Course 8: Evidence Based Problem Solving Strategies

Welcome & Poster Session, Good Scientific Practice & Research Integrity15.05.2024 10:00 - 16:00 (Wed)TUM Graduate School
Course 8: Evidence Based Problem Solving Strategies16.05.2024 09:00 - 17:00 (Thu)Prof. Dr. Guido Ellert
Course 8: Evidence Based Problem Solving Strategies17.05.2024 09:00 - 16:00 (Fri)Prof. Dr. Guido Ellert
Problem Solving, Personality, Solving Mindset, Individual Problem Screening
Course Description: 

In today's business and research environment, organizations have identified critical thinking, psychological bias, and problem-solving skills as skills that are essential to the success of an employee and their organization. The most successful professionals can assess the environment, analyze a situation, design high-quality solutions, and ultimately win in a competitive scenario.

Course aims: 
  • Personality Development: How to identify and evaluate a critical need and develop a tailor-made solution and identify your psychological personality preferences and the best communication style to maximize your value in high-performer teams
  • Problem Solving Technique: Understand the value creation configuration of a problem solution, We have more than 100 problem-solving processes. What are the best for every situation?
  • Applied Problem Solving: How to analyze errors to improve future performance? How failures can be analyzed to improve the future solution performance

Teaching methods: 

This course demystifies, discusses, and provides application techniques for solving problems in teams. The course guides you through a problem-solving experience environment and offers many fun and often playful indoor and outdoor problem-solving scenarios. Developed and applied in many assessment centers or in-house trainings. The experience is reflected in an intense manner and associated with your psychological personality profile and high-performer team measurement tools.

Technical requirements: 

Please bring your laptop.

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Prof. Dr. Guido Ellert

Prof. Dr. Ellert received his doctoral degree from the TUM Graduate school at a media and communication chair. He worked as a vice director for the AUDI Research Institute, several company consultancies and as journalist. Since 2007 he is a professor for management and lead the Media School at the Macromedia University for Media and Communication and since 2016 he is additionally professor for business psychology at a business school. His main research interests are customer insights, media platforms, management bias in complex systems, High performance teams, Digital Transformation in organizations, Higher education strategies.