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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 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.

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By Mujmmil A

Dec 22, 2015

naadach khula

By Ho L N

Oct 14, 2015

Great course!

By 154_RUPAM M

Jul 14, 2021

great course

By Amelia S

Aug 16, 2020

great course

By Anurag S R

Jun 16, 2020

very userful

By Deleted A

May 20, 2020

great course

By Khaled F

Feb 21, 2020


By Alon S

May 31, 2019

Great course

By Rohit T

Dec 1, 2021

Nice course

By Abdullah I A

Sep 13, 2021


By Khalifa S M A

Aug 24, 2021

many thanks

By Gelmar G V

Nov 8, 2020

very useful

By Aditya M P

Aug 11, 2020

Good Course

By Divya S

Jul 20, 2020

nice course

By Jignesh J

Jun 20, 2020

Very Useful

By Kendrix P

Jun 18, 2020



Jun 10, 2020

good course

By Yashvardhan S

Jun 4, 2020

best course

By B S K S

May 26, 2020

Very useful

By Partheepan

Apr 8, 2020

Very Useful

By Shahd A

Sep 27, 2018


By Mauy M S

Aug 3, 2016

Ótimo curso


Nov 20, 2020


By Francos G S A

Nov 15, 2020

love it !!

By Abhinav

Sep 6, 2020

Thank you.