According to The National Council for Excellence in Critical Thinking (a non-profit organisation based in the U.S.) critical thinking is defined as the intellectually disciplined process of actively and skilfully conceptualizing, applying, analyzing, synthesizing, and/or evaluating information gathered from, or generated by, observation, experience, reflection, reasoning, or communication, as a guide to belief and action
Critical thinking especially in the areas of academic learning is a difficult and tedious task. With the many sources of academic references, putting an argument in context can be confusing. Fitting the pieces together to make a viable argument is especially complex if the subject matter is conceptual and comprise of may forms of answers e.g. for subjects such as strategic management and consumer behaviours, organisational behaviour and information system.
This online course teaches the fundamental concepts to develop critical thinking skills and its application to the academia world
This course is delivered through a combination of live classes as well as self study approach using templates, worksheets to maximise learning and to ensure participants understand the concept and application of critical thinking in an academic setting