Effective Decision Making

Introduction

When was the last time you or your team sat down and evaluated the lessons learned from either a great decision or a bad decision? Managers, employees, and teams are constantly making and implementing decisions, but few examine the process and assess the quality of their decisions. In today’s business environment, the impact of a poorly made decision can be costly. On the other hand, a great decision can produce results that will move an organization forward. This one-day seminar gives participants the process and tools for making effective decisions.

This seminar utilizes group exercises, movie clips, real-world examples and a team case study to help participants analyze and improve their decision-making skills.

How participants will benefit

  • be more decisive, elminating uncertainty when making risky decisions
  • learn a structured process for optimum analysis and implementation
  • effectively analyze, articulate and draw conclusions with greater clarity
  • learn to lead others through the decision making process
  • commit to their decisions and create buy-in from others

What Participants will learn

  • four styles of decision making and when to use them
  • the six important elements of an effective decision making process
  • the role of intuition in making decisions
  • how to better manage group decision making processes
  • tools and techniques that facilitate decision making
  • how to determine the return on a decision
  • how to assess their decision making skills and develop plans to improve their performance
  • how to recognize and overcome flaws in their decision making process
  • to recognize and avoid common pitfalls in decision making