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edX: Critical Thinking & Problem-Solving

 with  Andrea Hickerson PhD

In today’s business environment, organizations have identified critical thinking and problem-solving as skills that are integral to an employee’s—and their organization’s—success.

The most successful professionals can assess the environment, analyze a situation, design a solution, and ultimately win in a competitive scenario.

This course, part of the Soft Skills Professional Certificate program, will demystify, discuss, and provide application techniques for critical thinking and problem-solving in a business context. Learners will draw connections to their work experience by analyzing and critiquing case studies. Best practices for problem-solving will be discussed and illustrated including how to weigh alternative solutions, incorporate feedback from stakeholders, and how and when to start over.

This course may be audited free of charge. Learners also have the opportunity to earn a verified certificate of completion. Exclusive learning opportunities such as live events hosted by subject matter experts will be available for verified learners.

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Cost Free Online Course
Pace Upcoming
Provider edX
Language English
Certificates $49 Certificate Available
Hours 6-8 hours a week
Calendar 3 weeks long

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