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Critical Thinking and Problem Solving

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Critical Thinking and Problem Solving

Overview

By applying a simple and structured approach to problem solving, new options will become clear. When identifying potential solutions, thinking critically provides the tools to determine the correct solution for each situation.

This course introduces you to the principles of 'critical thinking', then teaches you a framework to apply in the workplace.

Learning Outcomes

  • See the bigger picture behind the problem using a comprehensive framework.
  • Gather supporting data, and generate and compare solutions.
  • Make better decisions that impact the board or company director.

Audience

  • Professionals responsible for achieving corporate goals and finding solutions to organisational problems.
  • Team members that must make day-to-day decisions.

Syllabus

Section 1: Introduction to Critical Thinking

  • Unit 1.1 - What is 'Critical Thinking' All About?
  • Unit 1.2 - Core Principles it Helps to Know                   
  • Unit 1.3 - The Reality of Decision Making 
  • Unit 1.4 - How Much Does it Matter? 

Section 2: Building Your Case: Data and Methods

  • Unit 2.1 - Data Quality 
  • Unit 2.2 - Understanding Data 
  • Unit 2.3 - Interviews: Your Best Qualitative Technique 
  • Unit 2.4 - Section Plenary

Section 3: The Problem Solving Approach

  • Unit 3.1 - Know Your Outcome 
  • Unit 3.2 - Examine Your Problem                   
  • Unit 3.3 - Generate Options 
  • Unit 3.4 - Analyse Options and Select a Solution 
  • Unit 3.5 - Decision Making 
  • Unit 3.6 - Implementation Planning 
  • Unit 3.7 - Evaluation 
  • Unit 3.8 - Section Plenary

Section 4: Presenting Your Case

  • Unit 4.1 - Presenting and Influencing 
  • Unit 4.2 - Section Plenary

Section 5: Conclusion

  • Unit 5.1 - Keep an Open Mind and Ask Good Questions                  
  • Unit 5.2 - Course Plenary

Duration

3.5 Hours

On completion of your course, you will receive a certificate:

Stonebridge Associated Colleges: Critical Thinking and Problem Solving Certificate

Critical Thinking and Problem Solving Certificate issued by Stonebridge Associated Colleges, to view a sample of the college’s award, please click here.

Professional Membership

On completion of this course you will be eligible to join the following Professional Associations(s):

Stonebridge

On successful completion of your course your qualification is awarded. You will receive an attractively presented Diploma or Certificate issued by Stonebridge Associated Colleges, this will also allow you to use the letters SAC. Dip. or SAC. Cert. after your name.

Stonebridge Associated Colleges is one of the leading (and biggest) distance education colleges in the U.K and internationally. We have many thousands of students studying with us at any one time from locations all over the world. Our diplomas will always count towards your future, and will improve your prospects of future employment or higher level study etc. by proving that you have studied to a certain level, that you have proficiency in your chosen subjects and that you are interested in your field of choice. Education is always an investment in your future and you will find this to be the case with our qualifications in your jurisdiction.

Critical Thinking and Problem Solving

Overview

By applying a simple and structured approach to problem solving, new options will become clear. When identifying potential solutions, thinking critically provides the tools to determine the correct solution for each situation.

This course introduces you to the principles of 'critical thinking', then teaches you a framework to apply in the workplace.

Learning Outcomes

  • See the bigger picture behind the problem using a comprehensive framework.
  • Gather supporting data, and generate and compare solutions.
  • Make better decisions that impact the board or company director.

Audience

  • Professionals responsible for achieving corporate goals and finding solutions to organisational problems.
  • Team members that must make day-to-day decisions.

Syllabus

Section 1: Introduction to Critical Thinking

  • Unit 1.1 - What is 'Critical Thinking' All About?
  • Unit 1.2 - Core Principles it Helps to Know                   
  • Unit 1.3 - The Reality of Decision Making 
  • Unit 1.4 - How Much Does it Matter? 

Section 2: Building Your Case: Data and Methods

  • Unit 2.1 - Data Quality 
  • Unit 2.2 - Understanding Data 
  • Unit 2.3 - Interviews: Your Best Qualitative Technique 
  • Unit 2.4 - Section Plenary

Section 3: The Problem Solving Approach

  • Unit 3.1 - Know Your Outcome 
  • Unit 3.2 - Examine Your Problem                   
  • Unit 3.3 - Generate Options 
  • Unit 3.4 - Analyse Options and Select a Solution 
  • Unit 3.5 - Decision Making 
  • Unit 3.6 - Implementation Planning 
  • Unit 3.7 - Evaluation 
  • Unit 3.8 - Section Plenary

Section 4: Presenting Your Case

  • Unit 4.1 - Presenting and Influencing 
  • Unit 4.2 - Section Plenary

Section 5: Conclusion

  • Unit 5.1 - Keep an Open Mind and Ask Good Questions                  
  • Unit 5.2 - Course Plenary

Duration

3.5 Hours

On completion of your course, you will receive a certificate:

Stonebridge Associated Colleges: Critical Thinking and Problem Solving Certificate

Critical Thinking and Problem Solving Certificate issued by Stonebridge Associated Colleges, to view a sample of the college’s award, please click here.

Professional Membership

On completion of this course you will be eligible to join the following Professional Associations(s):

Stonebridge

On successful completion of your course your qualification is awarded. You will receive an attractively presented Diploma or Certificate issued by Stonebridge Associated Colleges, this will also allow you to use the letters SAC. Dip. or SAC. Cert. after your name.

Stonebridge Associated Colleges is one of the leading (and biggest) distance education colleges in the U.K and internationally. We have many thousands of students studying with us at any one time from locations all over the world. Our diplomas will always count towards your future, and will improve your prospects of future employment or higher level study etc. by proving that you have studied to a certain level, that you have proficiency in your chosen subjects and that you are interested in your field of choice. Education is always an investment in your future and you will find this to be the case with our qualifications in your jurisdiction.

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