Creative Problem Solving

One Day In Depth Seminar


How It Will Help You

At the end of the programme, you will:
Move away from focused, linear perception and targeted questions
Achieve Big Picture thinking
Generate Alternative actions
Remove Obstacles & Blockages
Lead others to action

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Course Content

Part 1 - Opening Perception to achieve Creative Problem Solving

Obtaining Clear Thinking by knowing how to separate ‘Passion’ from ‘Emotion’ when dealing with problems
Thinking ‘outside the box’: Using Open Questions to Open the Mind
Introduction to the IDEAL™ model for successful Problem solving

Part 2 - Exploring Creativity as a tool for successful Problem solving

The course continues with techniques in developing ability to make use of a variety of perspectives to stimulate new ideas in problem solving and decision making.
These Ideas are captured and a mind-map is drawn to show the relevance of these ideas to the issues at hand

Part 3 - Overcoming Negative Thinking - Developing ideas for action

This session focuses on removing obstacles and blockages to achieving effective problem solving
Participants learn to use the D.N.A. print to change negative thinking into positive action

Part 4 - Being Creative in Leading others to Action

Great Ideas can often be lost in Translation
Participants learn to transfer their thoughts in a way that makes sense to others
Getting others to want to do what you want them to do
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Course Presenter

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Valerie Pierce

Valerie Pierce, MA (Phil), MSc (Executive Coaching) is Creator of the training concept ‘Clear & Critical Thinking’.

Her international client list includes public and private sector clients in Ireland, UK and Europe over a 20 year period.

Valerie also lectures on MBA programs at Ashridge Business School, Brooks University Oxford, the Smurfit School of Business and Trinity College Dublin.
She is a Tutor on the worldwide Ashridge Leadership Programme and is the author of the ‘Creative Problem Solving’ Learning Guide (2011) for the Ashridge Business School (Top 1% of Global Business Schools – Ref: Financial Times).

Her books include:

‘Quick Thinking on Your Feet’
(Published in Ireland 2003: Japan 2004: USA 2005: China 2005)
'Focus: The Art of Clear Thinking'
published in Ireland (2014)and Middle East (2015)