Apr 16, 2021  
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MGMT 4420 - Critical Thinking for Leaders

Credits: (3)
Typically Taught Fall Semester: Full Sem
Typically Taught Spring Semester: Full Sem
The purpose of this course is to apply a well-rounded and experiential learning process to developing critical thinking skills for leaders.  Course topics are broad and include the major branches of philosophy, the nature of thinking and knowledge, the formation of beliefs, perceptual biases, cognitive biases, the nature of memory, the structure and purpose of argument, logic and logical fallacies, the practice of street epistemology, probabilities and statistics, culture and mass delusions, the philosophy of science, the scientific method, skepticism, and pseudoscience.  Application of critical thinking skills will target the human side of business in areas most relevant to leaders - leading, decision making, influence, conflict management and the development of conceptual skills and human capital.
Pre-requisite(s): MGMT 3010 , or HAS 3260 , or COMM 3550 .



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