Cultivate Creative and Critical Thinking for Workplace Success

Cultivate Creative and Critical Thinking for Workplace Success (14 hrs)

Course Code: TGS-2022016803 | SSG Funded

Note: Classroom-based learning will be conducted through virtual classroom until further notice. Terms and conditions apply.

Intermediate Level

This course equips participants with skills to develop solutions and discover new ways of working.

It supports the training and capability building of participants with relevant, current and in-demand soft skills along the following:

  • CCS Cluster: Thinking Critically
  • CCS Competency: Creative Thinking
  • CCS Theme: Support Change Management at the Workplace & Business Resilience

Participants who fulfil all requirements will receive a Statement of Attainment (SOA) issued by the SkillsFuture Singapore (SSG).

  • Understand the principles and foundations of creative and critical thinking
  • Learn about the different phases of the critical thinking process
  • Cultivate an attitude necessary for critical thinking
  • Able to use brainstorming methods to aid creative thinking

Introduction to creative and critical thinking

  • Understand components essential for creative and critical thinking
  • Discover the importance and benefits of creative and critical thinking
  • Understand the barriers to creative and critical thinking
  • Learn innovation strategies

Critical thinking process and categories

  • Reflect on ideas to change or innovate Analyse findings
  • Acquire information
  • Improve creativity
  • Structure arguments
  • Make decisions
  • Establish commitment
  • Deconstruct results

Establish habits to improve critical thinking

  • Build self-awareness
  • Understand your mental process
  • Develop foresight
  • Ask questions
  • Evaluate existing evidence

Creative thinking process and categories

  • Understand the components of creativity
  • Understand and practice the creative process
  • Identify methods of group creative brainstorming

Develop your creative thinking

  • Define creative visualisation
  • Understand the benefits of visualisation
  • Practice the techniques for visualisation
  • Outline the visualisation into imagery for communication
  • Understand convergent and divergent thinking
  • Learn how to balance creativity with rationality

The delivery of learning is by way of interactive and experiential practices that keep participants motivated and help them make connections. The methods enhance the efficiency and effectiveness of training, with skills practice and immersion that encourage recall, retention, and transfer.

This course is suitable for supervisors, individuals in small businesses, and those who need to lead and guide their subordinates through the process of creative thinking.

Duration : 2 days (14 hrs)
Time : 9:00am to 5:00pm

With effect from 1 Jan 2023 (GST @ 8%):

Course Fee : $450.00
Nett Fee Incl. 8% GST : $486.00
Nett Fee after Training Grant* : $171.00 (SMEs) | $261.00 (Non-SMEs / Self-Sponsored)
Nett Fee after MCES* : $171.00

Funding validity period: 11 Nov 2022 – 25 Sep 2025

* Please click HERE for detailed information on general terms and conditions.

* Please click HERE for detailed information on course fee funding schemes, SkillsFuture credit, and complete listing of funded courses. This course is eligible for use of SkillsFuture credit.

Key Benefits
  • Understand the principles and foundations of creative and critical thinking
  • Learn about the different phases of the critical thinking process
  • Cultivate an attitude necessary for critical thinking
  • Able to use brainstorming methods to aid creative thinking
Course Contents

Introduction to creative and critical thinking

  • Understand components essential for creative and critical thinking
  • Discover the importance and benefits of creative and critical thinking
  • Understand the barriers to creative and critical thinking
  • Learn innovation strategies

Critical thinking process and categories

  • Reflect on ideas to change or innovate Analyse findings
  • Acquire information
  • Improve creativity
  • Structure arguments
  • Make decisions
  • Establish commitment
  • Deconstruct results

Establish habits to improve critical thinking

  • Build self-awareness
  • Understand your mental process
  • Develop foresight
  • Ask questions
  • Evaluate existing evidence

Creative thinking process and categories

  • Understand the components of creativity
  • Understand and practice the creative process
  • Identify methods of group creative brainstorming

Develop your creative thinking

  • Define creative visualisation
  • Understand the benefits of visualisation
  • Practice the techniques for visualisation
  • Outline the visualisation into imagery for communication
  • Understand convergent and divergent thinking
  • Learn how to balance creativity with rationality
Learning Methodology

The delivery of learning is by way of interactive and experiential practices that keep participants motivated and help them make connections. The methods enhance the efficiency and effectiveness of training, with skills practice and immersion that encourage recall, retention, and transfer.

Who Should Attend

This course is suitable for supervisors, individuals in small businesses, and those who need to lead and guide their subordinates through the process of creative thinking.

Course Details

Duration : 2 days (14 hrs)
Time : 9:00am to 5:00pm

With effect from 1 Jan 2023 (GST @ 8%):

Course Fee : $450.00
Nett Fee Incl. 8% GST : $486.00
Nett Fee after Training Grant* : $171.00 (SMEs) | $261.00 (Non-SMEs / Self-Sponsored)
Nett Fee after MCES* : $171.00

Funding validity period: 11 Nov 2022 – 25 Sep 2025

* Please click HERE for detailed information on general terms and conditions.

* Please click HERE for detailed information on course fee funding schemes, SkillsFuture credit, and complete listing of funded courses. This course is eligible for use of SkillsFuture credit.

Course Application

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January 9, 2023 - January 10, 2023 (9:00 am - 5:00 pm)
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February 13, 2023 - February 14, 2023 (9:00 am - 5:00 pm)
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June 21, 2023 - June 22, 2023 (9:00 am - 5:00 pm)
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July 20, 2023 - July 21, 2023 (9:00 am - 5:00 pm)
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October 19, 2023 - October 20, 2023 (9:00 am - 5:00 pm)
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November 20, 2023 - November 21, 2023 (9:00 am - 5:00 pm)
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December 18, 2023 - December 19, 2023 (9:00 am - 5:00 pm)
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