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Specialization

Course 8 of 10 in the

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Flexible deadlines

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Hours to complete

Approx. 5 hours to complete

Suggested: 4-8 hours of videos, readings, and quizzes...
Available languages

English

Subtitles: English, Vietnamese, Spanish

What you will learn

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    Apply appropriate problem-solving and decision-making processes

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    Evaluate solutions and anticipate likely risks

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    Identify common obstacles to effective problem-solving and decision-making

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    Use analysis, synthesis, and positive inquiry to address organizational problems

Skills you will gain

Decision TheoryDecision-MakingChange ManagementData Analysis
Specialization

Course 8 of 10 in the

100% online

100% online

Start instantly and learn at your own schedule.
Flexible deadlines

Flexible deadlines

Reset deadlines in accordance to your schedule.
Hours to complete

Approx. 5 hours to complete

Suggested: 4-8 hours of videos, readings, and quizzes...
Available languages

English

Subtitles: English, Vietnamese, Spanish

Syllabus - What you will learn from this course

Week
1
Hours to complete
1 hour to complete

Introduction to Problem Solving

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Reading
3 videos (Total 23 min), 3 readings, 1 quiz
Video3 videos
1.2 Types of Problems 4m
1.3 Categories of Problem Solving8m
Reading3 readings
About this Course10m
Please Take this Survey10m
Module 1 Lecture Slides10m
Quiz1 practice exercise
Module 1 Quiz18m
Week
2
Hours to complete
1 hour to complete

Charts and Diagrams

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Reading
3 videos (Total 21 min), 1 reading, 1 quiz
Video3 videos
2.2 Cause and Effect Diagram3m
2.3 Histograms9m
Reading1 reading
Module 2 Lecture Slides10m
Quiz1 practice exercise
Module 2 Quiz18m
Week
3
Hours to complete
1 hour to complete

Decision Making Methods

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Reading
3 videos (Total 30 min), 1 reading, 1 quiz
Video3 videos
3.2 Decision Methods6m
3.3 Consensus and Ethical Decisions11m
Reading1 reading
Module 3 Lecture Slides10m
Quiz1 practice exercise
Module 3 Quiz10m
Week
4
Hours to complete
1 hour to complete

Implementing Decisions

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Reading
3 videos (Total 39 min), 3 readings, 1 quiz
Video3 videos
4.2 Control Charts12m
4.3 Implementing Decision Results14m
Reading3 readings
Module 4 Lecture Slides10m
Course Wrap-Up10m
End of Course Survey10m
Quiz1 practice exercise
Module 4 Quiz20m
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Career Benefit

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Top Reviews

By YMAug 3rd 2018

A wonderful Informative and effective course for those who want to learn or improve to take effective decision making and learn quick problem solving techniques

By ADAug 10th 2015

I have not personally completed the course......but as far as i have progressed i am finding it very helpful and explained in a very simple manner.

Instructor

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Rob Stone, PMP, M.Ed.

Instructor, University of California, Irvine Extension

About University of California, Irvine

Since 1965, the University of California, Irvine has combined the strengths of a major research university with the bounty of an incomparable Southern California location. UCI’s unyielding commitment to rigorous academics, cutting-edge research, and leadership and character development makes the campus a driving force for innovation and discovery that serves our local, national and global communities in many ways....

About the Career Success Specialization

This series of courses will help you build, develop and hone the essential skills needed to improve your employability and advancement in today’s dynamic workforce. The courses in this Specialization may be taken in any order. Each course can also be taken independently. The Specialization concludes with a Capstone project that will give you the opportunity to integrate and apply the skills you have gained throughout the courses to your individual and organizational needs....
Career Success

Frequently Asked Questions

  • Once you enroll for a Certificate, you’ll have access to all videos, quizzes, and programming assignments (if applicable). Peer review assignments can only be submitted and reviewed once your session has begun. If you choose to explore the course without purchasing, you may not be able to access certain assignments.

  • When you enroll in the course, you get access to all of the courses in the Specialization, and you earn a certificate when you complete the work. Your electronic Certificate will be added to your Accomplishments page - from there, you can print your Certificate or add it to your LinkedIn profile. If you only want to read and view the course content, you can audit the course for free.

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