Decision Making

Decision Making Through Sound Leadership

When you’re presented with multiple problems at once, how do you decide which one to solve first? Shifting processes when making decisions under pressure creates opportunities to influence choices and shape behaviors, even during times of crisis. In this course, you will identify the six steps used in managerial decision making, as well as explain four personal decision styles used by managers.

  • 1.5 Hours

    DM101Level 1

    for New or First-time Managers
    August 24, 2022 2:00 p.m. EST
    October 13, 2022 2:00 p.m. EST
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    $135.00

    Sound decision making requires an active listening, objectivity and logic. Oftentimes it’s difficult to make a sound decision when stress is constant. It can be overwhelming with uncertainty to delineate fact from fiction. Learning to make good decisions requires a practice of pause before acting.

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    Objective

    • Learn how stress clouds sound decision making. Understand who to go to during a decision making process.
    • Accelerate your listening skills by delineating hearing from listening.
    • Learn how to feel more confident in making decisions that impact your role and the role of the team.
  • 1.5 Hours

    DM201Level 2

    for High-potential, First-time Managers
    August 24, 2022 4:00 p.m. EST
    October 13, 2022 4:00 p.m. EST
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    $165.00

    Decisions need to be implemented, whether on a personal or organizational level. Effective decision making requires leaders rethink what is essential, who or what is involved and leverage information to improve outcomes.

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    Objective

    • Differentiate between stress and pressure.
    • Learn how to identify and expand your default judging style to make better decisions.
    • Learn the art of practicing good judgment in challenging situations.
    • Uncover hidden options, consider potential outcomes to move forward.
    • Calculate costs to avoid the pitfalls of consensus-driven decisions and successfully make strong judgment calls.
  • 3 Hours

    DM301Level 3

    for Mid to senior level leaders
    August 25, 2022 3:00 p.m. EST
    October 14, 2022 3:00 p.m. EST
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    $245.00

    The ability to make educated, rapid decisions saves time, prevents workplace conflict, fosters respect among team members and allows employees to feel secure and have a better sense of commitment to the company and their positions.

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    Objective

    • Examine how problems exist in wider contexts.
    • Explore methods to minimize risk and turn ideas into plans.
    • Examine best practices in a decision-making framework.
    • Identify tools to analyze and shape the behavior of your key stakeholders.
  • 5 Hours

    DM401Level 4

    for Executives and Senior Leaders
    August 26, 2022 3:00 p.m. EST
    October 17, 2022 3:00 p.m. EST
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    $345.00

    Decision making is a core undertaking in every organization that is becoming more and more complex. Making decisions requires making tough choices. Employee engagement, productivity, growth, and commitment all strongly depend on the effectiveness of leadership and its decision-making. Being a decisive and humble leader brings the best out of your people and models for them the type of leadership that will help them to succeed throughout their career.

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    Objective

    • Review benefits and drawbacks of different decision-making models.
    • Explore the types of transferable skills that are needed to make decisions.
    • Examine the difference between executive decision making and day-to-day decision making through data and tools to support your decision to lead your organization through the change.
  • 5 Hours

    DM501Level 5

    for Executives and Senior Leaders
    August 30, 2022 3:00 p.m. EST
    October 19, 2022 3:00 p.m. EST
    Clear

    $395.00

    Many decisions leaders deal with every day involve at least some degree of uncertainty and require nonprogrammed decision making. It is important to be able to make difficult decisions when there are conflicting points of view in a fluid environment. It can be overwhelming, but good leaders weigh options and make the best decisions often having limited information.

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    Objective

    • Explain why decision making is an important component of good management.
    • Explain the difference between programmed and nonprogrammed decisions and the decision characteristics of risk uncertainty and ambiguity.
    • Describe the classical administrative and political models of decision making and their applications.
    • Discuss the advantages and disadvantages of participative decision making.
    • Identify techniques for improving decision making in today’s turbulent environment.
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Juliann H.
Rated 5 out of 5
4 months ago

Sound decision Making is a great course to help me understand how to make good decisions. The six steps are very clear and give good insight on how to anticipate what might happen in the future.

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Lockwood M.
Rated 4 out of 5
4 months ago

This course is filled with practical advice that can be applied to any situation. The six steps of decision making are broken down in a way that’s easy to understand and apply. I highly recommend it for anyone who wants to improve their decision making skills!

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Amelia M.
Rated 4 out of 5
4 months ago

Sound Decision Making is an excellent course for aspiring managers. It teaches you the six steps to managerial decision making and how those decisions impact the team. I recommend this course if you want to be a successful manager!

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Zachariah C.
Rated 4 out of 5
4 months ago

I’m loving this course. It’s been great to learn more about decision making as a manager and I’m already seeing the benefits of understanding my own personal decision style. I would definitely recommend it to any manager.

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Nessi M.
Rated 4 out of 5
4 months ago

I have to be honest – this is the best decision I’ve ever made! If you’re looking for a course that will teach you to identify good managerial decision-making techniques and styles, then this is the course for you.