The CRITICAL THINKING AND INFLUENTIAL LEADERSHIP COURSE
CRITICAL THINKING AN ESSENTIAL
At this course you will discover not Just what critical thinking is but also why it is so vitally important to both your professional and personal growth. Critical thinking is a discipline and a skill - one that will allow you to make decisions that are the product of rational thought, Critical thinking will enable you to think at the highest level you are capable of.. Becoming a critical thinker will enhance your ability to make better decisions and create better solutions
THE ROLE OF LOGIC IN RATIONAL THINKING
Understanding the principles of logic, enables you to evaluates arguments and to better distinguish between good and bad reasoning, between truth and falsehood. By developing a grasp of formal and informal logic, you will improve your ability to evaluate ideas or claims others propose, make good decisions, and form sound judgments. The ability to discern a valid argument from a false one is an important skill and a key aspect of critical thinking.
FORMAL LOGIC: IDENTIFYING AND REFUTING 'LOGICAL FALLACIES'
Logical fallacies are statements that seems to be true until you apply the rules of logic to them. Logical fallacies are often used to mislead you to trick you into believing something you otherwise would not. If you're taken in by a logical fallacies, the false conclusions they lead to can result in decisions you make being later regreted. Logical fallacies are examples of informal logic and are common. In this important module you will learn to identify and refute many logical fallacies,.
ACQUIRING POWERFUL MEMORY AND CONCENTRATION SKILLS
To master your memory is to invite success in your career, in education and in your relationships. A trained memory is an absolute necessity for today’s administrative professional. In your work life as well as in your social life, the ability to remember names and faces, verbal instructions, and be able to deliver a speech, conduct a presentation or offer a toast without the need for written notes is of immeasurable importance. At the Critical Thinking and Influential Leadership Course you will develop these and other essential mnemonic skills.
IMPROMPTU: SKILLS FOR SPEAKING INTELLIGENTLY - OFF THE CUFF
Avoid panic and communicate with confidence, poise and clarity - off the cuff. Public speaking doesn't always involve standing in front of a large audience with PowerPoint slides and a prepared and practiced script. Most of the speaking we do is unscripted, immediate and often even a bit raw - when your boss asks for your opinion in a heated meeting, being asked to give a toast at a family celebration, filling in for a late speaker, introducing a new hire or being asked to say a few words at a colleague's retirement party.