This workshop will provide an intensive review of the philosophical, psychological & analytical foundations of applied critical thinking. It will allow participants to recognize their own biases, & then develop the skills to compensate for these biases.
- Course Outline
Who should attend this workshop
Senior managers who have to manage analysis and analysts and have to provide people with the skills to optimize their intellectual products.Course Objectives This workshop will provide an intensive review of the philosophical, psychological and analytical foundations of applied critical thinking. This will allow participants to recognize their own biases, and then develop the skills to compensate for these biases.
This workshop is structured to produce a method for the practical application of critical thinking in the workplace. It will take note of the pitfalls that management often succumbs to in the desire to attain specific objectives. It is intended to be much more strategic in scope as compared to Day One.
This overview of recent developments in Philosophy, Cognitive Science and Analysis will include Lessons on the following:
Lesson OneSummary and Conclusion
An overview on how to avoid the confirmation bias, and a look at the biases and heuristics in the Evaluation of Data, Evidence and Facts.
A look at the Biases and Heuristics of Causal Explanation. Definition of Causal Explanation as Necessary and Sufficient Causes. Illusory correlation.
A look at the biases of Availability, Representativesness and Probability Assessment. Also, there will be a session on the medical model of diagnosis and Analysis. There will be a video on Diagnostic Medicine.
Richards Heurer, Jr., and Analysis. The use of the Kahneman and Tversky research program to do Strategic and Tactical Analysis. Errors in judgments, including “9-11”, Challenger and Columbia, and Tenerife
The Philosophical, Cognitive and Structural components of critical thinking, analysis and decision-making.
- Prerequisites & Certificates
Critical Thinking 101 - Introduction to Critical, Creative and Analytical Thinking
Certificate of Completion * This course includes the Watson-Glaser Critical Thinking Appraisal® assessment-The most widely used assessment of critical thinking in business today, the Watson-Glaser Critical Thinking Appraisal is ideal for hiring, promotion, development and succession planning for management and other roles requiring an individual to work with business information to answer questions, determine strategy, reduce risk, and maximize organizational performance.
- Cancellation Policy
Cancellations less than 2 business weeks before the expected delivery date are eligible for a 50% refund, or a credit voucher will be provided for regularly scheduled courses (choice being that of the registrant). Credit Vouchers are transferable within the same company. Please send your cancellation notice to firstname.lastname@example.org.
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