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MLC 117 - Analytical and Critical Thinking Skills

Code Start Date Duration Venue
MLC 117 02 October 2023 5 Days Berlin Registration Form Link
MLC 117 06 November 2023 5 Days London Registration Form Link
MLC 117 11 December 2023 5 Days Istanbul Registration Form Link
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Course Description

We encounter lots of incidents every day at home or at work in which we need to think deeply about our decisions. Making the right choice not only saves time, but also saves money and makes everyone happy. In this course participants will learn how to refine their intuitions in order to make them trustable. Critical thinking and analysis will be a practice and habit for them and they will find themselves subconsciously using them. They will learn how to make sensible conclusions out of the data they managed to gather. 

Course Objectives

  • Investigating data and make conclusions 
  • Making analytical thinking as a habit of mind 
  • Correlating things logically 
  • Learning the techniques of analytical and critical thinking 

Who Should Attend?

  • Executive officers 
  • Managers 
  • Business professionals 
  • Decision makers 
  • Anyone in the position of making choices or solving problems

Course Details/Schedule

Day 1

  • Definition of critical thinking
  • Core critical thinking skills and concepts 
  • Importance of analytical and critical thinking
  • Habits of mind 
  • Self-confidence and critical thinking 
  • Steps in the analytical process

Day 2

  • Main lines of reasoning 
  • Analytical thinking tools 
  • Thinking critically step-by-step 
  • Defining the problem
  • Formulating the hypothesis

Day 3

  • The difference between inferences and assumptions 
  • Collecting facts
  • Using analysis to find out the logical relationships 
  • Questioning
  • Affinity grouping
  • SWOT and GAP Analysis
  • Cost-benefit analysis
  • Making inference 

Day 4

  • Evaluating evidence 
  • Looking for bias 
  • Interpreting data 
  • Developing solutions
  • Putting conclusions into written reports 
  • Tools, tips, and techniques to support conclusions 

Day 5

  • Visual ways to improve analytical skills
  • Choosing the best solution 
  • Critical thinking test 
  • Critical thinking exercises
  • Developing new approaches at workplace and personal life