Decision Making and Problem Solving

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Welcome to the “Decision Making and Problem Solving” course, a part of the Leadership and Management Program offered by the London School of Business Administration. This comprehensive, self-paced online course is designed to equip you with the essential skills and knowledge required for effective decision-making and problem-solving in various organizational settings.

Whether you are a seasoned leader, a middle manager, or an aspiring professional, this course will provide you with practical tools and frameworks to tackle complex challenges, make informed decisions, and drive organizational success.

Course Format

  • Delivery Mode: Online
  • Pace: Self-paced

Who Should Take This Course?

  • Team leaders
  • Managers at all levels
  • Business owners
  • Aspiring leaders
  • Professionals looking to enhance their decision-making and problem-solving skills

Learning Outcomes

Upon completion of this course, you will be able to:

  1. Understand the fundamentals of decision-making and problem-solving.
  2. Apply various techniques to identify and define problems effectively.
  3. Utilize critical thinking in the decision-making process.
  4. Make ethical and risk-assessed decisions.
  5. Collaborate in group settings to build consensus.
  6. Implement and evaluate solutions in real-world scenarios.

Course Introduction

Why Decision Making and Problem Solving?

Decision-making and problem-solving are integral skills in leadership and management. They are the backbone of effective planning, execution, and performance evaluation. This course aims to delve deep into these topics, offering a structured approach to make you a more competent and confident decision-maker.

Course Lessons

  1. Introduction to Decision Making and Problem Solving: Setting the stage for what you will learn throughout the course.
  2. Understanding the Decision Making Process: A deep dive into the steps involved in making a decision.
  3. Identifying and Defining Problems: Techniques to pinpoint issues that need resolution.
  4. Gathering and Analyzing Information: How to collect relevant data and interpret it.
  5. Generating Alternative Solutions: Exploring different avenues before making a decision.
  6. Evaluating and Selecting the Best Solution: Criteria and methods for choosing the most effective solution.
  7. Implementing the Chosen Solution: Steps to put your decision into action.
  8. Monitoring and Evaluating the Outcome: How to assess the effectiveness of your decision.
  9. The Role of Critical Thinking in Decision Making: Leveraging critical thinking skills in the decision-making process.
  10. Decision Making Styles and Approaches: Understanding your style and how it impacts your decisions.
  11. Group Decision Making and Consensus Building: Collaborative decision-making strategies.
  12. Ethical Considerations in Decision Making: Making decisions that are morally and ethically sound.
  13. Risk Management and Decision Making: How to assess and manage risks in decision-making.
  14. Overcoming Decision Making Biases and Pitfalls: Identifying and avoiding common traps in decision-making.
  15. Creativity and Innovation in Problem Solving: Using creativity to solve problems in novel ways.
  16. Problem Solving Techniques and Tools: Practical tools to aid in problem-solving.
  17. Root Cause Analysis and Problem Solving: Getting to the heart of the problem.
  18. Decision Making in High-pressure Situations: Making sound decisions when the stakes are high.
  19. Decision Making in a Global Context: Navigating decision-making in a diverse, global environment.
  20. Developing Decision Making and Problem Solving Skills: Continuous improvement and lifelong learning in decision-making and problem-solving.

We look forward to guiding you through this transformative learning experience!

Enroll now to embark on a journey that will significantly enhance your decision-making and problem-solving capabilities, thereby contributing to your professional growth and organizational success.

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