Critical Thinking & Problem Solving

To stay competitive, you must have these skills! Critical Thinking and Problem Solving help you step back, examine your thought processes , and make them more effective. You’ll ask the right questions, challenge assumptions and seek others’ viewpoints with clarity. Business leaders agree it’s the only way to think at work – because it helps you get the best possible results.

People who are recognized as leaders in today’s environment challenge old assumptions and re-think conventional approaches. The Critical Thinking Model and Problem Solving approaches help you make smarter decisions — even when rushed!

Problem Solving

Participants will:

  • Assess yourself – Right Brain, Left brain, or a cross over! Understand your preferred style.
  • Learn the steps in approaching problem solving and overcoming common errors.
  • Overcome the barriers to effective problem solving.
  • Challenge assumptions, use creativity, and get out of the box.
  • Diagnosis problems and develop a problem solving map.
  • Learn simple yet highly effective thinking strategies and tools that are used to create new and original solutions quicker and easier.
  • Use a handy 7-step Problem Solving Model.
  • Gain the capability to solve problems and make decisions.
  • Be able to effectively implement different problem solving and decision-making techniques and select the appropriate method for each situation.
  • Learn ways to reach alternate solutions.
Critical Thinking

Participants will:

  • Know when to use Critical Thinking.
  • Define Critical Thinking.
  • Apply the tenets of a highly-valuable Critical Thinking Model.
  • Understand the challenges of applying critical thinking correctly.
  • Recognize the value of gaining insight into one’s critical thinking skills.
  • Identify personal situations where critical thinking can be used.
  • Utilize the characteristics of effective critical thinkers.
  • Apply the role of Critical Thinking in succeeding with business challenges.
  • Easily recognize when other’s arguments are merely red-herrings.
  • Learn to stop making bold assumptions, inferences, and biases when making decisions.

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