Soft Skills in the Digital Age

Monday, 25 January 2021

Arm yourself with soft skills on Creative, Critical and Design Thinking via Zoom sessions and have a good kick-start of the year of 2021!

Trainer’s Profile
Stephen has 18 years of experience in the education industry, 10 years of experience in learning & development (L&D) and 8 years of experience in management positions, training, coaching and mentoring a variety of learners. He is an NUS BBAH graduate with a Master of Education, Specialist Diplomas in Human Capital Management and certification in various HR functions. He currently works as a L&D Specialist in the education sector.

25 Jan, MON & 22 Feb, MON- Introduction to Creative Thinking: 

Do you wish you can generate more alternative solutions to a problem? How can you ensure that your proposed solution cover the necessary angles for consideration?

Learn over 2 sessions - 25 Jan & 22 Feb 2021, 19:30 - 21:00 (1.5 hours each):

  • The differences between creative and critical thinking
  • Concepts in creative thinkingThe differences between critical and creative thinking
    • Useful ice-breaking activities
    • Torrance framework for creative thinking
    • Harvard’s Project Zero’s thinking routine toolbox
    • 6 thinking hats

 
29 Mar, MON- Introduction to Critical Thinking:
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Do you sometimes encounter an obviously weak argument, but find yourself unable to say why it is wrong? Do you wish you can contribute meaningfully to proposed ideas with useful and non-threatening questions?

Learn over 1 session - 29 Mar 2021, 19:30 - 21:00 (1.5 hours):

  • Concepts in critical thinkingWhat design thinking is suitable for
    • Logical reasoning and effective critical thinking
    • Fallacies and cognitive biases
    • Paul-Elder critical thinking framework

26 Apr, MON- Introduction to Design Thinking: Register Here
Do you need to innovate when you face ill-defined problems? Do you feel unsure whether your proposed solution will be accepted by the stakeholders?

Learn over 1 session - 26 Apr 2021, 19:30 - 21:00 (1.5 hours):

  • The basic concepts behind design thinking
  • Steps to ensure successful design thinking
Creative Thinking Critical Thinking Design Thinking