Advanced Problem Solving Techniques

Successful lawyers of all types are able to craft solutions to clients’ seemingly intractable problems. Sophisticated clients have already explored solutions with their in-house legal staff before bringing their case or problem to you. Finding solutions requires following a proven process which can be learned, practiced and refined. This is a skills course where students will learn and practice specific skills of design thinking, divergent thinking and ideation to become more agile thinkers and creative problem solvers. 1-Hour Pass/Fail Class Schedule: This 1 credit hour class will meet for five total sessions from 6:00 - 9:00 p.m. on the following dates: 8/30 (Wed.), 9/6 (Wed.), 9/11 (Mon.), 9/13 (Wed.), 9/18 (Mon.).


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Class Details

Short course from 8/30/17 through 9/18/17

Meeting Days Time Location
Monday, Wednesday 6:00 - 9:00 pm CCJ 3.306
Exam Type Date Time Alpha Range Room
None

Additional Information

Course Type
Grading Method
Pass/Fail Mandatory
Features
Satisfies ABA Professional Skills Requirement
Course credits count towards ABA Experiential Learning Requirement

Textbooks

  • H2 Solve Wicked Problems: Getting Started with Creative Problem Solving - Paul D. Reali
      OmniSkills Press, edition: 2010
      ISBN: 978-0-557-35041-4   (required)
  • Creativity Rising: Creative Thinking & Creative Problem Solving in the 21st Century - Gerard J. Puccio, Marie Mance, Laura Barbero Switalski, Paul D. Reali
      ICSC Press, International Center for Studies in Creativity, edition: 2012
      ISBN: 9780984979516   (required)