Stop workplace problems in their tracks.

 

Have you ever been so frustrated at work because problems keep popping up and there just doesn’t seem to be an end in sight?

We’ve all been there, and we want to help.

Critical thinking and problem-solving refer to the ability to use knowledge, facts, and data to effectively solve problems.

Regardless of your job, industry, or seniority level critical thinking and problem-solving are crucial to your success at work.

Although dealing with problems is nothing new, the way you deal with problems can often be refined, strengthened, and finessed.

This course will teach you specific skills and actionable tactics and strategies to make you an excellent problem-solver.

So, where do your critical problem-solving skills stand at this moment? As the workplace progresses, soft skills are becoming equally—if not more important—than hard skills.

Learn our tested 5-step problem-solving process and become equipped with our CC-approved diagrams that will actually help you solve problems and keep them away in the long-term.

+ Implementing a temporary solution only to see the same problem come back in full force

+ Spending days, weeks, or months trying to get one solution to work

+ Feeling stuck and hopeless with frustrating issues at work

+ Not knowing how to measure whether your solutions actually work

+ Letting emotion overpower facts, leading to arguments


Do any of these sound familiar? If so, watch the video below.

 

Whether you’re working or not, you are using critical thinking and problem-solving skills every day. Many of us take critical problem-solving skills for granted. Most of the time, we aren’t even aware of how impactful improving these skills will be on our lives.

Even though critical thinking and problem-solving are “soft” skills, they can be strengthened and improved in a measurable way, just like any other “hard” skill, like your coding abilities or fluency in another language.

Why tackle problems without having the strategy or skill in your toolkit?

Take this course to invest in yourself and your future. You’ll walk away equipped with the tools and confidence to face any problem.

 
 

 

+ Use the “Handy Problem-Solving Process” to work through any problem

+ Utilize our 5 key critical thinking skills to make problem-solving a breeze

+ Separate emotions from the facts in order to make more clear and effective decisions

+ Identify your problem-solving style

+ Creatively and collaboratively problem-solve

+ Draw diagrams that will help you visualize root problems and potential solutions

 

+ 3 in-depth video tutorial lessons to asses your current skill set, put critical problem-solving in motion, learn how to measure the impacts of creative solutions, and create diagrams to utilize your problem-solving skills


+ 20-page workbook full of interactive worksheets, templates, and quizzes to help you hone your critical problem-solving skills


+ A problem-solver quiz to determine the type of problem-solver persona you most align with

+ In-depth advice on critical thinking and problem-solving, including serious problem-solving tools that will help you successfully identify the root causes of problems so that you can put them to rest once and for all


+ A feedback script resource

+ 3 templates for problem-solving diagrams

+ Insight from experts on workplace culture and a clinical psychologist

 
 



49% of employers rate their employees’ critical thinking skills as only average or below average.








71.4% of employers say critical thinking is a priority for their talent development programs.







One study found that 40% of respondents identified critical thinking as the #1 skills gap in applicants.

 
 
 

And don’t take it from us.

Here are some transformations from real-life students.

 

+ 20-page workbook full of interactive worksheets, templates, and quizzes to help you hone your critical problem-solving skills ($190)

+ A problem-solver quiz to determine the type of problem-solver persona you most align with ($150 value)

+ A feedback script resource that guides you ($99 value)

+ 3 templates for problem-solving diagrams ($200 value)

+ In-depth advice on critical thinking and problem-solving, including serious problem-solving tools that will help you successfully identify the root causes of problems so that you can put them to rest once and for all

+ Insight from experts on workplace culture and a clinical psychologist


Total Value: $639




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If you are unsatisfied with your purchase, contact us within the first 30 days and we will give you a full refund.

 
 

 

When does this course start?

The course materials will become available when you purchase the course.

When does the course end?

It is a completely self-paced online course—you decide when you start and when you finish.

How long do I have access to the course?

How does lifetime access sound? After enrolling, you have unlimited access to this course for as long as you like—across any and all devices you own.

Who teaches the course?

Career Contessa is the only career site built inclusively for women. Our founder and CEO, Lauren McGoodwin, teaches the course.

What are the software requirements for this course?

You will also need access to the Internet to download the course files and stream the videos.

What if I am unhappy with the course?

We would never want you to be unhappy! If you are unsatisfied with your purchase, contact us within the first 30 days and we will give you a full refund.

How long is this course?

Critical Problem-Solving 101 has 3 Lessons, running a total time of just over 1 hour.

How much does this course cost?

The cost of Critical Problem-Solving 101 is $57—and, you'll get a free downloadable workbook to use as you're taking the course + access to the Career Contessa community on Facebook, to connect with other students and professionals eager to cultivate fulfilling careers.

Can I share this course with my friends?

We strongly prefer you do NOT share the course. When you share the course with your friends, you're taking money away from the people that built it. We believe in supporting creators and value your understanding.

 

Career Contessa is the only career site and online education platform built inclusively for women.*

Since 2013, our purpose has been to help women build successful and fulfilling careers by breaking down traditional barriers to career development like access to skills and expertise, high-costs and location, and lack of transparency.

Our educational approach is rooted in the belief that real transformations happen when you stop doing more of what you’ve always done. Instead, we encourage you to make real power moves—the radical actions that allow you to not just improve but evolve on your terms.

Every educational course we offer creates an innovative, engaging, and interactive learning experience based on real research, real insight, and real solutions to your challenges.

Success is a work-in-progress practice. Join thousands of active students on the journey with you today.

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