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302 reviews

About the Course

In a very competitive workplace, demonstrating your ability to turn challenges into opportunities is an important to way stand out to hiring managers and to your existing management/leadership. In this course, you will learn how to utilize the knowledge and skills needed to leverage left- and right-brain thinking, analyze problems, spur creativity, and implement innovative ideas for your workplace. Using the power of design thinking and Creative Problem Solving models you will work toward data-driven solutions to workplace challenges. You will engage in an active process of identifying/defining a specific challenge, generating a plan to address the challenge, collecting and analyzing data/information in order to sell your solution to your leadership, implementing your data-driven solution, and evaluating success of the solution. Course Outcomes: 1. Understand Design, out-of-the box, whole brain thinking, Your workplace strengths 2. Apply Qualitative and scientific research method for workplace problems, Setting priorities and analyzing for outcomes 3. Apply Creative problem solving and creative thinking, using creative techniques to overcome challenges and bring about innovation 4. Create Action plan, Learn to implement innovative ideas and present ideas Please Note: This course is scheduled to close new learner enrollment on November 15th, 2021, and fully close on May 15th, 2022. All graded assignments, including peer reviews, must be completed by May 15th in order to be accepted for Certificate credit....

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Oct 2, 2020

Thanks to both the Faculty for such a wonderful and exploratory concepts through out the course. Really helped refresh some of the topics learnt long back and new ones put into practice straight up.


May 30, 2020

This is an excellent course to understand yourself. The course instructor has done a fantastic job on deciding the course content. I would recommend to anyone who is keen to join this course.

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Jan 23, 2021

Thank you from the heart

It was a very, very wonderful course

By Pradeep M

Jun 11, 2020

It is great learning at Coursera. learning never stops here


May 31, 2020

It's really a good course and everyone has a lot to learn

By Deleted A

Sep 21, 2020

This a great course. Thanks to instructor and Coursera.

By Renz M R

Jul 5, 2020

Very Helpful Course for Personal and Career Development

By Куцела Т С

Jun 29, 2020

Everything is just super. I am delighted with your work

By Md. R H

May 13, 2020

Fully satisfied. Learned to apply knowledge into work.

By Gnanasekaran T

May 12, 2020

One of the best course for top level management people

By Leo K

May 17, 2020

Exceptional Course Material with real life examples

By G P

Apr 28, 2022

Excellent program to develop the personal skills.


Jul 29, 2020

Excellently covered all the course content...!!!!

By Palanisamy S

Apr 8, 2020

Easy to Learn and I enjoyed learning this course

By usman m

Oct 9, 2020

excellent course ever.good quality content.

By Sajal S

Jun 18, 2020

It is a very helpful and informative course

By Naresh B

Sep 1, 2020

It's great course with lots of contents.

By manjit s h

Apr 23, 2020

it was a great insight and very helpfull


Apr 21, 2020

Very informative and interesting course.

By Yulfian I C W

Dec 26, 2020

Excellent my experience in this courses

By Rabi A V

Aug 21, 2020

This is a great course. Thank you ♥️♥️


Jun 21, 2020

Very commendable and informative MOOC!


Feb 22, 2021

Excellent...good learning & insight

By Anshira K K

Jun 18, 2020

Thanks. This is a wonderful course.

By Mohim A

May 25, 2020

Strongly authentic pragmatic course

By wee h G

May 20, 2020

good course with material provided.

By Gülay İ

Sep 22, 2020

çok yararlı bir kurstu