What is the objective?
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Skills you will learnIdentify problems and make use of the Problem Solving for Supply Chain process.
Identify types of information to gather and key questions to ask in arriving at a solution.
Identify the importance of defining a problem correctly.
Identify and use four different problem definition tools.
Write concrete problem statements.
Use basic brainstorming tools to generate ideas for solutions.
Use idea-generating tools, such as the six thinking hats and the blink method.
Evaluate potential solutions against criteria, including cost/benefit analysis.
Perform a final analysis to select a solution.
Understand the roles that fact and intuition play in selecting a solution.
Understand the need to refine the shortlist and re-refine it.
Understand how to identify the tasks and resources necessary to implement solutions.
Evaluate and adapt solutions to reality.
Follow up with solution implementation to celebrate successes and identify improvements.
What can I expect?
All of the topics in this course are delivered in bite-sized chunks of information displayed through high-quality animated videos, info-graphics, interactions and text. In addition to the course content, I will provide you with extra information through hyperlinks and downloads in order to strengthen and broaden your knowledge and understanding on the subject matter.
It is important to remember that this course is run entirely at your own pace! So whether you have a few minutes during your lunch hour at work, or during your personal time in the evenings or weekends, your course can be accessed at any time of day, giving you the freedom in determining your own course progress.
Comment sections are provided below each page should you want to participate, discuss, ask or answer any questions with myself or other enthusiasts enrolled on this course!