Creative Thinking and Problem Solving

A series of workshops given for

The University of the Third Age

at Emerald, Victoria

March 2010




Reference Material

1 – 4 March

Introduction to Creative Thinking

and Problem Solving

Session 1

2 – 11 March

The language of Problem Solving

de Bono’s contributions

Session 2

3 – 18 March

Lateral Thinking

Escaping the dominant paradigm

Session 3

4 – 25 March

Gathering information, Questioning

Thinking Interdependently

Session 4





Reference Materials

de Bono Thinking Tools              A List of Cognitive Skills


Habits of Mind                          Basic Memory Exercises