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Creativity: How to find creative solutions to problems (Bite-sized workshop)

Would you like to be more creative and innovative? You can be. When you apply creative thinking and innovation to every aspect of what you do, it gives you a highly competititve edge.

This is a fast-paced, highly practical workshop with a very personal approach. You will identify a work-related / research project, initiative, challenge, problem or issue and apply ‘The 6-Step Creative Thinking Model’ to come up with the best solution/s. You will use a range of simple, but very powerful creative and innovative techniques that can subsequently be used across all areas of your work.

Aimed at

Researchers (early stage, mid stage, final stage), Research staff



Joining instructions

Please arrive promptly for this workshop. As it is only 90 minutes long, late attenders will not be admitted and will be marked as absent.

Key learning outcomes

Learn how to creatively solve problems:

Be familiar with and apply ‘The 6-Step Creative Thinking Model’

Define your challenge, diagnose the causes, identify solutions

Select your best solution, get buy-in, implement your solution

Use a range of techniques including the Why/Why technique, Effort-Impact Matrix, 4-Step Buy-In Model.

Presented by

JJ Lynch

Specific skills focused on in this session

​Creativity and innovation

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Brunel 3D Development Tool

Develops the following:

Skills needed to do your research and career

Skills needed to develop your research and career

Researcher Development Framework (RDF) Competencies

Develops skills relevant to the following domains of the RDF:

This workshop is provided by

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Email address Telephone number 01895 265935