Approach and Solve Business Problems

Think through issues confronting your business or team – now!

  • Better understand barriers to thinking through issues.
  • Apply a methodical approach of thinking to a range of problems, issues or opportunities.
  • Access a range of thinking tools that can be applied to other examples.
  • Apply techniques to document the outcomes of your thinking process.
  • What is covered in the course?

    • How we think and ways of thinking.
    • A model for thinking things through and applying it to case studies/examples.
    • Seeing the problem as part of a bigger picture.
    • Analytical techniques and tools.
    • Taking time to reflect and diagnose.
    • Developing ideas to solve our problem.
    • Turning our mind to implementation.
    • Communicating our thinking to others.
  • Should I attend?

    Ideal if you are a leader and professional looking for a practical methodical approach to ‘thinking through issues’.

  • How will I benefit?

    In this course you will gain a methodical approach to ‘thinking through the issues’ whether they are potential problems or opportunities, including a range of specific tools that you will learn to apply to practical, work related examples.

  • How will my organisation benefit?

    Your newly-acquired methodical approach will help your organisation overcome barriers, problem solve and approach business issues with a new eye.

    Need customised training for your organisation?

    Contact our team to discuss customising this course to meet your needs.


  • AQF Equivalence, Articulation Pathways CPD Points and Certification

    • You will receive a soft copy University of Adelaide Certificate of Completion.
    • This PACE course may contribute to earning Continuing Professional Development (CPD) points or credit. Many professional associations accredit CPD at a standard rate of 1 hour of professional development / learning = 1 CPD point. This should be used as a guide only and confirmation should be sought from your accrediting body prior to registration in any PACE course or program.
Understanding what we needed (through questioning) and structuring the day to meet our needs.past participant

What will I receive as part of this course?

  • Printed course book and materials (PDF copy for tablet on request)
  • Certificate of Completion and training record
  • Refreshments during the day, including a light lunch on full day courses

What should I bring to the course?

Our courses are designed to be work-related and interactive. Please bring current workplace examples related to this topic for use on the day.

What further development can I do?

We recommend Writing for Decision Making or Critical Thinking.

Available course dates:

  • Tuesday, 6 December 2022 (9.00am - 4.30pm)

    Course Start Date: Tuesday, 6 December 2022 (9.00am - 4.30pm)
    Location: L 7, 10 Pulteney St. Adelaide
    Mark Priadko; B Econ (Hons); Grad Dip (Marketing)

    Mark helps people think through complex situations and opportunities. His clients include organisations from all levels of government (state, federal and local), Universities, and other for-profit and not-for-profit organisations. The first half of his professional career led him to Executive roles in South Australian Treasury and Finance. He has a deep knowledge of government decision-making processes and public sector financial management. Mark’s former responsibilities in Treasury and Finance included providing advice on the State Government’s financial strategy, legislation and policies, overseeing whole of government banking, financial reporting and related financial systems and working with agencies as part of the annual budget process and weekly Cabinet processes. His love of learning, his experience and understanding of finances and strategy and his curiosity lead him to insights into how organisations and their various functions and projects can be progressed or improved. Mark works with participants to more clearly understand their organisations, helping them make quality decisions often in complex situations.

    Schedule number: 7907
    Required fees: Price
    Registration (GST Free)$660.00
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