Workplace Essentials: Critical Thinking

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Short Description We are bombarded with messages to believe various ideas, purchase things or support causes. What to believe? How do you separate the truth from the myths? The answer lies in critical thinking skills.
Duration 1 Day
Who Should Attend Anyone who is in a position where it would benefit them to have practical tools and hands-on experience with critical thinking and problem solving.
Pre-requisites None
Key Subject Areas • Understanding critical thinking.
• Where do other types of thinking fit in? (including whole-brain and left and right brain).
• Pitfalls to reasoned decision making.
• The critical thinking process.
• A critical thinker’s skill set.
• Creating explanations.
• Dealing with assumptions.
• Common sense.
• Critical and creative thought systems.
• Plenty of hands-on case studies.
Learning Outcomes • Define critical and non-critical thinking.
• Identify your critical thinking style(s), including areas of strength and improvement.
• Describe other thinking styles, including left/right brain thinking and whole- brain thinking.
• Work through the critical thinking process to build or analyse arguments.
• Develop and evaluate explanations.
• Improve key critical thinking skills.
• Use analytical thought systems and creative thinking techniques.
• Prepare and present powerful arguments.
Certification Following successful completion of this workshop, participants will receive a personalised Training101 certificate of completion.
Materials Supplied Each participant will receive a specialised manual and course materials
Presentation Method Facilitator-led with highly interactive material, including video examples, exercises and discussion.
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