Critical Thinking and Decision Making

This 2-day course exposes participants to applied decision making frameworks designed to enhance creative and strategic abilities. This course aims to improve decision making by applying techniques that minimize risk and maximize impact and influence. Team taught by two of our most popular Executive Education professors, Critical Thinking and Decision Making will change how you approach issues and bring about solutions in your workplace.

  • Program Dates: August 12-13, 2016
  • Price: $1,995 per person

Program Overview

  • Applying quantitative and qualitative decision-making frameworks
  • Enhancing your creative and strategic abilities for effective decisions
  • Eliminating biases in order to come to the best decisions
  • Improving decision-making skills by applying techniques to minimize risk and maximize your impact and influence

Goizueta Learning in Action™

  • Case Studies
  • An Unusual Disease
  • A Nice Dinner Out
  • X-Box Dilemma
  • Survey Writing

Learning Objectives

After completing Critical Thinking and Decision Making, you will have the ability to:

  • Analyze situations requiring decisions and determine which decision making approaches are most effective
  • Understand and identify strategies for overcoming decision making biases
  • Recognize which decision making tools are useful in influencing a decision when you do not have official decision making authority
  • Understand frameworks for making sound and informed decisions
  • Build consensus and communicate effectively in group / team decision making situations

Who Should Attend

Critical Thinking and Decision Making is appropriate for leaders at the mid- to upper-management level who impact decisions within their organization and who want to enhance their level of ability and influence.

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