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Course Content

Manage problems from multiple stakeholder perspectives to ensure that the ideas generated are best suited to address the problems.

  • Critical thinking processes

  • Standards for the assessment of thinking

  • Stages for critical thinking development

  • Logical connections between ideas

  • Roles of egocentrism and sociocentrism in thinking

  • Strategies to reduce egocentric thoughts

  • Research methodologies and techniques


Lessons are conducted in a structured yet pragmatic manner as lectures are blended with classroom/group discussions, case studies and presentations. The group discussions give participants the opportunities to share their experience while case studies & presentations help the practice and application of concepts and approaches learned through the course.

Learning Outcome

  1. Analyse the various stages of critical thinking processes and development.

  2. Evaluate the various research methodologies and techniques for information gathering.

  3. Analyse information and identify inconsistencies in reasoning based on the standards for critical thinking.

  4. Examine the situations from multiple perspectives of the stakeholders.

  5. Develop questions to obtain clarity on the possible interpretations.

  6. Review the strengths and weaknesses of possible interpretations with logical connection.

  7. Review the relevance and importance of situations from multiple perspectives of the stakeholders.

  8. Examine the roles of egocentrism and sociocentrism in critical thinking and develop strategies to reduce egocentric thoughts.

Suitable for

  • Product Manager, Assistant Manager, Executive, Supervisor, Team Lead in the product development process of an organisation.

  • PMEs who have the relevant work experience from other industries or sectors wanting to enhance their knowledge and skills, wanting to expand their job portfolio or are seeking national certification/qualification in the design industry specialising in business.

  • PMEs and career switchers with supervisory or managerial experience, or individuals in other related industries or wanting to join the design industry specialising in business.

  • Applicants must be proficient with digital devices and apps to attend the e-learning session and complete all online assessments independently. 

Course Fee

Funding Source
Course Fees
SkillsFuture Funding
Total Nett Fee
GST (8%)
Total Fee Payable to SCCIOB
SME-sponsored Local Employees (i.e Singapore Citizen & Permanent Residents)
SkillsFuture Enhanced Training Support for SMEs
Employer-sponsored and Self-sponsored Singapore Citizens aged 40 years and above
SkillsFuture Mid-Career Enhanced Subsidy
Singapore Citizens & Permanent Residents
SkillsFuture Funding (Baseline)


Synchronous e-learning
In-Classroom Training
TGS Code
Course Support Period
08 Feb 2023 to 07 Feb 2025
26 Oct 2022 to 25 Oct 2024


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