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What you will learn

  • Apply appropriate problem-solving and decision-making processes

  • Identify common obstacles to effective problem-solving and decision-making

  • Use analysis, synthesis, and positive inquiry to address organizational problems

  • Evaluate solutions and anticipate likely risks

Skills you will gain

Decision TheoryDecision-MakingChange ManagementData Analysis

Learner Career Outcomes

22%

started a new career after completing these courses

24%

got a tangible career benefit from this course
Shareable Certificate
Earn a Certificate upon completion
100% online
Start instantly and learn at your own schedule.
Flexible deadlines
Reset deadlines in accordance to your schedule.
Approx. 5 hours to complete
English

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University of California, Irvine

Syllabus - What you will learn from this course

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Week
1

Week 1

1 hour to complete

Introduction to Problem Solving

1 hour to complete
3 videos (Total 23 min), 3 readings, 1 quiz
3 videos
1.2 Types of Problems 4m
1.3 Categories of Problem Solving8m
3 readings
About this Course10m
Please Take this Survey10m
Module 1 Lecture Slides10m
1 practice exercise
Module 1 Quiz30m
Week
2

Week 2

1 hour to complete

Charts and Diagrams

1 hour to complete
3 videos (Total 21 min), 1 reading, 1 quiz
3 videos
2.2 Cause and Effect Diagram3m
2.3 Histograms9m
1 reading
Module 2 Lecture Slides10m
1 practice exercise
Module 2 Quiz30m
Week
3

Week 3

1 hour to complete

Decision Making Methods

1 hour to complete
3 videos (Total 30 min), 1 reading, 1 quiz
3 videos
3.2 Decision Methods6m
3.3 Consensus and Ethical Decisions11m
1 reading
Module 3 Lecture Slides10m
1 practice exercise
Module 3 Quiz30m
Week
4

Week 4

2 hours to complete

Implementing Decisions

2 hours to complete
3 videos (Total 39 min), 3 readings, 1 quiz
3 videos
4.2 Control Charts12m
4.3 Implementing Decision Results14m
3 readings
Module 4 Lecture Slides10m
Course Wrap-Up10m
End of Course Survey10m
1 practice exercise
Module 4 Quiz30m

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