Technical TRIZ

Finding Solutions to Complex Problems



Creative team building is central to all our workshops and our training days are designed to make maximum use of the time available and are rigorous, interactive and challenging. Each workshop lasts up to 8 hours and a substantial part of each day is taken up with learning exercises.

Day 1

Coffee: 8.00am
Start: 8.30am
Finish: 5pm

Overview of the TRIZ Tools + learn to use the Solution Map

  • Summary of the TRIZ Tools & TRIZ Problem Solving Process
  • Creativity Tools for generating ideas & effective brainstorming
  • Thinking in Time & Space
  • The Prism of TRIZ
  • Problems & Solution Maps

The first morning covers a review of all the TRIZ tools and the TRIZ process for problem solving. A brief summary and explanation is given on how to use traditional creativity tools to stimulate idea generation, followed by the more powerful TRIZ approaches to maximising concept generation and innovative solutions to any problem.

Day 2

Coffee: 8.00am
Start: 8.30am
Finish: 5pm

How to use the 40 Principles for solving Contradictions

  • 40 TRIZ Principles – 40 Ways to Solve Any Problem
  • Understanding Technical Contradictions
  • Contradiction Matrix & the 39 Parameters to define contradictions
  • Uncovering and Solving Technical Contradictions & Physical Contradictions
  • Rules for Separation
  • Solving Engineering Problems using TRIZ Contradiction Tools

In this workshop you learn the most easily accessible and perhaps most powerful thinking and innovation tools for problem understanding - the TRIZ tools for uncovering and solving contradictions.

The day finishes with a stimulating one-hour Cartooning presentation delivered by our Oxford Creativity cartoonist, Clive Goodard.

Day 3

Coffee: 8.00am
Start: 8.30am
Finish: 4pm

  • TRIZ Creativity Tools
  • Understanding your System & Highlighting Problems 
  • Defining the Simplest Building Blocks for Engineering Systems
  • Problem Identification & Correct Problem Description
  • Standard Solutions for Solving Standard Problems
  • Simplification or Trimming Rules

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