On-Site and Customized Workshops
Open Enrollment Workshops
Our course for People Leaders
Our Core Workshop
Critical Thinking Workshops
Problem-Solving Decision-Making Innovation Leadership
All workshops available in-person and virtual live with instructor/thinking coach
Conducted at your location or live online. We customize the workshop to your business, with real examples and exercises that come from interviews with would be attendees. The attendees learn critical thinking AND see it in action with their own day-to-day issues .
Open Enrollment Workshops
#201/701: Critical Thinking for Problem Solving and Decision Making
This one-day workshop
provides attendees with an excellent foundation and set of tools and techniques for Critical Thinking in a variety of situations. The participants practice these tools in exercise sessions using a real individual business issue. The templates, called Thinksheets, are used as a guide for thinking, both in the class, and to aid future out of class use.
When conducting the above workshop with a class of only supervisors and managers, we'll tailor the examples and exercises for these participants. Also see our 3-day workshop #361 specifically designed for managers and leaders.
Our most popular course
#351/751: Critical Thinking for Problem Solving and Decision Making
(Core + Advanced)
This two-day workshop
combines the material from #201 (our core workshop), #301 (Advanced) and #501 (Critical Thinking for Innovation) into a format that leverages the value of all three workshops into a two day format.
#361/761: Critical Thinking for Supervisors, Managers and Leaders
This three-day workshop
contains all the material from #351 with a focus a module on Thinking Coach
, i.e. getting others to think critically. Critical Thinking is a necessary tool for the modern leader. This workshop is generally part of a Leadership training curriculum.
With Thinking Coach
#811: Critical Thinking Deep Dive
This half day to two day engagement provides participants with HeadScratchers expertise in facilitating critical thinking sessions to conduct a deep dive into a specific issue, problem or goal. Contact HeadScratchers to discuss your particular situation and objective
#851: Mini-Coaching Sessions
This consists of two 15-minute sessions to follow-up on the Next Step plans that are created in the workshops. These coaching sessions range from issues around the implementation of the plan, questions that come up, or what’s next. The purpose of these coaching sessions is to increase the retention, and fortify usage of the skills learned from the course. Coaching sessions are an optional add-on to courses.
#852: Coaching Sessions
Post training coaching sessions to help participants with challenges they encounter during the application of critical thinking to difficult situations.
#801: Custom Speeches
60 to 90 minute engaging speeches related to Critical Thinking, Innovation, Problem Solving and Decision Making.
to discuss your specific need.
Contact us to discuss any of the above workshops and services or your special needs
#321/721: Critical Thinking Core Plus Thinking Coach
A Thinking coach is one who gets others to Think. This two day course
will provide an understand of a the core critical thinking tools and specifically how to apply them as a Thinking Coach. There is significant role play and peer feedback as the participants learn and then practice their Thinking Coach skills in a variety of situations. This course is for Supervisors, Managers, Directors and Leaders.
#601: Critical Thinking for Executives
This abbreviated one half day workshop is designed for Executives and exposes them to the framework, tools and techniques of Critical Thinking, either prior to or in parallel with employees of the organization. The focus is to introduce a framework for Critical Thinking and some of the most important tools they can leverage. Also covered is how to create and sustain a culture for Critical Thinking.
#501: Advanced Critical Thinking and Innovation
This workshop, builds on skills learned in course 201, “Critical Thinking for Problem Solving and Decision Making” workshop and focuses on Innovation; The creation of something new or modified that obtains a positive result. The participants will learn tools and techniques for Innovation, such as Abductive, Outside-the-box and Impossible thinking, and, during numerous breakout exercises, will practice their new learning on a real goal or problem they bring to class.
#322/722: Add On - Being a Thinking Coach
This is a One day, Add on Course for those who took our 1, 2 or 3 day critical thinking workshop. A Thinking coach is one who gets others to Think. The first hour will review prior learning and then the rest of the day is all about Thinking Coach, with significant role play and peer feedback as the participants learn and then practice their Thinking Coach skills in a variety of situations. This course is for Supervisors, Managers, Directors and Leaders.
#301: Advanced Critical Thinking and Decision Making
This one-day workshop builds on the material from course 201 “Critical Thinking for Problem Solving and Decision Making”, with added content, practice, and case study time to strengthen comprehension. Additional topics include: Influencing and Communicating ideas, Making Fast Decisions, Fuzzy Criteria, Analysis Paralysis, A 11-Point Risk model and template, Advanced Decision Criteria, Preeminent Metrics.