Critical And Creative Thinking – You (2D)



What it takes to succeed in life depends on the kind of world we inhabit. We need to be smart, creative and flexible according to the circumstances in which we find ourselves. And as those circumstances change, what if our old ways to respond are no longer effective? There has never been more uncertainty than there is in today’s fast-moving world. If we are to survive, let alone succeed in our environment, we have to find ways of living with the uncertainties that it brings, and crafting for ourselves new solutions to both old and new problems.

This intensive, hands-on, activity driven program teaches skills that boost better results through increased understanding and effective implementation of the critical thinking processes. It helps sharpen your skills and empowers you to take the best possible actions in any given situations. By providing you with a rigorous training environment, your active participation in our program will enable you to apply and sustain your learning to a point of forming winning habits. You will have the ability to create the greatest positive impact at every given opportunity when facing a problem and making a decision every time.

Critical And Creative Thinking & You focuses on the following areas:

Creative and critical thinking processes

Decision making and problem solving

Presenting ideas and getting the buy-in

Solutions generation

Tools for creative and critical thinking

Training Outcome
After completing the training, you should be able to: 
  • Apply creative and critical thinking tools in problem solving
  • Create depth in the thinking process
  • Develop higher level of problem solving competency
  • Improve your focus on objectivity and creativity
  • Foster a creative and stimulating environment within your workplace
Our Methodology

Think differently to alter direction.

The experience of learning to read and write for the first time is likely to remain vivid in your memory. The skill is ingrained and it stays.  The primary objective of our training and workshop is to make your new knowledge and abilities as durable as the ones you've already accumulated.  They foster fresh ideas. They enable great feats. Individual behaviour and attitude contribute to your organization's success is what we prioritise.

Combining experiential, instructional, and discovery learning with current coaching technology promotes profound transformations in attitudes and behaviour that enable sustainable change in your business. These adjustments improve results.

Our programmes involve with 12 unique learning methodology as below:

Framework and Implementation
Our unique experiential framework and implementation empowers you to:
  • Build on your decision making skills with flexibility and ease
  • Create a critical thinking mindset
  • Develop your personal unique problem solving style with depth and creativity
  • Employ effective problem solving skills in different types of situations
  • Enhance listening skills and powerful questioning skills
  • Identify a problem, and not just its causes or symptoms
  • Improve overall quality, productivity and cost
  • Manifest required changes within the organization
  • Prevent potential and repeat problems from happening
  • Solve problems systemically and objectively
  • Understand and employ critical thinking tools effectively
  • Use practical presentation skills to persuasively gain buy-in to your ideas

Our program outline encompasses the following modules:

Day 1:

Module 1: Overview
  • Definition of critical thinking
  • Applications
  • Critical thinking mindset
  • Patterns of thinking
  • Barriers to critical thinking
Module 2: Level 1 - Remember
  • Recognizing a situation or problem
  • Data collection
  • Analysis study
  • Solution development
  • Implementation and monitoring
Module 3: Level 2 - Define
  • Discovery questioning techniques
  • Starbursting with 5W2H
  • The Funnel Model
  • Active listening techniques
  • The art of being curious
Module 4: Level 3 - Understand
  • Mind mapping
  • Generating probable causes
  • Fishbone Diagram and the 6Ms
  • T/F Circle
  • Identifying root causes

Day 2:

Module 5: Level 4 - Apply
  • 3D Action Planning
  • Structured brainstorming techniques ETAF
  • Brainwriting, Round Robin and Charette Procedure
  • Role-storming
  • Reverse brainstorming
Module 6: Level 5 - Analyze
  • Graph and data monitoring
  • Setting control lines for effective monitoring
  • Selection Matrix
  • Choices vs criteria
  • Making analytical decisions
Module 7: Level 6 - Evaluate
  • Thoroughness
  • Situation
  • Consideration
  • Pros and cons
  • Recommendation
Module 8: Level 7 - Create
  • Risk assessment and mitigation
  • What If
  • The Devil’s Advocate
  • The Hot Seat
  • Feedback and action planning

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