• Training Room

    Problem Solving: Five Creative and Powerful Methods
    Provider   Researcher Development Programme

    Participants will learn a number of tools that help them generate ideas for solving real problems, help them respond constructively to the challenges they face, and develop a flexible and dynamic approach to problem solving.

Duration 1 full day

Course Type Workshop

Booking Status Waiting List

Is this course right for me?

Target Audience: Postgraduate Research Students

As a leading entrepreneurial university, Strathclyde is ranked 5th in the UK for company creation. Strathclyde Entrepreneurial Network supports students, staff and alumni on every step of their entrepreneurial journey. As a member of SEN, the RDP Team is running is running this event.

Participants will learn a number of tools that help them generate ideas for solving real problems, help them respond constructively to the challenges they face, and develop a flexible and dynamic approach to problem solving.

Absolutely everyone faces problems and challenges in the course of research and, arguably, recovering and resolving those is the whole point of research, as well as career or personal development. This workshop introduces people to a number of tools that help them generate ideas for solving real problems.

The tools presented during this workshop can, when practiced regularly, help participants to respond constructively to the challenges they face, solving their problems and so developing a flexible and dynamic approach.

By the end of this workshop participants will have:

  • Practical experience of five powerful models for solving problems
  • Come up with new ideas for solutions
  • Find several ways to ease the pressure of problematic situations
  • Developed steps to take to change real problems from work or life.


Delivered By: Dr Jamie McDonald, Skyward

Prerequisites

Cancellation Policy

If you are unable to attend a course please cancel your place as soon as possible, with at least 3 working days notice via the online booking system http://bookings.strath.ac.uk/mybookings.asp.

Full details of booking conditions can be found at the link below.

Useful Links

To find out more about the Researcher Development Programme, please visit:

PG Certificate in Researcher Professional Development

All postgraduate research students are eligible to access the Researcher Development Programme workshops. This workshop can contribute towards the PG Certificate in Researcher Professional Development (PG Cert RPD).

You can find credit and class information in the Researcher Development Programme Handbook and in NEPTUNE (Engineering, HaSS) or SPIDER (Science).

Please check with your department or Supervisor to confirm if you are enrolled on the PG Cert RPD and how many credits you are expected to achieve if you are unsure.