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.
There are no prerequisites for this course.
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.