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Original price was: $49.90.Current price is: $7.90.

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Description

The "Promoting Critical Thinking and Problem-Solving Skills" training program is designed to enhance individuals' cognitive abilities and equip them with the skills necessary to analyze complex situations, make informed decisions, and solve intricate problems.

This program focuses on developing critical thinking, logical reasoning, and creative problem-solving techniques that are valuable in both personal and professional contexts.

Learning Outcomes: 

By the end of this training program, participants will be able to:

  • Demonstrate enhanced critical thinking abilities.
  • Apply systematic problem-solving methodologies.
  • Evaluate information critically and make well-informed decisions.
  • Employ creative thinking techniques to address challenges.
  • Collaborate effectively to solve complex problems.
  • Communicate solutions with clarity and rationale.

Course Duration: 

The training program is designed to be completed in 4 weeks, with each week dedicated to specific skills and concepts.

What you'll learn

  • Introduction to Critical Thinking and Problem-Solving 
  • Developing Critical Thinking Abilities 
  • Divergent and Convergent Thinking
  • Collaboration and Effective Decision-Making 

Course Curriculum

    • Definition and importance of critical thinking Unlimited
    • Role of critical thinking in decision-making Unlimited
    • Characteristics of a critical thinker Unlimited
    • Differentiating between critical thinking and ordinary thinking Unlimited
    • Definition and significance of problem-solving skills Unlimited
    • Problem-solving as a cognitive process Unlimited
    • Steps involved in effective problem-solving Unlimited
    • Relationship between critical thinking and problem-solving Unlimited
    • Recognizing cognitive biases and their impact on decision-making Unlimited
    • Identifying assumptions that influence our thinking Unlimited
    • Strategies to mitigate bias and challenge assumptions Unlimited
    • Importance of objective analysis in critical thinking Unlimited
    • Week 1: Introduction to Critical Thinking and Problem-Solving Quiz 00:05:00
    • Identifying components of an argument: premises and conclusions Unlimited
    • Recognizing common logical fallacies and their implications Unlimited
    • Evaluating the validity of arguments using logic Unlimited
    • Example of Evaluating the Validity of Arguments using Logic Unlimited
    • Unveiling the Tapestry: Exploring Different Types of Evidence in Arguments Unlimited
    • Evaluating the credibility and relevance of evidence Unlimited
    • Forming well-informed judgments based on evidence Unlimited
    • Example of Forming Well-Informed Judgments Based on Evidence Unlimited
    • Week 2: Foundations of Problem-Solving Quiz 00:05:00
    • Breaking down complex problems into manageable components Unlimited
    • Identifying patterns, trends, and relationships in data Unlimited
    • Interpreting information to derive insights and potential solutions Unlimited
    • Understanding the concepts of divergent and convergent thinking Unlimited
    • Using divergent thinking to generate a wide range of ideas Unlimited
    • Applying convergent thinking to refine and evaluate ideas Unlimited
    • Method: Interactive Workshop and Case Studies Unlimited
    • Example: Interactive Workshop and Case Studies Unlimited
    • Techniques for effective brainstorming sessions Unlimited
    • Encouraging uninhibited idea generation within a group Unlimited
    • Evaluating and selecting the most promising ideas Unlimited
    • Introduction to mind mapping as a visual thinking tool Unlimited
    • Creating mind maps to organize thoughts and ideas Unlimited
    • Using mind maps to outline problem-solving strategies Unlimited
    • Week 3: Analyzing and Evaluating Solutions Quiz 00:05:00
    • Leveraging diverse perspectives in group problem-solving Unlimited
    • Communicating and sharing ideas within a team Unlimited
    • Overcoming challenges in collaborative problem-solving Unlimited
    • Introduction to decision matrices as a decision-making tool Unlimited
    • Assigning weights and scores to evaluate different options Unlimited
    • Using decision matrices to make well-informed choices Unlimited
    • Presenting solutions clearly and logically Unlimited
    • Explaining the rationale behind chosen solutions Unlimited
    • Engaging stakeholders by articulating the problem-solving process Unlimited
    • Week 4: Creative Thinking and Collaborative Problem-Solving Quiz 00:05:00

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