Problem Solving: A Structured Approach

We all solve a variety of problems in our daily lives. But did you know there are well-established techniques for solving problems in a structured way?

In this course we will look at some structured problem solving techniques and use them to solve a variety of different problems. The techniques can be used in a number of situations at work, at school or at home and are particularly useful for those involved in programming and technology.

Course Outline




Learn to use structured approaches to solve a variety of real-life problems.


Identifying and clarifying the problem

It's not uncommon for people to end up solving the wrong problem! We will look at how to ensure you are solving the right one.

Generating solutions

There are often multiple ways to solve a problem. We will look at how to find a number of solutions.

Evaluating solutions

If you have multiple potential solutions, how do you know which is best? We will look at how to evaluate solutions.

Throughout the course we will solve a variety of set problems which will allow you to try out the techniques learnt.


Full price individual: £72 (reduced from £80)

Concession individual: £54 (reduced from £60)

Concession pricing is available to anyone in full time education.

Skills you should have before you attend

None required.

Skills you will pick up in the course

Key skill categories

On successful completion of this course, students will be able to


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