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Breakthrough Innovation with Systematic Inventive Thinking



This training program provides participants with structured methodologies for generating innovative solutions to complex challenges. It equips individuals and teams with the tools and mindset needed to systematically approach problem-solving and unlock new opportunities for creative breakthroughs.

Program Objectives:

At the end of this program, participants will be able to:

  • Understand the principles and fundamentals of Systematic Inventive Thinking.

  • Apply SIT methodologies to identify and define innovation opportunities.

  • Generate creative ideas and solutions using structured ideation techniques.

  • Evaluate and select the most promising ideas for implementation.

  • Implement SIT strategies to drive continuous innovation within their organizations.

Targeted Audience:

  • Innovation managers and leaders seeking to enhance their organization's innovation capabilities.

  • Product development teams aiming to generate breakthrough ideas and solutions.

  • Entrepreneurs and business owners looking to differentiate their products or services in the market.

  • Creativity and innovation enthusiasts interested in learning systematic approaches to problem-solving.

  • Employees and teams committed to fostering a culture of innovation and continuous improvement within their organizations.

Program Outlines: 

Unit 1:

Introduction to Systematic Inventive Thinking:

  • Understanding the principles of Systematic Inventive Thinking (SIT).

  • Exploring the history and evolution of innovative thinking methodologies.

  • Learning about the five techniques of SIT: Subtraction, Division, Multiplication, Task Unification, and Attribute Dependency.

  • Examining real-world examples of breakthrough innovations achieved through SIT.

  • Setting expectations and objectives for applying SIT in problem-solving and innovation.

Unit 2:

Subtraction Technique:

  • Understanding how the Subtraction technique works to generate innovative ideas.

  • Learning how to apply Subtraction to products, services, and processes.

  • Practicing Subtraction exercises to remove essential components and identify new opportunities.

  • Analyzing case studies of successful innovations derived from Subtraction.

  • Brainstorming and ideating using Subtraction to solve specific challenges.

Unit 3:

Division Technique:

  • Exploring the Division technique and its role in promoting innovation.

  • Understanding how Division breaks a system into parts to generate new ideas.

  • Applying Division to break down products, services, and processes into constituent elements.

  • Generating novel concepts by rearranging or recombining divided elements.

  • Evaluating case studies to illustrate the effectiveness of Division in creating breakthrough innovations.

Unit 4:

Multiplication Technique:

  • Delving into the Multiplication technique and its applications in fostering innovation.

  • Learning how Multiplication creates variations of existing elements to generate new possibilities.

  • Identifying opportunities to multiply elements within products, services, and processes.

  • Generating innovative ideas by duplicating or modifying existing components.

  • Reviewing examples of successful innovations achieved through Multiplication.

Unit 5:

Task Unification and Attribute Dependency Techniques:

  • Understanding the Task Unification technique and its role in innovation.

  • Learning how Task Unification assigns additional functions to existing elements to create value.

  • Exploring the Attribute Dependency technique and its impact on generating innovative solutions.

  • Applying Attribute Dependency to establish relationships between product attributes for novel outcomes.

  • Practicing Task Unification and Attribute Dependency exercises to stimulate creative thinking and problem-solving.

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