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How to Develop Critical Thinking Skills
Why is critical thinking important?
Critical thinking ensures employees don’t make the wrong decisions that could waste time, money, or resources.
On this one-week course, you’ll develop your critical thinking skills to enable you to make decisions from a place of wisdom and clarity. With this knowledge, you’ll also be able to unlock the full potential of your team.
This CQ Original course from BoxPlay will arm you with essential critical thinking tools in a matter of hours, allowing you to confidently adapt to most issues in the workplace or your personal life.
Understand the benefits of critical thinking
With critical thinking, you’ll be able to correctly assess the information you receive and successfully present an argument. You’ll also be able to move beyond your prejudices and cognitive biases that can prevent you from dealing with difficult situations effectively.
You’ll learn how to apply the different steps of critical thinking including setting an intention, carrying out information analysis, and implementing a plan of action.
Promote management, collaboration, and communication skills in your team
You’ll learn about different thinking styles and how you can use critical thinking in your team to enhance management, communication, collaboration, and problem-solving skills.
Hone your critical thinking style and decision-making skills
Now that you understand critical thinking, you’ll be able to take a greater role in the decisions you make to reach clear and strategic conclusions.
Following along with engaging activities, you’ll finish the course with the confidence to make better decisions in your professional and personal life.
I found the course a very valuable introduction to critical leadership skills.
Julie McGee, Operations Business Partner Accenture
Learning on this course
On every step of the course you can meet other learners, share your ideas and join in with active discussions in the comments.
What will you achieve?
By the end of the course, you‘ll be able to...
- Identify the key components and skills of CCCT.
- Identify the CCCT thinking types, including your own thinking type.
- Explore the initial steps of the critical thinking loop, which focus on identifying the task and gathering information.
- Produce a strategy that has been tested and evaluated, while cultivating accountability and awareness of bias.
Who is the course for?
This course is designed for anyone who wants to improve their critical thinking skills in the workplace or in your personal life.
I have completed the active listening and the critical thinking courses. I thought they were really good – box media is an enjoyable way to learn with strong real-life scenarios and representative characters.
Sita Toolan, Accenture Senior Innovation Lead
Who developed the course?
BoxPlay is democratizing career success by making learning a new habit and trade through creating the most compelling, relevant, and engaging streaming educational content to help with employability and career success. Our products combine education and entertainment. We create immersive, bingeable experiences with characters, narratives, and moving visuals.
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