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UNIT.Talk | Critical Thinking: Where Truth Lies
UNIT.CityУкраина, Київ, Дорогожицька, 3
Critical thinking is one of the top 10 skills that will be most desired by employers by 2020, according to the World Economic Forum.
What is critical thinking? Why it is one of the most sought-after skills in almost every industry and every workplace?
During the master class with Susana Torres Prieto, Professor of Humanities, IE University and IE Business School we will help you to discover what is it that we can know, and how can we actually know it. Critical thinking, as a powerful analytical method trains us to take a step back, to evaluate facts and form evidence-based conclusions. That means checking the facts instead of copy pasting, confronting inconvenient truth and listening to the opposing side instead of staying in our comfortable bubble. The good news is critical thinking is a skill that can be taught.
We will examine:
- How to become critical thinkers?
- How critical thinking can contribute to management?
- How to deal with the contradictions of turbulent environments in a reasoned and productive way?
- How to analyze information objectively and make a reasoned judgments?
Come and discover your own path to critical thinking.
More about the speaker:
Susana Torres Prieto is PhD. in Slavic Philology by Cambridge University and Universidad Complutense. She did her postdoctoral studies on history in Paris (EPHE) and on paleograhpy and codicology in the US (Ohio State University). Professor Torres has developed her academic and research career in the areas of Slavic and Medieval Studies. She has been appointed as Visiting Scholar at the Universities of Harvard, Ohio State, and Cambridge (UK). She is also member of several scientific societies worldwide. Her current research focuses on the transmission and representation of ideologies of power from the Middle Ages until now, particularly in the different Classical and Biblical models used in Eastern and Western Europe.
Susana is currently Professor of Humanities and Academic Director of Humanities at IE Business School.
Language: English (without translation)
When: 19:00, November 26h, Monday
Where: Chasopys.UNIT event hall, B2 Building, UNIT.City, 3 Dorohozhytska St., Kyiv.
Moderator: Kateryna Kovalenko. Independent consultant. Innovations Management/ HR/ Marketing/ Communications/ Design Thinking.
Get tickets: 350 UAH