Jan 12th 2016

Career Edge: Analytical Problem Solving and Design Thinking (edX)

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Learn how best to tackle complex problems in the workplace using known analytical problem solving techniques, design thinking, and effective research.

No matter what your experience or career, you will be confronted by challenges that require problem solving. Developing the ability to think critically and creatively to solve problems will set you apart from peers and make you a sought-after leader and teammate in your workplace.

This career development course will teach you processes for framing problems, isolating the root cause, and taking action to reach a solution. You will use techniques, including hypothesis testing and design thinking, as well as primary and secondary research methods. Problem solvers are in high demand across every industry and profession; add this critical skill to your toolkit!

This is the third course in the five-part Career Edge Fullbridge XSeries, designed to prepare you for career success.

What you'll learn:

- Frame problems and structure an analytical approach

- Apply different problem solving methods to complete workplace tasks

- Develop and test hypotheses

- Use design tools and techniques to generate and refine ideas