Chapter Meeting-January, 2020
To foster decision making, creativity, and innovation, it is essential to be a critical thinker. Critical thinking can help you guide your organization to solve the right problems, address the right business needs, and prevent unwarranted and potentially wasteful projects from getting initiated. A good critical thinker functions as a trusted advisor by asking the tough questions. They strive to be clear, precise and relevant in their communication and seek to think beneath the surface, to be logical and fair. This presentation will provide you with some of the key techniques to help you be a better critical thinker.
At the end of this session you will be able to…
- Describe the purpose and benefits of critical thinking.
- Learn to identify fallacies in your thinking and others.
- Practice techniques that will help improve your critical thinking.
Audience: Anyone interested in further developing their critical thinking skills.
Dr. Susan Heidorn, BRMP, PMP, CBAP
Dr. Susan Heidorn is the Director of Business Solutions for Watermark Learning in Minneapolis. Susan is an experienced consultant, facilitator, speaker, and trainer, with over 25 years of business experience. Susan directs programs in business analysis, business relationship management, and leadership, including developing and delivering courses and providing consulting. She has been a speaker at a number of IIBA® and PMI® conferences as well as local and regional organizations, boards, and private clients. She is a lifelong learner whose passion it is to guide people into achieving excellence in their personal and professional lives and works on creating positive impacts to the organization.