Innovative Problem Solving with TRIZ and Systematic Innovation for Technology and Engineering
Hands-on Practical Training.
International Certification by MATRIZ, Levels 1 and 2
Valeri Souchkov, TRIZ Master
May 8-19, 2017
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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. Many world leading
companies such as Bombardier, General Electric, Hyundai,
Procter & Gamble, Renault, Unilever and many others - both
large and small - use TRIZ to solve both short-term and
long-term problems, generate innovative solutions, develop
future solution strategies of their products and
Samsung Electronics named TRIZ "the best
practice of innovation" after the use of TRIZ resulted in
economic benefits of Euro 2 billion.
At Intel Corporation, TRIZ is recognized as "Innovation
Platform of the 21st century". General Electric
introduces TRIZ in its companies across the world to enhance
innovation and R&D.
Today, TRIZ has a proven track
record in every industry dealing with innovative technology
and engineering in the areas of manufacturing, innovative
product improvement and new product development.
Major benefits from using TRIZ are: rapid acceleration of
finding new innovative solutions, understanding innovation,
solving inventive problems on demand, enhancing
personal innovative thinking skills, turning innovation
chaos to a systematic and manageable process.
Based on over 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. An overview of modern TRIZ
for Technology and Engineering you can find in our white
Innovation with TRIZ".
Main goal of this unique
intensive 80-hour hands-on course is to learn and master
skills with modern TRIZ and Systematic Innovation for
Technology and Engineering in order to increase creative and
innovative productivity and performance of organizations and
The course focuses on
learning how to use the TRIZ paradigm and its techniques for
identifying and solving problems arising in products and
technologies and generation of new ideas and solutions. The
course provides understanding of fundamentals of systematic
innovative thinking and techniques of systematic innovation
and puts them in practice.
The acquired skills help the
course participants to resolve conflicting demands in a
“win-win” way, maximize the use of resources, innovatively
improve systems and processes, and invent new products and
technologies. In addition to learning about philosophy, key
concepts, process, techniques and tools, the participants
acquire the basic practical skills of working with advanced
TRIZ and Systematic Innovation techniques during the course,
which help to extract root conflicts, resolve
contradictions, identify and model system relationships, and
apply the Trends of Technology Evolution to identify
evolutionary potential of business systems and propose new
The course contains different
examples to better understand the nature of TRIZ and its
thinking methodology and make it applicable to a large
variety of problems, products, and technologies. The course
introduces unique material developed by the author of the
course and not available yet from any other sources apart
from the parties with licenses from ICG T&C.
The course is
focused on practice. During the class, the participants will
work on real-life problems to gain realistic and practical
experience with applying TRIZ process and basic tools in
their everyday activities.
The course usually
hosts international audience and is conducted in English.
WHAT YOU GET
- Understanding of the methodology of
TRIZ and Systematic Innovation.
- Practical skills with TRIZ and
Systematic Innovation techniques to solve innovative
- 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
designers, technology and product managers, R&D professionals,
business managers, new product development professionals,
knowledge management professionals, technology consultants,
If you have doubts
if the course is appropriate to you, please contact us and we
will assess your specific situation.
- Introduction to
the background and fundamentals of TRIZ and Systematic innovation.
- Sources and key driving forces of
technology and product innovation.
- Innovative Problems. Psychological
- Key TRIZ concepts: Ideality, Trends
of Technology Evolution, Models of Technology Evolution,
Contradictions, Types of Contradictions, Patterns of
Inventive Solutions, Criteria of best solutions.
- Multi-Screen Diagram of Thinking.
- Ideal Final Result and the use of resources.
- TRIZ Roadmap.
- Basic TRIZ Process.
- Tool: Problem Perception Mapping:
identification of a problem to solve, defining constraints
and requirements, formulation of an innovative task.
- Tool: Root Conflict Analysis (RCA+): a
technique to decompose an inventive problem and extract specific
contradictions from a fuzzy inventive situation.
- Tool: Contradictions (Altshuller) Matrix
to select relevant Innovative Principles for a specific
- Tool: 40 Inventive Principles to
eliminate technical contradictions. Generating new solution
ideas with Inventive Principles.
- Tool: Ideas Evaluation, Scoring and
Roadmap to advanced TRIZ techniques.
Understanding product and process evolution via innovative
Tool: TRIZ-based Function
Analysis to model functional interactions within a product
or a process to discover a full set of problems and
challenges which can be used for innovative improvement of a
selected product or technology.
Tool: Functional Idealization (Trimming):
increasing benefits/costs ratio of products and processes.
Tool: Scientific Effects to develop new
Substance-Field Modeling to build abstract models of
various problems in unified way.
76 Inventive Standards: a structured collection
of practical techniques on
eliminating negative and improving positive effects within
products and processes.
Introduction to the system of TRIZ Laws, Trends and lines of Technology Evolution.
Analysis of innovative potential
of technical systems.
Demonstration of TRIZ
technology evolution trends
specific patterns of evolution with examples.
Introduction to the Algorithm of Solving Inventive
Problems (ARIZ): logic ARIZ, explanation of major concepts,
structure, and working principles, resolving
physical contradictions, fighting mental inertia.
Overview of a problem solving
process with ARIZ.
Overview of additional advanced
tools of TRIZ and xTRIZ: Value Conflict Mapping,
Multi-Screen Analysis, Creativity Imagination Development.
Place of TRIZ in modern innovation.
TRIZ Implementation aspects.
Throughout the course:
- Practicing in groups
- Questions and Answers
- Certification project
Souchkov, certified TRIZ Master, M.Sc, internationally
recognized systematic innovation professional.
- One of developers of
modern TRIZ and Systematic
- Since 1989,
trained more than 6000 working professionals from over 50
- Assisted over 100 innovative projects in different
- Introduced first public
TRIZ training courses in Europe and has been running them on
a continuous basis since 1995.
of more than 100 publications including three books on TRIZ, systematic
innovation and creativity.
- Co-founder and Executive
Board Member of ETRIA, the
European TRIZ Association
- Vice President and accredited representative of MATRIZ, the
International TRIZ Association.
heads ICG Training and Consulting and teaches Systematic
Innovation and TRIZ at the University of Twente and TIAS Business School in The Netherlands.
Those participants who
successfully complete the course program are awarded by the
internationally recognized certificates of the
International TRIZ Association (MATRIZ) of
Level 2 and certificates of TRIZ
Practitioner, advanced level.
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note that the number of participants is limited due to practical
orientation of the course.
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