Managers and Supervisors
8:30 am - 3:30 pm
The systematic process of critical thinking represents an
expectation for how we should approach our leadership responsibilities. Through
this high-level course, you'll learn how to use critical thinking to produce
better decisions and better outcomes in order to optimize your ability to
achieve your goals.
- Make decisions more confidently, with less hesitation.
- Apply higher levels of thought to a organizational perspective.
- Create a broader range of alternatives using out-of-the box thinking and
- Better anticipate the impacts of decisions.
- Apply a streamlined concurrence process that allows you to operate more
- Compare the Socratic and Scientific Methods.
- Examine Bloom's Taxonomy for higher-order thinking.
- Apply the cognitive thinking skills of interpretation, analysis,
evaluation, inference, explanation, and self-regulation.
- Analyze statements, arguments, explanations, and opinions.
- Practice using deductive, inductive, and analogous arguments. 6.
Identify common fallacies used to persuade and deceive.
- View decisions from a number of important perspectives.
- Look at situations from unexpected angles.
- Analyze and dissect problems and situations.
- Apply the Problem Solving Cycle.
- Learn to appreciate and encourage differing perspectives.
- Encourage diversity of thought when analyzing and making decisions.