‏Sleuth of the Year Detective Convention
Sleuth of the Year Detective Convention is our Critical Thinking and Problem Solving Programme, where you will race against time to deconstruct a crime scene.

What you will learn
During the 2 day convention you will be trained and tested in the sleuthing skills of:

Effective questioning and active listening skills to collect and evaluate evidence‏
Powers of observation in being mentally sharp to deduct subtle cues of human behaviour
‏Deductive and inductive reasoning and a range of different thinking styles to piece all the parts of the puzzle together

Arriving at the convention you will soon discover that all is not as it seems as you become immersed in a world of crime and corruption. Throughout the 2 days you will be trained and tested in the following skills and abilities:

Powers of observation and concentration: being mentally sharp at all times
Evidence collection: Having an eye for detail - such as small objects, and slight variations in someone’s story
Be subtle: fly under the radar and blend in and notice subtle cues in human behaviour and what’s happening at all times
The art of building rapport during witness interviews: it’s not what you ask but how you ask it. Tap into your intuitive thinking to take what you may sense or perceive to be true or untrue
Effective questioning techniques: to avoid yes/no and focus on questions that require real answers
Infiltrate a network of informants: who have connections with people that the detectives won’t be able to approach formally
Handle forensic evidence and records investigation
Use Methods of Reasoning: Inductive and Deductive Logic
Critical and Analytical Thinking: to carefully look at the problem and analyse the evidence to examine the Means, Motive and Opportunity
Communicating effectually with others in in solving the crime
Use Conceptual Thinking: to find connections and patterns and then piece them together to from a complete picture

Who this is for
‏‏Professionals who want to learn new skills and techniques to effectively solve problems and explore and challenge their own critical thinking style.

Benefits to your organisation
This Corporate Event will help your organisation to:

Enhance skills of raising vital questions to understand problems
Develop people to think open-mindedly to recognise and assess their assumptions and subsequent implications and practical consequences
Enable an environment where people have the ability to ponder possibilities, see patterns and connections, and look at new and different ways of thinking through problems

To help you get the most from this Corporate Event you will receive an exercise to help you prepare and to get into the best mindset.

Your Post Programme Commitment:
‏You bring back tools, techniques and confidence that comes from practical experience, and the knowledge that you’ve already applied your new skills in an immersive world of crime, together with a personalised action plan that will immediately impact your ability to solve problems and think better.

Optional Extra
‏Reinforce your learning with follow-up post programme coaching based on a video recording focused on key aspects of the programme and your performance.

To find out more about our Sleuth of the Year Detective Convention Event get in touch with Carmel on 07948 525183 or carmel@evolvingcareersplayers.com

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