Critical Thinking Skills: For Financial Professionals


·Why critical thinking skills are so important to today’s financial professionals.  

·How to evaluate critical elements of a leader’s decision-quality capability

·How to recognize factors that can sabotage decision-making by even highly capable people.  

·How outstanding leaders use problem-finding skills to eliminate problem-solving drills

·How to develop an organization’s talent for preempting threats before they become disasters

·How to overcome three major decision quality obstacles:  indecision, internal conflict, and time pressures

Designed For

Corporate financial managers


Richard Karwic

Richard A. Karwic, MBA, has served as a management consultant for the most recent 10 years, after serving for 15 years as Chief Financial Officer for several diverse businesses in a wide variety of industries. Mr. Karwic also served as Vice President of Mergers & Acquisitions for a mid-cap investment banking firm. Richard has worked in over 100 businesses, including divisions of Fortune 1,000 companies such as The Stanley – Black & Decker, Parker Hannifin, Pfizer, Standard Motor Products, Kennametal, and Linatex Corporation of America, where he also served on the Board of Directors. Mr. Karwic has been leading seminars since 1999 and has lectured graduate level classes on organization theory and behavior at Western New England College. Richard’s business advisory practice is based in Wethersfield, CT.