Certificate in Critical Thinking Online Short Course

Provider Courses for Success
Course Outcome Certificate of Completion
Study Mode Online
Duration 6-8 hours
Start Date Anytime – start today!
Cost $199.00
  • What you'll learn


    Critical thinking is vital to all businesses, enabling companies to navigate their way through hardship and minimise risk wherever possible. Equip yourself with strong decision-making skills with this online Critical Thinking Online Short course from Courses for Success.

    This online short course focuses on the main components of critical thinking to provide you with the skills needed to implement effective critical thinking in the workplace.

    This short course is designed to help you distinguish between different types of information that may affect your decision making process.  This knowledge will help you evaluate decisions and guide you to make better business decisions. You can study at your own speed while improving your overall critical thinking skills.

    After purchasing this course, you will be provided with unlimited, lifetime access to its materials.

  • Ideal for


    This short course is ideal for anyone looking to enhance their critical thinking skills and  improve their decision-making processes.

    While there are no formal entry requirements for this short course, students must have basic literacy and numeracy skills and need to have access to a computer and the internet to complete this course.

  • Career Outcomes


    Complete this short course and learn how to become a more rational and disciplined thinker. This valuable skill will enable you to make sounder decisions in both your professional and personal life.

    Completion of this short course will see you awarded with a Courses for Success certificate of completion.

  • Course Content


    Components of critical thinking

    • Applying reason
    • Open mindedness
    • Analysis
    • Logic

    Non-linear thinking

    • Step out of your comfort zone
    • Don't jump to conclusions
    • Expect and initiate change
    • Being ready to adapt

    Logical thinking

    • Ask the right questions
    • Organise the data
    • Evaluate the information
    • Draw conclusions

    Critical thinker (part 1)

    • Active listening
    • Be curious
    • Be disciplined
    • Be humble

    Critical thinking (part 2)

    • Seeing the big picture
    • Objectivity
    • Using your emotions
    • Being self-aware

    Evaluate the information

    • Making assumptions
    • Watch out for the bias
    • Ask clarifying questions
    • SWOT analysis

    Benefits of critical thinking

    • Being more persuasive
    • Better communication
    • Better problem solving
    • Increased emotional intelligence

    Changing your perspective

    • Limitations of your point of view
    • Considering others viewpoint
    • Influences on bias
    • When new information arrives

    Problem solving

    • Identify inconsistencies
    • Trust your instincts
    • Asking why?
    • Evaluate the solutions

    Putting it all together

    • Retaining your new skills
    • Reflect and learn from mistakes
    • Always ask questions
    • Practicing critical thinking

    Wrapping Up

    • Alison King - Good questioners are good thinkers.
    • Henry Ward Beecher - All words are pegs to hang ideas on.
    • Rudolf Arnheim - All perceiving is also thinking, all reasoning is also intuition, all observation is also invention.
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  • Why Courses for Success?

    Courses for Success

    Boasting one of the most extensive and diverse course lists on offer, Courses for Success have hundreds of online courses. With everything from accounting to art, wedding planning to web design, they are a great option for anyone with specific professional development needs or with a particular hobby to pursue – there really is a course to suit everyone.

    Courses for Success has developed its own online courses and utilises the latest technology to deliver them at affordable prices across ten countries. They have also partnered with some of Australia’s leading training providers to offer a range of accredited courses, with accessibility their main aim.

    As a student of Courses for Success, you’ll benefit from 24/7 access to your online course materials, enabling you to study whenever and wherever you want.

    You will also receive ongoing support from a tutor who is available to answer your questions and help keep you motivated as you may your way through the course material.