• 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

The Centre for People Development

CPD Facilitator
CPD Facilitator

The Centre for People Development is an Adelaide-based RTO which has been delivering high-quality learning and development programs to the Australian Public Sector, Defence Industries, Arts, not-for-profit and private sectors for 20 years.

Upcoming course availability

In person

June 2023

Friday, 30 June 2023


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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