Critical Thinking (UT-Pro-CT)


Course Description

In this course, students will learn develop their ability to analyze and evaluate information.

Course Objectives

Upon successful completion of this course, students will boost their performance with an increase in their decision-making ability.

Course Outline

1 - GETTING STARTED

  • Icebreaker
  • Housekeeping Items
  • The Parking Lot
  • Workshop Objectives

2 - COMPONENTS OF CRITICAL THINKING

  • Applying Reason
  • Open Mindedness
  • Analysis
  • Logic
  • Case Study

3 - NON-LINEAR THINKING

  • Step Out of Your Comfort Zone
  • Don't Jump to Conclusions
  • Expect and Initiate Change
  • Being Ready to Adapt
  • Case Study

4 - LOGICAL THINKING

  • Ask the Right Questions
  • Organize the Data
  • Evaluate the Information
  • Draw Conclusions
  • Case Study

5 - CRITICAL THINKERS (I)

  • Active Listening
  • Be Curious
  • Be Disciplined
  • Be Humble
  • Case Study

6 - CRITICAL THINKERS (II)

  • Seeing the Big Picture
  • Objectivity
  • Using Your Emotions
  • Being Self-Aware
  • Case Study

7 - EVALUATE INFORMATION

  • Making Assumptions
  • Watch out for Bias
  • Ask Clarifying Questions
  • SWOT Analysis
  • Case Study

8 - BENEFITS OF CRITICAL THINKING

  • Being More Persuasive
  • Better Communication
  • Better Problem Solving
  • Increased Emotional Intelligence
  • Case Study

9 - CHANGING YOUR PERSPECTIVE

  • Limitations of Your Point of View
  • Considering Others Viewpoint
  • Influences on Bias
  • When New Information Arrives
  • Case Study

10 - PROBLEM SOLVING

  • Identify Inconsistencies
  • Trust Your Instincts
  • Asking Why?
  • Evaluate the Solution(s)
  • Case Study

11 - PUTTING IT ALL TOGETHER

  • Retaining Your New Skills
  • Reflect and Learn From Mistakes
  • Always Ask Questions
  • Practicing Critical Thinking
  • Case Study

12 - WRAPPING UP

  • Words from the Wise
  • Review of Parking Lot
  • Lessons Learned
  • Completion of Action Plans and Evaluations

 

There are no prerequisites for this course.

Course Information

Length: 1 day

Format: Lecture and Lab

Delivery Method: n/a

Max. Capacity: 16



Schedule

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UPCOMING COURSES
Date
Geography & Location
Days
Cost
CLC
GTR
Apr 12, 2024 - 1 day(s)
Apr 12, 2024
AMER
Remote-EST
AMER, Remote-EST
1
$395 USD
$395 USD
Jun 18, 2024 - 1 day(s)
Jun 18, 2024
AMER
Remote EST
AMER, Remote EST
1
$395 USD
$395 USD

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Who Should Attend

This course is intended for individuals who want to become more rational and disciplined thinkers.