Critical Thinking Certificate Series

A powerful way to differentiate yourself in the workplace is your ability to solve problems, analyze and synthesize information, and provide unbiased observation, reflection, and reasoning. We call this Critical Thinking. Formally Critical Thinking is the process of examination and analysis that guides beliefs and actions. Critical thinking, like a muscle, can be developed and exercised.

Baldwin Wallace’s Critical Thinking Certificate program explores problem-solving, artificial intelligence (AI) tools in the workplace, evidence-based decision-making, and the field of analytics.

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Who Benefits from a Critical Thinking Certificate?

Whether you use critical thinking today or see value in applying a critical thinking approach in your role, this certificate program offers each of the skills and key pieces of knowledge to be successful. It’s relevant to all industries and any skill level and offers a great opportunity for advancement.

Critical Thinking Certificate Course Objectives

Courses take participants through problem-solving, data literacy, artificial intelligence (AI) tools in the workplace, evidence-based decision-making, and the field of analytics. Courses will cover how to:

  • Learn general problem-solving strategies that can be used to tackle a wide variety of challenging problems.
  • Build foundational data concepts.
  • Understand the capabilities and limitations of AI large language models such as ChatGPT.
  • Identify descriptive, predictive, and prescriptive analytics.
  • Apply data analysis and decision-making tools to the workplace.

Individual Critical Thinking Courses

The Critical Thinking Certificate series includes the following courses:

  • Introductory Artificial Intelligence (AI) in the Workplace
  • Advanced Artificial Intelligence (AI) in the Workplace

Find the course that's right for you, or register for the entire certificate program:

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What is the Format of the BW Critcal Thinking Certificate Program?

The critical thinking courses can be taken together to earn a Critical Thinking Certificate, or individually if preferred.

  • Classes are taught by accredited Baldwin Wallace professors.
  • Courses are open enrollment and not credit earning. Courses do provide Continuing Education Units for those whose careers require evidence of continuous learning.
  • Classes meet for a half or full day of learning (see individual class descriptions).
  • Classes are held on BW’s beautiful campus, in Berea, Ohio.
  • Some classes require all participants to bring a laptop (see individual course descriptions). Internet access will be provided.
  • Lunch breaks are provided.

Other important information:

  • All scheduled classes will be held.
  • Individuals who cannot attend a scheduled class can transfer their registration to a future program or another individual.
  • Transfers must be completed 5 business days prior to the program's start.
  • Refund Policy: Course registrations are non-refundable. Due to the preparation of these courses, we are not able to offer refunds at this time.

Course Fees

Course fees for each course are $325.

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