IMPORTANT NOTICE: This program is scheduled as a face-to-face classroom training during the Spring 2021 semester, but may be moved online due to future recommendations for distance learning due to the Novel Coronavirus (COVID-19). Any updates will be posted on this page and all enrolled students will be notified by email of any anticipated curtailments.
This course has been approved for SHRM PDCs
With so much information available to so many in today's work environment, managers who can think clearly and understand and process that information have become much more valuable. Critical thinking is a structured, disciplined approach to problems that results in faster and better decisions.
This workshop will teach you critical thinking skills that improve the way you think. You'll learn standards for evaluating thinking processes, explore problem-solving and decision-making techniques, and practice applying those techniques during the session.
Tess George, M.A. in Speech Communication, is founder and principal of Speakwell, a communication training firm, focusing on communication skills in the workplace. She has taught a variety of communication classes at many colleges, including Penn State and UMass. With over 20 years' experience in training, teaching, singing, acting and storytelling, she helps participants to reach their communication goals.