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Thinking Critically

Video Description

The Thinking Critically course is a self-grooming course for professionals to develop critical thinking and problem solving skills in their personality. The course enables the candidates to face new problems and resolve the issues amicably. The course helps the candidates to make considerate decisions and discover solutions to the problems faced by them during their professional careers. The ability to think out a solution to any problem and accepting the solution even if it is not in your favor helps the professionals to move forward in their professional careers.

Table of Contents

  1. Lesson 00 - Course Introduction
    1. Course Introduction 00:01:00
    2. Instructor Introduction 00:00:53
  2. Lesson 01 - Facing New Problems
    1. Facing New Problems 00:00:14
    2. Topic A - The Critical Thinking Process 00:00:31
    3. Critical Thinking Procedures 00:01:34
    4. Establish the Problem 00:01:12
    5. Determine Possible Solutions 00:04:13
    6. Introducing Your Solutions 00:01:22
    7. Individual Critically Thinking 00:00:59
    8. Critical Thinking as a Collective Effort 00:01:35
    9. Business Trends in Critical Thinking 00:01:55
    10. Process Improvement 00:02:07
    11. Internal Empowerment 00:01:46
    12. Continuous Overall Improvement 00:02:04
    13. Obtain the Right State of Mind 00:03:18
    14. Topic B - Group Dynamics 00:00:22
    15. Types of Problem-Solving Groups 00:02:00
    16. The Nature of a Group 00:02:43
    17. The Four Main Group Roles 00:04:00
    18. Group Responses 00:01:51
    19. The Importance of Listening Skills 00:00:47
    20. Decision-Making Tactics 00:01:48
    21. Process Review 00:02:16
    22. Successful Group Process Review 00:01:17
    23. Topic C - Critical Thinking Methods 00:00:22
    24. Creative and Analytical Thinking 00:00:56
    25. Thinking Creatively 00:00:52
    26. Analytical Thinking 00:00:33
    27. Incorporating Creative and Analytical Thinking 00:00:59
    28. Topic D - Problem Solving Approaches 00:00:32
    29. Problem-Solving Approaches 00:01:03
    30. Brainstorming 00:00:51
    31. The Six-Word Diagram 00:02:13
    32. Pareto Chart 00:00:50
    33. The Fishbone Diagram Steps 00:01:07
    34. Check Sheets 00:00:50
    35. Force Field Analysis 00:01:03
    36. Lesson 01 Review 00:00:35
  3. Lesson 02 - Establishing the Problem
    1. Establishing the Problem 00:00:11
    2. Topic A - Identify the Problem 00:00:17
    3. Problem & Symptom 00:00:55
    4. Configuring a Problem Statement 00:00:42
    5. Drawbacks of Stating the Problem 00:01:27
    6. Analyzing the Problem 00:00:27
    7. Problem Analysis - Step 1 00:02:05
    8. Problem Analysis - Step 2 00:02:02
    9. Topic B - Exploring the Problem 00:00:03
    10. How to Explore the Problem 00:03:37
    11. Facts vs. Opinions 00:00:21
    12. What Information to Gather 00:00:38
    13. How Much Information? 00:00:39
    14. Lesson 02 Review 00:00:13
  4. Lesson 03 - Discovering the Solution
    1. Discovering the Solution 00:00:16
    2. Topic A - Assembling Potential Ideas 00:00:19
    3. Brainstorming Guidelines 00:00:20
    4. Avoiding Criticism 00:01:46
    5. Freewheeling 00:00:58
    6. Collecting Ideas 00:00:31
    7. Recording Ideas 00:00:56
    8. Developing Ideas 00:00:30
    9. The Swapping Technique 00:02:10
    10. Advantages of the Swapping Technique 00:01:10
    11. Topic B - Determining the Best Solution 00:00:15
    12. Is It Worth It? 00:01:16
    13. Determining the Best Solution 00:00:40
    14. Factors of the Best Solution 00:01:24
    15. Topic C - Evaluating Cost and Benefit 00:00:21
    16. Costs vs. Benefits 00:00:11
    17. Is It Possible? 00:00:50
    18. Are the Benefits Worthwhile? 00:00:59
    19. Should You Endorse It? 00:00:52
    20. Analyze Costs vs. Benefits 00:00:20
    21. Assessing the Costs 00:00:40
    22. Assessing the Benefits 00:00:28
    23. Examining the Cost -Benefit Analysis 00:00:32
    24. Topic D - Building Your Case 00:00:09
    25. Building Your Case 00:00:52
    26. Lesson 03 Review 00:00:40
  5. Lesson 04 - Accepting a Decision
    1. Accepting a Decision 00:00:11
    2. Anticipate Success 00:00:37
    3. Prepare Your Proposal 00:01:00
    4. Define Your Objectives 00:00:25
    5. Understand the Audience 00:01:58
    6. Commit to the Structure 00:00:40
    7. Play Devil's Advocate 00:01:16
    8. Using Visual Aids and Personal Notes 00:01:02
    9. Rehearse Your Presentation 00:01:19
    10. Persuade Decision Makers 00:01:31
    11. Acceptance and Rejection 00:01:46
    12. Advise and Evaluate 00:00:42
    13. Lesson 04 Review 00:00:27
    14. Course Closure 00:00:29