Critical and Resourceful Thinking Seminar
in Las Vegas
A 1-day seminar
Learn Critical Thinking and How To Apply
It To Situations You Face On A Daily Basis
And Learn Resourceful Thinking Patterns to Multiply Your Resilience and Effectiveness Exponentially!
Main Modules In This Training - On This Page
Critical Thinking - 4 hours
Logistics & Details - On This Page
Overview of this training
Part I - Critical Thinking
Critical thinking is the ability to think about one's own thinking in such a way as to recognize it's strengths and weaknesses and then to form new habits of thinking more effectively.
This workshop imparts the basics of critical thinking. It begins by defining critical thinking and includes a special module designed to inspire attendees with the idea of becoming a better thinker.
The numerous benefits and advantages of Critical Thinking are described.
Participants are then familiarized with the basic elements of critical thought (Purpose, Question, Information, Assumption, Interpretation, Concepts, Implications, Point of view) and assess those elements using universal criteria and standards of Clarity, Accuracy, Precision, Relevance, Depth, Breadth, Logicalness.
Some of the main Critical Thinking patters included are:
Purpose, goal, or end in view
The exercises in this seminar put participants in to various situations they are likely to face each day, and show them how to think, while in those situations, using new Critical Thinking patterns.
Part II - Resourceful Thinking
Resourceful thinking is a collection of thought patterns that, when used regularly, make a person more resilient, effective, positive, innovative and productive.
Resourceful thinking will increases your ability to achieve outcomes more quickly and solve problems more better and more thoroughly.
This training includes a module with 14 optimum thinking patterns plus a module to increase your skill at reframing and a module on optimism.
Re-directing to outcome and meta-outcome
8:30am - 9:00am
The Fundamentals of Critical Thinking
9:00am - 10:00am
This module will introduce you to critical thinking and familiarize you with what it really is and why it's so important.
Learn what critical thinking is and how to recognize it
The benefits of critical thinking
The primary skills of thinking critically
Thinking Critically - 7 Habitual Criteria for Evaluating
10:15am - 11:15am
The 7 core patterns of critical thinking are introduced and practiced. The goal of this module is to help you understand and increase your ability to think with:
Hand out: Critical Thinking - Questions and Criteria part I
Exercise - in Trios: Thinking critically
Thinking Critically - Habits & Criteria For Advanced Evaluating
11:30am - 12:30pm
This module will introduce you to 9 more essential patterns of critical thinking and allow you to practice evaluating multiple situations using each one.They are:
Point of view
Frame of reference.
This module includes creative ways to use your new critical thinking skills and tips to help you do them on an ongoing basis.
Hand out: Critical Thinking - Questions and Criteria part II
Exercise: Critical Thinking in pairs
12:30pm - 1:30pm
How To Think More Resourcefully - part I
1:30pm - 2:30pm
This module will show you how to think in highly resourceful ways.
You'll learn the following thinking patterns and begin applying them to actual situations and current challenges:
| Re-directing to outcome and meta-outcome
Problems are resources and opportunities
Improvement and solutions
Resources and utilization
Increasing the number of choices and options
How to think outside the box
Resources and resource to others
Priority and outcome held in mind
Identifying best way to communicate to others
Small chunking and big vision thinking
Attention to other's P.O.V. , needs, goals and problems
How To Think More Resourcefully - part II
2:45pm - 3:45pm
In this module you'll practice four 'framing skills' that will improve your ability to choose and assign the most optimal meaning to any experience in the past, present or future.
Reframing - assigning meaning to events
Deframing - destroying an already existing and assigned meaning
Preframing - assigning meaning prior to a future event
Post framing - assigning meaning to past events
This module includes creative ways to use your new framing skills and tips to help you do them on an ongoing basis.
How To Think More Resourcefully - part III
The Optimism Patterns
4:00pm - 5:00pm
Based on over 20 years of research and the work of Dr. Martin Selligman, these simple techniques will increase your resilience and ability to bounce back after temporary setbacks and disappointments.
By learning these simple habits, you'll come to explain things to yourself in a way that produces a measurable difference in your over all level of optimism.
Hand out: Optimism Plus
Exercise in group: Your New Explanatory Style
Your instructor is one of our hand picked trainers at Las Vegas Seminars .com.
When, Where and How Much
10:00 am to 5:00 pm.
Special half day formats are also available
Las Vegas - Our workshop facility.
Or on site at your location or hotel in greater Southern Nevada.
Call us for special group rates at 702-898-7247 or 800-884-6150
To Enroll or Inquire
To enroll by phone call 702-898-7247 or 800-884-6150
Or inquire online.