• Understanding critical thinking
  • Where other types of thinking fit in
  • The critical thinking process
  • A critical thinker’s skill set
  • Creating explanations
  • Dealing with assumptions
  • Critical and creative thought systems
  • Using the right problem-solving approach to achieve the required outcomes
  • Identify your critical thinking style(s), including areas of strength and areas for development
  • Work through the critical thinking process to build or analyse arguments
  • Develop and evaluate explanations
  • Improve key critical thinking skills
  • Use creative thinking techniques
Who Should Attend

Team leaders and managers who want to learn new ways to approach challenges. If you are required to make decisions of any kind this course will improve your ability to make effective choices with a new scope to view problems and opportunities.

Benefits to You and Your Organisation
  • Practical tools and hands-on experience with critical thinking and problem-solving approaches for use in the workplace
  • Understand critical and non-critical thinking approaches to apply at work
  • Develop adaptive leadership and management to apply to co-design and collaboration on work and projects
  • Build and use communication (internally and externally) to achieve organisational aspirations and work outcomes
  • Enhance your decision-making capabilities

Learn about our speakers

Cheryll Hill

Inspiring exceptional leadership
Centre for People Development

- Internationally Accredited Leadership Master Coach
- Change management specialist
- Performance Management specialist
- Leading change through motivating, empowering and challenging individuals and groups
- Strategic planning
- Coaching, consulting, training and group facilitation
- Creative problem solving for complex issues
- Stakeholder Engagement and Consultation
- Training and public speaking skills in small and large group settings
- Human resource management
- Flexibility, high level energy and lateral thinking
- Fostering collaborative approaches with stakeholders in the development of focused solutions to local problems

- Certified Master Coach, Behavioural Coaching Institute (USA)
- Diploma of Teaching
- Certificate IV Training and Assessment
- Diploma of Management
- Diploma Project Management
- Leading and Managing Change certification
- Working with Difficult People certification

Rob Hall

Learning Facilitator and Accredited Coach
Centre for People Development

- Highly developed organisational skills
- Small and large group facilitation, training and consultation
- Flexible, energetic and attuned to client needs
- Creative problem solving with a focus on local needs
- Project Management
- Goal setting and strategic planning
- Human Resource management
- Change leader focussed on empowerment, engaging processes and organisational role development

- NLP Certified Practitioner
- Accredited Coach
- Master of Education
- Franklin Covey Signature Program – The 7 Habits of Highly Effective People
- Peer Support Program – Certified Instructor
- Highly Performing Organisations Certificate
- Langford Quality Improvement Course Certificate

Upcoming course availability

In person

October 2021

Thursday, 21 October 2021


1 full day
(8:45am registration)

Contact us for alternate duration and delivery style options

Competency framework
Middle Manager Core (ASO4-ASO6)
(this is provided as a guide only)

Workbook, resources, morning tea, lunch and refreshments

IPAA SA, Level 6, 12 Pirie Street, Adelaide SA 5000
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Personal Member $515
State Government Member $550
Corporate Member $560
Non-member $645

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