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LinkedIn Learning

Critical Thinking for Better Judgment and Decision-Making

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Teach your team how to think critically. Learn how to use critical thinking to avoid fallacies, spot biases, craft better arguments, hone judgment, and improve decision-making.


  • Upgrading critical thinking
  • Avoiding five critical-thinking killers
1. The Critical Thinking Difference
  • Critical versus strategic thinking
  • Seven ways to think about thinking
  • Conditions to think beneath the surface
2. Minimizing Bad Judgment
  • A Nobel Prize-winning way to think about thinking
  • Can you spot these cognitive biases?
3. Improving Decision Quality
  • The REF method: Your intuition referee
  • Using counterfactual thinking
  • Overcoming dangers of loss aversion
4. Critical Thinking Fallacies
  • Most common logical fallacies at work
  • Avoiding the planning fallacy
  • Using framing to your advantage
5. Creating the Critical Thinking Culture of Curiosity
  • Questions that fuel curiosity
  • Organizing a critical thinking workshop
  • Bonus tip

Taught by

Becki Saltzman


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4.7 rating at LinkedIn Learning based on 11640 ratings

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  • Carlo Albert Quinto
    Course is informative and lots of learning. Definitely, course training completed will be cascaded to downline for better team composition.

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