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If you are interested to know when this course will take place in the future, leave your information in our interest form.

 Learn to think quickly, on the spot!

Break open your mind and learn how to think differently and quickly. Creative Problem Solving will give you the tools to evaluate real life problems and know which type of creativity to apply. The course has been designed by combining models of creativity together with models of problem solving.
Week 1: Introduction and Group Orientation

You'll meet your instructor, understand the objectives of the course and get to know your fellow students.

Week 2: Mini-C

In this session, you will understand inherent creativity, how to apply creativity in personal circumstances and analyze your everyday creativity.

Week 3: Little C, Part 1

Understand different types of problems, how to solve simple and complicated problems.


Week 4: Little C, Part 2

Solve complex problems by reflecting on and adapting your creative ideas.

Week 5: Little C, Part 3

In this session, you will learn how to solve chaotic problems, to utilize rapid idea generation and crack an in-class chaotic problem.

Week 6: Pro & Big C

Time to understand creativity in a professional setting,  discuss world-changing creativity and reflect on the learning process throughout the course. 

TESTIMONIALS

Ever wanted to solve problems more creatively?

The answer is learning how to think more divergently. Creative Problem Solving is not just brainstorming. This course deals directly with your ability for creativity, a critical skill that will come in handy in any field..

Our first cohort consisted of 7 participants, who gave an average rating of 7.8 overall course satisfaction.

It was entertaining, fun, inspiring, and highly interactive. Thelonious takes you on a journey. The best part about this course was the “unexpected” factor. No session was the same, and no session will be the same, as it is completely up to you, your creativity, and your teamwork

MAR MOSSEL

MSc MARKETING MANAGEMENT STUDENT 

WHY SHOULD YOU APPLY?

Boost your creative problem solving skills in just 6 weeks.

Creative problem solving sessions with groups that have even a minimal amount of training in creativity tools and principles generated 350% more ideas than groups without training; and these ideas were 415% more original (Puccio et al., 2018).

MEET YOUR TRAINER

Thelonious Schairer-Penny       

is a Bachelor student of Psychology with many years of experience teaching others how to utilize their creativity. His approach to instructing others can best be described as practical in nature. He is the current Head of Workshops of the international student theatre association WILDe and the creator of the LifeImprovisation course at LifeVersity. His goal for this course is to help others understand what creativity is and how to use the creativity that exists inherently in all of us when trying to solve problems.

Students trained

+7

with a 78% course satisfaction rate

FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS

The course

EUR's education policy during term 1 and term 2 is blended education. We are happy to have the opportunity to host these trainings on campus on an offline setting. These sessions will last on average 1.5h to 2h and will follow the COVID-19 regulations.

EUR has a policy for blended education during term 1 and 2. While some of our courses will have offline and online version, Creative Problem Solving will take place on campus Woudestein.

Yes, you will get our beautiful Creative Problem Solving certificate in PDF format as long as you attend your classes and you deliver your final assignment.

Conditions to apply

You can sign up for any of our courses from August 31st to September 11st. You just need to fill up the form. We will contact you to confirm your participation in the course. Spots are limited therefore election will be made based on motivation.

Creative Problem Solving is open for EUR/EUC students, fresh EUR alumni and Hogeschool Rotterdam students. All faculties are welcomed.

Pricing

No. The whole LifeVersity project is possible thanks to the support of Community for Learning and Innovation and Students-4-Students. All of our courses are completely FREE for students and fresh alumni.

We are supported by the Students-for-Students Platform, part of the Community of Learning and Innovation. Want to get support too? Visit eur.nl/s4s

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