Critical Thinking Skills Coursework

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Critical Thinking Skills Certification

Course Duration: 12 hours - Requisition: 28 days

We live in a knowledge-based society, and the more critical you think the better your knowledge will be. Critical Thinking provides you with the skills to analyze and evaluate information so that you are able to obtain the greatest amount of knowledge from it. It provides the best chance of mak­ing the correct decision, and minimizes damages if a mistake does occur.

Critical Thinking will lead to being a more rational and disciplined thinker. It will reduce your prejudice and bias which will provide you a better understanding of your environment. This coursework will provide you the skills to evaluate, identify, and distinguish between relevant and irrelevant information. It will lead you to be more productive in your career, and provide a great skill in your everyday life.

Career Pathway 

  • Family Business Owner
  • Consultant & Business Advisor
  • Focus Group Analyst
  • Franchise Owner
  • Inventor
  • Patent Attorney
  • Small Business Owner
  • Solutions Manager
  • Strategic Development Officer
  • Venture Capitalist
  • Manufacturer Executive

Assessment

  • Case Study
  • Multiple choice questions quiz

Benefits

  • Gain quality workplace skills and experience to help launch your career.
  • Develop work-related skills and experiences that are recognized by employers. 
  • Develop independence and confidence in an adult learning environment. 
  • Gain an insight into various industry areas to help you decide on a career pathway. 
  • Potentially gain recognition for prior learning for your previous study or work.
  • High-quality course written by industry experts with easy to understand course content
  • Course materials provided online with unlimited tutor support – no textbooks to buy
  • Gain an Australian Certificate upon your successful completion of coursework (Certificate hard copy will be posted to you)
  • Course may be tax deductible - see your tax advisor

Coursework Objectives:

  • Understand the components of critical thinking
  • Utilize non-linear thinking
  • Use logical thinking
  • Recognize what it means to be a critical thinker
  • Evaluate information using critical thinking skills
  • Identify the benefits of critical thinking
  • Revise perspective, when necessary
  • Comprehend problem solving abilities

Course Contents

Business/ Personal Development

Module One: Getting Started

Coursework Objectives

Module Two: Components of Critical Thinking

Applying Reason

Open Mindedness

Analysis

Logic

Case Study I 

Case Study II 

Module Two: Review Questions

Module Three: Non-Linear Thinking

Step Out of Your Comfort Zone

Don’t Jump to Conclusions

Expect and Initiate Change

Being Ready to Adapt

Case Study I 

Case Study II 

Module Three: Review Questions

Module Four: Logical Thinking

Ask the Right Questions

Organize the Data

Evaluate the Information

Draw Conclusions

Case Study I 

Case Study II 

Module Four: Review Questions

Module Five: Critical Thinkers (I)

Active Listening

Be Curious

Be Disciplined

Be Humble

Case Study I 

Case Study II 

Module Five: Review Questions

Module Six: Critical Thinking (II)

Seeing the Big Picture

Objectivity

Using Your Emotions

Being Self-Aware

Case Study I

Case Study II 

Module Six: Review Questions

Module Seven: Evaluate the Information

Making Assumptions

Watch out for the Bias

Ask Clarifying Questions

SWOT Analysis

Case Study I 

Case Study II 

Module Seven: Review Questions

Module Eight: Benefits of Critical Thinking

Being More Persuasive

Better Communication

Better Problem Solving

Increased Emotional Intelligence

Case Study I 

Case Study II 

Module Eight: Review Questions

Module Nine: Changing Your Perspective

Limitations of Your Point of View

Considering Others Viewpoint

Influences on Bias

When New Information Arrives

Case Study I 

Case Study II

Module Nine: Review Questions

Module Ten: Problem Solving

Identify Inconsistencies

Trust Your Instincts

Asking Why?

Evaluate the Solution(s)

Case Study I 

Case Study II 

Module Ten: Review Questions

Module Eleven: Putting It All Together

Retaining Your New Skills

Reflect and Learn From Mistakes

Always Ask Questions

Practicing Critical Thinking

Case Study I 

Case Study II

Module Eleven: Review Questions

Module Twelve: Wrapping Up

Words from the Wise

Lessons Learned

Course curriculum

  • 1
    MODULE 01
    • Critical Thinking Getting Started
  • 2
    MODULE 02
    • Critical Thinking Components of Critical Thinking
    • Critical Thinking Case Study Module 02
    • Critical Thinking Module 02 Quiz
  • 3
    MODULE 03
    • Critical Thinking Non-Linear Thinking
    • Critical Thinking Case Study Module 03
    • Critical Thinking Module 03 Quiz
  • 4
    MODULE 04
    • Critical Thinking Logical Thinking
    • Critical Thinking Case Study Module 04
    • Critical Thinking Module 04 Quiz
  • 5
    MODULE 05
    • Critical Thinking Critical Thinkers (I)
    • Critical Thinking Case Study Module 05
    • Critical Thinking Module 05 Quiz
  • 6
    MODULE 06
    • Critical Thinking, Critical Thinking (II)
    • Critical Thinking Case Study Module 06
    • Critical Thinking Module 06 Quiz
  • 7
    MODULE 07
    • Critical Thinking Evaluate the Information
    • Critical Thinking Case Study Module 07
    • Critical Thinking Module 07 Quiz
  • 8
    MODULE 08
    • Critical Thinking Benefits of Critical Thinking
    • Critical Thinking Case Study Module 08
    • Critical Thinking Module 08 Quiz
  • 9
    MODULE 09
    • Critical Thinking Changing Your Perspective
    • Critical Thinking Case Study Module 09
    • Critical Thinking Module 09 Quiz
  • 10
    MODULE 10
    • Critical Thinking Problem Solving
    • Critical Thinking Case Study 10
    • Critical Thinking Module 10 Quiz
  • 11
    MODULE 11
    • Critical Thinking Putting It All Together
    • Critical Thinking Case Study Module 11
    • Module 11 Quiz
  • 12
    Module 12
    • Critical Thinking Wrapping Up
  • 13
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