Thinking with Critical Insight

Course Overview

To make the best decision and determine the most efficient and effective course of action, an understanding of the current situation and innovative outlook are important. In this course, you will learn to inquisitively explore challenges, defy incorrect assumptions, and look at things with new and differing perspectives, incorporating these insights into your thought processes, and enabling you to find creative solutions to even the most difficult tasks and issues. Download the Course Outline and Information on Post-Class Content.

Who Should Attend

Professionals who want to make the best decisions and develop creative and elegant solutions to challenging problems.

Course Objectives

After completing this course, students will be able to: - 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
  • Benefiting 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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This is a 2-day class

Price: $1,500.00
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Class times are listed Eastern time. This class is available for Private Group Training

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07/29/2020 9:00AM - 5:00PM GTR Online LIVE OLL
09/24/2020 9:00AM - 5:00PM GTR Online LIVE OLL
11/03/2020 9:00AM - 5:00PM GTR Online LIVE OLL

Class times are listed Eastern time
This class is available for Private Group Training