This course examines the concepts of Community Policing and the SARA Problem Solving model, and its applicability to tribal communities as a means of addressing prescription drug abuse. This course is offered tuition-free by Lamar Associates-Indian Country Training. This project is supported by Grant Number 2010-CK-WX-K030 awarded by the Office of Community Oriented Policing Services, U.S. Department of Justice. The opinions contained herein are those of the author(s) and do not necessarily represent the official position or policies of the U.S. Department of Justice. References to specific companies, products, or services should not be considered an endorsement by the author(s) or the U.S. Department of Justice. Rather, the references are illustrations to supplement discussion of the issues. Important Notes on Navigation Most of the screens in this training are forwarded by you, the user. If initially you are unable to see the forward button on the bottom of your screen, make sure that your “View” is set to 100% or less in Explorer. Some of the slides require your interaction and you will need to advance by clicking on a forward arrow or submit button inside the slide, rather than on the bottom. A few screens ask that you click on subtitles to view more information. Should you run into any difficulties you cannot resolve, use the Help button on the left to ask a question.
In the past few decades, psychologists and business people alike have discovered that successful problem solvers tend to use the same type of process to identify and implement the solutions to their problems. This process works for any kind of problem, large or small. The Creative Problem Solving workshop will give participants an overview of the entire creative problem solving process, as well as key problem solving tools that they can use every day. Skills such as brainstorming, information gathering, analyzing data, and identifying resources will be covered throughout the workshop. Workshop Objectives: Understand problems and the creative problem solving process Indentify types of information to gather and key questions to ask in problem solving Identify the importance of defining a problem correctly Identify and use four different problem definition tools Write concrete problem statements Use basic brainstorming tools to generate ideas for solutions Evaluate potential solutions against criteria, including cost/benefit analysis and group voting Perform a final analysis to select a solution Understand the roles that fact and intuition play in selecting a solution Understand the need to refine the shortlist and redefine it Understand how to identify the tasks and resources necessary to implement solutions Evaluate and adapt solutions to reality
In this video, you will learn some basics around problem solving techniques. We examine problem solving theory, types of problems and steps you can follow to look at solving problems. There is a workbook for this video.
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This is a 183-slide PowerPoint. BENEFITS OF DOCUMENT Learn how to apply the PDCA approach to solve problems and save money. Learn how to apply the basic quality tools to identify and analyse problems. Learn how to develop problem solving teams to sustain a continuous improvement culture. DOCUMENT DESCRIPTION In this training presentation, you will be able to teach employees on the structured Plan-Do-Check-Act (PDCA) approach to problem solving. Many world class companies such as Toyota uses the PDCA problem solving process for the relentless pursuit of continuous improvement. When combined with the basic quality tools, this approach identifies problems, analyzes root causes and generates solutions. Teach your staff to put effective solutions in place to prevent similar problems from recurring in the future. This methodology can be applied to both manufacturing and service organizations. LEARNING OBJECTIVES: 1. Understand the principles and key concepts of problem solving 2. Learn how to apply the PDCA technique and basic quality tools to problem solving 3. Learn how to identify root causes and develop countermeasures 4. Learn how to prepare a problem solving storyboard 5. Understand the roles of problem solving team 6. Define the critical success factors for effective problem solving CONTENTS: 1. Introduction to Problem Solving 2. Concept of Problem Solving Teams 3. Overview of Process Management 4. PDCA Problem Solving - The Step-by-step Approach 5. Basic Problem Solving Tools 6. Project Reporting Using A3 Storyboard 7. 10 Common Mistakes 8. Critical Success Factors This training presentation can be used together with the 'PDCA Problem Solving Template' (sold separately).
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How to transform every day business data trapped in columns and rows into simple to grasp, visual operational reports in real time, an effective tool for seeing what matters for the overall management of the business. This version is under a three month license, allowing enough time to take the course and apply it. For a more affordable version with a three month license, see the course How to "Visualize" Reports to Better Understand, Predict and Manage (3 month license). If spreadsheets are used in your work, this course will change the way you look at them. Working hard IN a business, there is precious little time to work ON it, to make things better. When time is found, trying to see what matters in columns and rows packed with too much data but too little meaning is a waste of precious resources! In this coures you will learn to transform data from existing reports in a few minutes with a flick of a pen or a mouse, to know with precision what you need to do, and not do. The course includes: Why are the Profit and Loss (P&L) and the Balance Sheet done the way they are In depth look at the problems of these reports as tools for operating a business A review of The Flaw of Averages A review of The Foibles of Percentages And an in depth review of the Dangers in Limited Comparisons Why there is a need for Operational as opposed to Financial reports, though they may use the same data. How to create these visonary reports to help visualize and understand instantly, in the flow of time what has happened And is mostly likely to happen next. Many examples Lots of working together, in “real-time,” like Khan Academy Independent exercises and study to help achieve mastery. AND MORE Based on a proven system with more than 80 years of successful application in a wide variety of businesses, packed with examples from sports, healthcare, retail, manufacturing and more, and step by step hands on practice, guided by an experienced and patient teacher. You will need a pencil, an eraser, some graph paper preferably, a straight edge, a calculator, a computer and spreadsheet software would be nice, but most of all, your uncomputer… your mind. Entertaining but enlightening video, plus pdf’s for study, supplementary materials, and an hour or two of independent practice to move you from first exposure to mastering the art of making useful operational reports and how to apply them for breakthrough, almost magical results. The Free Course, Income Statement Secrets, is a precursor to and required for taking this course.
How to transform every day business data trapped in columns and rows into simple to grasp, visual operational reports in real time, an effective tool for seeing what matters for the overall management of the business. This version is under a three month license, allowing enough time to take the course and apply it. For a version for 12 months without restrictions see the course How to "Visualize" Reports to Better Understand, Predict and Manage (full 12 month license).