This course is intended to provide the student with a basis for the analysis and application of creative problem solving solutions for problems that managers typically address in technology-based environments. Emphasis is on fostering creative thinking as a way to approach and solve problems, and analyze our thinking styles. Preparation and presentation of written and oral reports is required. The course offers an opportunity for students to practice communication of ideas and accomplishments through informal discussion, formal presentation, team decision-making and written case analysis. The applied case study problems explored in this course are based upon real and current industry problems.