Problem Solving and Critical Thinking Skills

Develop your ability to tackle complex problems in the workplace using known analytical problem solving techniques, design thinking, and effective research. 3 Weeks 2–3 hours per week recommended
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About This Course:

What do you do when you encounter a problem? This self-paced career development course will help you think critically and creatively to solve problems and design solutions. These skills will set you apart from peers and make you a sought-after leader and teammate.

This is the third course in Fullbridge’s four-part Career Development XSeries, designed to prepare you to succeed in the modern workplace.
 

What You’ll Learn:

  • How to frame problems using a systematic, repeatable process
  • How to develop and test solutions using the 80/20 rule
  • How to identify user needs and develop solutions to meet them
  • How to use design thinking to generate ideas and discover creative solutions
  • How to plan and execute primary and secondary research
  • How to design and build effective surveys

Meet Your Instructor:

Jim Pautz

Vice President of Coaching at Fullbridge
Jim is the Vice President of Coaching at Fullbridge. Previously, he was a senior admissions officer for Harvard College. In addition to his coaching experience with Fullbridge participants, Jim serves as a resident tutor focusing on career advice at Currier House, one of Harvard College’s twelve upper-class residential communities. He holds an AB, EdM, and MBA from Harvard.
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Duration

3 Weeks

Experience Level

Introductory

Learning Partner

Fullbridge Program (The)

Pacing

Self-paced

Program Type

Course XSeries

Subject

Business & Management
Advanced Business Harvard X-Series