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LinkedIn Learning

Critical Thinking for Better Judgment and Decision-Making

via LinkedIn Learning

Overview

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.

Syllabus

Introduction
  • 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
Conclusion
  • Bonus tip

Taught by

Becki Saltzman

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