Creative Solutions at the Speed of AI: Enhancing Problem Solving with Artificial Intelligence

Program Dates: March 28, 2025 from 8:30 AM - 4:30 PM
Delivery: 1-Day In-Person at Lehigh University
Program Cost: $1,195 (Includes meals)

Private Delivery Available: If you have a group of 15 or more, please contact us at to arrange for a private offering of this program! This program is available in 2 formats: live online (3 sessions) or in-person (1 day). 

Program Overview

This comprehensive program is designed for leaders and managers seeking to harness the power of artificial intelligence to elevate their problem-solving capabilities. Participants will delve into the transformative impact of AI on organizational problem-solving, exploring how AI tools and frameworks can be integrated effectively into business processes. The program aims to cultivate leaders who can pioneer AI-driven problem-solving strategies within their organizations.

Participants will engage with a variety of topics that fuse AI technology with advanced problem-solving techniques. These include differentiating between standard and creative problem-solving approaches and understanding the enhanced process of AI-enabled creative problem-solving. We will also cover the significance of a balanced approach encompassing mindset, skillset, and toolset to foster innovative solutions. Practical sessions will provide hands-on experience with specific tools and frameworks that enhance problem-solving. 

Impact & Benefits

  • Explore the organizational impact of problem-solving
  • Learn about AI affordances through incorporating tools and frameworks
  • Become an AI problem-solving leader
  • Think across mindset, skillset, and toolset
  • Distinguish between problem-solving vs. creative problem-solving
  • Discover the AI-enabled creative problem-solving process
  • Leverage appropriate tools and frameworks, such as root cause analysis with 5 whys, brainstorming with brainwriting, divergent thinking with SCAMPER, and lateral thinking with 6 Thinking Hats

Who Should Attend?

The target audience for this workshop is leaders and managers who want to leverage artificial intelligence to enhance their problem-solving skills and drive innovation within their organizations.


Michael Rivera, Ph.D., is an assistant professor of Business Information Systems in the department of Decision and Technology Analytics (DATA) at the College of Business, Lehigh University. Before joining Lehigh, he was a faculty member at Temple University. He received his Ph.D. from Purdue University.

His current research focuses on real-time feedback, digital transformation, and digital leadership, and he has several published papers in Information Systems Research. His teaching primarily centers on machine learning and AI strategy.

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