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Decision Making Skills Training Course Outline

Module 1: Introduction to Decision-Making

  • What is Decision-Making?
  • What are Decision-Making Skills?
  • Importance of Decision-Making
  • Elements of Decision-Making
  • Characteristics of Decision-Making
  • Types of Decision-Making
  • Approaches to Decision-Making
  • Different Ways to Make Decisions
  • Differences Between Individual and Group Decisions

Module 2: Factors Influencing Decisions

  • Programmed Vs Non-Programmed Decisions
  • Information Inputs
  • Prejudice
  • Cognitive Constraints
  • Attitudes About Risk and Uncertainty
  • Personal Habits
  • Social and Cultural Influences

Module 3: Decision-Making Skills

  • Problem Solving
  • Leadership
  • Reasoning
  • Intuition
  • Teamwork
  • Emotional Intelligence
  • Creativity
  • Time Management

Module 4: Steps to Effective Decision-Making

  • Identify  Decision
  • Gather Relevant Information
  • Identify Alternatives
  • Weigh Evidence
  • Choose Among Alternatives
  • Take Action
  • Review Decision

Module 5: Techniques and Methods of Decision-Making

  • Marginal Analysis
  • Co-Effectiveness Analysis
  • Operations Research
  • Linear Programming

Module 6: Principles of Decision-Making

  • Marginal Theory
  • Mathematical Theory
  • Psychological Theory
  • Principle of Limiting Factors
  • Principle of Alternatives
  • Principle of Participation

Module 7: Models of Decision-Making

  • Rational/Normative Model-Economic Man
  • Non-Rational/Administrative Model

Module 8: Decision-Making in Today's World

  • How to Improve Decision-Making Skills?
  • How much does Hierarchy Matter?
  • Top-Down Decision-Making Vs Bottom-Up Decision-Making
  • Decision-Making in an Uncertain and Confusing World
  • How can Cutting Edge Technologies Enable Better Decision-Making?

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Prerequisites 

In this Decision-Making Skills Training course, there are no formal prerequisites.

Audience

This Decision-Making Skills Training course is suitable for anyone who would like to learn how to make effective decisions and face new challenges in their positions. This training is also suitable for those who want to embed first-class decision-making and problem-solving skills in themselves.

Decision Making Skills Training​ Course Overview

Decision-Making is the process of making the best choices by classifying a decision, collecting information, and evaluating alternative solutions. Decision-Making is also considered as an essential skill to identify various processes that help individuals make the right decisions and make a collective effort to reveal biases. A good decision-maker picks activities that provide the best result for themselves and others. Using efficient Decision-Making skills at the workplace can be very useful to improve the overall productivity and satisfaction among employees. Decision-Making skills also help individuals accomplish the company's initial goals and objectives open up more career opportunities.

This 1-day Decision-Making Skills Training course aims to provide delegates with an in-depth knowledge of taking important decisions using decision-making skills. This course will focus on many crucial topics such as factors influencing decisions, techniques and methods of decision-making, models of decision-making, decision-making in an uncertain and confusing world, differences between individual and group decisions, etc. This course will be taught by our experienced instructor, who have years of experience in providing interactive training courses.

This training will cover various crucial concepts, such as:

  • Steps to effective decision-making
  • Factors influencing decisions
  • Approaches to decision-making
  • Different ways to make decisions
  • Principles of decision-making
  • Non-rational/administrative model

At the end of this training, delegates will be able to take an effective and efficient decision in any situation. Delegates will also be able to take proper steps for effective decision-making and manage various factors influencing decisions. Like this course, The Knowledge Academy also provides many more Management training courses to help anyone develop essential skills to enhance their career opportunities.

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  • Delegate pack consisting of course notes and exercises
  • Manual
  • Experienced Instructor

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Ways to take this course

Our easy to use Virtual platform allows you to sit the course from home with a live instructor. You will follow the same schedule as the classroom course, and will be able to interact with the trainer and other delegates.

Our fully interactive online training platform is compatible across all devices and can be accessed from anywhere, at any time. All our online courses come with a standard 90 days access that can be extended upon request. Our expert trainers are constantly on hand to help you with any questions which may arise.

This is our most popular style of learning. We run courses in 1200 locations, across 200 countries in one of our hand-picked training venues, providing the all important ‘human touch’ which may be missed in other learning styles.

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Highly experienced trainers

All our trainers are highly qualified, have 10+ years of real-world experience and will provide you with an engaging learning experience.

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State of the art training venues

We only use the highest standard of learning facilities to make sure your experience is as comfortable and distraction-free as possible

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Small class sizes

We limit our class sizes to promote better discussion and ensuring everyone has a personalized experience

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Great value for money

Get more bang for your buck! If you find your chosen course cheaper elsewhere, we’ll match it!

This is the same great training as our classroom learning but carried out at your own business premises. This is the perfect option for larger scale training requirements and means less time away from the office.

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Tailored learning experience

Our courses can be adapted to meet your individual project or business requirements regardless of scope.

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Team building opportunity

This gives your team a great opportunity to come together, bond, and discuss, which you may not get in a standard classroom setting.

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Frequently asked questions

FAQ's

Decision-Making Skills are the ability to choose a good option out of two or more alternatives. It is essential to recognise processes, which assist individuals in making the correct decision and make a collective effort to reveal biases, which might influence its outcomes.
In this Decision-Making Skills Training course, there are no formal prerequisites.
This Decision-Making Skills Training course is suitable for anyone who would like to learn how to make effective decisions and face new challenges in their positions.
There are several ways of improving decision-making skills, which includes improving your language and communication skills, getting social online, hanging out with persons of all ages, writing down the merits and demerits, obtaining culture and some arts in your life etc.
Decision-making plays an essential role in the planning process of business and is a key function of its success. It is also the most important element of a manager’s activity. The importance of decision-making is that it allows individuals to reduce errors and enhance productivity.
This Decision-Making Skills Training course aims to provide you with an in-depth knowledge of taking important decisions using Decision-Making skills. This course will focus on many crucial topics such as factors influencing decisions, Decision-Making Skills, techniques and methods of Decision-Making, models of Decision-Making, Decision-Making in an uncertain and confusing world, differences between individual and group decisions, and many more.
The price for Decision Making Skills Training certification in the United Kingdom starts from £495
The Knowledge Academy is the Leading global training provider in the world for Decision Making Skills Training.
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