TRIZ - The Theory of Innovative Problem Solving - 3 day training course - September 13-15

“TRIZ” Practitioner Certification Training
The Theory of Inventive Problem Solving
September 13-15, 2012
At CU-ICAR, Greenville, South Carolina

What is TRIZ?

TRIZ (pronounced "Treez") is the leading innovative problem-solving method based on logic and data analysis, which accelerates your ability to solve difficult problems creatively. TRIZ provides repeatability, predictability, and reliability due to its structure and algorithmic approach. TRIZ is a (Russian) acronym for the "theory of inventive problem solving," which was developed by G.S.Altshuller and his colleagues in the former U.S.S.R. between 1946 and 1985, and has been expanded by a global community of TRIZ practitioners including your instructors from 1985 to the present.

TRIZ relies on the study of the patterns of problems and solutions, not on the spontaneous and intuitive creativity of individuals or groups. In the formulation of TRIZ methodology, more than 3 million patents and case studies have been analyzed to decipher the patterns that predict breakthrough solutions to the difficult problems that modern organizations face.

TRIZ Practitioner Certification Course

This course is based on a practical, step-by-step method to apply modern TRIZ Systematic Innovation to solving complex problems in business and technology, in corporations and in governmental or non-governmental organizations. It includes a hands-on workshop where you will solve real problems from your own situation, and you will use the workshop project to begin a library of case studies that will help you take TRIZ/Systematic Innovation home with you. Topics covered by the course include:
• Basic concepts, tools and techniques of TRIZ/Systematic Innovation.
• How TRIZ/Systematic Innovation applies to different types of problems in different types of organizations
• How to generate creative solutions to difficult problems
• How to combine creative solutions to generate higher level solutions to problems

Upcoming Dates:

Sep 13-15, 2012 . . . . . . . . . Greenville, SC, USA . . . . .$1595
Course will be held on the CU-ICAR campus. Directions sent with registration confirmation.


REGISTER BY PHONE or EMAIL: Contact Dee Kivett 864-525-3120 [email protected]

Course Benefits
You will understand the key concepts of TRIZ/Systematic Innovation, and why it is so useful in situations where creative thinking and innovation are required. You will learn a structured eight-element system for generating creative solutions to difficult problems, for combining candidate solutions to improve them, and you will develop the start of a case study library of specific applications for your organization. You will receive the complete set of Practical Innovation™ templates, which will guide you in application of the methods that you have used, and make it very easy to continue generating solutions and documenting case studies for yourself and others in your organization.

Who Should Attend
This course is recommended for people who need creative solutions to difficult problems. Engineers, strategic planners, entrepreneurs, marketers, industrial designers, human resource professionals, quality control and quality improvement managers and staff, Lean and Six Sigma Green/Black/Master Black Belts, TOC Jonah's, manufacturing and service delivery managers and staff, health care professionals, and educators of all kinds have graduated from this program and applied what they learned to a wide variety of problems around the world.

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Dee Kivett is the CEO of NextGen Supply Chain Integrators. She is a Six Sigma Master Black Belt, LEAN Practitioner, and Lead Auditor for ISO9001; TS16949; and AS9100. She is a Certified Master Project Manager and is Certified by ASQ as SSBB, CQM, and CQE. Dee has worked in manufacturing and quality improvement for 20 years and enjoys helping organizations achieve their full potential. She is currently enrolled as a PHD student at Clemson University’s International Center for Automotive Research.

Ellen Domb is President of PQR Group. Charter member of Quality Function\ Deployment Institute. Co-founder of the TRIZ Institute. Founding editor of The TRIZ Journal, a monthly e-newsletter. Co-author: Simplified TRIZ: New Problem Solving Applications for Engineers and Manufacturing Professionals. Co-author: Beyond Strategic Vision: Effective Corporate Action With Hoshin Planning. [email protected]
ISO9001:2008 and AS9120 Certified WOSDB - CAGE Code: 632J7

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