This unit revolves around fostering critical and creative thinking skills within individuals and teams. It starts with researching models of critical and creative thinking, developing questions to pinpoint knowledge gaps, and facilitating learning opportunities to bridge these gaps. Clear articulation of key thinking concepts to relevant personnel is essential. It also emphasises creating an environment conducive to critical and creative thinking. This involves analysing current organisational systems for barriers, developing processes that support such thinking, and providing opportunities for team members to apply these skills to real workplace challenges. Feedback is a crucial part of this process.
Finally, continuous improvement is emphasised. This includes collecting and analysing feedback, identifying additional support needs, and making recommendations for future improvements in line with relevant legislation and organisational policies.
What Will You Learn?
- By completing this course, you would achieve several valuable outcomes:
- Enhanced Critical and Creative Thinking Skills: You would develop the ability to think critically and creatively, which are highly sought-after skills in both personal and professional contexts.
- Effective Problem-Solving: You would gain the skills to identify and address knowledge gaps, analyse problems, and devise innovative solutions.
- Facilitation Skills: You would learn how to create a conducive environment for critical and creative thinking within teams and organizations.
- Feedback and Monitoring Competence: You would become adept at collecting and analysing feedback, identifying improvement opportunities, and making recommendations in alignment with relevant regulations and policies.
- Professional Development: You would enhance your professional skills and knowledge, making you a valuable asset to your organisation and opening up potential career advancement opportunities.
- Alignment with Organisational Objectives: You would be better equipped to align critical and creative thinking with organisational goals, contributing to your organization's success.