Critical Thinking for Situational Analysis and Peak Performance

Critical Thinking Skills: Achieving the best possible outcomes in any situation

Critical thinking involves a number of processes including identifying and evaluating specific situations, being aware of any contributing circumstances and the potential results of your actions or plans. To think critically, it is important to evaluate various perspectives (yours and others) to identify the resources available to you and evaluate the short and long-term effects of taking a particular action.

This 1-day workshop provides training in identifying support structures, perspectives, and arguments and how to critically evaluate the advantages and the disadvantages of a proposed plan or an action, so that the right decisions can be made the first time. Learn the difference between left brain and right brain thinking, removing the emotions from decision making, evaluating both sides of an argument and critical questioning skills.

Learning Outcomes

After completing this course participants will be able to:

  • Explore real-world examples of why critical thinking is so important
  • Learn to use critical thinking skills when making decisions
  • Choose the right techniques to recognise assumptions and draw conclusions
  • Translate an abstract idea into something tangible
  • Minimise the impact of job pressures on your thinking processes
Course Outline

Introduction to Critical Thinking

  • Benefits of critical thinking in the workplace
  • Critical thinking as a management skill
  • What are the characteristics of a critical thinker?

Other Types of Thinking

  • 5 Different thinking styles
  • Module Reflection

A Critical Thinker’s Mindset

  • Can you develop a critical thinker’s mindset?

The Critical Thinking Process

  • Step 1 – Identifying the problem
  • Step 2 – Gather and evaluate your information
  • Step 3 – Generate alternative solutions
  • Step 4 – Select and implement a solution
  • Step 5 – Evaluate your solution

Developing Critical Thinking Skills

  • Asking questions
  • Active listening
  • Challenging assumptions
  • Module Reflection
Who Should Attend

All levels of management employees, executives, supervisors and team leaders who are required to make decisions on a regular basis and wish to sharpen their critical thinking ability.

Testimonials

“The programme is relevant and useful to work and daily life. The way the programme is conducted enhanced the learning and enables the ability to remember it and apply it. The trainer is excellent in engaging with the participants, providing good examples, and sharing his experiences.” – Senior Engineer, HP Indigo Ink Manufacturing

“Thank you Mr Wei Woon for being a wonderful speaker. I like everything you shared to us. Very useful in my work and my personal development” – Staff, Singapore Wildlife Reserves

“I have attended many courses and Wei Woon’s training method is the best. Easy to understand and creative. Good job!” – Teo Siew, Qualcomm CDMA Tech

“Mr Wei Woon is an amazing trainer whom is able to share examples and real life stories that make you pause to think and evaluate, Thank you Wei Woon. An enriching experience.” – Linus, Director, Mastereign Enrichment Group

“Mr Neo makes the training more lively, fun and enjoyable with the appropriate jokes. Not forgetting his professionalism! Great Job! Thank you so much”. – Jesse Tan, Teacher, New Era Educare

“The trainer, Mr Neo was professional and engaging. His course isn’t dull or boring. He made It interesting and all of us enjoyed our time”. Nur, Amore Pte Ltd

“The trainer was outstanding, and I am impressed with his ability to engage the class. He provided very sensible and practical examples and shared his experience as relevant to the course” – Julie Teo, Director AON

About The Trainer

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CBS Master Trainer – Mr. Neo Wei Woon – Leadership & Organisation Coach

Wei Woon has 18 years of experience in dealing with a diverse and fast-paced training environment as a management consultant, trainer, facilitator, and profiling expert. His area of expertise includes change management, project management, human resource, business management, leadership, critical thinking skills, performance coaching, and team dynamics/ building.

Working in close collaboration with a wide myriad of industrial institutions, Wei Woon has amassed extensive leadership and human capability development experiences locally and overseas. Wei Woon has also received many rave reviews for his unique facilitation experience and sharing of TetraMap, MBTI, NLP, and DISC Flow to his clients such as MINDEF, PWC, General Electric, Pratt & Whitney, Capita, Kelly Services, BOC, Sumitomo Chemical Asia, Adecco, People Profilers, and RHB.

Wei Woon is recognised for his dedication and passion to ensure a positive and impactful learning experience for his learners. Using his extensive industry experience, he brings life into classroom learning and exposes the learners to relevant case studies and intricate discussions using profiling tools to build high-performance teams and derive organisation goals for success.

As a facilitator, he has also assisted many organisations in their transformational, teambuilding, team-performance, and innovation projects. He also helmed team learning projects using DISC profiling tools to enable effective communication, coaching, EQ, and project management.

Time

  9:00 am - 5:00 pm

Duration

1 Day

Cost

  S$500 (Nett)
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