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Six Thinking Hats is a system designed by Edward de Bono which describes a tool for group discussion and individual thinking involving six colored hats. Dr. Edward de Bono is known as the founder to change the way of thinking of human being in the 20th century. He is recognized as the father of innovative thinking as the contributions in the field of creative thinking and thinking training.

"Six Thinking Hats" and the associated idea parallel thinking provide a means for groups to plan thinking processes in a detailed and cohesive way, and in doing so to think together more effectively.

After you learn the skills behind The Six Thinking Hats system, you will:

• Hold critical meetings without emotions or egos making bad decisions
• Avoid the easy but mediocre decisions by knowing how to dig deeper
• Reduce conflicts at work and in private life
• Increase productivity and, even more important, be more effective
• Make creative solutions the norm
• Maximize and organize each person's thoughts and ideas
• Get to the right solution quickly and with a shared vision
• Increase the quality of your thinking, become a better manager
• It may even make you a happier person

If you would like to improve the quality of meetings, interdepartmental communication and cooperation skills, as well as inspire employees by improving their ability to analyze and solve problems, this course is for you!
This course will be conducted in English

The Details


Part 1
: What is special about the Six Thinking Hats method? 
  • Benefits of parallel thinking vs. adversarial thinking
  • Quality of thinking can be improved.
  • Thinking is the basis our actions,  alas actions might also become different as a result of an improved  way of thinking.  

Part 2: The Six Hats, one by one:  
  • The White Hat: calls for information known or needed
  • The Red Hat: signifies feelings, hunches and intuition 
  • The Black Hat: is judgment – the devil’s advocate or  why something may not work
  • The Yellow Hat: has symbolizes brightness and optimism 
  • The Green Hat: focuses on creativity, the possibilities, alternatives and new ideas
  • The Blue Hat: is used to manage the thinking process 

Part 3:  Six Hats applied--Using the hats in different situations:  
  • Individual thinking 
  • Communication settings 
  • Team Use 

Part 4: Action plan after training

Part 5: Q & A


1 PM

1:30 PM


1:30 PM

5:30 PM

Afternoon Session



Employee of Member Company

Please register and pay before Oct. 6, 2017

RMB 1,100

Please register and pay before Oct. 6, 2017

RMB 1,500

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