CRITICAL THINKING AND DECISION MAKING

BASIC INFORMATION

  • Starts: June 7, 2021
  • Length: 5 Days
  • Location: London
  • Fees: £ 1,950
  • Reserve: 40
  • Downloaded: 120

Programme Description

This programme explores critical thinking and decision making. Critical thinking and effective decision making helps in examining and improving thought processes, ask the right questions, challenge assumptions, and consider varying viewpoints. Hence, the importance of this programme in today’s workplace.

Programme Objective

Participant will be able to:
1. Recognize the importance of critical thinking for organizational and personal development
2. Assess the reasoning of others and oneself
3. Explore creativity and the decision-making process
4. Understand thought processes and reasoning
5. Use strategic thinking to improve the decision-making process and make faster decisions

Programme Modules

1. The Critical Thinking Process: Point-of-View, Assumptions, Evidence & Conclusions
2. The Five Pillars of Critical Thinking
3. The Iceberg Principle and the Understanding-Resolution Ratio
4. Structure, standards, and ethics of critical thinking
5. Logic for Critical Thinkers
6. The 3 C’s: context, credibility, and consistency
7. Introduction to Decision Making: High Quality vs. Low Quality Decisions
8. Barriers to Brilliant Decisions
9. Individual and collective decision-making traps
10. Individual and group decision-making tools and techniques

Programme Outcomes

At the end of the programme participants will be able to:
1. Analyze context and information to clearly
2. Avoid common decision-making mistakes
3. Select the best technique for making decisions
4. Improve key critical thinking skills, including active listening and questioning
5. Work through the critical thinking process to build, analyze and evaluate varying viewpoints

Target Participants

Current and potential strategic leaders; first line managers at all levels in medium to large organizations including Directors and Senior Managers, Head of divisions, Team Leaders, HR and Corporate Managers, Executive Directors and Heads of Departments and Units.

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