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    Business Problem Solving

    Teaches clever people how to solve tough problems fast

    Our unique Oxford TRIZ tools and processes have been re-developed from classical TRIZ specifically to use for solving general business and organisational problems. This 2-day online training distils understanding and use of TRIZ - in a fast-paced course that stimulates creative thinking for individuals, teams and businesses.

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    Course Overview


    4-hour or 8-hour Public Training Course delivered over 2 days 


    Oxford TRIZ Live


    £250.00 (net VAT) lectures only

     £ 500.00 (net VAT) lectures and workshops


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    Oxford TRIZ Live - Business Problem Solving

    Business Problem Solving is an Oxford Creativity TRIZ Academy online public training course which has been developed specially for online learning. It is delivered over 2 days and can be taken as:

    • Lectures only - 2 hours of learning lectures in the mornings at the end of which you will be given an assignment to work on in your own time designed to help you put into practice what you have learnt and the afternoons free
    • Lectures and workshops - 2 hours of learning lectures in the mornings, leaving you with a related task to work through, followed by 2 hours of small group workshop in the afternoon to discuss the task and practice implementing TRIZ further 

    What benefits does this course deliver?

    • Oxford TRIZ capability will enable you to add innovation, problem-solving and good decision-making to your own skill-set
    • The 'Business Problem Solving' 2-day course course explains exactly how & why TRIZ doesn’t have to be ‘just' for engineers or technical communities
    • You will learn these powerful  Oxford TRIZ thinking tools and systematic processes - Ideal Thinking, Standard Solutions, Time and Scale, 9 Boxes, Contradictions and TRIZ Function mapping
    • Shows that TRIZ thinking can help teams to work together to solve difficult challenges in all organisations and business. You will learn to:
      • Think clearly
      • Do more with less
      • Plan for the future
      • Get to the heart of messy, complex problems
      • Manage people and projects in uncertain times
      • Solve difficult problems

    What makes the course effective?

    • Oxford Creativity’s TRIZ Academy training is made up of a combination of online learning lectures, TRIZ tasks and optional small-group workshops specifically developed to be delivered online
    • These use unique collaborative, hands-on exercises specifically designed during 20 years of TRIZ teaching to reinforce learning of the TRIZ tools, processes and problem solving skills
    • A highly stimulating, immersive and enjoyable learning experience.
    • Access to the webinar recordings for 28 days after the event so you can continue to refer to what you have learnt
    • 'TRIZ for Business' offers practical tools and new approaches that work on any kind of problem including management problems, personal development, marketing, continuous improvement, science, project planning, healthcare, social care...see below or click here to read the benefits Buckinghamshire Country Council found using TRIZ to save costs and increase income


    On completion of the full 8 hour training (learning lectures and workshops), you will receive our certificate attaining TRIZ Aware level and 8 hours CPD.

    Please note, those attending the 4 hour training (learning lectures only) will not receive a qualification.


    Who should book?

    • Managers
    • Continuous improvement experts
    • NHS professionals
    • Civil servants
    • Marketeers
    • HR professionals
    • Sales staff and managers
    • Knowledge managers
    • Consultants
    • Ecologists
    • Psychologists
    • Coaches and counsellors
    • Financial services advisors
    • Software developers

    Course Materials

    • Key TRIZ  materials - Contradictions Matrix, TRIZ 40 Principles (both for technical and business problems), the 8 Trends of Evolution - we will provide with you digital copies 
    • Not essential but will complement your learning - 'TRIZ For Dummies' by Lilly Haines-Gadd, visit our books page to purchase a copy

    Due to the COVID-19 pandemic we are currently only offering Business Problem Solving as online training. We hope to offer in-person public training courses in the second half of 2021, for more information please contact us

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