Solve problems critically

Structuring problems (part 1)

Break down complex problems into manageable parts using issue trees

For all professionals

Structuring problems (part 1)
Why this topic matters

As you advance in your career, you must lead increasingly complex and ambiguous situations. Knowing how to structure open-ended problems is a must.

What participants will do together
  • Review what an issue tree is
  • Strengthen intuition around what makes a good tree by evaluating multiple versions
  • Create a new issue tree from scratch for a business problem
  • Exchange feedback, reflections, and plans to apply it in real life
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Participant reflections

"I will use issue trees to structure conversations and foster collaboration when solving complex problems."

"It was helpful to drill down the importance of breaking down problems logically before beginning to solve them."

"This is a new and unique twist on how I have approached big, complex projects in the past."

"I plan to use issue trees to break down projects into smaller pieces and get buy-in from others."

"This was a fun and immersive experience with coworkers—I love the mix of group and solo work. I am a fan!"

"This was a terrific combination of individual and group learning. The tech feels groundbreaking!"

"This is a way better experience than watching eye-numbing videos. I love it."

"I love that Sparkwise makes it possible to chat with colleagues in real time while solving interesting problems."

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