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Critical Thinking, Problem Solving and Self-Reflection

ID: 54549
Topics: Essential Skills + Professional Development Transformational CPA Curriculum

In this module, you will learn how to identify and solve problems, how to critically analyze a problem in an effort to overcome it, and how to reflect upon our own problem-solving processes. By the end of the module, you’ll have a greater understanding of how to carefully and thoughtfully work through a problem when it arises.

Why Attend?

  • You will learn how to define the benefits of problem solving
  • You will learn the steps to identifying the problem and crafting a good problem statement
  • You will learn the steps to decomposing a complex problem and analyzing the decomposed parts
  • You will learn how to create a problem statement
  • You will learn the three problem-analysis tools, which are the Fishbone method, the Five Whys, and Pareto Analysis
  • You will learn how to identify biases that could interfere with critical thinking and problem-solving.

By the end of this module, you will have a greater understanding of what it means to identify a problem, decompose complex parts of a problem, analyze the complexities of a problem, and overcome any biases that complicate problem-solving.

Who Should Attend?

  • Emerging professionals
  • Professionals looking to upskill their professionalism

Additional Course Information: This self-paced module is a part of The Ohio Society of CPAs Workforce Development: Upskilling & Reskilling the Accounting Profession General Business Skills bundle. We encourage you to explore each of these courses as a part of your professional development plan. If interested in purchasing the entire bundle, refer to the related products below the product description.