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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 Muhammad A

Aug 11, 2020

A great course to learn about problem solving and decision making

By Manish K R

Apr 1, 2020

VERY MUCH INFORMATIVE AND TOO MUCH TO LEARN ABOUT DECISION MAKING

By Van K L N

Mar 26, 2020

"The course is extremely useful that help me in my career growth"

By Ali A

Oct 7, 2019

Examples are great and make it easier to understand the concepts.

By Eugene T

May 20, 2018

Excellent programme with relevant useful materials for reference

By Megna K

Jun 16, 2020

learnt a few new concepts and approaches. Comprehensive course.

By Pratama Y

Oct 20, 2019

i got very useful tools for problem-solving and decision making

By Catherine M O

Mar 24, 2016

A very practical course. Easy to apply in every day situations.

By K H K R

Apr 28, 2020

Good Decision making is more important to to solve any problem

By Fatima S

Nov 25, 2020

I got a good knowledge about how to Effective Problem-Solving

By NITIN D

Sep 1, 2020

Effective and powerful course to understand decision making .

By Kevin P

Jan 31, 2019

Great intro to process improvement analysis and methodologies

By rayshun d

Jul 22, 2018

Great course! Immediately put my new found knowledge to work

By Sanjeev K B

Aug 3, 2019

learnt about the importance of making a decision correctly

By Vineeth I

Jun 23, 2020

Very useful course when applying to the working environment

By Harsh B

Jul 20, 2020

Very useful concept in decision making and problem solving

By Amitabh T

Jan 17, 2021

Great information about charts and Visual interpretation.

By Chanseyha C

Jan 9, 2021

Very good course and very clear explanation with examples

By Saadia Y

Jul 4, 2020

Good Course, instructor spoke well. explained things well

By Rafat A

Sep 11, 2017

It is very helpful course that increase my knowledge alot

By Jimmy G

Sep 22, 2016

me dio herramientas para mejor mi trabajo administrativo.

By Nurşen T

Oct 5, 2018

It's nice, neat, and small lecture to follow, I like it.

By Ярослав Н

Sep 18, 2015

A short but informative course. Thank you for your work!

By Elizabeth W

Aug 14, 2020

Easy to understand and follow. Rob Stone was excellent.

By Anupam B

Apr 10, 2020

excellent course material & videos lectures. content wa