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Course Outline: Critical Thinking Skills

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Aim: To increase skill and confidence of managers and supervisors in their ability to dvelope and accurate picture of any situation and to make decisions based on well reasoned analysis

Objectives:
By the end of the course, participants will be able to:

- Explain what a critical thinker does;
- Select and apply tools for analysing specific situations;
- Present well-reasoned conclusions and express them clearly in speech and in writing; and
- Express them clearly in speech and in writing

Topics:

-Critical thinking and problem solving
- Characteristics of good reasoning
-Systems thinking as a way for recognizing influences and effects
- Critical thinking and problem solving
- Review of experience with familiar tools and practice using at least one new thinking tool

Target Group:

Managers and supervisors whose work responsibilities call for:

- raising vital questions, formulatying them clearly and preceisely
- problem solving
- gathering and assessing relevant information
- thinking ahead and determining potential outcomes based on facts

Methods:

The overall participatory approach will guide participants to define their needs and assess current practices. The action-oriented activities will encourage participants to think beneath the surface, and question information, points of view and conclusions.

Date:
Price: $200 p.p
Cost includes training materials, refreshments and daily lunch. Full payment is required at the time of enrollment.
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