Bridge the gap between present challenges and desired solutions with a step-by-step method you can apply to meet whatever difficulties come your way. This unique workshop invites you to bring at least one in-depth workplace problem with you. You, your trainer and fellow participants will look at viable solution options from their feasibility to the politics involved and map out an implementation plan to take you from where you are to where you want to be. Discover how to use this process to go from ordinary to extraordinary performance. How to creatively brainstorm solutions and face obstacles from a whole new perspective. In our present work environment, where time and resources are tight, this seminar offers you the answers you need to perform at your best.


2 Days

Who Should Attend

Executives, engineers, technical specialist, managers, general managers, directors and entrepreneurs, are encouraged to attend this session.


By the end of the session, you would be able to:

  • Clearly define any problems at work place
  • Be more sensitive in looking at details of a problem
  • Learn understandable and applicable problem solving tools
  • Analyze the alternative in problem solving process
  • Be wise to chose alternative solution
  • Evaluate application
  • Discover variety in problem solving tools
  • Understand the ability of your Brain
  • Realize the creativity in yourselves
  • Overcome mental block in creativity thinking
  • Synergize thoughts and action
  • Unleash your potential in creative thinking and problem solving

Course Outlines

Module 1 – Effective Problem Solving and Creative Thinking Essentials

  • Recognizing how important is problem solving skill in workplace
  • Creativity vs Innovation
  • Discovering our thinking process
  • Identify problems and their impact and outcomes
  • Applying outcome-based thinking

Module 2 – Conditioning Your Mind and Thinking Styles

  • Brain Dominances and their behaviour
  • Triune Brain Theory
  • Activate both sides of the brain
  • Leveraging left- and right-brain dominance
  • Identifying thinking preferences
  • Recognizing others preferred thinking styles
  • Adapting to others thinking styles
  • Flexing to opposing styles
  • Exercise: Identifying your own natural brain dominance
  • Exercise: Assessing your preferred approach to thinking

Module 3 – Creativity in You

  • Exploring your own creativity
  • Utilizing tools and techniques to become more creative
  • Identifying elements that stimulate creativity
  • Breaking the mental blocks
  • Synergize the thoughts and action
  • Exercise: Group Role Play

Module 4 – Creative Thinking

  • Brainstorming options
  • Challenging assumptions
  • Five Monkeys Syndrome
  • Avoiding groupthink
  • Unscrambling the iterative mind
  • Moving between the left and right brain
  • Valuing non-dominant preferences
  • Stretching outside your personal style
  • Deploying divergent and convergent thinking
  • Exercise: Group and individual activity to improve creativity

Module 5 – Problem Solving Process

  • Applying the analysis model for problem solving
  • Determine and dissecting problem
  • Decision analysis
  • Setting priorities
  • Evaluating problems (people, process and technology)
  • Exercise: Group work on problem solving process

Module 6 – Tools for Problem Solving

  • Relativity Approach
  • Brainstorming
  • Repositioning
  • Exercise: Group and individual work on tools

Module 7 – Putting It All Together

  • Constructing a blueprint for your action plan
  • Reinforcing your newly developed creative thinking skills
  • Educating others with creative tools
  • Practicing creative and critical thinking skills continuously

Inhouse Training Framework - ADDIE Model

In GIN, we will work with you to modify courses or develop one to meet the specific requirements of your business. To assure your investment on training is not wasted and to maximize the value of the in-house program, we apply the ADDIE model – a dynamic, flexible guideline for building effective training and performance support tools. You may learn more about ADDIE model here.

Contact Us for Quotation

Contact us now for training at the Venue and Date of your choice throughout Malaysia and Internationally. Do let us know what is your expectation, number of participants, participants' profile and your preferred date and venue.