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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

KG
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.

S
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.

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By AMAN C

Jul 26, 2019

Excellent course regarding to solve the problem ,its help me a lot .

By 37_Sayee P

Sep 18, 2020

In detail explanation. You will love this course. Enjoy Learning :)

By Borys V

Oct 3, 2016

This was a very useful course with very good lectures and examples.

By Margaret G

Sep 12, 2015

The course was awesome! I learned a lot that I didn't know before.

By Tabitha E S

Sep 14, 2020

A fantastic course to learn decision making and to solve problems.

By Kelechi G U

May 18, 2020

Excellent course. It's a plus to one's critical thinking abilities

By Dr. J H G

Apr 21, 2020

Thanks, Excellent course to learn finer aspects of decision making

By Mohsen M V

Sep 10, 2015

About the professor and his explanations this course was excellent

By Rachael N

Oct 10, 2020

I love how the course was organized and i have gained new skills.

By Muhammad A

Aug 11, 2020

A great course to learn about problem solving and decision making

By Manish K R

Apr 1, 2020

VERY MUCH INFORMATIVE AND TOO MUCH TO LEARN ABOUT DECISION MAKING

By Van K L N

Mar 26, 2020

"The course is extremely useful that help me in my career growth"

By Ali A

Oct 7, 2019

Examples are great and make it easier to understand the concepts.

By Eugene T

May 20, 2018

Excellent programme with relevant useful materials for reference

By Mohamed G

Mar 23, 2021

Great course, I really learnt important things, I recommend it.

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 Catherine M O

Mar 24, 2016

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

By K H K R

Apr 28, 2020

Good Decision making is more important to to solve any problem

By Fatima S

Nov 25, 2020

I got a good knowledge about how to Effective Problem-Solving

By NITIN D

Sep 1, 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 3, 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