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

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371 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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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

By Hoàng X H

Jan 25, 2016

Very helpful. Thanks.


Jul 17, 2019

Brief and effective.

By Giuliana N J A

Jul 17, 2017

Excellent Professor!

By Łukasz

Aug 22, 2016

Nice and... short ;]

By José G F

Jan 31, 2016

It´s a great course!

By Karampatos G

Nov 21, 2017

Excellent course !!

By Remi N

Jan 23, 2016

A very good course!

By Arieh R M S

Dec 09, 2015

is a great course!!

By Abhishek S

Jan 29, 2020

Simple & Effective

By Punam B

Jan 03, 2019

Very useful course

By Muhammad N S

Jul 26, 2017

Tough one to pass.

By Frank A

Jan 10, 2020

Good for managers

By Gilson d C V J

Apr 28, 2017

Excellent course.

By Francis M

Jul 16, 2019

Very Good Course

By Dani C

Apr 27, 2017

A good training.

By Oscar L M

Aug 16, 2015

Excellent course

By Rohin A

May 29, 2019

Good experience

By يونس ع ع ع

Nov 06, 2018

Very very cool

By Yogesh T

Dec 14, 2018

Nice training

By Andreia I A O

Jan 19, 2017

Great course!

By Johannes J

Dec 07, 2016

great course!

By Mujmmil A

Dec 22, 2015

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