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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 Hammad A

Jul 17, 2020

Very good experience of understanding how to effectively work in a management position.

By Felix C V

Sep 7, 2017

Thanks for sharing your knowledge on this subject! I appreciate the course. Keep it up!

By VIRENDRA K P

Apr 21, 2016

i just completed the course and gain too much knowledge and explore my knowledge thanks

By Johanna M

Oct 18, 2015

This course was helpful as an introduction to Problem Solving. I enjoyed the material.

By Liezel R D R

Oct 24, 2020

Thank you for the opportunity to improve my skills more with the help of this course.

By ANUWAT L

May 9, 2020

I was opened my mind. In the global have a lot of things for me to improve my skill.

By Muhammad Y

Jul 20, 2020

Excellent course

Very productive

I learnt a lot.

Thanks to Instructor and well wishes

By AMAN S C

Apr 30, 2020

Its been great moment with instructor and able to understand the course decesively.

By Israel A

Oct 8, 2017

It is a great course to learn support tools for decision making an problem-solving.

By Guiselle P M A

Nov 13, 2020

Esta oportunidad desarrolla grandes emprendimientos y calidad del recurso humano.

By MD S I

May 5, 2020

This course is great to learn about problem-solving and decision-making process.

By Saurabh P

Oct 23, 2016

Very Good. Just revised the practical aspects of problem solving in daily lives.

By Sandra d C

Oct 6, 2016

Very good course. you gain good tools to make efficient and effective decisions.

By AMANDA J

Aug 31, 2020

Thank you very much Sir, for all of your efforts to make this course a success.

By Sachin P

Jul 12, 2020

Quality analysis of problem-solving techniques & great explanation of concepts.

By Katharina M

Oct 17, 2015

Very helpful and applicable to daily life. Thank you very much for this course!

By Arunsajee S

Jun 20, 2020

Good example for describing the methods which can help us to make the decision

By Venkatesh R

Apr 18, 2020

Very Nice course , professor Rob has a very lucid and easy way of explanation.

By MOHAMED M P

Aug 15, 2020

This course will help a lot of for the Management executives across the Glob

By Murilo M d S

Aug 5, 2017

Great course that help organize better management change and control. Thanks!

By Bernard D V

Jan 12, 2017

Good and quick course about problem solving. It's a clear and concise course.

By Nurbek A

Jan 22, 2021

a lot of new ideas! good to learn about problem-solving and decision making!

By nwagwu i h

Jan 24, 2019

Presentation was great. Audio and video was spot-on!Course content was rich.

By Mowliid A H

Jan 19, 2016

Woow! I enjoyed this course tremendously. really, it's an impressive course.

By anna p

Feb 18, 2019

Simple, concepts given in a very understandable manner. Enjoying the course