills in collaboration and co-creation, enabling participants to work effectively in teams and harness collective intelligence. They will learn how to engage others in creative problem-solving, foster a culture of innovation, and drive successful co-creation initiatives.

  5. Adaptability and Resilience: Attendees will develop skills in adapting to change, embracing risk-taking, and building resilience. They will be better equipped to navigate uncertain and rapidly evolving business landscapes, embracing new challenges as opportunities for growth and innovation.

  6. Cultivation of Creative and Innovative Behaviors: By attending this course, individuals will develop a mindset that embraces creative and innovative thinking. They will cultivate curiosity, open-mindedness, and the willingness to challenge conventional wisdom, allowing them to consistently generate fresh and groundbreaking ideas.

  7. Professional Growth and Marketability: This course's acquired skills and knowledge enhance participants' professional capabilities, making them valuable assets within their organizations. The ability to think creatively, solve problems effectively, and drive innovation will distinguish individuals and open doors to new career opportunities and advancements.

The KC Academy Powerful Creative Thinking & Problem Solving training course is tailored to cater to a diverse range of professionals, with particular value for individuals who are or will be responsible for leveraging creative thinking to solve complex problems and make strategic decisions. This course is highly recommended for professionals from the following domains:

  1. Engineers / Technical Experts: Enhance your problem-solving prowess and develop innovative solutions by leveraging the power of creative thinking within technical fields.

  2. Designers: Amplify your creative capabilities and expand your design thinking toolkit to drive innovative and user-centric solutions across various design disciplines.

  3. Marketing Professionals: Unlock your creative potential and learn how to generate fresh, impactful ideas that resonate with target audiences, fostering brand growth and competitive advantage.

  4. Managers: Broaden your strategic mindset and equip yourself with the tools to effectively lead teams, drive innovation, and make informed decisions in a rapidly evolving business landscape.

  5. Senior Managers: Foster a culture of creative thinking and innovation within your organization, while simultaneously honing your own leadership abilities to guide your team towards groundbreaking solutions.

Regardless of your industry or role, this training course offers invaluable insights and practical techniques to empower you to approach challenges creatively, unlock new possibilities, and drive meaningful impact in your professional endeavours. 

Daily Agenda

DAY 1: Creating Creativity:
  • Understanding the Creative Mind
  • Skills to Improve a Positive Mental Attitude
  • The Difference Between Creativity and Innovation
  • The Power of Visualization Techniques
  • Creative Leadership Outlook
  • Creative Leadership Main Characters
DAY 2: The Power of Mind:
  • How to Create the Eureka Moment? – Open the Mind to Ideas
  • Lateral Thinking –'‘Defining the Bo'’
  • Out-of-the-Box Thinking
  • There is Always Another WayDon'tt Imitate, Start from where others Left-Off, and then Develop
  • The Power of Silence
DAY 3: Solution-Focused Creativity:
  • Thinking Styles
  • Divergent and Convergent Thinking
  • Mind Mapping
  • Brainstorming Technique
  • 6-3-5 Brain Technique
DAY 4: Problem-Solving Techniques:
  • Introduction to Problem-Solving
  • Clearing the Clouds
  • The Power of Questions – the Key to Unlock the Problem
  • Overcoming Self-Imposed Problem Pressures
  • Creative Problem-Solving Models and Strategies (SCAMPER)
  • 5-WHYs Method
  • Fish-Bone Technique
  • Slow vs Fast Thinking
DAY 5: Creative Decision-Making:
  • Importance of Decision Making
  • Types of Decision Making
  • Decision Matrix
  • Decision Tree Analysis
  • Group Thinking and Decision-Making
  • GROW and the Solution Focus Technique
  • Optimizing the Creative Models in the Workplace
  • Continual Creative Thinking

Frequently Asked Questions

There are no prerequisites. Our courses are open to students of all backgrounds who are 18 years of age and older. All courses are conducted in English. Video lectures include English subtitles and the option to slow-down, pause, or replay lectures for better retention. Discussion boards are a critical component of each of our courses; therefore, we suggest students have a conversational knowledge of English when pursuing a Certificate of Completion. For any of the art writing courses, students need to be 100% proficient in written English.

You should have an up-to-date web browser such as: Chrome, Safari, Firefox, or Internet Explorer. For more detailed information, please see the guides for supported browsers and basic computer specifications. Our Online Courses can be accessed on a mobile or tablet device, although we strongly encourage you to have access to a desktop or laptop computer and reliable internet connection for certain course components. Former students have told us it is easiest to read discussion threads and complete written assignments on a laptop or desktop computer.

Registration is available on our website. Just follow these simple steps: Click the “Apply Now” button in the top right corner of your screen. Select “Online Courses.” Choose your course(s). You will be asked for basic contact information and your credit card payment. We require full payment at the time of registration and all tuition is billed in US dollars. Be sure to check with your bank or credit card company, as your financial institution may charge a foreign transaction fee.

Our classes are kept small, at no more than 30 students, to better facilitate and encourage personalized interaction with the instructor and fellow participants. Your classmates come from all over the globe and contribute their global perspectives and experience. Some are currently working within the arts while others are just beginning. All classmates share in their passion for the art world.

It is recommended that you begin your course promptly. If you do need to start the course a few days late, contact your instructor as soon as possible after the course has opened to discuss your options. Registration closes on the Friday after the course begins.

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