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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

Sep 5, 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.

Feb 5, 2021

A concise and informative course. The course consolidates my fundamental knowledge about the different components and concepts of problem-solving and decision-making. I really learned a lot.

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By Muhammad A R

May 2, 2020

Excellent course

By Alicia P

Apr 26, 2020

Very informative

By Francis M

Jul 16, 2019

Very Good Course

By Dani C

Apr 27, 2017

A good training.

By Oscar L M

Aug 16, 2015

Excellent course

By Norma L

Nov 5, 2020

Excelente class

By Bryan T J

Nov 2, 2020

Excelente curso

By Xiomara V G

Apr 5, 2020

Very practical!

By Rohin A

May 28, 2019

Good experience


Aug 20, 2021

great learning

By Namrata R

Sep 21, 2020

Extremely good

By Guillermo E A Z

Sep 1, 2020

Excellent tool

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Jul 1, 2020



By يونس ع ع ع

Nov 6, 2018

Very very cool

By aratrik d

Jul 11, 2021

useful course

By Alamou S

Jun 24, 2021

Great course!

By Tamim S A

May 23, 2021

Useful course

By Mohammed O

Nov 12, 2020

Great course!

By Nur F I B A

Oct 30, 2020

Great Input !


Jul 26, 2020

Useful course

By Dilip V

Jun 15, 2020

Great course.

By David W T C

May 1, 2020

Great course.

By Yogesh T

Dec 14, 2018

Nice training

By Andreia I A O

Jan 19, 2017

Great course!

By Johannes J

Dec 7, 2016

great course!