Institute of Visual Informatics

Institute of Visual Informatics (IVI)

Leading Digital Technology Across Industrial Revolution

TRIZ Level 1 Practitioner Workshop 11-12 July 2018

Date: 11-12 July 2018
Venue: Makmal Siswazah, Institut Informatik Visual, UKM
Time: 9:00am – 5:00pm
Instructor: Dr Ang Mei Choo, Dr Ng Kok Weng, Mr Cher Dong Theng, Dr Siow Kim Shyong (All are certified TRIZ Level 1 Instructors and certified experts (TRIZ Level 3 Practitioners)
Medium of Instruction: English


Innovation and the capacity to innovate are among the most important factors that affect an organization’s competitiveness and performance. The future advancement of Malaysian economy depends on the innovativeness and creativity of the people. Therefore, creativity and innovation should be fostered at all levels of education. One way to learn and teach INNOVATION in a systematic way is through TRIZ. ‘TRIZ’ is the Russian acronym for the “Theory of Inventive Problem Solving”. TRIZ methodology uses logic, past knowledge and research to the problem-solving process with its structured and algorithmic approach. The proposed TRIZ program is aimed to provide individuals with High Order Thinking Skills (HOTS) to enhance the creativity and innovation abilities. Individuals will be trained to sharpen their mind and learn how to solve challenging real world problems. This program introduces to participants a systematic problem solving skill using TRIZ models and tools. The topics in the program include Structured Problem Solving Process, Function Analysis, Cause & Effect Chain Analysis, Trimming, Engineering Contradictions, Contradiction Matrix and 40 Inventive Principles.

Workshop Objectives:

  • Provide an overview of TRIZ concept and tools
  • Understand the TRIZ inventive problem solving process
  • Gain the fundamentals of inventive problem solving and innovative thinking
  • Learn how to solve problems systematically by applying the TRIZ tools
  • Enable immediate usage and enable participants to guide others to use TRIZ tools
  • Generate interest about TRIZ and motivate participants to learn the full tool-kit of TRIZ tools


Upon successful completion of this workshop and passing of the Level 1 test, participants will receive an official Malaysia TRIZ Innovation Association (MyTRIZ) Level 1 certificate.


Participant from IVI or IMEN – RM200

Participant UKM (not from IVI or IMEN) – RM400

Non-UKM participant (MyTRIZ standard fee) – RM750

The registration fee will cover

For Registration:

Please call 03-89216071 or 011-1711 2883 (Dr Ang)

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