Forced relationships is a powerful technique for generating new ideas and perspectives. By intentionally pairing unrelated concepts or objects, we can break out of our usual thought patterns and consider new and innovative approaches to problems.
In this skills training program, employees and managers will learn how to use forced relationships to improve their problem-solving and creative thinking skills.
- The aim of this skills training program is to teach
attendees how to use forced relationships to
generate new ideas and perspectives.
- The objectives of this skills training program are to:
- Define forced relationships and explain their role in creative thinking and problem-solving
- Provide examples of how forced relationships have been used in different industries to generate new ideas and solve problems
- Lead attendees through practical exercises to practice using forced relationships
- Discuss common challenges when using forced relationships and strategies to overcome them
This skills training program will be delivered through a combination of lectures, group discussions, and practical exercises. Attendees will have the opportunity to engage with the material through interactive activities and will have the chance to practice using forced relationships through hands-on exercises.
(included in Half-Day and Full Day sessions)
- The SCAMPER technique: a brainstorming tool that helps to generate new ideas by making changes to existing products or processes
- The TRIZ method: a problem-solving approach that involves analyzing the root cause of a problem and finding creative solutions through the use of forced relationships
Attendees will learn how to use forced relationships to generate new ideas and perspectives in their work settings. They will also learn how to overcome common challenges and effectively apply these techniques to real-world situations
included in 90-min, Half Day & Full Day sessions
Attendees will have the opportunity to practice using forced relationships through a variety of exercises, including:
- Brainstorming sessions: attendees will work in groups to come up with as many ideas as possible for a given problem or challenge, using forced relationships as a tool for generating new ideas
- Role-playing: attendees will take on different roles and consider how they would approach a problem or challenge using forced relationships
- Case studies: attendees will work in groups to apply the skills learned in this training program to real-world scenarios
At the end of this skills training program, attendees will have a thorough understanding of how to use forced relationships to generate new ideas and perspectives.
They will have had the opportunity to practice using forced relationships through interactive exercises, enabling them to confidently apply these techniques in their day-to-day work.
Attendees will also have learned how to overcome common challenges when using forced relationships, enabling them to more effectively generate fresh ideas and approaches to problems.