Critical Thinking

Demonstrate clearer and more effective critical thinking skills for business.

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. 

How You Will Benefit

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  • Use critical thinking skills when making business decisions
  • Be able to quickly identify and frame the problem, solve the problem and enable action through organizational awareness and relationship management
  • Discover 7 ways to spot a weak argument
  • Know how to translate abstract ideas into more tangible and actionable items
  • Identify 8 barriers to effective critical thinking
  • Minimize the impact of job pressures on your thinking processes
  • React with curiosity instead of emotion

Course Features:

  • Self-assessment for insight into your thinking style preferences
  • Job aids to help you apply your skills back in workplace
  • Structured mini-case studies and critical thinking exercises to challenge your understanding of key principles
  • Hands-on activities engage participants in demonstrating skills

Who Should Attend

All business professionals who want to enhance their thinking skills in order to achieve better results.

Live Online classes are delivered in partnership with American Management Association.


$2,795 Non Member Fee
$2,495 Member Fee

Do you need a different date or location? We offer Courses On Request.

$2,795 Non Member Fee
$2,495 Member Fee

Do you need a different date or location? We offer Courses On Request.

When colleagues learn together, everyone benefits!

Explore our onsite training options or to inquire about scheduling this course for your team, click here.



This course supports the following Organizational Impact Areas:

  • Strategic Alignment Impact Area - aligning priorities, decision-making and change adoption
131 Reviews 4 Star

Course Reviews

  • Critical Thinking May 7, 2024

  • Evan F., GIS Consultant Dec 18, 2023

    the course was very informative and relates back to many of the other professional development courses I've taken

  • Past Participant, Program Lead, Leadership and Organizational Development Dec 18, 2023

    Really interactive, loved the labs

  • Past Participant, Consultant Nov 21, 2023

    enjoyed the course learned some new things that can be used at work and in life

  • Past Participant, Project Manager Sep 19, 2023

    There was a good amount of break out sessions to test the thinking which was good. I think Haywood did a good job, lots of personal examples and easy to talk to. I also thought it worked well with a small group in a virtual setting as we all became comfortable with each other and were able to share our thoughts.

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