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Critical Thinking Skills for Government


April 18th, 2024 / Online
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Overview


Enhance decision-making and accelerate problem-solving through critical and creative thinking

• Master decision-making strategies for improved judgement
• Overcome cognitive barriers hindering critical thinking
• Apply critical thinking effectively to real-life work challenges
• Boost efficiency and advance your APS career through the power of critical thinking

Speakers


Dr Karen Whittingham

Karen is one of Australia’s leading executive management development specialists who has worked with thousands of executives to transition them into senior leadership roles quickly and effectively. She is an Organisational Psychologist passionate about people’s success and facilitating their careers to rise. She teaches Organisational psychology at UNSW and works with ASX listed companies and large public sector organisations to drive engagement, inclusion and performance.

Director
Impact Psychology Pty Ltd

Agenda


Workshop

Critical thinking as a key priority in the APS

- How critical thinking aligns to you and the APS

- Identify and develop the mindsets and skills of effective critical thinkers

- Apply critical thinking capabilities to your role

  

Mitigate thought processes that reduce critical thinking

- Identify and reduce the negative impacts of cognitive bias

- Manage brain fatigue to overcome barriers to critical thinking 

- Apply empathy to better understand problems, avoid acting on assumptions, and improve decision-making

 

Unpack critical thinking techniques

- Cognitive principles, tools and strategies essential to critical thinking

- Understand the different ways people process information – tools to adapt to increase your influence

- Define a problem systematically to expose gaps and be more precise in identifying the root cause

 

Critical and creative thinking for problem solving 

- Apply whole brain thinking to encourage thinking outside the box

- Practice creative problem solving techniques

- Combine creative and critical thinking to form partnerships, generate new ideas, and deliver solutions

  • Dr Karen Whittingham Director Impact Psychology Pty Ltd

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