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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 Elizabeth W

Aug 14, 2020

Easy to understand and follow. Rob Stone was excellent.

By Anupam B

Apr 10, 2020

excellent course material & videos lectures. content wa

By Sudershan K

Jul 27, 2019

Wonderful and crisp course to undrstand decision making

By DAVID F B

Jun 11, 2017

Excelente.

Muchas gracias señores Profesores y Coursera.

By Luiz F

May 26, 2017

Excelente course, this is a part of my project of life.

By Jonatan R

Jun 13, 2016

It was worth all the hard work!! Learned a lot!! Thanks

By Sakshi A

Aug 18, 2015

Brilliant course - increased my understanding so much !

By Mohamad K

Jan 06, 2018

Very interesting and useful course! Thank you so much.

By LAURA C

Jun 18, 2020

ver good y shows you very well how to take a decision

By Yanan W

Nov 23, 2016

This programme is quite useful, delivering all practi

By Marie J R

Apr 04, 2020

This is very helpful and the decision making process

By Chandrasekara M S C

Jan 29, 2020

this course is very important doing our a job carry

By Abhinav K

Oct 04, 2019

I am heartedly thankful for such mesmerizing course.

By Mohamed A R B

Aug 03, 2019

it is very useful course it only needs more examples

By N A S S

Jul 10, 2019

VERY USEFUL , SURELY I WILL RECOMMEND TO MY FRIENDS

By TANAPAPON P

Jul 19, 2020

Easy to undersatnd, everyone can learn and get it.

By VIGHNESH J

Apr 30, 2020

Excellent platform for easy and efficient learning

By Christinehy0

Jan 20, 2020

Ver useful, the professor speaks very articulately

By Auricel T

Jun 04, 2019

Very helpful on how to know the approach on how to

By Norawit W

Oct 13, 2020

The content does not come too easy to understand.

By Kyaw S A

Jul 30, 2020

very good session and i have enjoyed it very much

By Iskandar A H

Jan 21, 2019

Great teaching and easy to understand this course

By ADITYA A

Jun 08, 2020

Learned a lot. Great Course. Thank you so much.

By Colesnic M

Sep 16, 2017

Прекрасный курс, расставляющий все по полочкам.

By Bruno G

Nov 22, 2015

It´s a very practical course. Well recommended.