What could you possibly add to your technical knowledge and years of experience to dramatically improve your troubleshooting performance?
Mastery of a thinking technology distilled from a select group of the world’s best problem solvers, validated with over 35 years of on-the-job use.
Use a systematic process. The explosion of information, the pace of change and accompanying short shelf-life of relevant experience, makes having a meta-strategy a critical career asset. Know what questions to ask and why. Make the best possible use of your knowledge, experience and judgment in a logical and focused manner. Do it naturally and with stunning results! Increase the value you bring to your organization ten-fold with an improved ability to guide your thinking and the thinking of others.
We help troubleshooters get to the core of any problem, big or small, technical or service-based, faster and more directly than ever. Convert chaos to clarity!
Reveal the root. Knowing how a problem came into existence is essential to figuring out what to do about it and finding the best way to fix it, permanently.
STEP  – Prerequisite Recommendation
Ideally you will attend a live BPI Critical Thinking or Systematic Problem Solving workshop. Just contact your organization’s Training Administrator to find out about this option. But, if a workshop is not available you may begin online as follows:
STEP  – Web-Based Training (WBT)
You or your Training Administrator may contact us to setup your registration for the online course. Use the You or your Training Administrator use the contact form on this website. The online course requires 5-6 hours to complete. It is entitled Systematic Problem Solving and teaches an in-depth understanding of the Problem Inventory, Problem Solving, and Tracking Root Cause processes. This WBT program includes concept lessons, case study demonstrations, Zoom meeting demonstrations, opportunities to self-test, feedback and exam questions for each module.
STEP  – Analyze Three Current Problems with support from your own Online Coach.
The certification process includes the application of each process to three high priority job-related issues. You will receive feedback and one-on-one expert coaching all the way. This information exchange will employ a BPI Systematic Problem Solving electronic workbook. The workbook is how your analyze is shared with your coach, sent as an email attachment. Your coach will find and correct any misunderstandings you might have and refine your approach as needed to resolve even the toughest problems, avoiding dead ends, false trails, and taking the direct path to the true cause of problems.
In the Troubleshooter-I Certificate program you will learn to:
* Quickly and objectively define the problem.
* Learn when to group or to separate individual problems.
* Specify the boundaries of any problem.
* Develop high-quality potential causes
*Converge on the Most Likely Cause using Description facts.
* Verify the true cause and stop serial trial and error guessing.
* Systematically reveal and verify each link in the root cause.
* Check and verify the logical flow of your root cause analysis.
Business Processes Inc. * Research & Development * P.O. Box 1456 * La Jolla, CA 92038 * 858-459-7600