De Bono Six Thinking Hats

    EX 1111 is offered this spring:

Learn about the Six Think­ing Hats” method­ol­o­gy, cre­at­ed by inter­na­tion­al­ly renowned author Edward de Bono to be applied in deci­sion-mak­ing, idea eval­u­a­tion, and meet­ing man­age­ment. Explore ways of trans­form­ing com­mu­ni­ca­tion, mov­ing beyond obvi­ous solu­tions, reduc­ing meet­ing times, and intro­duc­ing pos­i­tive team dynam­ics into the meet­ing process. Find out how to use this method­ol­o­gy in lead­ing or facil­i­tat­ing meet­ings, strate­gic and action plan­ning ses­sions, draft­ing emails and reports, project man­age­ment, vision­ing, and more.

Course at a glance
The Six Thinking Hats® methodology:


May 13, 2022May 20, 2022





8:30 am – 4:00 pm MT



Syn­chro­nous online learning, eClass

In synchronous online courses, students move through the course material at the same pace as their peers. These courses also provide learners with pre-scheduled online lectures that have the instructor and students interacting at the same time. All components of this type of course are accessible through eClass, the University of Alberta’s eLearning management tool. for­mat details

Mahmuda Ali

Your Instructor

Mahmuda AliID: mahmuda-ali

Class info
  • This is a syn­chro­nous course that fea­tures live online activ­i­ties at pre­de­ter­mined times. Detailed infor­ma­tion will be com­mu­ni­cat­ed to you via your ual­ber­ta email address and the class syl­labus. For the real-time class­room ses­sions, a com­put­er with both audio input and out­put (such as a micro­phone-equipped head­set) is required. To start your online learn­ing expe­ri­ence vis­it www​.ext​-leo​.ca/​s​t​u​dents
  • Cost assistance: may be eli­gi­ble for the Cana­da-Alber­ta Job Grant, the Canada Training Benefit, and the Skilled Immigrant Micro-Loan.
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  • Open for registration until May 13, 2022. Register at least one week before the course start date to secure your spot. If space is available you may register until the day the course starts. Refunds, withdrawals & transfers policies
This course has no prerequisites

Students from all educational backgrounds welcome. You can register for this course without applying and enrolling in a program.

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EX 1111 is offered this spring: