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

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660 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 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 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

By Jolanta G

Dec 25, 2016

Thank you for the course.

By Dheerendra S N

Aug 11, 2016

It was good to understand

By Cynthia D S

Sep 12, 2015

Very good and very clear.

By alnahyan

Dec 10, 2015

Good and usefull course.

By Shamin B

Nov 17, 2015

Simple and very helpful.

By Hassan F A

Jul 22, 2020

It is excellent course.

By Farseena.M

Jun 25, 2020

Very useful course also

By Mubarak S

Aug 22, 2017

Very Good & wonderful .


Mar 13, 2017

best of the best course

By Dorm B

Oct 03, 2020

Rob, you are the best.

By Nikolaos K

Oct 26, 2020

Extremely Interesting

By Tareq N A N A G

Sep 21, 2020

Thanks for the course