Critical Thinking In Today's Business Environment

Excellence Edge International

Course introduction

Critical thinking skills is essential in today's business environment. Managers are looking for innovative ways to bring their organizations to the next level and one of the most important aspects of it is training the workforce to think critically in problem solving and giving the opportunity for them to contribute their ideas to increasing productivity. In this full day workshop, participants are able to learn the aspects of critical thinking and how to apply reasoning to ideas. The training outline will be assessed in the different modules below.

Course Outline


  • Interaction with the Trainer on ways to think critically to solve problems
  • Activities to reinforce the learning lessons.
  • Mini Lectures to learn concepts and apply
  • Role Plays to contribute to the Learning Lesson
  • Demonstration by the Trainer on ways to think critically
  • Case Study and Project Work for the participants to undertake at the end of the training workshop

Module One: Components of Critical Thinking
  • Applying Reason
  • Open Mindedness
  • Analysis
  • Logic
  • Case Study

Module Two: Logical Thinking
  • Ask the Right Questions
  • Organize the Data
  • Evaluate the Information
  • Draw Conclusions
  • Case Study

Module Three: Critical Thinkers (I)
  • Active Listening
  • Be Curious
  • Be Disciplined
  • Be Humble
  • Case Study

Module Four: Critical Thinkers (II)
  • Seeing the Big Picture
  • Objectivity
  • Using Your Emotions
  • Being Self-Aware
  • Case Study

Module Five: Evaluate Information
  • Making Assumptions
  • Watch out for Bias
  • Ask Clarifying Questions
  • SWOT Analysis
  • Case Study

Module Six: Problem Solving
  • Identify Inconsistencies
  • Trust Your Instincts
  • Asking Why?
  • Evaluate the Solution(s)
  • Case Study

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Trainer Profile

Asher Eng

Asher has a Master Degree in Counselling from Monash University and graduated with a Computation Honours Degree in Bachelor of Science from University of Manchester Institute of Science & Technology. He is an approved Advance Certificate & Training Assessment (ACTA) Trainer, assessor and developer which is accredited by the Workforce Development Agency. In addition, he is certified Behavioral Consultant using the unique DISC and People-key Profiling, certificated practitioner of TJTA, and certified trainer of Prepare-Enrich to help individuals and corporations to realize personal potentials and assets within them. He is a certified coach and facilitator from Church Resource Ministries of Singapore and a certified associate of Emergenetics Asia Pte LTd