Critical thinking brain

This January 27 to 28, join us for a workshop on critical thinking. The seminar is ideal for professionals who want to enhance their thinking processes to achieve better results in business, as well as individuals who desire to develop critical thinking and problem solving as a core competency.

Critical thinking helps us separate truth from lies in our daily lives, too often bombarded with information and advertisements. The ability to clearly reason through problems and to present arguments in a logical, compelling way has become a key skill for survival in today’s world. This two-day workshop will give you some practical tools and hands-on experience with critical thinking and problem solving.

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Participants will define critical and non-critical thinking skills, identify their thinking styles (as well as areas of strength and improvement) and discuss left/right/whole brain thinking. The workshop will help attendees work through the critical thinking process to build or analyze arguments, develop and evaluate explanations and improve key critical thinking skills to present powerful arguments.

Course Outline

  • Understanding critical thinking
  • Where do other types of thinking fit in? (including whole-brain and left and right brain)
  • Pitfalls to reasoned decision making
  • The critical thinking process
  • A critical thinker’s skill set
  • Creating explanations
  • Dealing with assumptions
  • Common sense
  • Critical and creative thought systems
  • Plenty of hands-on case studies

An investment of P8,500 + vat includes instruction by an expert facilitator, small group workshops that provide “active learning,” a specialized student manual, personalized certificate of participation and a free eBook; Thinking Skills: Using Your Brain in the Information Age.

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About the Facilitator

Dr. Maria Vida G. Caparas holds a Master’s Degree and Ph.D., Summa Cum Laude, in Psychology. She is an Accredited Trainer of the Philippine Government with invaluable experiences in Organizational Development as a Human Resource, Training and OD practitioner. She authored three books on Psychology/HR Management and was a Trainer Delegate of DFA-Foreign Service Institute in Italy and Singapore in 1999-2000. Dr. Caparas is a recipient of various national awards and also a professor in prestigious universities. She authored three books on Psychology/HR Management namely “Psychological Assessment: Theory and Practice”, “Uses of Psychological Tests”, and “Human Resource Management”.

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