Mind mapping can be used for planning presentations, recording notes from meetings, designing training courses, planning projects, brainstorming, ordering information and any form of creative endeavour. Whereas the Six Thinking Hats is a powerful thinking technique, which is very effective in harnessing the abilities and capabilities of individuals and organizations.
The Six Thinking Hats workshops, gives you and your team smart thinking. This helps you and your team to be focused, effective and efficient when challenged with problems or opportunities by separating thinking into distinct categories. The results are better and faster individual or team decisions.
The ability to clearly reason through problems and to present arguments in a logical, compelling way has become a key skill for survival in today’s world. This workshop will give participants some practical tools and hands-on experience with critical thinking and problem solving.
This two-day workshop will give participants the skills to evaluate, identify, and distinguish between relevant and irrelevant information and the practical tools and hands-on experience for developing critical thinking and problem solving skills.
This course provides a step by step process for problem solving in a group or individually and gives guidelines for tackling each step. Tools for determining problem causes, evaluating selected alternatives, narrowing to one proposed solution, implementing a pilot program, and generating creative ideas will be covered. Upon course completion, you will have learned a set of proven skills, strategies, techniques, and tools to sharpen your thinking and improve your problem solving ability.
Analytical thinking is a part of the problem solving process utilised towards acquiring the necessary insights that will help you achieve your goals and objectives. Creative thinking supports how you think, perceive the world, solve problems, and generate new ideas. It is the fabric that makes visual thinking possible.
More than often, we find ourselves stuck on a problem because our focus or sphere of thinking is narrow. When you think specifically, you limit your memory functions and stifle creativity. There is a need to learn abstract or big picture thinking. Deploying outside-the-box thinking helps deduce essence of the problem, paving avenues to solve similar problems in radically different ways.
Problem solving is a mental process and is part of a larger problem process that includes problem finding and problem shaping. Often people are not able to solve the problem as they have not truly understood and define the real issue or not knowing the appropriate method to approach the issue. This program aims to fulfil the ultimate goal of problem solving: finding a simple and effective solution that can be implemented quickly and cheaply.
This course has been specially designed for the participants to appraise, examine and diagnose systematically a problem situation and to generate actions utilising analytical tools. Problem solving using the Situational Appraisal, Problem Analysis, Decision Analysis and Potential Problem Analysis approach which is team oriented and promotes an orderly method that helps avoid missing critical steps in the problem advising process.
Almost everything we do in today’s public or private (business) world invokes heavy competitive pressure: attracting foreign investments, “customer” habits change, new competitors appear, factors outside your control could delay your project. But we cannot allow ourselves to be paralyzed; we need to think strategically, plan in ways which are execution-able, and make decision as to what actions to take to minimize disruptions to our plans.
This experiential approach to logical thinking is specifically developed by experts and specialists to help corporate management anticipate prepare and embrace peak performance at the workplace by applying effective techniques and strategies.
Root Cause Analysis is a method that is used to address a problem or non-conformance, in order to get to the “root cause” of the problem. It is used so we can correct or eliminate the cause and prevent the problem from recurring.