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Learner Reviews & Feedback for Effective Problem-Solving and Decision-Making by University of California, Irvine

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About the Course

Critical thinking – the application of scientific methods and logical reasoning to problems and decisions – is the foundation of effective problem solving and decision making. Critical thinking enables us to avoid common obstacles, test our beliefs and assumptions, and correct distortions in our thought processes. Gain confidence in assessing problems accurately, evaluating alternative solutions, and anticipating likely risks. Learn how to use analysis, synthesis, and positive inquiry to address individual and organizational problems and develop the critical thinking skills needed in today’s turbulent times. Using case studies and situations encountered by class members, explore successful models and proven methods that are readily transferable on-the-job. Upon completing this course, you will be able to: 1. Choose and apply appropriate problem solving and decision making processes and methods 2. Identify common obstacles to effective problem solving and decision making 3. Recognize the human variable in problem solving and decision making 4. Assess major conceptual blocks and significant situational challenges 5. Apply concepts to enhancing personal development and organizational performance 6. Explain the key elements of problem solving and decision making and the barriers associated with them...

Top reviews


Sep 06, 2020

A very informative and easy course. I loved studying it, the professor was very well versed and delivered the lectures in a way so that students find it easy to understand the text and context.


Jun 25, 2020

The Training course was very attractive and valuable for implementation of the knowledge gain for solving of different problem faced in official works as well as personal responsibilities.

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By levent m

Jan 23, 2016

this is very usefull thank you!!!!

By Elison F L D

May 14, 2019

I recomend to enroll this course.

By Marcio M B d O

Apr 13, 2020

Very good! Simple and objective!


Apr 28, 2020

It was really a good experience

By 1821688

Sep 26, 2019

very quick and good information

By Dana A

Sep 07, 2020

useful and precise information

By Mohamed R A

Jul 07, 2020

Chorus was better than amazing

By Nadija V

Feb 01, 2019

Very understandable and useful

By KanakVardhan

Feb 24, 2016

Little more practical examples

By Paavni M

May 10, 2020

Very interesting and helpful!

By Md. N K

Sep 07, 2018

Indeed a wonderful course....

By Suraj S

Feb 19, 2016

I really enjoyed this course.

By Iqbal U K

Jun 04, 2020

It gives ma a lot to refine!

By Micipsa L

Dec 27, 2018

Great job of the instructor.

By das p

Dec 14, 2018

outstanding training program

By Hoang T T T

Jul 06, 2018

Very good course! Thank you!

By Muhammad A B

Jun 25, 2016

The course is easy to follow

By Mfonido F M

Jul 31, 2020

This is truly an eye opener


Jul 14, 2020

Excellent & Looking Forward

By Tanvir R

Jul 12, 2020

Interesting course content.

By fiona p

Jun 10, 2016

the course was very helpful

By Rehman W

Jun 17, 2020

It was a nice easy course.

By Kamalakannan S

Apr 18, 2020

Very insightful learning..


May 28, 2020


By Harbir S B

Oct 07, 2018

Very relevant and precise