Developing Your Critical Thinking and Cognitive Flexibility

  • 8 Videos | 56m 8s
  • Includes Assessment
  • Earns a Badge
  • Certification CPE
  • Certification PMI PDU
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It often seems like the whole world is on information overload. Each day, we encounter massive amounts of new false, or dubious information, alongside a steady stream of data that may, or may not, be relevant to our needs. As a leader, your critical thinking skills are essential for deciding what is important and making the best decisions for your organization. This course will help you improve your critical thinking skills. You'll learn about the intake, investigate, and act stages of critical thinking, as well as how to use analytical techniques to assess information. Finally, you'll learn the advantages of keeping an open mind through cognitive flexibility.

WHAT YOU WILL LEARN

  • identify examples that reflect the mindset of a critical thinker
    recognize actions taken during the intake stage of critical thinking
    recognize instances of faulty reasoning using critical thinking
    select appropriate analytical techniques to use at different stages of the critical thinking process
  • identify examples that reflect cognitive flexibility
    recognize key questions to ask in coming to a decision
    reflect on what you've learned

IN THIS COURSE

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    1. 
    Developing Your Critical Thinking and Cognitive Flexibility
    54s
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    2. 
    Critical Thinking and Leadership
    6m 46s
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    3. 
    Intake: Assess Information and Recognize Assumptions
    8m 14s
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    4. 
    Investigate: Evaluate Arguments and Recognize Bias
    10m 50s
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    5. 
    Applying Analytical Techniques
    6m 33s
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    6. 
    The Value of Cognitive Flexibility
    6m 52s
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    7. 
    Act: Using Critical Thinking to Make a Decision
    6m 9s
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    8. 
    Let's Review
    50s

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