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How philosophy can help your business or organisation - two testimonials


Can philosophy and critical thinking benefit your business or organisation? Yes!

Here are two testimonials regarding work I've done recently for the Government of Malta and E.On Next:


Charles Deguara, Auditor General at National Audit Office (Malta):


'In line with our policy of offering diverse professional development opportunities to our staff, Dr Stephen Law, a well renowned professor in philosophy in international circles , was invited recently by the National Audit Office to conduct a three hour webinar on critical thinking to all its employees...[T]his webinar made us even more aware of the beneficial effect of philosophy especially to facilitate our thinking and reasoning processes. Undoubtedly, as auditors this is extremely important in our work, particularly when it comes to collecting and evaluating audit evidence and eventually to the expression of professional judgement.


In actual fact, this webinar’s success exceeded all expectations, as clearly evidenced by the extremely positive results arising out of the course evaluation carried out after each training event. It is significant to note that 70% of respondents believe that the study of philosophy can benefit the auditing profession in a tangible manner.

 

The way in which Dr Law managed to convey certain philosophical concepts, in such a clear and understandable manner, to an audience which had never studied philosophy is indeed impressive. This is due mainly to his excellent and comprehensive knowledge of this subject as well as to his excellent communication skills and abilities; thus Dr Law managed very successfully to relate such philosophical concepts to real life situations and circumstances, which the audience found extremely interesting.'


Yonadav Yuval. Chief Information Officer, E.On Next:


'Highly recommended. Stephen raised our awareness to topics that subtly and not-so-subtly affect us in the company every day. The content and the delivery were pitched just right and hit home with everybody that attended. It’s also a great way to bring together people from across the business to explore common themes.'


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