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Critical thinking for decision making

In this course, you will learn techniques to objectively analyse and evaluate issues in order to form good judgements.

In this course, you will learn techniques to objectively analyse and evaluate issues.

Detailed content 

Spotting and challenging underlying assumptions:

  • Understanding the different types of assumptions
  • Explaining to others why assumptions are flawed
  • Giving counter evidence clearly and concisely

Systematically classifying information for better analysis:

  • Using proven methods of organisation to convey information and ideas
  • Ranking information for decision making
  • Looking at tough issues from different viewpoints 

Tapping the power of opposites – weighing positives against negatives

  • Using opposites to help you examine different opinions
  • Facilitating group meetings toward consensus and decision making
  • Discussing the effects of change in detail
  • Reverse brainstorming

Identifying weaknesses in opinions and proposals

  • What is logical thinking?
  • What is a logical fallacy?
  • How can you identify fallacies in ways data and information are presented?

The session is full of activities that illustrate how to apply critical thinking techniques to problem-solving, decision-making and communicating clearly.

Who should attend?

All business professionals who want to enhance their thinking processes to analyse situations objectively, debate ideas, trouble shoot, and make decisions.

When: October 7, 2019

Where: KPMG, Crown House, 4 Par-la-Ville Road

Price: $395

Credits: 3.5 CPE credits awarded

Meals: Breakfast included



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