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374 reviews

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...

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Dec 30, 2019

It is a very nice course for me, it not only teach me some solutions of problem solving & decision-making, but also help me to clear cleared my minds in dealing with problem.


Aug 03, 2018

A wonderful Informative and effective course for those who want to learn or improve to take effective decision making and learn quick problem solving techniques

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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


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 Iskandar A H

Jan 21, 2019

Great teaching and easy to understand this course

By Колесник М С

Sep 16, 2017

Прекрасный курс, расставляющий все по полочкам.

By Bruno G

Nov 22, 2015

It´s a very practical course. Well recommended.

By Saquib A C

Sep 15, 2015

Effective course for effective problem solving.


Apr 20, 2018

Good and effective to understand whole process

By Panagiota N

Jun 21, 2019

Effective Problem-Solving and Decision-Making

By Meena D

Jan 23, 2020

This course i very helpful in our daily work

By Osuobeni P C

Dec 30, 2017

Very rich content and excellent presentation

By Mustafa Z H

Aug 16, 2015

Excellent subject with excellent instructor.

By César F S R

Sep 30, 2016

Un excelente curso, totalmente recomendado.

By Ihor B

Sep 13, 2015

It's a great course! Thanks a lot for that!

By Prawira H S

Oct 01, 2019

We can learn option how to decision making

By Bruno B

Apr 12, 2016

Simple and direct. Just the way it should.

By Ilian K C

Jun 08, 2016

Muy buen, muy bien explicado con ejemplos

By lupontor83

Feb 17, 2020

I really enjoyed, it has been excellent!

By Trinh T H

Aug 21, 2019

Great! I learnt a lots from this course.

By Prasanna M

Aug 19, 2017

Enjoyed each day though failed few times

By R. A T

Aug 11, 2015

a real pleasure, thanks for posting this