Beyond Brainstorming - Learn a few advanced techniques to pump up creativity.

This short 30-minute course on "Beyond Brainstorming in Lean Six Sigma" explores advanced problem-solving and idea-generation techniques that go beyond traditional brainstorming to help individuals and teams tackle complex challenges and drive innovation in Lean Six Sigma projects. Included: Narrated English video, Workbook, Template and One Point Lesson. The course equips participants with advanced problem-solving and idea-generation skills to tackle complex challenges and drive innovation in their Lean Six Sigma projects. It encourages creative thinking and the exploration of diverse problem-solving techniques to achieve better results and meet project objectives effectively. Come learn some advanced Brain storing techniques!

Riaan Du Plooy | Author Level 5

(0) 0 Students

What you will learn

  • Beyond Brainstorming

  • Continuous Improvement

  • Risk Assessment and Mitigation

  • Idea Prioritization and Selection

  • go beyond traditional brainstorming techniques

  • Communication and Stakeholder Engagement

  • Prototyping and Testing

  • Combining Techniques

Course Content:

Introduction to Advanced Problem-Solving Techniques:
The limitations of traditional brainstorming.
The need for more structured and innovative problem-solving approaches in Lean Six Sigma.

Defining the Problem and Objectives:
Revisiting the problem statement and project objectives.
Clarifying the specific goals for advanced problem-solving.

Advanced Idea Generation Methods:
Introduction to various advanced idea generation techniques, such as:
Design Thinking
Mind Mapping
Reverse Brainstorming

Application of Design Thinking:
Understanding the principles of design thinking in the context of Lean Six Sigma.
Empathy mapping, persona creation, and ideation sessions.

Reverse Brainstorming:
Reversing the traditional brainstorming process to identify problems instead of solutions.
Utilizing identified problems to generate innovative solutions.

Combining Techniques:
Strategies for combining multiple advanced idea generation techniques for comprehensive problem-solving.
Case studies showcasing successful combinations.

Idea Prioritization and Selection:
Methods for evaluating and prioritizing generated ideas.
Aligning selected ideas with project goals and feasibility.

Prototyping and Testing:
Building prototypes or minimum viable products (MVPs) for selected solutions.
Gathering feedback and refining ideas through testing.

Risk Assessment and Mitigation:
Identifying potential risks associated with advanced solutions.
Developing mitigation plans and contingency measures.

Communication and Stakeholder Engagement:
Effectively communicating and gaining buy-in for innovative solutions.
Strategies for engaging stakeholders in the process.

Documentation and Reporting:
Documenting the advanced problem-solving process and selected solutions.
Creating reports to communicate findings and recommendations.

Implementation and Continuous Improvement:
Developing an implementation plan for innovative solutions.
Integrating advanced problem-solving into the Lean Six Sigma DMAIC framework.

No Discussion Found


0 Reviews

Meet Your Instructor

4.6 Rating
60 Students
Author Level 5
120 Courses
About Instructor

Riaan is a dynamic leader, coach, facilitator, Lean Six Sigma Master Black Belt with over 20 years of hands-on experience driving business results. Riaan is highly skilled and has worked across diverse industries internationally. With a degree in Chemical Engineering, Riaan started in the major breweries and bakeries in South Africa and was so dedicated to his work that he was often known to take his work home with him.


$ 20.00 $ 99.00

79.80% off
  • Course Duration
    19 min 10 sec
  • Course Level
  • Student Enrolled
  • Language
This Course Includes
  • 19 min 10 sec Video Lectures
  • 0 Quizzes
  • 0 Assignments
  • 0 Downloadable Resources
  • Full Lifetime Access
  • Certificate of Completion