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    Developing Products & Patents with TRIZ

    Structured Innovation

    By the end of this workshop, you will have a TRIZ path to develop your inventions in a systematic way. TRIZ will help you to learn to predict how inventions are likely to evolve, enabling you to develop a strong patent portfolio of your own inventions, and leapfrog or ring-fence your competitors’ patents.

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    Course Overview


    3-day Public Training Course



    Oxford Saïd Business School
    Egrove Park
    University of Oxford
    OX1 5NY
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    £ 1,600 (net VAT)

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    3 nights accommodation:
    £100 per night (inc VAT)

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    Oxford Creativity
    Learning Experience

    What benefits does this course deliver?

    • Learn an overview of: the TRIZ tools, the TRIZ problem solving process, and the fundamentals of creative problem solving and innovative thinking.
    • Learn and use the TRIZ tools for developing systems and intellectual property protection (the TRIZ Trends of Technical Evolution) and for understanding and mapping problems and solutions (9 boxes).
    • Ability to systematically create novel concepts to make strong patents
    • How to generate more ideas to broaden patents, protecting your products' future development
    • Learn to identify new invention opportunities
    • How to Ring-fence patents (your own or your competitors!)
    • Leapfrog existing patents to develop the next generation
    • Circumvention of your competitors' patents to get freedom to operate (without involving lawyers)
    • How to quickly read and understand patents

    Course Materials

    • Printed versions of the key TRIZ  materials - Contradictions Matrix, TRIZ 40 Principles (both for technical and business problems), the 8 Trends of Evolution
    • A complimentary copy of 'TRIZ for Engineers: Enabling Inventive Problem Solving’ by Karen Gadd (RRP £48.55)

    What makes the course effective?

    • Oxford Creativity’s courses are delivered by two TRIZ experts in open, interactive workshops for groups of up to 12 delegates.
    • These use unique collaborative, hands-on exercises specifically designed over 20 years to re-inforce learning of the TRIZ tools and problem solving skills.
    • This workshop includes full content of the one-day Fast Track Introduction to TRIZ and the 2-day Patent Development with TRIZ course in 3 consecutive days – Monday to Wednesday. This format provides a highly stimulating, immersive and enjoyable learning experience.
    • Benefiting from the full ‘Oxford Creativity Learning Experience’.


    On completion of this training, you will receive our certificate attaining TRIZ Champion level and 21 hours CPD.


    Who should book?

    • Product designers, engineers, R&D professionals and managers involved in product development or complex problem solving
    • IP managers and those responsible for IP protection and due diligence
    • Those responsible for delivering Continuous Improvement, who are looking for a structured approach to developing improvement ideas 
    • Anyone with a problem they haven’t satisfactorily resolved

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