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

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363 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


Dec 30, 2019

It is a very nice course for me, it not only teach me some solutions of problem solving & decision-making, but also help me to clear cleared my minds in dealing with problem.


Aug 03, 2018

A wonderful Informative and effective course for those who want to learn or improve to take effective decision making and learn quick problem solving techniques

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126 - 150 of 360 Reviews for Effective Problem-Solving and Decision-Making

By Bjorn B

Oct 10, 2019

I can now make effective decisions.

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 Elison F L D

May 14, 2019

I recomend to enroll this course.

By 1821688

Sep 26, 2019

very quick and good information

By Nadija V

Feb 01, 2019

Very understandable and useful

By KanakVardhan

Feb 24, 2016

Little more practical examples

By Md. N K

Sep 07, 2018

Indeed a wonderful course....

By Suraj S

Feb 19, 2016

I really enjoyed this course.

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 fiona p

Jun 10, 2016

the course was very helpful

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 Mubarak S

Aug 22, 2017

Very Good & wonderful .


Mar 13, 2017

best of the best course

By Ted S

Jan 18, 2020

Very manageable pace.


Sep 29, 2019

that course was great

By Josué D R R

Sep 19, 2016

is a excellent course