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CQ: The New IQ presents

How to develop critical thinking skills

Steer away from reactive thinking and onto the path of strategic decision-making.

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Think more <ns-style>analytically<ns-style>.

Learn to apply the different steps of critical thinking, and develop more efficient strategies to solve problems.

Enhance decision-making

Understand how to practice critical thinking: set an intention, carry out information analysis and implement a plan of action.

Beyond bias

Develop successful arguments, swiftly navigate difficult situations, and move beyond your prejudices.

Maximize collaboration

Consciously apply curiosity, empathy, logic, flexibility and focus and maximize your ability to think critically.


What you'll learn

7 Modules     •     3 Videos     •     1 Quiz     •     1 Exam

Master your critical thinking style

Identify the key components of successful critical thinking, and how to identify and gather information using the critical thinking loop.

Spot your patterns

Identify the different types of critical thinking - reactive, unconscious, inflexible and “conscious creative” - including your own.

Act with conscience

Become conscious of accountability and bias when building clear and strategic solutions.

What you'll learn

What's included

7 Modules     •     3 Videos     •     1 Quiz     •     1 Exam

Approx. 1 Hour of engaging content; video, illustration, infographics, & expert insights.

Online & self paced course, with access to all materials available for an entire year.

English language based course with WCAG Level AA accessibility.

1 CPE/CPD credit recognized by international bodies, including NASBA.

Ongoing dialogue recaps, knowledge checks & a final online exam to assess your understanding.

What's included

Meet the experts

7 Modules     •     3 Videos     •     1 Quiz     •     1 Exam

Clare Munn

Creator & Author of CQ

Clare is an Emmy-award winning producer, media and communication expert who launched CQ at TED Women 2011.

Dr. Roy Sugarman

Chief Neuroscientist

Google, LA Galaxy and the US military are among the clients who have benefited from Roy’s application of neuroscience towards peak performance.

Anna Zucchi

Clinical Psychologist

Anna applies her experience in behavioural techniques directly to BoxPlay’s proprietary learning methodologies and products.

Meet the experts


Critical Thinking has helped me and my team to make faster and better decisions.

Lisa Morris

Founder and President

Road Concierge

I feel more confident to make smarter decisions, it’s empowered me to be sure of my own judgment.

Antonella Kissling


University of St Andrews

I’ve taken many courses over the years and this has been the best by far. Love it and I keep practicing!

Milena Marinova

Leading AI Expert


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What is CQ: Communication Quotient™?

Based on cutting-edge psychology, neuroscience and communication research, CQ: Communication Quotient™ bridges the gap between intelligence and emotion.


A closer look at the course content



Module 1

About CQ: Communication Quotient™


Learn about the CQ: Communication Quotient™ methodology and why it is so important to becoming a better communicator.

1 Video

5+ Supporting visuals

Module 2

Introduction to Critical Thinking


Understand the key terms related to critical thinking and the ways that it can help to improve decision-making.

1 Quiz

5+ Supporting visuals

Module 3

The Importance of Critical Thinking


Uncover the steps and skills required for effective critical thinking, including Conscious Creative Critical Thinking (CCCT) and the critical thinking loop.

20+ Supporting visuals

Module 4

The Components of Critical Thinking


An overview of the different types of thinkers and AI impressions of thought processes.

2 Videos

1 Quiz

20+ Supporting visuals

Module 5

Break Down and Practice the CQ Thinking Loop


Explore the critical thinking loop in more depth, focusing on identifying the task and gathering information.

2 Knowledge checks

30+ Supporting visuals


Activity, Exam & Resources

Test your knowledge with a final online exam to complete the course and earn your final certificate and LinkedIn badge. Download the syllabus, a glossary, and ongoing activities to inspire life-long practice.



Format - Online | Field of Study - Communications and marketing   |   Level & Prerequisite - Basic; None   |   CPE Credit(s) - 1

Authors - Clare Munn, Anna Zucchi, Xiaoqing Wang | Availability - 1 year   |   Complaints - Please see our terms and conditions page   

Refund and Cancellation Policy - Please refer to our agreement terms

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An original BoxPlay production

Pinar Ögün
Edward Akrout
Caspian Faye
Created and Directed by
Clare Munn
Ben Barbier
Bianca De Ritis
Creative Directors
Elisabetta Zucchi
Xiaoqing (Ching) Wang
Chris Svensson
Alina Chau
Alex Mellon
Lesson Editor
Simon Nagel
Chief of Learning
Alasdair Munn
Chief Neuroscientist
Dr Roy Sugarman
Learning Strategy and Research
Yee Ki Au
Clinical Psychologist
Anna Zucchi
CQ Author/Communication Expert
Clare Munn