Nov 12, 2018  
2018-2019 Academic Catalog 
    
2018-2019 Academic Catalog
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MGT 708 - Creative Problem Solving In Business


(3 Credits)

This course examines the critical role of creative problem solving as a complement to rational problem solving in the business arena. Topics will include an exploration of lateral thinking, metaphorical thinking, humor, brainstorming, right-left brain thinking, overcoming negative personalities who resist new approaches, and the benefits of creative approaches. The course will be presented in an experiential format with a focus on self-discovery through self-assessments. Group creative problem solving will be explored extensively. Specific applications of how companies are successfully utilizing creative approaches in various functional areas of business will be discussed.



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