Date: Thursday 2nd July 2015
Times: 9.00am to 5.00pm
Cost: €275 funding applied
|Your purpose may be to solve problems, speak up at meetings, motivate your team, achieve required goals…. Whatever your purpose, how you think about it, and more importantly, how you get others to think about it will be the key to your success.‘Critical Thinking in Action’ teaches you how to be smart during your meetings and discussions. The programme will help you develop the clarity of thought and reasoning skills to analyse situations and communicate ideas, so as to achieve the best results.|
|On Completion of the Course you will know how to:
|All levels of ManagementAnyone whose job role requires them to work with challenges and opportunities.Anyone whose job role requires them to think quickly on their feet to get what they want.|
|Critical Thinking in Action: Programme Details: 1 Day – 9.30am – 5pmPart 1: - Opening Perception
The session ends with an introduction to the work of Teresa Amabile (Harvard Business School) explaining her 6 Levers on how to achieve a successful problem solving and decision making environment within the organisation.
Part 2: Build on Successful Thinking Skills
Clear Action is especially difficult in the face of a lack of information, or with the more modern problem of information overload.
This session highlights the strengths of good thinking to:
Part 3: Develop Ideas for Action
This session focuses on removing obstacles and blockages that hinder successful action using both creative and analytical thinking.
Part 4: Achieve Confident Decision Making with Others
In this session, participants work on how to successfully lead others to action,
*Each participant will receive a free copy of the book ‘Focus: The Art of Clear Thinking’ by Valerie Pierce (2014)
End of Programme: © Valerie Pierce 2015
Trainer Profile Qualification & Relevant Experience
|PROFILE: Valerie Pierce, International Training Consultant and Author.Qualifications: MA (Phil), MSc (Executive Coaching), FIITD, ACValerie is the Creator of the Clear & Critical Thinking Training Programmes since 1990 and is Author of the books ‘Quick Thinking on Your Feet.’ Published in Ireland (2003): Japan (2004): USA (2005): China (2006): Taiwan (2006): Indonesia (2007 Malaysia & Singapore (2013) and ‘Focus: The Art of Clear Thinking’ Published in Ireland (2014) and The Middle East (2015)
Her international client list includes Private and Public Sector clients as well as Government Bodies such as:
Apple, Airbus, Accenture, Aviva, Hermes Fund Managers (UK), Irish Life, Standard Life Insurance. Ulster Bank, The Central Bank of Ireland, IBM, KPMG, Oracle, Pfizer, Coca Cola, Pepsi Cola, AIB group, Abbott & Merck Pharmaceuticals, The Victoria & Albert Museum, The British Law Society, Several Irish Government Departments, the Office of the Revenue Commissioners, Enterprise Ireland, Smurfit Business School and RTE amongst others.
Please see www.clearthinkinginaction.com for full list.
Valerie is an Associate Faculty Member at Ashridge Business School, UK (Ranked No. 1 for Executive Education in UK, Financial Times 2012), where she trains groups on the Ashridge Leadership Programme as well as lecturing Executive MBA students, all from diverse financial and corporate backgrounds. She is author of the Ashridge ‘Creative Problem Solving’ Learning Guide (2011) published on the Ashridge Virtual Learning website.