Refer the below diagram for the one of the sample brainstorming which the team

Refer the below diagram for the one of the sample

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Refer the below diagram for the one of the sample brainstorming which the team did before the training event. Figure 6 - Six Sides Brainstorming for a problem The above brainstorming took place for choosing a relevant topic for the group to conduct the training event. The above six steps were the most embedded from all the others. It shows how to categorize the Enura Indula (COL/A - 060329) Professional Practices Assigment - 1 40 Six Sides Brainstorming 3/7/2018 Choosing a topic for the training event. Group members threw different ideas on the table. The leader chose two topics from those ideas and got the feedback for that topics from other members. Some group members agreed to the two topics and some didn't. So the group further analysed the two topics. Finally all the members agreed on single topic and proceeded with it. After all the procedures members made arguments for and against the topic.
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problem to different aspects and solve them easily. The group did many brainstorming activities and the above chat is one from them. Enura Indula (COL/A - 060329) Professional Practices Assigment - 1 41
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8.1.2 The Drill - Down Technique Drill Down is a simple technique for breaking complex problems down into progressively smaller parts. To use the technique, start by writing the problem down on the left – hand side of large sheet of paper. Next, write down the points that make up the next level of detail on the problem a little to the right of this. These may be factors contributing to the problem, information relating to it, or question raised by it. This process of breaking the problem down into its components part is called ‘Drill Down’ (Free Management Books, 2018). Enura Indula (COL/A - 060329) Professional Practices Assigment - 1 42 Figure 7 - Drill - Down of a specific problem
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Problem-solving skills are necessary in all areas of life, and team problem solving activities can be a great way to get members prepped and ready to solve real problems in real life scenarios. Whether in school, work or in their social relationships, the ability to critically analyze a problem, map out all its elements and then prepare a workable solution is one of the most valuable skills one can acquire in life (Free Management Books, 2018). The author has mentioned the above two methods which his team used when solving a problem while delivering the training program. Broken Squares tool will be added in the annexures under “Problem – solving Skills”. It was also an important method that the author’s team used frequently. The using of the tool and examples will be in the annexures for reader’s further researches and studies. Enura Indula (COL/A - 060329) Professional Practices Assigment - 1 43
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P4 – Demonstrate that critical reasoning has been applied to a given scenario. M3 – Justify the use and application of a range of solution methodologies. 9. APPLYING CRITICAL REASONING 9.1 Critical Path Analysis The reader might be confused by Critical Path Analysis (The author has used the short form CPA from now on words for ease if the narration), what is CPA? Let the author restate it in a way that is easier to understand.
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