Confident Decision Making: Enhancing critical thinking skills

Participant Group: Staff with managerial aspirations & with current decision making responsibilities 

Facilitator:  Valerie Pierce – Clear Thinking In Action


Participants will:

  • Understand the real issues facing themselves and others
  • Be clear about the outcome they want to achieve
  • Achieve stakeholder commitment

In short, they will know how to get their decisions across with integrity, innovation and ensuring full collaboration.

Learning Outcomes 

Upon completion of the course, participants will know how to:

  • Have clear Focus
  • Ask the Right Questions
  • Develop Productive Thinking
  • Change Negative Thinking into Positive Action
  • Communicate ideas in a way that makes sense to others

To gain maximum benefit each participant is asked to bring their own current problems/decisions they can work on throughout the workshop, improving their personal skills by using their everyday workplace documentation.


  • Delivered in one sitting of 3 hours on via zoom.
  • Broken down into sections to make sure that participants get good breaks from the screen
  • No. of different interactive tools as well as polls & whiteboard will be used
  • 15-minute break i.e. 5 minute comfort break & 10 minute coffee break

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