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About the Course

Critical thinking – the application of scientific methods and logical reasoning to problems and decisions – is the foundation of effective problem solving and decision making. Critical thinking enables us to avoid common obstacles, test our beliefs and assumptions, and correct distortions in our thought processes. Gain confidence in assessing problems accurately, evaluating alternative solutions, and anticipating likely risks. Learn how to use analysis, synthesis, and positive inquiry to address individual and organizational problems and develop the critical thinking skills needed in today’s turbulent times. Using case studies and situations encountered by class members, explore successful models and proven methods that are readily transferable on-the-job. Upon completing this course, you will be able to: 1. Choose and apply appropriate problem solving and decision making processes and methods 2. Identify common obstacles to effective problem solving and decision making 3. Recognize the human variable in problem solving and decision making 4. Assess major conceptual blocks and significant situational challenges 5. Apply concepts to enhancing personal development and organizational performance 6. Explain the key elements of problem solving and decision making and the barriers associated with them...

Top reviews

KG

Sep 06, 2020

A very informative and easy course. I loved studying it, the professor was very well versed and delivered the lectures in a way so that students find it easy to understand the text and context.

NJ

Jun 25, 2020

The Training course was very attractive and valuable for implementation of the knowledge gain for solving of different problem faced in official works as well as personal responsibilities.

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By Venkatesh R

Apr 18, 2020

Very Nice course , professor Rob has a very lucid and easy way of explanation.

By MOHAMED M P

Aug 16, 2020

This course will help a lot of for the Management executives across the Glob

By Murilo M d S

Aug 05, 2017

Great course that help organize better management change and control. Thanks!

By Bernard D V

Jan 12, 2017

Good and quick course about problem solving. It's a clear and concise course.

By nwagwu i h

Jan 24, 2019

Presentation was great. Audio and video was spot-on!Course content was rich.

By Mowliid A H

Jan 19, 2016

Woow! I enjoyed this course tremendously. really, it's an impressive course.

By anna p

Feb 18, 2019

Simple, concepts given in a very understandable manner. Enjoying the course

By Shirlyn s

Sep 28, 2020

Very useful..understood all the topics very clearly...enjoyed learning..!!

By Benjamin M

Sep 24, 2020

A good course to understand the tools to use in a Decision-making process.

By ARJITH J S

May 22, 2020

this course was really amazing . thank you so much for this good platform.

By Amani A Q

Dec 12, 2019

TOOK SOME TIME TO GRASP THE DIFFRENCE BETWEEN THE DESICION MAKING STYLES ,

By Latoyaa N R

Jul 27, 2020

Great course and I learnt a lot decision making models and the analysis.

By Paritosh D

Apr 26, 2018

A simple and easy course but which has implications for personal change.

By Josue H V R

Jun 13, 2016

Curso eficiente, al grano e ilustrativo.El libro es muy completo ademas.

By Jerin S

Apr 28, 2020

Its really great to find something to learn which I was searching for.

By Kasika S

Sep 24, 2020

Great !!!! , I will bring the way as I learning to use with my work .

By Francisco L

Jan 17, 2017

So useful for my work.

Great for every manager, owner, consultant, etc

By Raquel M d A

Sep 24, 2015

Excellent course! It is perfect to get a introduction on the subject.

By Anshira K K

Jun 17, 2020

It's an awesome course. It's very essential in this stressful world.

By Rituparna M

May 20, 2020

Content is extremely useful and can be applied for future reference.

By AMAN C

Jul 26, 2019

Excellent course regarding to solve the problem ,its help me a lot .

By 37_Sayee P

Sep 18, 2020

In detail explanation. You will love this course. Enjoy Learning :)

By Borys V

Oct 03, 2016

This was a very useful course with very good lectures and examples.

By Margaret G

Sep 13, 2015

The course was awesome! I learned a lot that I didn't know before.

By Tabitha E S

Sep 14, 2020

A fantastic course to learn decision making and to solve problems.