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Critical Thinking

Gain a competitive advantage by learning to think critically! 

The ability to think critically is one of the most important skills you can learn in order to effectively address today’s complex business problems. As a critical thinker, you’ll be able to step back, examine your thinking process and make better decisions. You’ll learn to ask the right questions, challenge assumptions and see others’ viewpoints with greater clarity. You’ll generate better results in a shorter time by applying these powerful thinking skills.

Save $400 by registering to this course & Effective Decision Making - view details in the Fee section below!
 

 

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Upcoming Sessions

Date City Times Course# 32533
  • Jul 17, 2017
    - Jul 18, 2017
    Mississauga, ON 9:00 AM
    - 5:00 PM
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  • Aug 16, 2017
    - Aug 17, 2017
    Toronto, ON 9:00 AM
    - 5:00 PM
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  • Sep 6, 2017
    - Sep 7, 2017
    Markham, ON 9:00 AM
    - 5:00 PM
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  • Sep 18, 2017
    - Sep 19, 2017
    Calgary, AB 9:00 AM
    - 5:00 PM
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  • Oct 16, 2017
    - Oct 17, 2017
    Ottawa, ON 9:00 AM
    - 5:00 PM
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  • Oct 18, 2017
    - Oct 19, 2017
    Toronto, ON 9:00 AM
    - 5:00 PM
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  • Nov 6, 2017
    - Nov 7, 2017
    Mississauga, ON 9:00 AM
    - 5:00 PM
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  • Dec 18, 2017
    - Dec 19, 2017
    Toronto, ON 9:00 AM
    - 5:00 PM
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  • Jan 15, 2018
    - Jan 16, 2018
    Calgary, AB 9:00 AM
    - 5:00 PM
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  • Feb 7, 2018
    - Feb 8, 2018
    Ottawa, ON 9:00 AM
    - 5:00 PM
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  • Feb 14, 2018
    - Feb 15, 2018
    Toronto, ON 9:00 AM
    - 5:00 PM
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  • Feb 28, 2018
    - Mar 1, 2018
    Mississauga, ON 9:00 AM
    - 5:00 PM
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Course Details

What You Will Learn

  • Understand the value of critical thinking in solving business challenges
  • Learn a process for critical thinking that you can apply in complex situations to act more effectively and efficiently
  • Recognize and address the assumptions and faulty thinking processes that are often used in business situations
  • Discover your thinking style using the My Thinking Styles™ assessment and identify ways to leverage that style to enhance your critical thinking (see Additional Details below)
  • Understand the thinking styles of others and how to better collaborate for more effective decision-making and problem solving
  • Improve your problem solving ability and create opportunities for innovation and creativity
  • Apply critical thinking skills to your personal and professional challenges to achieve the results you’re looking for

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How You Will Benefit

  • Gain a competitive edge by becoming a critical thinker in your workplace
  • Recognize and build on your strengths
  • Accurately understand and respond to situations
  • Have confidence in your decisions
  • Create collaborative teams that make sound decisions

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Course Features

  • Self assessment for insight into individual behavious and how you work with others
  • Job aid(s) and top sheets to take back to the workplace
  • Structured case study(ies) to apply learning in groups
  • Hands-on activities engage participants in demonstrating skills

Additional Details

Before attending this session, you will receive a link to the online My Thinking Styles™ assessment tool. You must complete the assessment and bring your results to the session in order to get the most out of this seminar.

Fee

  • $1845 Member         
  • $1995 non Member
Think through problems and make decisions with laser focus and creativity.  Take Critical Thinking and Effective Decision Making together and save!
 
Bundle Pricing: Members Pay only:   $2,540 Non Members Pay only: $2,790  to attend both courses, simply use promo code: CTDW400 during checkout!

Who Should Attend

Leaders and business professionals who are required to apply critical thinking to daily and 'big picture' issues and challenges.

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  • This course has helped the following company outperform.

    Agropur Cooperative

  • "  I now understand my personal thinking process better and can now identify the processes amongst the team I work with. This knowledge will help when dealing with the group dynamics during times of conflict.  "

  • "  I found that the tools and concepts on how the different brains work were very insightful.  "

  • "  I gained a lot of insightful information and learnt a lot about myself in the manner in which I process and gather information.  "

  • This course has helped the following company outperform.

    Canadian Institute for Health Information (CIHI)

  • This course has helped the following company outperform.

    CIBC

  • This course has helped the following company outperform.

    High Liner Foods

  • This course has helped the following company outperform.

    Inergi

  • This course has helped the following company outperform.

    Precision Resource Canada

  • This course has helped the following company outperform.

    Rothmans, Benson & Hedges Inc