Join the TDG training community as a Certified Training Affiliate (CTA) and help others succeed through thoughtful, balanced step-by-step methods that are fully scalable, teachable and achievable. Once you’ve mastered the KEPNERandFOURIE™ training yourself, you’ll find it’s a simple process to share the methodologies with your prospects, clients and work teams.
We believe that in today’s economic climate it is time to share what has worked for us and make it available to fellow professionals to give them a chance to add another revenue stream to their existing business.
Problem solving and decision-making skills are two of the most overlooked areas in today’s organizations. Unfortunately, they are also two of the most critical for promoting healthy teams, client satisfaction and organizational growth.
Empower your team to excel through these challenges by becoming a Certified Training Affiliate with Thinking Dimensions Global.
A Certified Training Affiliate is a company or individual who has successfully completed our proprietary training certification program and is qualified to teach our methodologies to other clients.
To earn this certification, candidates must:
As a KEPNERandFOURIE™ CTA, you gain credibility, respect and recognition from peers, colleagues and industry professionals. Through workshops and training sessions, you’ll guide businesses, teams and individuals to achieve more, grow exponentially and exceed their short and long-term goals.
By simply doing a one-day workshop or consulting assignment per month you would be able to add at least $40,000 net per year!
We offer step-by-step, comprehensive training in the KEPNERandFOURIE™ problem-solving methodologies: everything needed to swiftly master these concepts, teach others with confidence and deliver your own K&F programs.
Once you've completed your training, our marketing package “in a box” enables you to hit the ground running – you’ll get email templates, process cards, brochures, marketing tools, microportal license, online support, powerful training guides and more.
Thinking Dimensions Global (TDG) is a global consulting and training company that specializes in the transfer of critical thinking skills, problem solving, decision making and root cause analysis techniques across all levels of the organization. The company was founded in 1995 when Dr. Charles Kepner and Dr. Mat-thys Fourie joined forces to establish the KEPNERandFOURIE™ partnership.
Dr. Mat-thys Fourie is currently chairman of Thinking Dimensions Global and Managing Director of Thinking Dimensions USA and Thinking Dimensions Singapore. He is also co-author and co-designer of the KEPNERandFOURIE™ methodologies.
Dr. Fourie has over 29 years of problem-solving and decision-making experience and has worked with companies including Macquarie Group, SASOL, Unisys, SITA, Barclays, RBS, NCS, Singapore Stock Exchange, BMW, VW, Cadbury Schweppes, Westpac, National Australia Bank, Kimberly Clark, Hollister, Stihl Inc. and the U.S. Navy.
Dr. Kepner was the co-founder of the Thinking Dimensions Global problem solving methodologies. In the 1950s and early 60s, Mr. Kepner worked with Benjamin Tregoe, and the two devised their own problem solving and decision making process. This process achieved worldwide recognition when NASA engineers employed it to rescue the astronauts aboard doomed spacecraft Apollo 13.
Dr. Kepner later partnered with Mat-thys Fourie, another recognized expert in the field of problem solving in the business/ professional sector. In 1997, Thinking Dimensions International was established, and the organization has grown exponentially, delivering problem solving, decision making and trouble shooting methods and tools to organizations and individuals worldwide.
Our Chairman Emeritus, Founder and Friend passed away on March 27th at the age of 94. We are profoundly saddened, but choose to celebrate his ground-breaking contributions and continue his legacy.
"K&F problem-solving is an incredible set of tools that every organization will benefit from … Clients of ours who put this program into practice have reported results ranging from cost savings to streamlining incident response times to faster problem resolution. I personally use these methods and they’ve improved my own ability to quickly find the weaker links in my decision-making process"
President / Omnikron Systems, Inc.
"For the first time, I feel like we can solve issues permanently, rather than continuously come up with work-arounds and temporary fixes….confidence and team cohesion is greatly increased."
Recent K&F Attendee
"Utilizing the tools from our training have been invaluable and are helping us shape and develop our teams to focus on the right critical thinking and strategies to dominate our industry."
Recent K&F Attendee