Critical Thinking

Overview

Critical Thinking

From Wednesday, December 6, 2017
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By applying critical thinking to the tasks and challenges you face in your work, you will begin to experience breakthroughs you never thought possible. You will feel sure you really are on the thinking edge—that you really have “thought of everything!”

This seminar will include several videotapes, as well as case studies and a self-scoring thinking-style assessment that will be administered in class.

Benefits

Critical Thinking

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How You Will Benefit
  • Become familiar with different styles of thinking and identify your personal preferences
  • Ask yourself “big picture” questions
  • Learn how to challenge assumptions and expand perceptions about situations
  • Come to better conclusions and decisions more often
  • Influence and persuade others with clear thinking and clear language
  • Manage team idea exchanges
  • Learn how to find out what you don’t know—and solve the real problem
  • Apply what you learn to the day-to-day operation of your business

What

Critical Thinking

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What You Will Cover

What Is Critical Thinking?
  • Recognize what makes excellent critical thinking
  • Distinguish elements of the thinking process
  • Understand how critical thinking works in a team setting
 
Importance of Values and how they affect Critical Thinking
  • Build a framework for integrating values and rational skills
  • Understand how critical thinking works in a team setting
  • Challenging Assumptions – a key obstacle to Critical Thinking
  • Use active listening and effective communication strategies to build rapport while probing for assumptions
  • Understand Socratic dialogue techniques
 
How to Develop and Apply Excellent Critical Thinking Skills in the Workplace?
  • Overcoming barriers to Critical Thinking in the Workplace
  • Thinking critical using questions of fact, preference and opinion to reasoned judgment
  • Recognize what makes excellent critical thinking
  • Explore new approaches for developing all four brain systems
  • Follow a structural critical thinking process to keep track of your thinking
 
How Can I Use More of My Brain to Sharpen My Critical Thinking Skills?
  • Discover your own thinking style preference
  • Identify the four brain quadrants and their respective multiple intelligences
 
Applying Critical Thinking Skills to Team Problem Solving
  • Apply the Socratic method for problem solving in a team setting and personal goal setting
  • Expand our thinking capacity by with whole-brain thinking as a tool for building intellectual empathy
  • Influence others with clear thinking 

Who

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Who Should Attend
 
All business professionals who want to enhance their thinking processes to achieve better results in business.

Faculty

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Faculty Spotlight
JEAN-FRANÇOIS JADIN


Jean-Francois’ expertise in coaching, facilitation and assessment has been built over a 20-year career in key leadership roles, including a regional CEO position with the American Management Association global network. He has designed, developed and implemented numerous talent development solutions for both multi-national corporations such as Citigroup or Pfizer or organizations such as Singapore Airlines.

Professional background
 
For now over ten years, Jean-Francois is CEO of Imperial Consulting, a member of the American Management Association global network, covering Indonesia, Malaysia, the Philippines and Singapore. He focuses on offering management and leadership development solutions to multi-national corporations, large local companies as well as governments and government related entities, typically at middle and senior management levels.
 
A credentialed coach by the International Coach Federation, as well as a registered mentor coach, Jean-Francois focuses on integral coaching: he focuses on long term excellence, the ability to self-correct and the competence in being self-generating. In action, this means understanding clients with great depth and scope, converse with them in a way that opens insights and possibilities, and offer a path forward that includes activities custom-designed for them.
 
Jean-Francois brings in depth knowledge and experience in predictive talent analytics, with a particular focus on an actuarial approach to potential assessment. Since 2009, he certified about 100 ‘Chally Certified Talent Analysts’ across 4 continents while helping numerous organizations to raise their productivity through enhanced human capital analytics.
 
Jean-Francois has years of experience in high-potential development, accelerated leadership development and succession planning for clients such as Pfizer and Chevron, many of which combined their developmental process with an academic qualification, from universities such as Northumbria University.
 
For fifteen years, Jean-Francois was a director and deputy chairman of the EU-Malaysia Chamber of Commerce and Industry, which brought to him multi-industry exposure, with a focus on international trade and investment, as well as senior government relations.
 
Earlier, he worked for Apple in Belgium, a government hospital in France and a telecommunication company in the United Kingdom.

Education and Qualifications
 
Jean-Francois holds a B.Sc. (Hon’s) in Computer Science and a M.Sc. in Information Systems from the University of Namur, Belgium. He has been an American Management Association faculty member since 2002, became a Chally certified talent analyst in 2009 and is now a Chally master trainer, certifying Chally talent analysts. He is a credentialed coach by the International Coach Federation as well as a registered mentor coach, as well as an ‘Integral Coach’ from New Ventures West.

Personal
 
 
Jean-Francois is a Belgian national, currently residing in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia. He coaches and facilitates in English. An avid reader, an aircraft pilot and an experimental cook, Jean-Francois relishes cultural richness and diversity.

Schedule/Fees

Critical Thinking

From Wednesday, December 6, 2017
To Friday, December 8, 2017
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Venue Date Fees (USD)    
Malaysia 6th - 8th December 2017 1950