Transition to Leadership Certificate Program

Critical Thinking

Leaders in business organizations must cultivate and enhance their ability to think – think out of the box. The objectives of this course are to increase management capability for critical thinking, use multiple problem solving and decision making approaches in day to day operations, increase teamwork and performance, increase overall capacity and to adapt multiple thinking strategies when working with others.

Course curriculum

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    Transition to Leadership Certificate Program – Critical Thinking

    • How to use the course platform

    • Introduction Video

    • Introduction to Critical Thinking

    • Pre-Assessment - Transition to Leadership: Critical Thinking

    • A Critical Thinking Riddle to Get Things Warmed Up

    • Different Types of Thinking

    • Different Types of Thinking - PDF

    • Lateral Thinking Strategies by Edward de Bono

    • Introduction to The Six Thinking Hats by Edward de Bono

    • The 6 Thinking Hats - PDF

    • Six Hats Activity - Small Expensive House Close to Everything, or Large Cheap House Far Away?

    • 8D Model of Problem Solving

    • The 8D Approach to Problem Solving

    • Sample Class Discussion Using the 8D Approach - "Employee has a personal problem with a Co-worker."

    • 8D Problem Solving Method Resource

    • 8D Problem Solving Worksheet Resource

    • Socratic Questioning

    • Socratic Questioning Reference Tool

    • An Example of Socratic Thinking

    • How Leaders Should Think Critically

    • Why Do Leaders Need to Think Critically?

    • Post Assessment - Transition to Leadership: Critical Thinking

    • Conclusion Video

    • Questions/Comments?

    • Disclaimer

Transition to Leadership
Certificate Program

Critical Thinking