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

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633 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

KG

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.

NJ

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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151 - 175 of 633 Reviews for Effective Problem-Solving and Decision-Making

By Eugene T

May 21, 2018

Excellent programme with relevant useful materials for reference

By Megna K

Jun 16, 2020

learnt a few new concepts and approaches. Comprehensive course.

By Pratama Y

Oct 20, 2019

i got very useful tools for problem-solving and decision making

By Cath O

Mar 24, 2016

A very practical course. Easy to apply in every day situations.

By K H K R

Apr 29, 2020

Good Decision making is more important to to solve any problem

By NITIN D

Sep 01, 2020

Effective and powerful course to understand decision making .

By Kevin P

Jan 31, 2019

Great intro to process improvement analysis and methodologies

By rayshun d

Jul 22, 2018

Great course! Immediately put my new found knowledge to work

By Sanjeev K B

Aug 03, 2019

learnt about the importance of making a decision correctly

By Vineeth I

Jun 23, 2020

Very useful course when applying to the working environment

By Harsh B

Jul 21, 2020

Very useful concept in decision making and problem solving

By Saadia Y

Jul 04, 2020

Good Course, instructor spoke well. explained things well

By Rafat A A

Sep 11, 2017

It is very helpful course that increase my knowledge alot

By Jimmy G

Sep 23, 2016

me dio herramientas para mejor mi trabajo administrativo.

By Nurşen T

Oct 05, 2018

It's nice, neat, and small lecture to follow, I like it.

By Ярослав Н

Sep 18, 2015

A short but informative course. Thank you for your work!

By Elizabeth W

Aug 14, 2020

Easy to understand and follow. Rob Stone was excellent.

By Anupam B

Apr 10, 2020

excellent course material & videos lectures. content wa

By Sudershan K

Jul 27, 2019

Wonderful and crisp course to undrstand decision making

By DAVID F B

Jun 11, 2017

Excelente.

Muchas gracias señores Profesores y Coursera.

By Luiz F

May 26, 2017

Excelente course, this is a part of my project of life.

By Jonatan R

Jun 13, 2016

It was worth all the hard work!! Learned a lot!! Thanks

By Sakshi A

Aug 18, 2015

Brilliant course - increased my understanding so much !

By Mohamad K

Jan 06, 2018

Very interesting and useful course! Thank you so much.

By LAURA C

Jun 18, 2020

ver good y shows you very well how to take a decision