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Step back & think! Asking the right questions before you make decisions is a key competency which distinguishes you & your organization from the pack. Through hands-on practice & immediate feedback, explore the art of applying critical thinking to a busi

Course Outline

Master the art of critical thinking to make better business decisions.

Step back and think!  Asking the right questions before you make decisions is a key competency which distinguishes you and your organization from the pack. Through hands-on practice and immediate feedback, explore the art of applying critical thinking to a business setting.

Learning Objectives

  • Promote critical thinking as a valuable process in the workplace
  • Use critical thinking skills when making business decisions and taking action
  • Recognize and counter typical assumptions made in business situations
  • Evaluate arguments with objectivity and transparency; distinguish between fact and opinion
  • Draw conclusions based on facts and validated information
  • Select specific tools to use when conducting critical thinking

Course Benefits

  • Gain a competitive edge by becoming a critical thinker in your workplace
  • Recognize and build on your strengths
  • Accurately understand and respond to situations
  • Have confidence in your decisions
  • Build a leadership team that makes sound decisions

Course Features

  • Self assessment for insight into individual behaviour and how you work with others
  • Job aid(s) and tip sheets to take back to the workplace
  • Structured case study(ies) to apply learning in groups
  • Sample templates and tools you can use in the workplace
  • Worksheets and exercises to enhance participation and learning
  • Hands-on activities engage participants in demonstrating skills
  • Models, application, skills practice

NOTE: Before attending this session, you will receive a link to the online Watson Glaser®II Critical Thinking Appraisal. You must complete the assessment to participate fully in this seminar.
Who Should Attend
Leaders and business professionals who are required to apply critical thinking to daily and 'big picture' issues and challenges.

Prerequisites & Certificates

Certificates offered

12 PDUs RIBO Credits: Management Skills 12 hours

Cancellation Policy
If you cannot attend a seminar for which you have paid and are confirmed and cannot find a substitute to take your place, notify us by email or fax no later than 15 business days prior to your session's start date to transfer or for a complete refund.

If you cancel with 15 business days or less before the start date of that course, and cannot find a replacement for yourself, you will be liable for the entire seminar fee. Once your payment has been received and a cancellation administration fee of $250 has been paid, you will receive one courtesy transfer to use in any future Canadian Management Centre seminar* of equal or lesser value. The complimentary transfer must be used within one year of the original cancelled session. We will also work with you if the courtesy transfer needs to be substituted within your organization.

For cancellations received 5 business days or less in advance of the session start date or if you fail to attend without notifying us in writing, in fairness to all attendees, neither a refund nor a courtesy transfer will be issued.
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This is not a negotiations seminar, but rather training on the 4 personality types. Course did not run full day, as written. Very disappointed. I would be happy with a full refund.
Reviewed by 2013
Very excellent motivated presenter, i would be interested in any other sessions that Nellie does for you.
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I have already recommended both the course I took and the facility to colleagues.
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The content didn't fit the seminar description and it was very basic. it was a basic fundamentals which all PMP certified already know, I think the course needs improvement to be more pactical and useful.
Reviewed by 2013
This course was ended at 3:30pm, which was much earlier that what it should be. This is beacuse of one of participants ask for leaving early. That gave me some sense of the service quality of this vendor.
Reviewed by 2013
Well thought, good material, presented in a good & easy to understand manner.
Reviewed by 2013
Great course. Very practical. I learned lots of tools that I can practice in my daily life, both professionally and personally.
Reviewed by 2013
Room was far too small
Reviewed by 2012
I intentionally selected excellent for every question above as a sincerely believe the course was that good and Marilyn performed superbly.
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