Creative Thinking and Problem-Solving Skills

Creative Thinking & Problem Solving Skills
This workshop will offer you an overview of the entire creative problem-solving process, it will also describe key problem-solving tools that you can use in your day to day life.


May 15, 2019


May 16, 2019


KDU University College Utropolis Campus, Glenmarie, Jalan Kontraktor U1/14, Seksyen U1, 40150 Shah Alam, Selangor Darul Ehsan, MALAYSIA.   View map

Creative Thinking and Problem-Solving Skills


HRDF - How To ClaimThe nature of human problem solving has been studied for the past hundred years by psychologists. The past few decades have seen business take much more of an interest in the processes some individuals apply to identify and implement the solutions to their problems. These processes or methods work for any kind of problem, large or small.

This workshop will offer you an overview of the entire creative problem-solving process, it will also describe key problem-solving tools that you can use in your day to day life.



At the end of this workshop, delegates will be able to:

  • Recognise problems and understand the creative problem-solving process
  • Identify types of information to investigate and key questions to ask
  • Write solid problem statements that clearly underlines the problem
  • Successfully utilise idea generating tools, such as brainstorming, brainwriting, mind mapping and six thinking hats
  • Developing a criterion to assess the solution to meet the needs and wants while considering the cost and benefits associated with each solution
  • Perform final analysis or paired comparison analysis in selecting the optimal solution
  • Identifying tasks and resources necessary to implement and monitor the progress of the solution
  • Conduct post solution implementation checks to celebrate successes and identify improvement



This training workshop is designed to be interactive and participative. Delegates will be given opportunities to actively participate in workshop activities.



  • Managers of all levels
  • Engineers
  • Administrative Staff
  • Secretary
  • Sales Team
  • Human Resources
  • Anyone keen to improve on their problem-solving skills



Module 1: Getting Started

Module 2: The Problem-Solving Method

Module 3: Gathering Information

Module 4: Problem Definition

Module 5 Getting Prepared to Brainstorming

Module 6: Generating Solutions

Module 7: Analyzing Solutions

Module 8: Selecting a Solution

Module 9: Planning Your Next Steps

Module 10: Lessons Learned


Trainer: Vigneswaran Applasamy

Trainier - Vigneswaran ApplasamyMr. Vigneswaran Applasamy has been involved in lecturing, research, management, sales and training for more than 14 years in the field of Electrical Engineering, Manufacturing sector, Higher Education, Sales and Marketing. He is a Certified HRDF Trainer. In addition, he has been accredited by Harisson Assessment in Employee Development, completed Emotional Energy Management Trainer Course and attended Gamification and Behavioural Design workshop by Yu-kai Chou.

Although he holds a Masters’ Degree in Engineering from Universiti Teknologi Malaysia, his passion has been to understand the Mind-Body connection and Human Psychology where he has been conducting extensive research. His articles since have been cited 32 times by other international authors in their respective publications.

His professional career begun in Singapore as a Sales Engineer and later ventured into the Higher Education sector in Malaysia. He has served as a Vice Principal of a college and moved on to lecture and undertake research in a leading private University where he was noted for his publications in International Conferences. This was also the period where he ventured into corporate training as an Associate Trainer for Topesh Consultancy and Training Services PLT beginning 2011. He has since worked with a few other training providers.

He has since developed over 30 training programmes in the area of Soft-Skills. His participants include those from Global Enterprise International Malaysia (A Member of Singtel Group), Galeri Petronas, Iskandar Region Development Authority, Sarawak SEDC, UMW Holdings Bhd, Bintulu Development Authority, KPJ Healthcare, Coway (M) Sdn Bhd, Lim Kok Wing University, Honda Malaysia, Hong Leong Bank, Bayview Hotel Melaka, Permai Hotel Terengganu, J&J Education Group Sdn Bhd and MATTA Academy to name a few.


Date, Time & Duration:

May 15 & 16, 2019 (Wednesday & Thursday),     Time: 9:00am to 5:00pm



KDU University College Utropolis Campus, Glenmarie,

Jalan Kontraktor U1/14, Seksyen U1, 40150 Shah Alam, Selangor.

Location map HERE                          GPS Coordinates:  3.092604, 101.559762


Fee (HRDF Claimable):

RM1590 nett per participant. Group of 2 & Early Bird rate @RM1378 per participant (enrol 10 working days before the workshop date)


Register NOW!

Download Application Form CLICK HERE.

Submit your form with proof of payment or company’s letter of undertaking to KMDC:, or Fax: 603 5565 0797, or Whatsapp: 012 3989 9030

KMDC’s RHB Bank Account Number: 212 349 000 543 53 (KDU Management Development Centre Sdn. Bhd.)


In-House Customised Workshop:

All our training programmes can be customised and offered as 1-day or 2-Day In-House Training Workshop. To inquire, call: 03- 5565 0793/0799 or email:



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Telephone: +603 5565 0799, +603 5565 0798, +6012 398 9030

Address: KDU Management Development Centre Sdn. Bhd. (KMDC)
KMDC Office, Level 3, Admin. Block,
KDU University College Utropolis Glenmarie Campus
Jalan Kontraktor U1/14, Seksyen U1, 40150 Shah Alam
Selangor Darul Ehsan, Malaysia.


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