Critical Thinking

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Duration 1 day

Overview

In this day and age, competition, technological disruption, the constant challenges of a global marketplace and 24/7 online connectivity have posed complex challenges for business. A big challenge for teams is each person is having to make more decisions in any given day than ever before. A series of good decisions and poor decisions makes all the difference to outcomes and results achieved. However, one’s ability to make good decisions directly relies on one’s ability to apply critical thinking at the right time.

So, having a workforce which has the ability to objectively analyse and evaluate challenges through the process of critical thinking is vital to success in this ever-changing work environment.

This course, delivered by Glass Rock Solutions, will help teams improve their logical and critical thinking skills. The skills and practical tools covered in this course are proven techniques which can be used to identify challenges and respond to them in a structured and considered manner.

Being able to confidently and adeptly apply ‘critical thinking’ results in better decisions that will improve overall business performance.

Target Audience

Glass Rock’s Critical Thinking Training is for anyone in the organisation and can be customised for your group of attendees.

Learning Outcomes

By the end of this program, participants will:

  • Understand the benefits and drawbacks of critical thinking
  • Understand the difference between critical, logical, creative and lateral thinking
  • Identify their own critical thinking style and discover their strengths and weaknesses
  • Avoid common mistakes that lead to poor decisions
  • Identify other thinking styles, including left/right brain thinking (Whole Brain® Thinking)
  • Techniques to sieve out assumptions
  • Apply questioning and active listening to gather information, including facts
  • Learn to build, analyse and evaluate evidence-based arguments
  • Understand Edward De Bono’s Six Hats Thinking to identify solutions to a problem
  • Evaluate solutions by observing them from the client’s/stakeholder’s perspective.

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