Performance EDGE presents Presents
One Day Workshop on
Critical Thinking for Effective Problem Solving
Mumbai -26th August 2014 at Ramada Plaza Palmgrove, Juhu Tara Road, Mumbai
Delhi -30th August 2014 at Jaypee Vasant Continental, Vasant Vihar, New Delhi
Bangalore -5th September 2014 at The Chancery Hotel, Lavelle Road, Bangalore
Timing : 9:30 A.M. to 5:30 P.M.
Breakfast and Registration : 9 A.M.
For Registration :
Course Description
In today increasingly fast paced environment there is no shortage of challenges and issues that can arise on the job. Therefore organizations, increasingly want employees who can work through problems on their own or as in a team. Ideal employees, who can think critically and creatively, share thoughts and opinions, use good judgment to select and implement effective solution.

Applying the techniques of critical thinking allows you to dismantle complex problems and to understand the inputs and implications of your thought processes in arriving at solutions that are imaginative, reasoned, and defensible.

In this course, you will be provided with the training and tools necessary to become an inventive, logical in problem solving approach. You'll explore a structured way to approach and dismantle problems, and you'll learn to clarify problems in terms of objectives and issues, with a view toward optimum outcomes.
Learning and Benefits
  1. Understanding own approach to problem solving
  2. Practical business solution through critical and creative thinking
  3. Application of failure mode technique
  4. Critically analyze a target problem
  5. Systematically address problems by eradicating root causes
  6. Transform creativity into practical business solution
Program Topics
  1. Leveraging Personal Thinking Styles
    • Assessing your preferred approach to thinking
    • Identifying left-/right-brain dominance
    • Leveraging whole-brain thinking
    • Managing thinking style
  2. Application of Failure Mode Technique
    • Break down problem into sub components
    • Brainstorm modes of failure.
    • Rate the severity; rate the occurrence and detection
    • Compute the Risk Priority Number
    • Implement corrective actions
  3. Understanding and Managing Complex Problems
    • Analyzing the Problem - Root Cause Analysis
    • Problem Definition
    • Cause – Effect Analysis
    • Generation Multiple Solution
    • Solution Selection and Implementation
    • Exercise
  1. Unleashing Creativity In Problem Solving
    • Identifying elements that stimulate creativity
    • Challenging assumptions
    • Application of Powerful Creativity Enabling Tool - SCAMPER
    • Eliminating barriers to innovation
  2. Decision Making and Consensus Building
    • Multiple viewpoints and Respecting them
    • Collating and presenting information
    • Evaluating alternatives
    • Managing Conflicts
    • Driving Consensus

Mr. Rahul Sarin, B.Sc (Hons) MMS, is Executive Director of NR Performance Edge Consultants Pvt. Ltd that he co-founded in 2005. He has over 12 years experience in people and organization development. And he works in the area of Change Management, Team Effectiveness, Personal Effectiveness and Capacity Building.

He is a Master in Management Studies with over 16 years corporate experience in Sales, Marketing and General Management with the Unilever group in India and on Overseas Assignments; he was overseas for 6 years in his last assignment with Unilever. Rahul Sarin has worked closely with leading global training organizations and extensively used Experiential Methodology to drive change and development of teams in different geographies and cultures.

Rahul regularly conducts series of open public management workshops in major metros across India and has so far trained participants from over 300 leading organizations.

He also has worked closely with the learning and development team of many leading domestic and multinational organizations to analyze, design, deliver series of customized interventions for their leadership & management teams – and these include organizations from Automobile, Apparels, Aviation, Banking, Construction, Consulting, Engineering, Energy, Financial Services, IT, ITES, Infrastructure, Lifesciences, Logistic, Media, Metal, Pharmaceutical, Packaging, Power, Trading, Telecom, Utility Services, White Goods etc., sectors.

Rahul also consults organizations in areas of enhancing enterprise value, strategic alignment, capacity building, and guiding to improve performance to higher performance orbit.


In our workshop, we maximize knowledge assimilation in the participants through combination of execution elements like case discussions, exercises, simulated games and activities, video led sessions and discussions on global best practices. At the end of each workshop we facilitate the participants to distill Key Learning and prepare Action Plans to deliver solid business results for our clients.

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Fees and Registration
For 1-2 participants–Fee per participant For 3 or more participants–Fee per participant
Rs. 8,500/- plus taxes* is Rs. 9,550/- Rs. 8,000/- plus taxes* is Rs. 8,989/-
* Taxes Include - Service tax @ 12% plus education cess at 3%

The fee is payable by cheque in favor of  "NR Performance Edge Consultants Pvt. Ltd.", at any of our addresses below.

Our Service Tax Registration No. is AACCN1359CST001 & PAN AACCN1359C

Kindly send your nomination/s through email to or on your letter head indicating Name/s, Designation, Phone No. and E-Mail ID of the nominees along with the fee to reach us at least seven days before the workshop, the nominations can be sent to our Kolkata, Gurgaon or Mumbai office.

The workshop is non residential; and company reserves the right to change venue, contents, dates and speakers. The service tax on fee will be applicable based on the latest Government notification in force on workshops dates.

NR Performance EDGE Consultants Pvt. Ltd.

C/o M L Basu & Co,
1, Lindsay Street, 1st Floor,
Kolkata -700087
Call: 9830504810

Unitech, South City - I
Gurgaon - 122002
Call: 9871143635

c/o Maxigen Communications
C-202 Avon Plaza-1,
Thakur Complex, Kandivili (East)
Mumbai 400101

For Registration, please write to us at:

or you can call the Central Line 09903720541 for any queries regarding the workshop at any of the centers.