Thinking with Critical Insight

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Course Overview

Students will learn to explore challenges, defy incorrect assumptions, and look at things with new and differing perspectives, incorporating these insights into your thought processes, and enabling them to find solutions to even the most difficult tasks.

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Who Should Attend

Professionals who want to make the best decisions and develop creative and elegant solutions to challenging problems will benefit from this course.

Course Objectives

    • Enable you to evaluate, identify, and distinguish between relevant and irrelevant information
    • Engage critical thinking through curiosity and your ability to ask good questions
    • Apply the eight best practices of critical thinking in practice
    • Leverage open-mindedness to become more receptive and highly tuned for new ideas

Course Outline

1. The Challenges of Modern Thinking

  • Becoming a Rational Thinker
  • Critical Thinking in Application
  • Applying Reason
  • Developing Open-Mindedness
  • Stepping Out of Your Comfort Zone
  • Avoiding Jumping to Conclusions
  • Expecting and Initiating Change
  • Being Ready to Adapt
  • Thinking Logically

2. Critical Thinking Best Practices

  • Listening Actively
  • Evaluating Information
  • Making Assumptions
  • Watching Out for Bias
  • Asking Clarifying Questions
  • Performing SWOT Analysis
  • Benefitting from Critical Thinking

3. Putting It All Together

  • Changing Your Perspective
  • Considering Other Viewpoints
  • Dealing with New Information
  • Solving Problems
  • Identifying Inconsistencies
  • Asking Why
  • Evaluating the Solution
  • Retaining Your New Skills
  • Reflecting and Learning from Mistakes
  • Asking Questions on an Ongoing Basis

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Class Dates & Times

Class times are listed Eastern time
‘GTR’ = Guaranteed to Run

This is a 2-day class

Price: $1,195.00

Register for Class

Register When Time GTR How
Register 06/12/2024 11:00AM - 7:00PM GTR VILT
Register 08/15/2024 9:00AM - 5:00PM GTR VILT
Register 11/13/2024 9:00AM - 5:00PM GTR VILT