Cognitive Training: Advanced Critical Thinking, Judgment, & Problem

11:00 am–11:50 am ET

# of CPE Credits



Learn to tap cognitive networks that allow you to discover defining issues, solve complex problems, and make decisions with clarity and confidence. Drawing from research on critical thinking, logic, creativity, and insight, attendees will experience a deep dive into new thinking approaches directly relevant to their work. This innovative session features a progressive series of segments designed to expand on concepts throughout the workshop. Attendees will learn to drill down on specific challenges and recognize situational contexts that allow them to immediately employ the skills learned in their own work environment.


Attendees will learn: * New thinking approaches that improve critical thinking and judgment by understanding how to examine the relevance of evidence * How to assess the quality of their own reasoning processes


* Root cause analysis * Assessing reliability and validity of evidence * Assessing the relevance appropriateness of tools and criteria * Bias recognition * Deep insight pattern recognition * Professional skepticism * Situational awareness

Who Should Attend

Analysts, auditors, governance, and compliance professionals, and those working in the IT, HR, legal, and medical professions as well as executives, policymakers, and other decision-makers interested in improving critical-thinking skills and judgment quality

Required Knowledge


Advanced Prep


Event Speaker(s)

Toby Groves ( Cognificent Learning, Cincinnati, OH ),

Additional Event Information

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CPE Select Pass Policies
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Also Available As

Friday, May 27, 2022 (9:00 am–9:50 am ET)
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Tuesday, August 30, 2022 (1:00 pm–1:50 pm ET)
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Wednesday, November 30, 2022 (10:00 am–10:50 am ET)
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Friday, January 20, 2023 (10:00 am–10:50 am ET)
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Level: Basic

Event Code:WB136522

Registration Fees

RegistrationEarly BirdRegular
CPE SelectN/A$0.00
NCACPA MemberN/A$45.00
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