Advanced Problem Solving Techniques

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MON, WED 6:00 - 9:00 pm CCJ 3.306

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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: 8/29, 9/5, 9/10, 9/12, and 9/17..

Textbooks ( * denotes required )

H2 Solve Wicked Problems: Getting Started with Creative Problem Solving *
Paul D. Reali
OmniSkills Press , edition: 2010
ISBN: 978-0-557-35041-4
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


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08/30/2018 Room(s) changed
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Course title updated