Chevron Left
Back to Effective Problem-Solving and Decision-Making

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

4,811 ratings
803 reviews

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 5, 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.

Feb 5, 2021

A concise and informative course. The course consolidates my fundamental knowledge about the different components and concepts of problem-solving and decision-making. I really learned a lot.

Filter by:

276 - 300 of 811 Reviews for Effective Problem-Solving and Decision-Making

By Jasna D

Sep 28, 2021

​Very easy to learn and useful points

By Minister R J N

Jun 3, 2021

Learning experience much appreciated.


Dec 15, 2020

Very challenging course among others.

By Yerbolat K

Jul 19, 2020

cool and amazing tutor and tutorials!

By Vivian S P

Jan 7, 2020

I like it the course and recommended.

By John

Jul 9, 2021

I​nformación muy provechosa gracias!


Dec 29, 2020

Very infective and exciting course!!

By Shweta N

Sep 16, 2020

One of the best course for learning

By Khalid A M

Sep 13, 2020

this course will help me a lot as I

By Bjorn B

Oct 10, 2019

I can now make effective decisions.

By Nanda K K

Nov 17, 2020

Learning simplified and effective.

By Nirupama S

Aug 10, 2020

very professional and distinctive.


Aug 3, 2020

the course was very knowledgeable.

By Kedibone R

Jul 19, 2020

I have learnt a lot on this course

By Antony Q

Jul 28, 2017

great knowledge and tools for work

By levent m

Jan 23, 2016

this is very usefull thank you!!!!

By Cheryl A

Aug 31, 2021

Easy guide course, super helpful.

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!


Nov 27, 2020

it was very nice to learn this.

By Mohammad N C

Nov 26, 2020

Excellent skill building course

By Cathyann M

Oct 17, 2020

Excellent, excellent excellent!

By 20_ S

Apr 28, 2020

It was really a good experience

By 1821688

Sep 26, 2019

very quick and good information

By Lorena G

May 26, 2021

Very interesting ans practical