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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 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 Shun 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 Chongkolnee R

Jul 14, 2021

T​hank you for all. I gained more knowledge in this class.

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 MOHAMMAD F B Y

Jul 13, 2021

Its open my mind to solving problem and making decision

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

By Sudershan K

Jul 27, 2019

Wonderful and crisp course to undrstand decision making

By DAVID F B

Jun 11, 2017

Excelente.

Muchas gracias señores Profesores y Coursera.

By Luiz F

May 26, 2017

Excelente course, this is a part of my project of life.

By Jonatan R

Jun 13, 2016

It was worth all the hard work!! Learned a lot!! Thanks

By Sakshi A

Aug 18, 2015

Brilliant course - increased my understanding so much !

By Bharti B

Sep 1, 2021

Thanks for creating such courses to upskill our career

By Nestor A

Apr 23, 2021

Simple, concise and clear explanation of the concepts.

By Mohamad K

Jan 6, 2018

Very interesting and useful course! Thank you so much.