Critical Thinking: From Conceptualization to Presentation

$2,550.00
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  • Critical Thinking: From Conceptualization to Presentation

Critical Thinking: From Conceptualization to Presentation

$2,550.00
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Guilty of analytic paralysis? Having a hard time starting your project? This dynamic, exercise-driven course will provide a roadmap to get you from conceptualizing to presenting for your stakeholders.

Critical Thinking is the cornerstone of a good analytic product. These skills prepare participants to better understand their client’s needs, overcome mental mindsets, challenge assumptions, organize information, and perfect their presentations. Small group exercises will teach students to:

  • Utilize critical thinking concepts and Structured Analytic Techniques (SATs)
  • Plan analytic products
  • Adapt to change and ambiguity
  • Construct solid analytic arguments
  • Build a clear presentation

Topics and Techniques Explored:

  • How to Conceptualize Analytic Frameworks and Construct Logical Arguments
  • The Analysts’ Roadmap
  • AIMS (Audience, Issue, Message, and Storyline)
  • Assessing Source Credibility and Detecting Deception
  • Portraying Probability and Levels of Confidence
  • Identifying Risk and Vulnerabilities
  • Dealing with Cognitive Biases and Intuitive Traps
  • Crafting Good Titles and Topic Sentences
  • Checking Your Key Assumptions
  • Argument Mapping