Models of Critical Thinking: Overviews of RED and 6 Thinking Hats

Employers consider critical thinking skills to be increasingly important in the workplace and the U.S. Department of Labor has identified critical thinking as the raw material essential for problem solving, decision making, organizational planning and risk management.  This workshop will look at two recognized models of critical thinking:  Pearson’s RED model and DeBono’s 6 Thinking Hats.


  • Become more aware of one’s one critical thinking skills
  • Understand the elements of critical thinking
  • Learn and practice techniques to improve one’s own critical thinking skills
  • Understand the importance of critical thinking to success in the workplace




Course Code: PRFD G5600