Date/Time Time Event Name Venue
16/12/2020 - 17/12/2020 9:00 am - 5:00 pm Critical Thinking & Decision Making The HUB @ Jaya One, PJ, Petaling Jaya
19/10/2020 - 20/10/2020 9:00 am - 5:00 pm Critical Thinking & Decision Making The HUB @ Jaya One, PJ, Petaling Jaya

Introduction

You will gain the critical thinking skills you need to become a more effective problem solver, decision maker and communicator. By learning how to expand your critical thinking skills, you will be able to think strategically, see the big picture and consider all sides of an issue – everything you need to do to become a better problem solver and decision maker.

Course Objectives

By the end of this program, participants should be able to:

  • Learn how to use critical thinking to challenge assumptions and expand perceptions
  • Come to better conclusions and decisions more often
  • Influence and persuade others with critical thinking and clear language
  • Learn how to find out what you don’t know – and solve the real problem
  • Decode and clarify the truth behind an argument or information
  • How to spot fallacies in an argument and tell good reasoning from bad

Course Outline

DAY 1

1. THE FUNDAMENTALS CRITICAL THINKING

  • What is Critical Thinking?
  • Application of Critical Thinking in analyzing decision
  • Basic Concepts Of Critical Thinking

2. ARGUMENTS

  • Identifying Arguments in their natural habitat
  • Logic – Deductive Validity & Inductive Force
  • Evaluating arguments
  • The practice of argument reconstruction
  • Rhetorical ploys and fallacies

3. REASONING

  • Is the evidence and reasons reliable?
  • Acceptable reasons
  • Reasoning about alternatives and necessary sufficient conditions
  • Reasoning by analogy
  • Reasoning by Hypotheses
  • Consistency and precision measurement

DAY 2

4. CLARIFYING MEANING

  • Constructing and evaluating definitions
  • Thinking critically about frameworks
  • Uncovering the missing information
  • Decoding beyond the obvious
  • Seeing shouldn’t be believing
  • Evaluating Source of Information
  • Safeguards / Filtering the information received

5. CRITICAL THINKING PRACTICAL APPROACH

  • Learning the art asking the right questions
  • Uncovering the mysticism using critical thinking
  • Critical Thinking Mistakes to avoid
  • Practical Guides and Golden Rules in Critical Thinking
  • The Art of Mastering the effect of ambiguity
  • Methods in overcoming Personal bias, Values and Beliefs that influence critical thinking

 

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