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TRIZ and Systematic Innovation Training > Basic Course for Technology and Engineering

 
Basic Innovative Problem Solving with TRIZ and Systematic Innovation
for Technology and Engineering

3-day Hands-on Basic Training and Certification

Trainer
: Valeri Souchkov, TRIZ Master

Nearest dates:
February 6-8, 2015, 09:00-17:30

Location: Utrecht, The Netherlands

Price: EUR 1200,- (excl. 21% VAT).
10% discount for early registration

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"The course was an eye opener. I believe that we can truly reinforce innovation process due to understanding a systematic background of inventing new products and technologies"
Innovation Director, Merck Serono

 

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WHY TRIZ AND SYSTEMATIC INNOVATION?
During last 20 years, TRIZ-based Systematic Innovation has been adapted practically by all major industries. World leading companies such as General Electric, Procter & Gamble, Renault, Unilever and others - both large and small companies - use TRIZ to solve both long-term and short-term problems and generate new solutions and solution strategies of their products and services.  Samsung Electronics named TRIZ "the best practice of innovation" after the use of TRIZ resulted in economic benefits of Euro 1.5 bln. At Intel Corporation, TRIZ is recognized as "Innovation Platform of the 21st century". Today, TRIZ has proven track record in diverse industries.

Based on 50 years of scientific studies, TRIZ helps to drastically improve innovation process by offering tools and techniques for systematic situation analysis, problem solving and new ideas development by combining analytical approach, system thinking, knowledge bases of invention patterns, and creativity. A general overview of TRIZ for Technology and Engineering you can find in our white paper "Accelerate Innovation with TRIZ".
THE COURSE
This intensive course, which is being recognized by many top organizations as one of the best in the world, targets at hands-on intensive learning of basic TRIZ techniques and the process with TRIZ and Systematic Innovation. The course provides an overview of modern TRIZ in order to understand what TRIZ is and what value it can bring to individuals and organizations. The course introduces a unique approach of a systematic support for every step of a basic  process of problem solving: from problem analysis to solution ideas and concepts evaluation.

The course is focused on practice. The participants are encouraged to bring their problems to the class to use their newly acquired skills to solve their problems.

Before the course the registered participants obtain the set of video lectures which explain TRIZ background, its paradigms and key concepts.

The course usually hosts international audience and is conducted in English.

CONTENTS
  • Introduction to the background and fundamentals of TRIZ and Systematic innovation
  • Systematic Innovation process of generating new ideas and concepts
  • Key driving forces and sources of technological innovation
  • Psychological Inertia
  • Key TRIZ concepts: Ideality, Trends of Technology Evolution, Models of Technology Evolution, Contradictions, Inventive Principles, Criteria for best solution
  • Ideal Final Result
  • Introduction to Laws and Trends of Technical Systems Evolution.
  • Multi-Screen Diagram of Thinking
  • The use of resources
  • TRIZ Roadmap
  • Basic TRIZ Process
  • Problem Perception Mapping: identification of a problem to solve.
  • Root Conflict Analysis (RCA+): a techniques to extract and formulate specific problems and conflicts from a fuzzy inventive situation
  • Contradictions (Altshuller) Matrix
  • 40 Inventive Principles to eliminate technical contradictions
  • Ideas Evaluation, Scoring and Landscaping
  • Overview of the advanced TRIZ tools and techniques

Throughout the course:

  • Practicing in groups
  • Questions and Answers
WHAT YOU GET
  • Understanding of the methodology of TRIZ and Systematic Innovation.
  • Practical skills with TRIZ and Systematic Innovation techniques to solve innovative problems.
  • Ability to solve inventive and innovative problems quickly and efficiently.
  • Ability to attack and solve innovative problems systematically and turning innovation to a planned activity
COURSE LEADER
Valeri Souchkov, M.Sc, internationally recognized systematic innovation professional, certified TRIZ Master. 
  • Since 1989, trained more than 5.000 working professionals from over 50 countries
  • Assisted over 100 innovative projects in different areas.
  • Introduced first public TRIZ training courses in Europe and has been running them on a continuous basis since 1992.
  • Author of more than 70 publications including two books on TRIZ, systematic innovation and creativity.
  • One of developers of modern TRIZ and Systematic Innovation techniques.
  • Co-founder and Executive Board Member of ETRIA, the European TRIZ Association and Global TRIZ R&D Council member of MATRIZ, the International TRIZ Association.
  • Currently heads ICG Training and Consulting and teaches Systematic Innovation and TRIZ at the University of Twente and TiasNimbas Business School in The Netherlands.
WHO SHOULD
ATTEND
Engineers, designers, technology and product managers, R&D professionals, business managers, new product development professionals, knowledge management professionals, technology consultants, lecturers.
If you have doubts if the course is appropriate to you, please contact us and we will assess your specific situation.
CERTIFICATION

Those participants who successfully complete the course program are awarded by the certificates of TRIZ and xTRIZ Practitioners, basic level. In addition, the participants become eligible to receive MATRIZ certificates of level 1.

PRICE

A fee for the training and certification is EUR 1200,- per person (excl. 21% VAT).

The fee includes: 

  • Course seat.
  • Courseware.
  • Lunch and refreshments.
  • After-course free 3 months informational phone/online support.

The fee must be paid before the course.
Cancellation is free three weeks before the course, otherwise we retain 20% of the fee.

10% discount* is applicable in the following cases:

  • Two or more participants of the same organization visiting the course.
  • A course is visited by an existing customer (individual or organization) of ICG T&C.
  • Payment of a course fee is done at least 30 days prior to a course starting date.

30% discount* is applicable to full time students.

* Discounts are not cumulative

LOCATION

Utrecht is a central "hub" of the Netherlands which is is easy to reach from every direction and is situated within 30 minutes by direct train from Amsterdam airport Schiphol.
 
Upon registration, we will provide you with details of the course location and a list of possible accommodations.

COURSE BROCHURE
 Please e-mail us to request a detailed course brochure.
MORE ABOUT TRIZ AND SYSTEMATIC INNOVATION

If you want to know more about TRIZ-based systematic Innovation, please visit our "Publications" Section.

REGISTRATION
Please note that the number of participants is limited due to practical orientation of the course. To timely register for the course, visit our Registration page

Note that the full payment must be done prior to the workshop. We will send you an invoice and the payment options right after we receive your registration data.

QUESTIONS &
CONTACT

In case you have any questions please contact us via e-mail or call
+31-6-
15430012 or +31-53-4342884

 

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