Organizational success rests in the hands of leaders who can deliver superior problem solving strategies. This course provides rapid, intuitive tools that enable executives to quickly cut to the heart of strategic and organizational decisions, focusing on areas that have the greatest impact on performance.
Top Reasons To Choose This Program
Learn a professional problem-solving methodology
Discover how to share your new knowledge with team members
“This is an excellent program with real-world application that I can use in my team tomorrow. I highly recommend it.”
“The course provided opportunity to discover new tools an understand complexities surrounding decisions, problems and dilemmas. I am looking forward to using what I’ve learned in my business and everyday life.”
About This Program
Tackle everyday business challenges, critically analyze problems and generate breakthrough solutions to the toughest organizational issues.
This critical thinking training provides rapid, intuitive tools that enable professionals to quickly cut to the heart of strategic and organizational decisions, focusing on areas that have the greatest impact on performance.
With this problem solving training you will learn a step-by-step process for diagnosing business issues, generating options and implementing innovative solutions.
About This Seminar
The course addresses the three basic levels of business challenge:
Making strategic decisions
The key to great decision-making is clarity in generating options and criteria under challenging conditions. You will learn how to master this process.
Solving problems that can be solved
Effective problem solving begins with careful definition of the problem. Executives will learn a set of proven approaches for rational and creative problem solving.
Managing difficult dilemmas
When a problem is highly complex, and resistant to multiple attempts at solution, it is a dilemma. Participants will use the 5-step Dialectical Solutions Method (DSM) to tackle their toughest strategic dilemmas.
Who Should Attend
All professionals from all levels can immediately apply the strategic planning techniques, including:
Working professionals, managers and leaders from all departments
Operations and administrative officers
Project managers who lead complex projects
Sales and marketing team members who must respond to new competitive threats
What You Will Learn
Learn a professional problem solving methodology which allows you to creatively manage strategic dilemmas and solve business problems
Prioritize problems and establish practical and achievable action plans
Apply new critical thinking approaches and overcome the three barriers to strategic problem solving
Train others – effectively direct project team members to think critically and deploy strategic solutions
Learn to clearly define and frame organizational problems requiring solutions
Use the Dialectical Solutions Method™ (DSM) to manage highly complex strategic challenges in your organization
Engage key stakeholders and team members
Understand how to analyze issues and identify the best possible solution
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14 HRPA-CPD Hours
This program has been approved for CDP hours under Section A of the Continuing Professional Development (CPD) Log of the Human Resource Professionals Association (HRPA). Be sure to note the program ID number on your CPD log. For more information about certification or continuing professional development, visit the HRPA website at www.hrpa.ca/hrdesignations_/Pages/Continuing-Professional-Development.aspx