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Critical Thinking and Reasoning

Nov 7—8, 2019
2 days
SGD 1123 ≈USD 819
SGD 561 per day

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The ability to think critically separates the effective professional from others. A person who can think fast and well has far more mental resources for higher performance than his peers who lack good thinking skills. When you are armed with critical thinking tools, many benefits inevitably follow – you are able to identify thinking flaws, differentiate between good and bad suggestions, communicate persuasively, manage difficult people or circumstances, and more.

Benefits to You

Business Outcomes

Good thinking skills allow managers to improve their top and bottom-line outcomes by becoming better at problem solving, decision making and strategic planning. Critical thinking also improves productivity by saving time from “inhibiting” thinking outcomes and increases your profits through improved abilities in negotiation, persuasion and outsmarting your rivals.

Learning Outcomes

Understand what critical thinking skills really are

Understand rational vs. behavioral models of thought

Understand critical thinking vs. IQ vs. creative thinking

Identify and overcome common thinking biases and logical reasoning errors

Apply critical thinking skills to business issues such as problem solving, decision making and strategic thinking

Use critical thinking to enhance productivity and profitability

Programme Outline

Foundations and principles of critical thinking

Compare: Critical thinking vs. rationality vs. practical outcomes

Understand how most managers think

Thinking biases and errors: What most managers are not aware of

Thinking in business contexts: When and why it often fails

Business scenarios: How to think with maximum efficiency

3 major frameworks of critical thinking

Who should attend

Level 3 - New Managers &

Level 4 - Managers


An independent corporate trainer-consultant, Lim How is a recognized expert in the fields of critical thinking, transformational leadership, human relations, and the related. A psychologist by training at Yale University, his expertise has been regularly sought after by various Fortune 500 compan...

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Nov 7—8, 2019
2 days
SGD 1123 ≈USD 819
SGD 561 per day

How it works

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