Solve Problems in 4 Steps

The I.D.E.A Model
Course Created by Richard Feenstra
Richard Feenstra is an educational psychologist with a focus on judgment and decision making. His work experience includes military service, law enforcement, fire prevention and workplace safety. Richard is also a recognized expert witness regarding issues of safety and security. Richard holds an M.S. in workforce development and a Ph.D. in learning and technology.

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Today more than ever, being able to effectively demonstrate you can solve problems is a critical skill for success. This short, 30 minute course teaches the I.D.E.A. model, a simple four-step problem solving process that can be applied to almost any problem you want to resolve. The course is structured by providing short lectures on how to use each individual step and includes access to additional tools and strategies that can be used along with the model. The course also includes a brief overview of a number of well known problem solving tools that you can use such as concept mapping, fishbone diagrams or establishing SMART goals.The I.D.E.A. model includes how to;
  • Identify a problem
  • Develop and compare solutions
  • Execute a plan to achieve the solution
  • Assess the extent to which the problem was solved

Course Objectives

  • In this course you will learn how to identify a problem, develop and compare solutions, execute a plan and assess the extent to which the problem was solved.
  • By the end of the course you will know how to develop a concept map and use a fishbone diagram.
  • During the course you will be able to demonstrate understanding of how to trace a problem to the root cause.

Who Is This For?

  • This course is perfect for anyone that either wants to improve their problem solving skills or any person that is looking for an easy way to explain to others how they solve problems.

Course Outline

Chapter 1: Model Overview

  • Lesson 1
    Model Overview

Chapter 2: Using the I.D.E.A. Model

  • Lesson 2
  • Lesson 3
  • Lesson 4
  • Lesson 5

Chapter 3: Summary

  • Lesson 6
    Bonus Lecture: Problem Solv…

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