Become a Problem-Solving Expert

Acquire world-class critical thinking and problem solving skills with the BlueDragon Integrated Problem-solving System.

⇒ There is no better way to build a resilient problem-solving team or advance your career in today’s complex working environments than with a cutting edge BlueDragon IPS Certification.

⇒ Learn how to improve your processes and identify problems, stop recurring events, reduce corrective action backlogs, and return to critical tasks.

Tiers of Certification

Most organizations implement their own Root Cause Analyst certification program. Those certifications are only valid at the local sites.  BlueDragon offers its own certification program that is transferrable across all industries around the world. 

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BlueDragon Management Orientation

Management Orientation

Managers will be introduced to the BlueDragon IPS approach: a modern, lean and agile methodology that identifies the deepest-seated causes of the most complex human-centric problems.

Essential training for managers supporting IPS investigations.

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BlueDragon Analyst

BlueDragon Analyst

For causal analysis beginners: You will develop an understanding of the fundamentals of critical thinking and complex problem solving and learn to conduct BlueDragon Rapid Investigations

Learn the fundamentals of critical thinking and problem solving.

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BlueDragon Practitioner

BlueDragon Practitioner

For advanced causal analysts: You will develop a deep understanding of causal analysis and learn to conduct rapid investigations, root cause analyses and proactive assessments and investigations

Take your problem solving skills to the next level.

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BlueDragon Practitioner for Past Attendees

BlueDragon Practitioner

For past BD-201, BD301 and BD2 participants: You may take the latest BD2 course in its entirety at a drastically reduced price

Take your problem solving skills to the next level.

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Accurately identify what's actually causing your problems

Prevent events from recurring and reduce your backlogs

Gain essential skills that will transform your team and advance your career


Cohort Schedules

BD1 Cohort Schedule - 2024

View the cohort schedule for 2024 for the BD1: BlueDragon Analyst Certification.

BD2 Cohort Schedule - 2024

View the cohort schedule for 2024 for the BD2: BlueDragon Practitioner Certification.

Learn More About IPS

Why BlueDragon IPS?

BlueDragon IPS is a state-of-the-art methodology that moves beyond other traditional and dated methods of Root Cause Analysis.

IPS Case Studies

Learn how BlueDragon IPS has helped countless organizations to transform their teams into critical thinkers and problem solvers.

Critical Thinking Redefined

BlueDragon IPS provides a practical definition to help us learn and build critical thinking skills.
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Featured Resource

Free Hidden Cost Calculator: Discover How Recurring Problems Are Costing You
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