Critical Thinking, Problem Solving, and Decision Making

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In today's complex, data-driven world, professionals face many "gray" areas in which they need to think critically and exercise personal judgment. This course offers tools and techniques for sharpening the "gray cells" of the brain for clearer thinking and more effective decision-making.

Key Topics
  • Understand and practice specific techniques for deducing the right conclusions from data, to solve problems and make decisions.

  • Uncover techniques for evaluating your own and others' proposed solutions and decisions.

  • Practice avoiding stumbling blocks for effective decision-making and learn how personal assumptions and views can help or hinder your reasoning and decision-making.

All NIH Employees.