Critical Thinking Toolkit

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Confirm your organization possess the Business Acumen and analytic chops to ensure your team is applying the right approach and Critical Thinking to execute against projects using an assortment of methods that range from descriptive profiles and statistical forecasting to Predictive Modeling and optimization.

More Uses of the Critical Thinking Toolkit:

  • Ensure you naturally use independent judgment, Critical Thinking and prioritization to understand changing Business Needs.

  • Be accountable for resolving inquiries/problems by using Critical Thinking, resourcefulness, and teamwork in combination with established Processes And Procedures.

  • Lead: Critical Thinking able to identify, assess, and develop effective solutions to organizational threats, risks, and gap that impact quality and operations.

  • Head: creatively implements methodology and activities that promote Critical Thinking, Problem Solving, and creativity.

  • Steer: Critical Thinking/problem solver who deeply understands how to use all research tools to uncover powerful insights that inspire great strategy and creative.

  • Direct: highly complex Problem Solving and Critical Thinking, and operating computers and applicable computer software.

  • Provide Critical Thinking and influence to link your organizations strategic agenda to the resulting execution plan.

  • Utilize Critical Thinking when working with Supply Chain partners to develop strategies that allow your organization to meet or exceed performance targets.

  • Establish that your project provides leadership in Critical Thinking, Conflict Management, Problem Solving and Transformational Leadership.

  • Establish: Critical Thinking and Problem Solving skills, short and long term planning for effective and timely completion of assigned work.

  • Make sure that your enterprise utilizes expert knowledge regarding Risk Management practices and leads and mentors the team with Critical Thinking and risk based approaches to carry out validation of computerized systems and infrastructure.

  • Assure your planning requires a high level of Critical Thinking and Problem Solving, independent judgement needed to anticipate potential problems, analyze data, resolve problems and trends, and recommend strategy on a continuing basis in an environment where conditions are continually changing.

  • Manage advanced professional Critical Thinking and Problem Solving skills to manage highly complex information, assess.

  • Establish that your design uses innovative Problem Solving and Critical Thinking approaches to proactively solve a broad range of problems across technologies.

  • Apply Critical Thinking to synthesize analysis findings and determine performance gaps, capacity gaps, Organizational Structure gaps, obstacles, workarounds, best practices, and benchmarks for the Construction Operations Team.

  • Provide skill in Problem Solving, Critical Thinking, in Computer Programming, in the use of Computer Hardware and software, and in modifying or developing programs for Computer Applications.

  • Apply Critical Thinking, consultative approach, and Relationship Management across your organization to solve challenges, influence without authority.

  • Warrant that your project applies Critical Thinking and Problem Solving skills to provide specified cost, quality, and performance in a safe and efficient manner.

  • Be a strategic thinker and innovative problem solver who uses Critical Thinking approaches to proactively solve a broad range of problems across Business Processes and related technologies.

  • Apply sound engineering theory and Critical Thinking to effectively resolve a variety of technical problems of moderate to large complexity and scope.

  • Identify: Critical Thinking using logic and reasoning to identify the strengths and weaknesses of alternative solutions, conclusions or approaches to problems.

  • Initiate: effectively apply Critical Thinking and troubleshooting skills to efficiently identify the cause and effect of software and/or hardware related issues.

  • Be certain that your group displays Critical Thinking ability while managing multiple projects with the appropriate prioritization and focus.

  • Arrange that your planning leads team audit activities and provides feedback on planning and scoping, and review of risk assessment and testing that demonstrates Critical Thinking ability.

  • Control: critical evaluation Decision Making, Critical Thinking, measurement and assessment, inquisitiveness, Knowledge Management, research methodology.

  • Be accountable for utilizing Critical Thinking to problem solve in the removal of barriers or access to appropriate care for members.

  • Be accountable for demonstrating Critical Thinking and effectively linking the enterprises BCM activities to Business Operations to bolster a resilient culture are key characteristics of success.

  • Apply Critical Thinking, strategy development, and vision towards the maintenance and growth of Vendor Relationships.

  • Lead: Critical Thinking use logic and reasoning to identify the strengths and weaknesses of alternative solutions, conclusions or approaches to problems.

  • Manage: Critical Thinking and Data Analysis skills to ensure detailed status provided to the value stream and leadership team.


Save time, empower your teams and effectively upgrade your processes with access to this practical Critical Thinking Toolkit and guide. Address common challenges with best-practice templates, step-by-step Work Plans and maturity diagnostics for any Critical Thinking related project.

Download the Toolkit and in Three Steps you will be guided from idea to implementation results.

The Toolkit contains the following practical and powerful enablers with new and updated Critical Thinking specific requirements:

STEP 1: Get your bearings

Start with...

  • The latest quick edition of the Critical Thinking Self Assessment book in PDF containing 49 requirements to perform a quickscan, get an overview and share with stakeholders.

Organized in a Data Driven improvement cycle RDMAICS (Recognize, Define, Measure, Analyze, Improve, Control and Sustain), check the…

  • Example pre-filled Self-Assessment Excel Dashboard to get familiar with results generation

Then find your goals...

STEP 2: Set concrete goals, tasks, dates and numbers you can track

Featuring 999 new and updated case-based questions, organized into seven core areas of Process Design, this Self-Assessment will help you identify areas in which Critical Thinking improvements can be made.

Examples; 10 of the 999 standard requirements:

  1. What other jobs or tasks affect the performance of the steps in the Critical Thinking process?

  2. What sort of initial information to gather?

  3. What current systems have to be understood and/or changed?

  4. Is there a high likelihood that any recommendations will achieve their intended results?

  5. Why not do Critical Thinking?

  6. How do you monitor usage and cost?

  7. Are procedures documented for managing Critical Thinking risks?

  8. What does a Test Case verify?

  9. How will the data be checked for quality?

  10. Who will gather what data?

Complete the self assessment, on your own or with a team in a workshop setting. Use the workbook together with the self assessment requirements spreadsheet:

  • The workbook is the latest in-depth complete edition of the Critical Thinking book in PDF containing 994 requirements, which criteria correspond to the criteria in...

Your Critical Thinking self-assessment dashboard which gives you your dynamically prioritized projects-ready tool and shows your organization exactly what to do next:

  • The Self-Assessment Excel Dashboard; with the Critical Thinking Self-Assessment and Scorecard you will develop a clear picture of which Critical Thinking areas need attention, which requirements you should focus on and who will be responsible for them:

    • Shows your organization instant insight in areas for improvement: Auto generates reports, radar chart for maturity assessment, insights per process and participant and bespoke, ready to use, RACI Matrix
    • Gives you a professional Dashboard to guide and perform a thorough Critical Thinking Self-Assessment
    • Is secure: Ensures offline Data Protection of your Self-Assessment results
    • Dynamically prioritized projects-ready RACI Matrix shows your organization exactly what to do next:


STEP 3: Implement, Track, follow up and revise strategy

The outcomes of STEP 2, the self assessment, are the inputs for STEP 3; Start and manage Critical Thinking projects with the 62 implementation resources:

  • 62 step-by-step Critical Thinking Project Management Form Templates covering over 1500 Critical Thinking project requirements and success criteria:

Examples; 10 of the check box criteria:

  1. Cost Management Plan: Eac -estimate at completion, what is the total job expected to cost?

  2. Activity Cost Estimates: In which phase of the Acquisition Process cycle does source qualifications reside?

  3. Project Scope Statement: Will all Critical Thinking project issues be unconditionally tracked through the Issue Resolution process?

  4. Closing Process Group: Did the Critical Thinking project team have enough people to execute the Critical Thinking project plan?

  5. Source Selection Criteria: What are the guidelines regarding award without considerations?

  6. Scope Management Plan: Are Corrective Actions taken when actual results are substantially different from detailed Critical Thinking project plan (variances)?

  7. Initiating Process Group: During which stage of Risk planning are risks prioritized based on probability and impact?

  8. Cost Management Plan: Is your organization certified as a supplier, wholesaler, regular dealer, or manufacturer of corresponding products/supplies?

  9. Procurement Audit: Was a formal review of tenders received undertaken?

  10. Activity Cost Estimates: What procedures are put in place regarding bidding and cost comparisons, if any?

Step-by-step and complete Critical Thinking Project Management Forms and Templates including check box criteria and templates.

1.0 Initiating Process Group:

2.0 Planning Process Group:

3.0 Executing Process Group:

  • 3.1 Team Member Status Report
  • 3.2 Change Request
  • 3.3 Change Log
  • 3.4 Decision Log
  • 3.5 Quality Audit
  • 3.6 Team Directory
  • 3.7 Team Operating Agreement
  • 3.8 Team Performance Assessment
  • 3.9 Team Member Performance Assessment
  • 3.10 Issue Log

4.0 Monitoring and Controlling Process Group:

  • 4.1 Critical Thinking project Performance Report
  • 4.2 Variance Analysis
  • 4.3 Earned Value Status
  • 4.4 Risk Audit
  • 4.5 Contractor Status Report
  • 4.6 Formal Acceptance

5.0 Closing Process Group:

  • 5.1 Procurement Audit
  • 5.2 Contract Close-Out
  • 5.3 Critical Thinking project or Phase Close-Out
  • 5.4 Lessons Learned



With this Three Step process you will have all the tools you need for any Critical Thinking project with this in-depth Critical Thinking Toolkit.

In using the Toolkit you will be better able to:

  • Diagnose Critical Thinking projects, initiatives, organizations, businesses and processes using accepted diagnostic standards and practices
  • Implement evidence-based best practice strategies aligned with overall goals
  • Integrate recent advances in Critical Thinking and put Process Design strategies into practice according to best practice guidelines

Defining, designing, creating, and implementing a process to solve a business challenge or meet a business objective is the most valuable role; In EVERY company, organization and department.

Unless you are talking a one-time, single-use project within a business, there should be a process. Whether that process is managed and implemented by humans, AI, or a combination of the two, it needs to be designed by someone with a complex enough perspective to ask the right questions. Someone capable of asking the right questions and step back and say, 'What are we really trying to accomplish here? And is there a different way to look at it?'

This Toolkit empowers people to do just that - whether their title is entrepreneur, manager, consultant, (Vice-)President, CxO etc... - they are the people who rule the future. They are the person who asks the right questions to make Critical Thinking investments work better.

This Critical Thinking All-Inclusive Toolkit enables You to be that person.


Includes lifetime updates

Every self assessment comes with Lifetime Updates and Lifetime Free Updated Books. Lifetime Updates is an industry-first feature which allows you to receive verified self assessment updates, ensuring you always have the most accurate information at your fingertips.