Critical Thinking Training

Critical Thinking is an extremely important attribute for managers. Critical thinking skills help ensure that decisions are on the basis of facts and sound evidence. Critical thinking helps to look at a problem dispassionately and factually. It helps look at the problem in its proper context and to reach a solution in a logical manner.

Managers trained to critically view situations and problems are able to better see the outcomes of different solutions and make better decisions.

Duration: 1 day
Mode: Classroom / Online

Benefits to the organization

Critical thinking is a skill that is vital in troubleshooting, investigation and in solving problems. It is a necessary competency for managers, engineers and for others in decision making capacities. Critical thinking training helps in solving problems and reducing downtime and losses. It also enables to provide comprehensive and lasting solutions so that problems do not recur.

Course Contents

What is Critical Thinking
Developing Skilled Thinking
How Critical Thinking benefits organization
Good vs Bad Thinking
Case Study/Exercises

Fair Minded Thinking
Objective vs Subjective Analysis
Weak vs Strong Critical Thinking
Understanding Yourself
Egocentrism and its effect
Case Study/Exercises

Critical Thinking – Stages of Development
Reasoning vs Thinking
Elements of Thought in developing relationships
Inert Information, Activated Ignorance and Activated Knowledge
Case Study/Exercises

Changing the way we see using Critical Thinking
Intellectual Standards
Making Intelligent Decisions
Designing your Life
Case Study/Exercises

Logic of Decision Making
Rational vs Irrational Thinking
Egocentricism in Thinking
Egocentric Functions

Sociocentric Thinking and its effect
Conceptual Analysis of Sociocentric Thinking
Developing the Conscience
Identify unethical acts
Case Study/Exercises

Structured Reasoning and evidence
Ethical Reasoning
Ethical Principles
Critical Thinking and development within organizations.
Obstacles for Critical Thinking within organizations
Case Study/Exercises

Conclusion and Feedback