Course Description

This course will provide critical thinking skills, with a focus on innovation, creativity, and the barriers and benefits to each. The course will cover the following objectives:

  • Identify reflective, conceptual, analytical, and deductive, reasoning.
  • Understand how decisions may effect an overall department and organization, both decisions made and not made.
  • Learn to move from perception and assumption to reality and fact.
  • Apply critical thinking skills in decision making and management.
  • Identify reasons innovation & creativity are essential to an organization.
  • Identify barriers to innovation & creativity.
  • Review examples of products, services, and companies that have transformed industries.
  • Discuss re-engineering vs. process improvement.