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Date:
October 7, 2022
Time:
All Day
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LinkedIn Learning: Critical Thinking - General Course

Friday, October 7, 2022

Professional Development at Your Fingertips offered through the Plano Public Library

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59m -  General Course

Critical thinking is the ability to think reflectively and independently in order to make thoughtful decisions. By focusing on root-cause issues critical thinking helps you avoid future problems that can result from your actions. In this course, leadership trainer and expert Mike Figliuolo outlines a series of techniques to help you develop your critical thinking skills. He reveals how to define the problem you're trying to solve and then provides a number of critical thinking tools such as blowing up the business, asking the 5 whys and the 7 so whats, exploring the 80/20 rule, and more. He also provides guidance on how to develop this skill across your whole team.

Learning objectives

  • Identify how to break down complicated issues into smaller components.
  • Determine the definition of an effective problem statement.
  • Identify the primary benefit of focusing questions.
  • Identify a problem's root causes.
  • Apply critical thinking tools to analyze and unpack consequences.
  • Recognize how to prepare others to think critically.

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