# Logic at the Workplace: Enhance your Reasoning Skills

Apply strong Deductions and Inductions; sharpen your logical reasoning skills

We use logic every day, whether we’re aware of it or not. When you woke up today, did you glance out the window and check the temperature to infer that you should put on a light jacket before heading outside? Or put on suncream when you go to the beach on a hot summer day because, in the past, failing to do so has resulted in painful sunburn?

What you’ll learn

• Identify the logical processes during conversations; assess and criticize the arguments involved.
• Sharpen your logical skills through the identification of logical reasoning patterns.
• Improve your Inductive reasoning skills and apply them at work or daily life.
• Improve your Deductive reasoning skills and apply them at work or daily life.

Course Content

• Introduction –> 7 lectures • 52min.
• What is Deductive Reasoning –> 5 lectures • 29min.

Requirements

We use logic every day, whether we’re aware of it or not. When you woke up today, did you glance out the window and check the temperature to infer that you should put on a light jacket before heading outside? Or put on suncream when you go to the beach on a hot summer day because, in the past, failing to do so has resulted in painful sunburn?

If so, then congratulations! You have applied logic in your daily decision-making without even knowing it.

So whether you’re managing a team or just starting out in your career, relying on a reasoned, logical approach to issues and emerging problems is a very important skill. Questions like how do consumers evaluate and choose products from a company? Or how do people, in general, make inferences about their environment, be it economic, political, social, or personal are at the core in business and psychology.

But recognizing these important logical processes and sharpen them in turn in order to apply them surgically in your daily life or at your workplace is an important skill for you to acquire; since the end result of such reasoning processes is our decisions with respect to a situation.

This course is exactly for those who want to investigate and sharpen their logical reasoning skills that underlie our daily reasoning and are important to forming strategies at work and beyond. Also sharpening these skills will make you able at writing argumentative essays or showing implicitly your strong reasoning skills to your employer during a hiring process.

The reasoning processes of induction which is a bottom-up logic and deduction which is the top-down logic will be primarily covered. Also, numerous examples from daily life and at the workplace will be discussed in order for you to get an intuitive grasp of everyday reasoning and make you able to identify them during a conversation.

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