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    TRIZ for Problem Solvers & Support Teams

    Shows clever people how to solve tough problems fast

    Oxford Creativity is the home of the 'TRIZ for Dummies' handbook published by WileyBlackwell.  This hands-on, fun and intense training course brings the theory off the pages of the handbook and into your own skill-set. 

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    Course Overview


    2-day Public Training Course



    Oxford Saïd Business School
    Egrove Park
    University of Oxford
    OX1 5NY
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    £1,000 (net VAT)

    Optional addition

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

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    Learning Experience

    What benefits does this course deliver?

    • You will learn the powerful  Oxford TRIZ thinking tools and systematic processes - Ideal Thinking, Standard Solutions, Time and Scale, 9 Boxes, Contradictions and TRIZ Function mapping.
    • This 2-day course explains exactly how TRIZ doesn’t have to be ‘just for engineers’.
    • Shows that Oxford 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

    Course Materials

    • Printed versions of the key Oxford TRIZ  materials - Guide to Standard Solutions, Guide to Contradictions, Contradictions Matrix, TRIZ 40 Principles (both for technical and business problems), the 8 Trends of Evolution
    • A complimentary copy of 'TRIZ for Dummies’ by Lilly Haines-Gadd (RRP £21.99) - the fun and engaging introduction to TRIZ , illustrated with management examples and written in plain English 

    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 during 20 years of TRIZ teaching to reinforce learning of the TRIZ tools, processes and problem solving skills.
    • 'TRIZ for Problem Solvers & Support Teams' 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...and more
    • Learning whilst enjoying the full ‘Oxford Creativity Experience’  - see button on left.


    On completion of this training, you will receive our certificate attaining TRIZ Tyro level and 14 hours CPD.


    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


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