Mastering critical thinking and problem-solving skills can help you make better decisions or recommendations - an essential competency in today's knowledge workplaces. Critical thinking helps you to examine and improve thought processes, ask the right questions, challenge assumptions and consider varying viewpoints. Effective problem-solving helps you to properly identify and systematically work through a problem in a comprehensive manner, ensuring clarity when it comes time to make decisions or recommendations. This course will demonstrate how critical thinking, problem-solving and decision-making work optimally together, and will provide hands-on practice with tools that you can apply to your everyday workday tasks, big or small. Note: This course is available as a stand-alone workshop, or you can enhance your learning by taking the companion workshop, Creativity and Innovation for the Workplace.
1 Day/Lecture & Lab
This class is ideal for anyone who is required to problem solve on the job or make important project, department or organizational decisions or recommendations.
There are no prerequisites for this course.