Problem Solving and Critical Thinking Skills

4 Weeks 1–2 hours per week
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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 Instructors

Jim Pautz

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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Experience Level

Introductory

Learning Partner

Fullbridge Program (The)

Program Type

XSeries

Subject

Business & Management
Advanced Business Harvard X-Series