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Structured and

Critical Thinking Training

Learn a range of easy to use, high impact techniques

How and when to use different thinking approaches for maximum effect – a practical toolkit for effective critical thinking

The structured and critical thinking course provides a tool kit for tackling challenging situations systematically, thinking them through and swiftly considering all options. The structured and critical thinking skills will provide fresh insights and a better understanding of problems or challenges, making you better equipped to deal with them more effectively.

Key outcomes and benefits

  • Tools and techniques – that improve thinking skills.
  • Enhanced problem solving skills.
  • Knowing how to think effectively in different situations.

Course Overview

Compact 1 day course – half day option also available

The importance of structured and critical thinking training

  • Gain absolute clarity on what structured thinking is and why it’s important.
  • Challenge habitual thinking patterns.
  • Develop new patterns of thinking.

Understanding a challenge

  • Identify a problem and understand its root causes.
  • Explore the problem fully using visual thinking tools which address any questions that arise and help to search for answers.

Multi-perspective thinking

  • Consider the challenge from the different perspectives where:
    • All stakeholders’ positions are considered.
    • The entire environment within which a business operates is considered.

Using questions to search for answers

  • Questioning techniques that will:
    • Help to broaden thinking skills.
    • Find solutions to a challenge.


  • Delegates will:
    • Explore the application of the tools and techniques.
    • Bring the learning to life and make it practical.
    • Enhance the confidence to use the learning back in the work place.

The course and the trainer were engaging, focusing on real issues that applied to the team