Workshop: Creative Thinking and Problem-Solving Skills

Course ID - CTD0706

Short Title: Creative Thinking

(Course ID, Reference #, or Keyword title can be used to find and register for this course in Odyssey) 

Audience:   All Employees
Length of Workshop:    3.5 hours
Prerequisite None

Description: In this (3.5 hour) workshop participants will learn the most effective methods for identifying their strengths as communicators; discover ways to gain rapport and credibility with any audience; practice six (6) techniques for thinking quickly and creatively under pressure; and understand the use of verbal self-defense techniques.


 As a result of successful completion of the workshop, participants will be able to:

  • Identify ways to overcome barriers that stifle creativity
  • Explain ways to effectively solve problems individually and or part of a team
  • Describe their communication strengths
  • Use techniques for thinking under pressure


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Registration information
Course ID: - CTD0706
Course Title: Creative Thinking
Reference # - see table 

How to Register

Registration for CT&D workshops are through the Student Information and Registration system.  The process for registering for a CTD workshop will be the same as registering for a regular class at MDC.  

New - Easier registration for workshops

You can access the Registration System and register for a CTD workshop using the same user name and password that use to login to your computer.    Example:   Richard Johnson  would be rjohnson     (You will NOT need to create a separate student myMDC account to register for a CTD workshop

Make a note of the Reference Number for the workshop then go to Registration Instructions

Once you have registered for a class, you can print your schedule.    Please make every effort to attend once you've registered as seats are limited.     However, If you need to drop, you can also do this through the Web Registration screen.     CTD classes will appear on your transcript as non-credit classes.

If you need special assistance to participate in this workshop due to a disability, please call CT&D at 7-2366 so that appropriate arrangements can be made.  College Training and Development complies with the Americans with Disabilities Act.