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Complex problem-solving has been identified as one of the top three future of work skills. This highly interactive short course will prepare you to become a structured thinker and planner who can design, develop, and apply solutions to an array of challenges. You’ll explore the fundamental concepts of structured thinking and planning, and the biases that hinder effective decision making, to build structured narratives that provide a blueprint for success.
Course content is delivered by world-leading academics in the Plus UTS Business Futures and supported by project managers from a range of industry organisations. Using a range of transdisciplinary consulting tools and techniques employed by the world’s top management consultancies, as well as transdisciplinary methods of inquiry, you’ll learn to:
Full price: $1820*
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Discounts are available for this course. For further details and to verify if you qualify, please check the Discounts section under Additional course information.
The subject is delivered through a mix of online learning, 16 hours live online webinars and online consultations.
Students have access to online resources, and self-directed learning activities and are expected to study online content provided via the UTS learning management system. They are required to complete online learning activities, which will help identify knowledge gaps and inform discussions. Webinars are designed to present the theory and practice of the subject content. Students are required to complete pre-work activities before attending webinars. Discussions focus on the application of concepts, techniques and tools.
Ongoing general and individual feedback will be provided throughout the subject via consultation sessions. A summative assessment provides feedback on students' comprehension and application of learning. Students also receive formal feedback on assessment tasks.
Complex Problem Solving: This is an 8hr online, self-paced module on the process, frameworks and tools for structured thinking and problem solving. The content will help participants work in their teams to define, disaggregate and analyse the problem related to their strategic challenge. This module will be completed before participants attend the workshop for module 3.
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Discounts are available for this course as follows:
Discounts cannot be combined and only one discount can be applied per person per course session. Discounts can only be applied to the full price. Discounts cannot be applied to any offered special price.
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Catering provisions and dietary requirements:
As part of your enrolment, we will provide you with Morning Tea, Lunch, and Afternoon tea. If you have particular dietary requirements, please ensure you confirm these with our staff prior to attending your course so that we can arrange for our caterers to provide you with delicious alternatives. Please send all dietary requirements to firstname.lastname@example.org
If you have any specific accessibility requirements, please contact business.@uts.futures.au
Transport and parking options
Our campus can be accessed by multiple public transport options including train and buses, both in walking distances. For more information, please use the Transport NSW Trip Planner.
On-site parking is not available. Paid parking are located nearby
This short course is suitable for professionals across a wide range of industries with an interest in consulting, problem solving, analysis, persuasive communication, and critical and creative thinking, including:
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