This programme is funded by Engineering Skillnet 

Engineering Skillnet is co-funded by Skillnet Ireland and network companies. Skillnet Ireland is funded from the National Training Fund through the Department of Further and Higher Education, Research, Innovation and Science

Aim and Course objectives

The programme is designed to improve the fundamental critical thinking skills in engineers for effective problem-solving. It applies an activity-based learning approach using the platform Miro to engage engineers in industry-real task simulations (e.g. risk assessments) for a highly interactive & engaging experience

Learning outcomes:

  • Equips engineers with fundamental thinking tools for logical reasoning and risk-based decision making
  • Boosts soft skills for team-based problem-solving & to cope with the complex and dynamic setting of smart manufacturing
  • Improves executive control and professional adaptivity for better change-readiness

The structure of the course is as follows:

  • Day 1 - 18th July : Applied Critical Thinking (Reason)
  • Day 2 - 25th July : Risk Based Decision-Making (Rigour)
  • Day 3 - 5th August : Collective Problem-Solving (Respect)
  • Day 4 - 12th August : Self-Improvement & Control (Resilience)

Dates and Time:

The course runs over 4 x 2.5 hour workshops


Start Date July 18, 2022
Time 2pm
Duration 4 x 2.5 hour sessions
Delegate Price Member
€200 (+VAT),
€250 (+VAT)
Location Online