Management Centre Europe (MCE)

Critical Thinking (Live Online)

Par Management Centre Europe (MCE)

Objectifs

After taking the programme, you will be able to:

  • Utilize critical thinking skills when making business decisions
  • Be able to quickly identify and frame the problem, solve the problem and enable action through organizational awareness and relationship management
  • Discover 7 ways to spot a weak argument
  • Know how to translate abstract ideas into more tangible and actionable items
  • Identify 8 barriers to effective critical thinking
  • Minimize the impact of job pressures on your thinking processes
  • React with curiosity instead of emotion

During the Live programme you will:

  • Network and learn with a diverse group of peers from different industries and countries in an international environment
  • Develop a personal action plan to implement back at work
  • Learn and practise new skills using real-business-world examples and exercises over 4 interactive lessons

Programme

This hands-on training programme is highly interactive with exercises and role-plays. The programme will be led by an experienced facilitator with former management experience in international companies.

Learning Objectives

  • Learn to Use Critical Thinking Skills to Arrive at Better Decisions More
  • Confidently and Determine What Matters Most in Meeting Business Challenges
  • Learn to Use Critical Thinking Skills and Tools to Examine the Information, Knowledge You Have, Accurately Understand Situations from Multiple Perspectives, and Take Appropriate Action

SESSION ONE
Critical Thinking in Business

  • Define Critical Thinking
  • Describe Characteristics of Effective Critical Thinkers
  • Relate the Role of Critical Thinking in Meeting Business Challenges

The RED Model of Critical Thinking

  • Identify the Skill Areas of the Critical Thinking Process
  • Recognize and Use Skills That Support the Critical Thinking Process

SESSION TWO
Appraising Your Critical Thinking Skills

  • Recognize the Value of Gaining Insight into Your Critical Thinking Skills
  • Review Feedback on Your “My Thinking StylesTM” Assessment
  • Understand the Connection Between Your Individual Thinking Style and the RED Approach to Critical Thinking

Applying Critical Thinking Skills and Tools

  • Practice Using Critical Thinking Skills and Techniques in a Real Business Situation
  • Identify Personal Situations Where Critical Thinking Can Be Used
  • Select Tools for Using Critical Thinking Skills

SESSION THREE
Applying Critical Thinking Skills and Tools (CONTINUED)

  • Practice Using Critical Thinking Skills and Techniques in a Real Business Situation
  • Identify Personal Situations Where Critical Thinking Can Be Used
  • Select Tools for Using Critical Thinking Skills

SESSION FOUR
Developing Organizational Awareness and Managing Relationships

  • Understand the Attributes Associated with Organizational Awareness and Managing Relationships
  • Anticipate Interpersonal Strategies You Will Need to Implement Critical Thinking at Work

Implementing Your New Knowledge and Skills

  • Anticipate Pitfalls You May Encounter as a Critical Thinker
  • Create an Action Plan for Development of Critical Thinking Skills