2021-2022 Undergraduate Catalog 
    
    Feb 04, 2023  
2021-2022 Undergraduate Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

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BUS 473 - Creative Problem Solving

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Developing skills for decision making and innovation relies on stimulation and advancing the creative potential of all members of an organization, and is recognized as contributing to performance and results. This course provides an overview of the creative problem solving process and its relevance in a management context. Ideas, skills, models/tools, and techniques are practiced that help students understand how creative and innovative thinking can aid problem solving and effective decision making, which are critical skills in any field. It focuses on divergent thinking and the ability to develop multiple ideas and concepts to solve problems. Through a series of case studies, creativity building exercises, and thought-provoking questions, learners develop both an understanding of creativity and the human variable in problem solving and decision making.

This course is open to students with senior status.



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