Decisions and Risk

Your success as an organizational leader depends on your ability to make decisions. Even though you may have extensive experience making tough business choices, a constantly changing business environment demands relentless skill improvement. This course sheds light on the decision-making process by moving from practical methodologies to decision-making intelligence. Build both quality and commitment into your decision-making process by incorporating the information in this course.

Target Audience
CEOs, CFOs, COOs, presidents, vice presidents, managers, team leaders, executives, and anyone interested in risk management and decision-making

Expected Duration
2.0 hours

Lesson Objectives:

Decision-making Basics

  • recognize the benefits of using analytical processes in making decisions.
  • apply knowledge of steps to take for a methodical decision-making process.
  • match decision-making styles with their corresponding examples.
  • identify the strategies that enhance decisiveness in business situations.
  • Making Informed Decisions

  • recognize the benefit of reaching decisions by using analytical methods and creative thinking.
  • identify situations in which analytical methods have been used for strategic decision-making.
  • apply what he has learned to identify creative tactics for generating ideas for decision-making.
  • identify the strategies that illustrate the creative-thinking process of decision-making.
  • Safeguarding Decisions

  • recognize the benefits of safeguarding decisions.
  • identify situations where risk-reduction techniques decrease uncertainty in decision-making.
  • identify the appropriate uses of scenarios in decision-making.
  • identify strategies that cope with decision-making consequences for your staff.
  • Time to Decide

  • recognize the importance of actually making the decision.
  • identify the reasons to use team decision-making.
  • identify information that must be communicated when seeking support for a decision.
  • sequence the steps necessary to put a decision into action.
  • Course Number: PD0243