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Target Audience: Postgraduate Research Students
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Participants will learn a number of tools that help them generate ideas for solving real problems, respond constructively to the challenges they face, solve their problems 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.
By the end of this workshop participants will have:
- Practical experience of (at least) five powerful models for solving problems
- Used a number of effective tools for generating new ideas
- Explored a powerful process for managing creativity
- Found several ways to ease the pressure of problematic situations
- Developed steps to take to change real problems from work or life
- Identified factors supporting personal creativity
Delivered By: Dr Jamie McDonald, Skyward
PrerequisitesCancellation 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.
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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.