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Strategic Problem-Solving in a Complex World

Using case method theory this advanced problem-solving course is designed for senior executives and business leaders who are required to drive the development of problem-solving activities and decisions within their business unit, discipline area, or team so to improve systems, capabilities and processes.

This course will expose you to how to lead problem-solving activities through testing, implementing and evaluating new solutions, taking a holistic viewpoint through the collation, analysis and synthesis of research and practice. During the Strategic Problem-Solving in a Complex World online course, you will display sound judgement, based on effective problem-solving, when synthesising information across multiple variables to contribute to the improvement of high-level decision making and planning.

In this problem-solving course, you will hear from organisational leaders, explore leadership problem-solving methods and apply your understanding to case studies.

Topics explored in this module:

  • – Leaders and problem-solving
  • – Problem-solving skills for leaders
  • – Problem-solving methods and management

In this module you’ll:

  • – Consider a case study about helping a disabled service dog walk on all fours
  • – Contribute to collaborative discussions

In this module you’ll:

  • – Apply your understandings using a case study about energy solutions for the new generation
  • – Contribute to collaborative discussions

In this module you’ll:

  • – Create four key take-home messages
  • – Reflect on your learning journey
  • Level: Expert
  • Ideal for senior executives and business leaders
  • Delivered 100% online
  • Complete in 4-6 hours
  • Self-paced learning
  • Interactive activities and case studies
  • Gain in demand skills
  • DeakinCo. Certificate

Price: $250

Why choose DeakinCo.

Part of world-leading Deakin University, DeakinCo. are pioneers of workplace transformation for the future of work. Our mission is to help organisations and individuals build the emerging and in-demand skills required to succeed in the workplace today -  and tomorrow. We are trusted by some of Australia’s largest organisations and most recognisable brand names. 

DeakinCo. have partnered with Navitas Professional, part of global education provider Navitas, to develop short courses that enhance both immediate workplace performance and future employability.  Navitas transforms the lives of more than 70,000 students each year through education.
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Complete in 4 - 6 hours

Focus on one, or build out a compelling portfolio, our bite-sized courses help you define your career.

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100% Online

Our flexible self-paced online delivery allows you to study anywhere, anytime and around your other commitments.

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DeakinCo. certificate​

Showcase your learning with a certificate of completion or validate your skills with an optional Professional Practice Credential.

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Globally respected and industry demanded, show employers you have the skills they want.​

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Learn the most sought after skills of today at a time and pace that suits you.  Our online short courses are ready when you are.

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