CAPA 11 - Critical Thinking & Analysis

Course Description

We will focus on the decision making area known as ‘critical thinking and analysis (CT&A)’, and will give participants the necessary skills to use CT&A skills in day-to-day decision making, in both their personal and professional lives. Designed for new as well as experienced local administrators and a middle management cohort, CT&A provides decision makers with a proven set of skills to deal with complex, recurring and/or value laden problems. Furthermore, CT&A offers participants a variety of avenues and strategies to arrive at short and long-term solutions that are ethically based and encompass a wide view of the landscape.

This course covers the following:

  • Introduction to Critical Thinking
  • Extracting Key Issues
  • Problem Solving and Decision Making  
  • Providing Reasoned Advice in a Professional Manner

Course Fees:

  • Members: $575 (plus applicable taxes)
  • Non-members: $695 (plus applicable taxes)

*Textbook required

Richard Paul & Linda Elder. (2014).
Critical Thinking: Tools for Taking Charge of Your Professional and Personal Life. Second Edition,

Pearson Education, Inc., Upper Saddle River, NJ. ORDER HERE