The nature of human problem solving has been studied for the past hundred years by psychologists.
The past few decades have seen business take much more of an interests in the processes some individuals apply to identify and implement the solutions to their problems.
These processes or methods work for any kind of problem, large or small.
This workshop will offer you an overview of the entire creative problem solving process, it will also describe key problem solving tools that you can use in your day to day life.
KEY BENEFITS Of Creative Thinking and Problem Solving Skills :
Objective: Understand the objectives of the workshop to create an initial framework of the entire workshop
Objective: Recognise problems and understand the creative problem solving process
Objective: Identify types of information to investigate and key questions to ask
Objective: Write solid problem statements that clearly underlines the problem
Objective: Identifying, removing mental blocks within the team to stimulate creativity in the generation of solutions
Objective: Successfully utilise idea generating tools, such as brainstorming, brainwriting, mind mapping and six thinking hats
Objective: Developing a criterion to assess the solution to meet the needs and wants while considering the cost and benefits associated with each solution
Objective: Perform final analysis or paired comparison analysis in selecting the optimal solution
Objective: Identifying tasks and resources necessary to implement and monitor the progress of the solution
Objective: Conduct post solution implementation checks to celebrate successes and identify improvement
Mr. Vigneswaran Applasamy has been involved in lecturing, research, management, sales and training for more than 14 years in the field
of Electrical Engineering, Manufacturing sector, Higher Education, Sales and Marketing. He is a Certified HRDF Trainer.
In addition, he has been accredited by Harisson Assessment in Employee Development, completed Emotional Energy Management Trainer Course and attended Gamification and Behavioural Design workshop by Yu-kai Chou.
Vigneswaran holds a Masters in Electrical Engineering from Universiti Teknologi Malaysia and is a registered member of Board of Engineers Malaysia (BEM).
His professional career begun in Singapore as a Sales Engineer and later ventured into the Higher Education sector in Malaysia.
He has served as a Vice Principal of a college and moved on to lecture and undertake research in a leading private University where he was noted for his publications in the International IEEE Conferences of Power & Energy and Business, Engineering & Industrial Applications.
His articles since have been cited 9 times by other international authors in their respective publications.
This was also the period where he ventured into corporate training as an Associate Trainer for Topesh Consultancy and Training Services PLT beginning 2011. He has since worked with a few other training providers.
He has used his industrial and training expertise to develop soft skills programmes with a 20/80 approach; 20% lecture, 80% practical accompanied by a training manual individually customized for each programme. Each sub-section of a programme is incorporated with as many exercises or activity to enhance the practical understanding of participants.
He has since developed over 30 training programmes in the area of Soft-Skills.
He’s participants include those from Global Enterprise International Malaysia (A Member of Singtel Group), Galeri Petronas, Petron Malaysia Refining & Marketing Bhd, Sarawak SEDC, UMW Holdings Bhd, Bintulu Development Authority, KPJ Healthcare, Coway (M) Sdn Bhd, Lim Kok Wing University, Maxis Customer Service Sdn Bhd, Bursa Malaysia Berhad, Honda Malaysia, Pos Malaysia Berhad, Maybank Berhad, UEM Group Berhad, UEM Sunrise Berhad to name a few.
His pragmatic approach have been well received by various segments of people, owing to his wide exposure to various industries over the years. He is well known for his highly charged, energetic yet humorous training sessions where he never fails to continuously engage with participants throughout.