Training

Critical Thinking Training

Have you ever wanted to be able to improve your skills in this area? Are you looking for a session that can increase your Critical Thinking Skills? This session Critical Thinking Training Session is designed and customised to help teams and participants create a thinking style and work through the process of critical thinking.

This can be customised to suit to your team and groups in Parramatta, Perth, Melbourne, Canberra, Darwin, Sydney, Brisbane, Adelaide, Gold Coast

 

Objectives for the Critical Thinking Training

This session will help teach participants how to:

Define critical and non-critical thinking

We discuss critical thinking and how it is, “the mental process of actively and skilfully conceptualizing, applying, analysing, synthesizing, and evaluating information to reach an answer or conclusion.”

Identify their critical thinking style(s), including areas of strength and improvement

When people identify their own critical thinking style, they take ownership and learn about the areas of strength and ownership.

Describe other thinking styles, including left/right brain thinking and whole-brain thinking

To expand on the area of Critical Thinking, we discuss other styles also to provide context and some new ideas for problem solving.

Work through the critical thinking process to build or analyze arguments

We demonstrate the process of critical thinking and how we can build and analyze arguments.

Develop and evaluate explanations

We then need to develop and evaluate the explanations from the process of critical thinking.

Improve key critical thinking skills, including active listening and questioning

This area is designed to improve individual skills to be better with communication and the key elements of critical thinking.

Use analytical thought systems and creative thinking techniques

A range of techniques and systems to provide participants with some new tools.

Prepare and present powerful arguments

Learn how to prepare a powerful argument. We can add some additional role plays or presentation activities here for more interaction.

More modules available for custom training and workplace teams

Discover the cause of business problems and opportunities
Solve issues with thinking that is adaptable
Challenge habitual thinking patterns
Use distinct notion strategies at different times to give better results
Identify a problem and comprehend its root causes
Appraise notions objectively
Know how to translate an abstract idea into something concrete
Distinguish fact from opinion
Creativity and the decision making process
Improve the confidence to make use of the learning back in the work place
Bring the learning to life and help it become practical
Evaluate responses that are possible precisely to select the best result
Compare options using coupled position
Employ several types of thinking for improved evaluation and problem solving
Develop new patterns of thinking
Influence others at all degrees of the organization
Recognize, Reconstruct and Evaluate arguments
Assess the tactical thinking of others
Respond with fascination instead of emotion
Choose the right techniques to recognize premises and draw conclusions
Structure the analytical procedure with a matrix
Identify and prevent common thinking blunders which result in the creation of beliefs that are bad
Problem solving by beginning with restatement of the dilemmas
Beware of persuasive techniques
Research examples of why critical thinking is so important in business
Learn to use critical thinking skills when making business decisions
Identify decision making variables
Minimize the effect of occupation pressures in your thinking processes
Identify their style and patterns of thinking
Assess decision alternatives using odds
Use tools for breakthrough thinking in the workplace
Create progressive responses to opportunities and business problems
Design and execute action plans that are suitable
Get a road-map for developing your critical thinking skills
Translate intangible thoughts into concrete results
And employ those tools in areas including law, moral theories and science.
Learn more about the issue fully using visual thinking tools which address any questions that appear and help to search for responses
Evaluate the reasoning of others
Critically examine and appraise data
Develop as a thinker
Use fundamental tools that are rational to analyse arguments
Recognize prejudice in others and themselves
Use questioning techniques to get the info needed from others
Solve issues more efficiently
Assess your own thinking style preferences
Make dramatically better judgments
Adapt presuming to browse through unforeseen occasions
Understand thinking terms
Think in the present to get ready for the future
Explore the application of techniques and the tools
Problem solving from a number of different perspectives

More information on the course outline

Improve key critical thinking skills, including active listening and questioning

Learn how to use creative thinking techniques and analytical thought systems. We’ll use a variety of role plays and exercises to identify which style defines each participant.

Prepare and present arguments that are powerful

This unit will focus on examining questioning abilities (including open questions, closed questions, and probing), through a discussion and pairs exercise. Participants will even work on their listening skills by participating in an interactive quiz.

Define critical and non-critical thinking

Critical thinking is important, regardless of what your professional field.
This session is designed to help players assess to analyse, describe and restructure their thinking.
The principal component of this session understands the difference between critical and non-critical this thinking applies to your role.

Defining Critical Thinking – Present and Prepare Powerful Arguments

How do you know what to consider? How do you distinguish between the myths and the truth? The answer lies in critical thinking skills.
The capability to clearly reason through problems and to present arguments in a way that is logical, convincing is now a key skill for survival in today’s world. We will help participants to work through the critical thinking process to build or analyse arguments.

Other thinking styles, including left/right brain thinking and whole-brain

In today’s society, lots of people experience information overload. Purchase commodities, we are bombarded with messages to consider various ideas, support causes, and head our lifestyle in a certain way. In this session we will discuss the various critical thinking styles, and how we can learn and enhance these styles. We’ll also discuss other styles of thinking including whole brain thinking, and left/right brain thinking, and how these inter- link. Participants will learn skills and techniques to present and prepare strong arguments, and how critical thinking applies.

Identifying Critical Thinking Style- Creative Thinking Techniques

It is necessary that participants understand the way the use of critical thinking techniques can assist in analyzing and building arguments. We’ll run a group discussion with verbal activities to show examples of how this applies. We also help participants identify their critical thinking style(s), including areas of strength and improvement. During this session we will discuss various creative thinking techniques, and the use of these in participant’s daily lives.

Develop and evaluate explanations

We also help participants to use Critical Thinking to construct and assess arguments. Skills in this session include active listening and questioning techniques to evaluate and develop explanations.

Critical Thinking Training Summary

Critical thinking is an important part for all professional fields. This session will help participants to analyze, evaluate, explain and restructure their thinking.

We have an abundance of training material that can assist in the motivation and skill set of your workforce. If you have any specific needs to requirements, contact our team for assistance. We can build a personalized workbook for you from our library or create modules for you if they are not available. As we began in 2007 and have conducted hundreds of sessions across Australia, we have one of the largest databases for information on workplace issues, case studies and real life examples that we could use in the training.

Our trainers are also highly qualified, professionals and industry experts, which not only adds flavour to the training, it adds real life experience that your team can benefit from immediately.

We can provide you more information on this training session or a free custom outline. Call us today for more details on how we could assist.