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2023-24 Catalog 
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DEV 300 - Problem Solving Strategies

5 CR

Previously ISIT 300.
This course classifies and examines a variety of problem-solving methodologies to improve a person’s problem solving and decision-making skills. Students engage in personal and group dynamics, vertical/convergent methods, creative/lateral thinking techniques and communication skills to apply and solve technical and non-technical problems.

Prerequisite(s): Admission into one of the following programs: BAS Data Analysis and Management, BAS Software Development, BAS Cybersecurity, or BAS Business Management and Technology, or permission of the instructor.

Course Outcomes
  • Apply problem-solving skills in today’s organizations. 
  • Distinguish, develop and classify problem-solving strategies in individual and group settings. 
  • Analyze and articulate causes of a problem. 
  • Present both the problem-solving process and defend the effectiveness of the outcome. 
  • Articulate problem-solving strategies and methodologies in relation to organizational problems. 
  • Experiment with lateral and vertical thinking techniques to arrive at a solution. 
  • Present concisely the problem and solution to an appropriate client. 
  • Compile and implement a plan to use technology in problem-solving. 

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