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Training Directory 2022
 
MEF ACADEMY
3A06-3A07, Block A,
Phileo Damansara II,
No. 15 Jalan 16/11, Seksyen 16,
46350 Petaling Jaya,
Selangor Darul Ehsan,
Malaysia

Tel: 603-7955 7778
Fax: 603-7955 1945
 
 
Upcoming Trainings & Events
 
[Face to Face] CRITICAL THINKINGMEF Academy, Petaling Jaya 11-12 August 2022
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Course Fee
RM 1, 600 (inclusive SST) per participant
 
OVERVIEW
In today’s society, many people experience information overload. We are bombarded with messages to believe various ideas, purchase things, support causes, and lead our lifestyle in a particular way. How do you know what to believe? How do you separate the truth from the myths?
 
The answer lies in critical thinking skills. The ability to clearly reason through problems and to present arguments in a logical, compelling way has become a key skill for survival in today’s world. This two-day workshop will give you some practical tools and hands-on experience with critical thinking and problem solving.
 
What Will Students Learn?
• Define critical and non-critical thinking
• Identify your critical thinking style(s), including area of strength and improvement
• Describe other thinking styles, including left/right brain thinking and whole-brain thinking
• Work through the critical the critical thinking process to build or analyze arguments
• Develop and evaluate explanations
• Improve key critical thinking skills
• Use analytical thought systems and creative thinking techniques
• Prepare and present powerful arguments
 
Targeted Participants
• Individuals interested in improving skills
• Students at college needing to recognize and frame problems and draw conclusions
• Working professionals needing to make persuasive arguments
• Adult Learners wanting to reason ethically
 
What Topics are Covered?
• Understanding critical thinking
• Where do other types of thinking fit in? (including whole-brain and left and right brain)
• Pitfalls to reasoned decision making
• The critical thinking process
• A critical thinker’s skill set
• Creating explanations
• Dealing with assumptions
• Critical and creative thought systems
 
Trainer
Mr. Peter Ong was a Singapore Public Service Commission Scholar at the National University of Singapore(1983) and subsequently the Institute of Education for the Post-Graduate Diploma in Education (1984). He lectured at a Junior College for a number of years before getting his Post-Graduate Diploma in Systems Analysis (1988). With over 40 years of experience in the IT industry, he taught basic computer and information systems in the early 1980s. Since that time,
he has worked with MNCs like IBM Software and BMC Software, marketing software solutions and selling into large accounts and MNCs, Government bodies and financial institutions including banks and insurance companies, using Strategic Selling Methodology and Customer Focused Selling. He has closed deals sizes in the millions of US$ and recognized as one of the companies’ top sales performer. He
has also spoken at conferences and trained adults across the Asia Pacific including Australia. He is HRDC certified.
 
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There are currently no events scheduled for other dates or venues.