Find your problem-solving style

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Based on the best-selling book by Alan Barker


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Problem-solving is a key workplace, study and life skill. This course will help you discover your approach to problem-solving. It will offer you insights into how the mind works and how people tend to face problems. The course will also show how you can become more effective as a problem-solver. You may even notice that problem-solving can be fun!

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Who this course is for


Anyone who wants to become a more effective problem-solver and discover what their preferred problem-solving style is.
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What you will learn

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    How the brain works to help solve problems.

  • 2

    How to utilise both intuitive and rational thinking in problem-solving.

  • 3

    How cognitive fluidity opens up huge potential in problem-solving capabilities.

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    What your preferred problem-solving style is and how to become a more effective problem-solver.

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Created with Pearson, the global leader in education

The course is based on the best-selling book How to solve almost any problem by Alan Barker published by Pearson. Funzi's learning experts have transformed the book into a mobile-optimized course consisting of bite-sized learning content.

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Course contents: 2 topics

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    What does it mean to have a problem? Learn the differences between intuitive and rational thinking. Understand the benefits of cognitive fluidity. Find out how emotions affect problem-solving.

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    Your problem-solving style Explore how you typically solve problems. Discover new, useful ways to approach problems. Gain the skills to reach a flow state.

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What you will get

When you complete the course you’ll earn a Funzi certificate of achievement. You can showcase your certificate by mentioning it in your CV, Linkedin profile and other professional profiles.

  • Practical skills broken down into bite-sized learning, so that you can complete the course with only 15 min/day for 1 WEEK

  • Course content in the form of text, visuals, and activities to verify your learning

  • Access to the course anytime, as long as you want, once you’ve purchased the course

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