Critical Thinking

As the pace of change in the business world increases, there is a growing demand for business professionals with the capacity to analyze information and make appropriate decisions rapidly. Moreover, there is a growing need to communicate with diverse audiences, both inside and outside one’s organization. In this course, students will learn to perform critical evaluations with fewer preconceptions and identify new ways of solving problems.

On Days 1 and 2, students will learn the basic skills of thinking, while on Days 3 and 4, they will learn how to think when solving problems, before learning how to think when communicating on Days 5 and 6.

 

Course Features

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3 Months (18 Hours)

Suitable for busy professionals with 3-hour sessions held every other week

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100% Live Teaching

Flexible for today's lifestyle, choose to join classes online with real-time interaction

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Course Fee

USD 1,150 tuition fee per course

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Certificate

You will receive a certificate upon course completion

Course Schedule and Materials

Day and Time

October  4 (Tue.) 6 PM – 9 PM (PDT)

Theme
  • Critical Thinking
  • Techniques for Building Logical Arguments
Case/Materials
  • Critical Thinking ―5th Edition―
Day and Time

October 18 (Tue.) 6 PM – 9 PM (PDT)

Theme
  • Consider the Conclusion / Consider the Evidence
  • Basic Problem-solving Techniques
Case/Materials
  • Critical Thinking ―5th Edition―
Day and Time

November 1 (Tue.) 6 PM – 9 PM (PDT)

Theme
  • How to Think When Solving Problems
Case/Materials
  • Critical Thinking ―5th Edition―
  • Planet Consulting: Submission to the President
Day and Time

November 15 (Tue.) 6 PM – 9 PM (PST)

Theme
  • How to Think When Solving Problems
Case/Materials
  • Enjoy Glasses Co. Ltd.
Day and Time

November 29 (Tue.) 6 PM – 9 PM (PST)

Theme
  • Techniques for Obtaining Support
  • Tools for Communication
Case/Materials
  • Critical Thinking ―5th Edition―
  • Planet Consulting: Submission to the President
Day and Time

December 13 (Tue.) 6 PM – 9 PM (PST)

Theme
  • Techniques for Gaining Support
  • Techniques for Gaining Supporting/ Reflection
Case/Materials
  • Critical Thinking ―5th Edition―

Course Lecturer

Jake Pratley

Head of the Student Recruitment Office at GLOBIS University

In over 10 years of professional experience in Japan, Jake Pratley has enjoyed leading diverse teams, launching new products, and developing strategic partnerships with business, diplomatic and educational institutions both in Japan and worldwide.

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