THINK INC. ACADEMY

CORPORATE TRAINING BY LEADING EXPERTS

EMPOWER YOUR WORKFORCE

Are you looking to help your employees expand their skill sets and stay engaged? Our range of specialised courses are designed to empower people with the critical skills needed to thrive in any role.

All of our courses are taught by leading academics and experts, and are delivered live and online over Zoom for added convenience.

You can send your employees to any of our upcoming public courses, or for a more premium experience, arrange for a private course to be customised and delivered exclusively to your team.

ATTEND A PUBLIC COURSE

We deliver our incredibly popular and impactful public courses at discounted rates for groups of three or more.

ARRANGE A PRIVATE COURSE

For large groups we offer private courses customised to meet your organisation’s specific needs and pain points.

ABOUT THINK INC.

Think Inc. are renowned for spreading important ideas through highly produced large-scale public events with the world’s greatest minds. For over a year now, we’ve been applying our expertise to building world-class short courses guided by:

Interaction

Connect with like-minded peers through small classes, instructor Q&A, and engaging breakout rooms.

Convenience

Attend the live online classes, or watch the recordings at your convenience.

Expertise

Learn directly from one of Australia’s leading experts.

Results

Develop yourself personally and professionally by learning interesting content with practical applications.

COURSES

AN INTRODUCTION TO CRITICAL THINKING

HOW TO REASON

This course in rationality will not teach you what to think, but how to think.

We’ll give you a system for critically evaluating arguments and aligning your beliefs with reality, so you can analyse problems, weigh evidence, and reason logically.

With direct instruction from Australia’s leading expert on critical thinking, you’ll finish this course with better judgement, greater confidence, and clearer thinking.

HOW TO REASON

WHAT YOU'LL LEARN

ERRORS
Common errors in reasoning.

STRUCTURE
The structure of arguments.

CHARACTERISTICS
The characteristics of a good (and bad) reason for believing something.

COMMUNICATE
How to communicate effectively.

HOW TO REASON

YOUR INSTRUCTOR

Dr Peter Ellerton is one of the world’s foremost experts on critical thinking pedagogies. He is a Senior Lecturer in Philosophy and Critical Thinking and the Curriculum Director at the University of Queensland Critical Thinking Project.

He has consulted and produced papers for various organisations including the European Commission Joint Research Centre, the NSW Department of Education, the Australian Defence Force, NSW Ombudsman, and many private and public schools.

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ANCIENT WISDOM FOR A HAPPIER LIFE

HOW TO BE A STOIC

This course on Stoicism will give you the skills to handle any stressful situation.

Stoicism is a recipe for happiness and self-mastery, and it’s not just a philosophy for elites. It’s full of practical wisdom for entrepreneurs, contractors, CEOs, and everyone in between.

With the help of weekly readings from Marcus Aurelius, Seneca, Epictetus and others, and guided group discussions with Australia’s leading Stoic scholar, you’ll discover this ancient guide to happiness and resilience.

HOW TO BE A STOIC

WHAT YOU'LL LEARN

OVERVIEW
Themes, Masters, and the Four Cardinal Virtues.

TECHNIQUES
Dichotomy of Control, Negative Visualisation, Stoic Meditation.

ADVICE
Emotions, Relationships, Death.

PRACTICE
Incorporating Stoicism into your Daily Life.

HOW TO BE A STOIC

YOUR INSTRUCTOR

Dr Matthew Sharpe is an Associate Professor of Philosophy at Deakin University. His research interests include classical philosophy, psychoanalysis, and critical theory.

For the past decade, his work has increasingly focused on Stoicism and modern receptions thereof, and he is currently working on a forthcoming book about philosophy as a way of life.

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HOW TO SPEAK AND WRITE EFFECTIVELY

COMMUNICATE WITH CONFIDENCE

This course will teach you the art of rhetoric.

In this course, you’ll learn how to apply the ancient art of rhetoric to contemporary life. It will teach you how to leverage the power of language to win sales, build relationships, and persuade your audience.

With guidance from an award-winning expert, we’ll explore how to understand your audience, arrange your thinking, invent your content, shape cogent and polished arguments, and deliver them with style and grace.

COMMUNICATE WITH CONFIDENCE

WHAT YOU'LL LEARN

STRUCTURE
Arrange your thinking.

REASONING
Construct cogent arguments.

WRITING
Write with style.

SPEAKING
Speak with confidence.

COMMUNICATE WITH CONFIDENCE

YOUR INSTRUCTOR

Dr Susan Thomas is Founding Director of the Writing Hub and Writing Program at the University of Sydney and the President of the American Council of Writing Program Administrators.

She has worked as a professional editor, grant writer, speech writer, and educational consultant, and publishes on a wide range of topics related to rhetoric and writing.

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AN INTRODUCTION TO EFFECTIVE ALTRUISM

DOING GOOD

This course will help you make the world a better place.

Discover the principles of effective altruism, sharpen your moral reasoning skills, explore the most pressing existential risks to humanity (such as artificial intelligence and biotechnology), and most importantly, understand how to put everything you learnt into practice.

With instruction from a leading figure in the effective altruism movement, as well as a community of like-minded peers, you’ll finish the course prepared to live more in line with your values and ready to make the world a better place.

DOING GOOD

WHAT YOU'LL LEARN

PRINCIPLES
The core principles of effective altruism.

WORTHY CAUSES
The most pressing risks facing humanity.

IMPACT
How to make the biggest impact.

DOING GOOD

YOUR INSTRUCTOR

Luke K. Freeman is a former entrepreneur and the current Executive Director of Giving What We Can.

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ENROL YOUR ORGANISATION

If you’re looking to grow your people and want to foster a culture of learning at your organisation, we’ve got you covered!

Our collection of hugely popular courses will help your employees improve their skills and thrive in any role.

Get in touch and we’ll work with you to develop a plan that suits your needs.