About the Course
Learn how to analyze any situation or problem, and write argumentative essays
Topics CoveredClear Thinking Dealing with Ambiguity in language, Defining terms for clarity
Terms of reasoning: Claims, Issues, assumptions, Arguments, types, of arguments, arguments & explanations
Fallacies: Hasty generalization, False dilemma, slippery slope, Ad Hominem, Appeal to popularity
Inductive reasoning: reasoning by analogy, informal inductive reasoning, formal inductive reasoning
Credibility: evaluating credibility of information
Casual explanations - Forming hypothesis: method of difference, method of agreement, confirming casual hypotheses
PEAS case study framework (Problem, Evidence, Assumptions, Solution
One case study
Who should attendTeachers, Managers, Executives, Home makers, Students. This course is a MUST for everyone if they want to develop problem solving and decision making skills.
Pre-requisitesMust have completed at least 14 years for formal education.
What you need to bringNothing
Key Takeaways• Performance on the job and in academics will improve substantially
• Decision making and problem solving capabilities will improve dramatically.
• Your leadership and team skills are likely to go up n account of a better understanding of issues and communication.
• The framework will help you take a 360 degree view of any situation
• Will be able to identify the areas where information is needed
• Will not get swayed by rhetoric that masquerades as reasoning
• You will Identify bad reasoning when you see it
• You will Not fall prey to fallacies
As a by-product your written communication and presentation skills will improve and you will have sound reasoning (Our communication skills are only as good as our thinking skills)