Creative Problem Solving and Decision Making



Course Objectives

We face problems every day at home and at work, and they can come in different shapes and sizes.  Sometimes we just wish that problem will go away by itself, or you make a decision based on gut feeling or from actions taken on similar problems that had occurred previously. But are the solutions effective or did you have to regret the decisions you made?

Creative Problem Solving and Decision Making skills can be developed in this fun and interactive workshop. You will apply structured and creative approaches that leads to more sustainable solutions for your problems, and develop good decisions and viable implementation plans.

Course Outline

  • Better define the problem, and produce a good problem statement
  • Analyse and identify root causes of the problem using structured problem solving approaches
  • Use ideation and creative thinking methods to design and develop solution prototypes
  • Select the best alternative using decision making techniques
  • Work out an viable implementation plan
  • Evaluate and make modifications to ensure the success of an implemented plan.

Suitable for

General public.

Assumed Skills and Knowledge


Award / Certification / Accreditation

Certificate of Attendance

Funding Incentives

National Sliver Academy Funding

Participants must be Singaporean aged 50 and above in the year of course commencement.
Funding will be reimbursed to eligible participant after course confirmation.

  Singapore Citizens / SPR / Foreigners

Full Course Fees S$300 S$300
Subsidy Amount - To be confirmed
GST - -
Course Fees Payable S$300 -

1. All applications must be made via Online Registration at

Course fees can be paid by the following payment modes:

Credit Cards, Internet Banking, NETS (Not Applicable for company sponsored)
a) For e-payment using Visa/Master cards and Internet Banking, please click on the ‘Make e-Payment’ button on the acknowledgement page to proceed.

b) For NETS payment, you can pay at:
Singapore Polytechnic
PACE Academy
Blk T1A, Level 1
Mon-Fri: 8:30am to 7:30pm

c) Please make cheques payable to “Singapore Polytechnic”. Please cross the cheque and write the Registration Reference ID, Applicant Name and NRIC/FIN number on the back of the cheque. Mail the cheque to:

Singapore Polytechnic
PACE Academy
500 Dover Road
Blk T1A, Level 1
Singapore 139651

Please note that an administrative charge of $15 will be imposed for any returned cheques from the bank or financial institution.

2. All successful applicants will be notified with a letter of confirmation via email.

3. Withdrawal and Deferment

Withdrawal and deferment notice must be made in writing to the Professional & Adult Continuing Education (PACE) Academy, Singapore Polytechnic via email accordingly:

Online Courses -
All other

For withdrawal cases, the portion of course fee to be refunded is based on the date of notice as follows:


  • 2 weeks before the commencement of the course - Full refund
  • Less than 2 weeks before commencement of the course - 70% refund
  • On or after date of commencement - No refund


  • There will be no refund or transfer of course once the account has been created.

The Singapore Polytechnic reserves the right to cancel or postpone any of the courses. Applicants will be duly notified and where applicable, the full fees will be refunded.

The Singapore Polytechnic also reserves the right to amend the fees charged or the period and duration of the courses.

The data provided to Singapore Polytechnic will be kept strictly confidential and will be used for the purpose of course administration. The data may be passed on to the relevant organisations that require the information related to the course.


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Course Dates:
24 Aug to 25 Aug 2017

Registration Period:
20 Apr to 10 Aug 2017

*Registration may be closed once seats are filled up



Duration: 2 days

Venue: Singapore Polytechnic

Time: 9am to 4pm



Fees Payable:

S$300 (excluding GST)


By E-Payment (VISA / Master credit/debit cards/ Internet Banking)

Please click on the ‘Make e-Payment’ button on the acknowledgement page to proceed


Please make the payment at:

Singapore Polytechnic
PACE Academy
Blk T1A, Level 1
Mon-Fri: 8:30am to 8:00pm


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