Course Outline

Course Outline

Enhancing Leadership, Critical Thinking & Innovation

Ref No. Dates Venue Fee (US$)  
MG 004 03 - 07 Mar 2019 Dubai 4500 Register
MG 004 15 - 19 Jul 2019 Istanbul 5000 Register
MG 004 17 - 21 Nov 2019 Dubai 4500 Register

Enhancing Leadership, Critical Thinking & Innovation

Introduction

Success of an organization and its leaders typically rest upon how managers and staff understand the psychological influences and process of thinking, an “out of the box” kind of thinking that they make. Since it is crucially evident that the employees are a very important dimension in the success of an organization, the challenge is to turn them from “clock watchers” to critical and creative workforce that can give the organization a competitive edge.

PROCLAD Academy’s Enhancing Leadership, Critical Thinking & Innovation training course is intended to help participants develop innovation and critical thinking skills together, that will lead to new idea generation, better problem-solving and efficiency building. Getting the best thinking abilities helps participants step back, examine their thought processes and make them more effective. Their organisation’s innovation and competitive position in the marketplace will improve by asking the right questions and challenging assumptions.

The key features of PROCLAD Academy’s Enhancing Leadership, Critical Thinking & Innovation training course are:

  • Enhancing creativity by applying the leadership techniques
  • Different creative techniques, along with cases and examples
  • Real cases of how other organizations applied them successfully
  • Relationship between creativity and work culture
Learning Objectives

Participants on PROCLAD Academy’s Enhancing Leadership, Critical Thinking & Innovation training course will:

  • Understand critical, analytical and creative thinking
  • Learn techniques on becoming more critical, analytical & creative
  • Apply techniques to help self and organization improve
  • Understand the thinking process
  • Examine the obstacles towards organization greatness
  • Pick up hints on the psychology behind people’s hesitation
  • Learn to empower
Target Audience

PROCLAD Academy’s Enhancing Leadership, Critical Thinking & Innovation training course is designed for all personnel from all industries who are stuck in conventional approach, and who are keen to learn more about critical thinking and creativity.

Training Methodology

PROCLAD Academy’s Enhancing Leadership, Critical Thinking & Innovation training course will be presented using a combination of lecture, practical/hands on approach such as role plays, case studies, presentation, and video.

Course Outline
  • What is Analytical, Critical and Creative Thinking
    • case exercise
    • discussion on thinking out of the box
    • types of learning
  • Why Don’t all Organizations have Critical/Analytical Thinking and Creative People
  • Difference between Critical Thinking and Creativity
  • Conditions for us to Think Critically and Creatively
      1. Empowerment and Ownership
      2. Ownership Case Discussion
  • Idea Generation – 6 Techniques
    1. Reversal
    2. Brainstorming
  • Reframing Matrix
  • Concept Fan
  • Random Approach
  • Provocation
  • The Political Environment
    1. The 5 Points of Political Power
    2. Politics and Power
  • Workplace Culture
    1. Culture and Roles Of Leadership
    2. The Leadership Styles/Approaches
  • Attitude Formation & Impact
    1. Performance Management: Ability and Attitude
  • Psychological Contract
    1. Expectation Exercise