Critical Thinking Skills

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General Information

Length and Learning Modes: 1 day
Overview:

To foster decision making, creativity and innovation, it is essential to be a critical thinker. Critical thinkers understand the big picture (systems thinking) as well as the details.  They bring system thinking, logical thinking and creative thinking to bear on any situation.  They question information, conclusions and points of view. They strive to be clear, precise and relevant. They seek to think beneath the surface, to be logical and fair. This course provides a practical framework for understanding critical thinking and provides strategies for developing critical thinking in all business and technical arenas. 

Pre-requisites:

None

Skill Level: Basic
Audience:

Business analysts, project managers, managers, leaders, consultants and anyone who needs the skills to understand the essence of critical thinking concepts.     

Development Units:
PDUs: 7
CDUs: 7
CEUs: 0.7
Certificate Programs:
  • Master Certificate in Leadership and Influencing
Format:

To help assimilate the tools and techniques learned, there is a mixture of individual and group exercises throughout the course. Students need to be prepared for a high level of participation. Each participant receives a comprehensive student guide complete with examples and workshop solutions.

Content:

Thinking about Thinking

Systems Thinking

(Logical) Critical Thinking

Creative Thinking

Note:

Watermark Learning constantly improves its course offerings to ensure the best training possible and to keep you abreast of the latest industry trends. As a result, this outline is subject to change.

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