TRIZ: The Theory of Inventive Problem Solving

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Course Type: 
Instructor-led (classroom) Course
Course Length: 
3 Days

Offered jointly by AIChE and ASME:

Discover how to solve problems and create new product and business concepts using TRIZ, an inventive problem-solving process. You’ll learn how this structured, left-brain approach to breakthrough innovation uses patterns of invention documented in the most inventive of the world’s patents. And you’ll learn an overall algorithm for use in prediction, forecasting, analysis and planning. You’ll receive all course notes, problems and solutions in addition to a copy of the TRIZ 40 Inventive Principles and the book, The Ideal Result: What It Is and How to Achieve It, by Jack Hipple.

Continuing Education Units: 
Professional Development Hours
23.0 PDHs

Jack Hipple is a certified TRIZ practitioner and TRIZ trainer for the Altshuller Institute for TRIZ Studies. He holds a chemical engineering degree from Carnegie Mellon University and has 30 years of industrial innovation experience, including responsibility for overseeing the Discovery Research Program at The Dow Chemical Company, where he was in charge of global chemical engineering. Mr. Hipple also teaches other courses for AIChE and ASME. He was responsible for collaborative project teams in technology management at the National Center for Manufacturing Sciences as well as new product development at Ansell Edmont and Cabot Corporation.


AIChE Members $1,795
AIChE Grad Student Members $897.50
AIChE Undergrad Student Members $897.50
Non-Members* $1,895

* AIChE Membership is just $199 a year. For more information on becoming an AIChE member click here.

If you are interested in scheduling this course for In-Company Training, please complete the Request for Proposal Form and we will e-mail you a proposal.


February 2-4, 2015

Charlotte, NC
United States

Special room rate available until January 11, 2015. Group Booking Code is "MEC" or mention ASME Training & Development. More info

May 4-6, 2015

Las Vegas, NV
United States

Venue: Rio Las Vegas

Special room rate available until February 13, 2015. Please call (888) 373-9855 and mention ASME to receive this rate.

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