Build personal problem-solving skills and learn how to make an effective plan to tackle real-life problems and decisions.
Learn how to get others on board with your decision-making and minimise risk
On this course, you’ll learn how to better solve simple problems and sharpen your decision-making process.
You’ll evaluate your existing problem-solving technique and build the skills to improve it.
As you learn what transferable skills are required, you’ll discover how to identify a problem, how to understand it and how to analyse the associated risks and benefits of various solutions.
You’ll also spend time producing a detailed plan to persuade others that your own solution is workable.
Who this course is suitable for
This course is designed for people who have digital skills but would like to build confidence in using digital technology in the workplace.
What you’ll achieve
By the end of the course, you‘ll be able to:
- Evaluate personal skills for problem solving
- Describe how problems exist in wider contexts
- Develop an idea to approach a real life problem
- Explore methods to minimise risk and turn ideas into plans
- Explain the importance of the wider impact when proposing solutions
- Produce a plan that persuades others your solution will work
Who developed this course
University of Leeds
As one of the UK’s largest research-based universities, the University of Leeds is a member of the prestigious Russell Group and a centre of excellence for teaching.
Institute of Coding
The Institute of Coding is a family of learners, businesses and educators creating a new way to develop the digital skills needed at work and beyond.