Competency Title:

Analytical Thinking

Competency Type:


Competency Description

This competency refers to the ability to analyse and interpret information to identify possible solutions or outcomes. The scope includes applying systematic and logical reasoning to understand the situation or problem, taking into consideration all relevant factors.

Level 1 - Awareness

Level 1

• Recognise the issues and problems in given situations.
• Recognise the need for comprehensive data prior to analysis.
• Recognise the need for different scenarios for analysis.
Level 2 - Knowledge

Level 2

• Ask probing questions to understand the issues related to the situations.
• Outline approach for data gathering to be used in the analysis.
• Identify possible scenarios for a given situation.
Level 3 - Skill

Level 3

• Break down the problems into smaller parts for detailed analysis.
• Use data to undertake systematic and logical analysis.
• Analyse possible scenarios and recommend options.
Level 4 - Mastery

Level 4

• Identify interdependencies and implications of various elements or factors in a situation.
• Validate information and make appropriate adjustments to rectify discrepancies in the findings.
• Determine appropriate option and rationale for the given situation.
Level 5 - Expert

Level 5

• Evaluate key actions and underlying issues to problems in a situation.
• Review the rationale of conclusions derived from findings and analysis.
• Evaluate the impact of the option on the current situation.