About Critical Thinking Training

If you are interested in enhancing your critical thinking skills and is searching for a training course to improve on this field, then this Critical Thinking Training course is the right fit for you!Through this course, you will be able benefit from a program that was made to encourage team members and participants to make their own thinking style and learn the right methods of critical thinking.

In all professional fields, critical thinking plays a significant role. Through this training course, participants will be able to examine, assess, elucidate and reconstruct their way of thinking.Our program consists of plenty of training tools which can help in motivating employees and develop their skill set. In case you have certain preferences or specifications, feel free to get in touch with our team so they can assist you.To cater to your needs, we can customise a work book for you coming from our own library. At the event they are not available; we can produce modules for you.

Outcomes for Critical Thinking:

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

Expanded 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.

Why Hire Our Professional Development Trainers?

We’ve been in the industry since 2007 and have done several sessions in different parts of Australia and have one of the biggest information databases available with case studies, data about problems in the work place and true to life samples that are utilised in our training program.The trainers we have are skilled, well-trained experts which help ensure that the participants will greatly benefit from the program and easily apply what they learned on a day-to-day basis at work.

We can give you additional information regarding this training course or a free personalised outline. Get in touch with us and let us know in what way we can assist you. This can be customised to suit to your team and groups in Parramatta, Perth, Melbourne, Canberra, Darwin, Sydney, Brisbane, Adelaide, Gold Coast.

Critical Thinking

Lesson 1

Course Overview

  • Getting To Know
  • About The Workshop
  • Learning objectives
  • Personal Objectives

Lesson 2

Understanding Critical Thinking

  • What Critical Thinking Is
  • Characteristics of Critical Thinker
  • Common Critical Thinking Styles

Lesson 3

Where Do Other Types of Thinking Fit In?

  • Left- and Right-Brain Thinking
  • Whole-Brain Thinking

Lesson 4

Pitfalls to Reasoned Decision Making

  • Barriers in Making Good Decision
  • How To Get Around Them

Lesson 5

The Critical Thinking Process

  • Critical Thinking Model
  • Standards of Critical Thinking

Lesson 6

A Critical Thinker’s Skill Set

  • Asking Questions
  • Probing Techniques
  • Active Listening Skills

Lesson 7

Creating Explanations

  • How To Explain Clearly
  • Steps to Building an Explanation

Lesson 8

Dealing with Assumptions

  • Reducing the Number of Assumptions

Lesson 9

Common Sense     

  • Thinking Tool

Lesson 10

Critical and Creative Thought Systems

  • Techniques for Thinking Creatively
  • DeBono’s Thinking Hats
  • Creative Thinking Exercise

Lesson 11

Putting It Into Practice

  • Preparing and Presenting

Lesson 12

Workshop Wrap-Up

  • Personal Action Plan
  • Recommended Reading List
  • Course Evaluation
  • General Evaluation
  • Final Thoughts
Additional Modules and Sample Sections

Define critical and non-critical thinking

In this course, participants will find out what critical thinking is. In addition, they’ll also discover in what way critical thinking is a mental procedure of careful conceptualisation, application, examination, production, assessment and review information to arrive a conclusion or answer.

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

In order for individuals to determine their personal thinking style, they must own it and study the various aspects of strength and ownership.

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

In order to develop one’s critical thinking, this course will tackle various styles and give a different perspective and thoughts on problem-solving.

Work through the critical thinking process to build or analyze arguments

This training will illustrate the critical thinking procedure and ways on how participants can develop and examine experiences and challenges they face on a day to day basis.

Develop and evaluate explanations

The next step is to improve and analyse the details of the critical thinking procedure. We also need to develop and evaluate the explanations from the process of critical thinking.

Improve key critical thinking skills, including active listening and questioning

In this part of the program, participants will be able to develop their communication skills and discover the different components of critical thinking.

Use analytical thought systems and creative thinking techniques

This module contains various methods and systems that give students new tools they can use.

Prepare and present powerful arguments

Here you’ll be taught how to make a great argument. There will be various activities and possible role plays to encourage interaction between participants.

Customised Training Session For Teams (Included No Charge)

Our company prides itself on responding to the client’s needs, and often, that means changes to the online training courses that we provide. Course customisation is the name of that service, and it has a wide variety of options. From modifying course objectives, to customising course schedule to one’s desires, we can alter anything necessary for our customer’s requests. Our mission is to satisfy your needs in the training courses you can subscribe to, especially if it needs to be customised. Book into a course today  or have your own written for you to get the best training course experience in Australia!

In-House Customised training benefits:

  • Flexible length – You choose the length of the session
  • Highly Effective Team/Industry Specific
  • Certificate of Completion (Professional Grade)
  • Create a Team Building environment
  • Cost effective – Group rate discount
  • Printed courseware (No need to download or use an App to read)

Creating Content (Contact us for Quotation)

Our primary products and services are our training courses. However, we understand that not all of the topics we cover may be to your liking, or you may even have a particular topic in mind that we do not have. We seek to rectify that problem by providing a course creation service. Make a request to our team, and we will see to the creation of a training course, with the topic of your choosing. Own the material we create. Our team will write, develop and produce high quality training courseware for your team.

Instructor Led Online

Download Certificate of Completion $495 inc GST
Printed and Posted Certificate of Completion $515 inc GST

We provide this course as an online assisted course. You provide the date and time, we provide the trainer and material. Great for regional business or employees that are at multiple premises. The benefits of booking an online assisted or instructed led training session is you don’t have to wait for a specific date or course to come up. It’s the same course as a workshop but just for you and online instead.

Online Self Paced

Download Certificate of Completion $69 Inc GST
Printed and Posted Certificate of Completion $89 Inc GST

Do you wish to have a more experienced training partner guide you through one-on-one sessions? With the new online trainer-assisted program, you won’t have to cross that bridge alone. As soon as you tell us your date and time, we’ll deliver you trainers eager to make you easily understand even the hardest of concepts. There’s no need to move around or get reserved too, so you have complete control over the when and where!

Public Workshop at a Venue

Details:

  • Time: 9:00 AM – 4:00 PM
  • Small Number of participants per workshop, average 5 people, max 12
  • Lunch and refreshments are included

Details:

  • Pay on Invoice or by Credit Card
  • Professional Grade Certificate of Completion Provided
  • Comprehensive courseware and materials

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Level1 Cloisters, 863 Hay Street Perth WA 600
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Brisbane
24/215 Adelaide Street, Brisbane QLD 4000
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Melbourne
123 Queen Street, Melbourne VIC 3000
Aug 03
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Adelaide
19 Young Street Adelaide SA 5000
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Canberra
4 National Circuit Canberra ACT 2600
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