Thinking with Critical Insight

Price
$1,495.00 USD

Duration
2 Days

 

Delivery Methods
Virtual Instructor Led
Private Group

Course Overview

Students will learn to explore challenges, defy incorrect assumptions, and look at things with new and differing perspectives, incorporating these insights into your thought processes, and enabling them to find solutions to even the most difficult tasks.

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Course Objectives

  • Enable you to evaluate, identify, and distinguish between relevant and irrelevant information
  • Engage critical thinking through curiosity and your ability to ask good questions
  • Apply the eight best practices of critical thinking in practice
  • Leverage open-mindedness to become more receptive and highly tuned for new ideas

Who Should Attend?

Professionals who want to make the best decisions and develop creative and elegant solutions to challenging problems will benefit from this course.
  • Top-rated instructors: Our crew of subject matter experts have an average instructor rating of 4.8 out of 5 across thousands of reviews.
  • Authorized content: We maintain more than 35 Authorized Training Partnerships with the top players in tech, ensuring your course materials contain the most relevant and up-to date information.
  • Interactive classroom participation: Our virtual training includes live lectures, demonstrations and virtual labs that allow you to participate in discussions with your instructor and fellow classmates to get real-time feedback.
  • Post Class Resources: Review your class content, catch up on any material you may have missed or perfect your new skills with access to resources after your course is complete.
  • Private Group Training: Let our world-class instructors deliver exclusive training courses just for your employees. Our private group training is designed to promote your team’s shared growth and skill development.
  • Tailored Training Solutions: Our subject matter experts can customize the class to specifically address the unique goals of your team.

Learning Credits: Learning Credits can be purchased well in advance of your training date to avoid having to commit to specific courses or dates. Learning Credits allow you to secure your training budget for an entire year while eliminating the administrative headache of paying for individual classes. They can also be redeemed for a full year from the date of purchase. If you have previously purchased a Learning Credit agreement with New Horizons, you may use a portion of your agreement to pay for this class.

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Course Prerequisites

There are no prerequisites for this course.

Agenda

1. The Challenges of Modern Thinking

  • Becoming a Rational Thinker
  • Critical Thinking in Application
  • Applying Reason
  • Developing Open-Mindedness
  • Stepping Out of Your Comfort Zone
  • Avoiding Jumping to Conclusions
  • Expecting and Initiating Change
  • Being Ready to Adapt
  • Thinking Logically

2. Critical Thinking Best Practices

  • Listening Actively
  • Evaluating Information
  • Making Assumptions
  • Watching Out for Bias
  • Asking Clarifying Questions
  • Performing SWOT Analysis
  • Benefitting from Critical Thinking

3. Putting It All Together

  • Changing Your Perspective
  • Considering Other Viewpoints
  • Dealing with New Information
  • Solving Problems
  • Identifying Inconsistencies
  • Asking Why
  • Evaluating the Solution
  • Retaining Your New Skills
  • Reflecting and Learning from Mistakes
  • Asking Questions on an Ongoing Basis
 

Upcoming Class Dates and Times

Feb 29, Mar 1
8:00 AM - 4:00 PM
ENROLL $1,495.00 USD
May 15, 16
8:00 AM - 4:00 PM
ENROLL $1,495.00 USD
 



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