Critical Thinking Skills Training Course (E1241CR)


Critical Thinking Skills Training Course

This course will provide you the learning and thinking skills to evaluate, identify, and distinguish between relevant and irrelevant information. It will lead you to be more productive in your career, and provide a great skill in your everyday life.

We live in a knowledge based society, and the more critical you think the better your knowledge will be. Critical Thinking provides you with the skills to analyze and evaluate information so that you are able to obtain the greatest amount of knowledge from it. It provides the best chance of making the correct decision, and minimizes damages if a mistake does occur.

Learning about Critical Thinking will lead to being a more rational and disciplined thinker. It will reduce your prejudice and bias which will provide you a better understanding of your environment.

Course Objectives:
• Understand the components of critical thinking
• Utilize non-linear thinking
• Use logical thinking
• Recognize what it means to be a critical thinker
• Evaluate information using critical thinking skills
• Identify the benefits of critical thinking
• Revise perspective, when necessary
• Comprehend problem solving abilities

Course Overview:

Module One: Getting Started
Workshop Objectives

Module Two: Components of Critical Thinking
Applying Reason
Open Mindedness

Module Three: Non-Linear Thinking
Step Out of Your Comfort Zone
Don’t Jump to Conclusions
Expect and Initiate Change
Being Ready to Adapt

Module Four: Logical Thinking
Ask the Right Questions
Organize the Data
Evaluate the Information
Draw Conclusions

Module Five: Critical Thinkers (I)
Active Listening
Be Curious
Be Disciplined
Be Humble

Module Six: Critical Thinking (II)
Seeing the Big Picture
Using Your Emotions
Being Self-Aware

Module Seven: Evaluate the Information
Making Assumptions
Watch out for the Bias
Ask Clarifying Questions
SWOT Analysis
Case Study

Module Eight: Benefits of Critical Thinking
Being More Persuasive
Better Communication
Better Problem Solving
Increased Emotional Intelligence
Case Study

Module Nine: Changing Your Perspective
Limitations of Your Point of View
Considering Others Viewpoint
Influences on Bias
When New Information Arrives
Case Study

Module Ten: Problem Solving
Identify Inconsistencies
Trust Your Instincts
Asking Why?
Evaluate the Solution(s)
Case Study

Module Eleven: Putting It All Together
Retaining Your New Skills
Reflect and Learn From Mistakes
Always Ask Questions
Practicing Critical Thinking
Case Study

Module Twelve: Wrapping Up
Words from the Wise
Lessons Learned

  • Critical Thinking
  • Critical thinking Coursebook
Completion rules
  • All units must be completed
  • Leads to a certification with a duration: Forever