Last updated : 07 Nov 2016

DQ 101: Introduction to Decision Quality

Summary

Uncertainty and endless debate can inhibit our ability to make good decisions. Decision Quality (DQ) is a practical and systematic approach that methodically breaks down barriers and improves the quality and timeliness of important decisions.

Programme

Week 1: The Power of Decisions in Shaping our Lives and Business Week 2: Appropriate Frame; Creative and Doable Alternatives; Clear Values and Tradeoffs Week 3: Relevant and Reliable Information; Sound Reasoning Week 4: Gaining Commitment to Action

Learning outcomes

By the end of this course, you will be able to: Understand the six requirements of Decision Quality Recognize the quality of a decision before you make it (not just in hindsight) Identify gaps in Decision Quality and focus your attention where it matters Reach DQ in significant decisions in a timely and efficient way Gain awareness of strategic Decision Quality, decision "power tools," and the role of decision professionals.

Teaching-Learning methodology

Team working among the participants; individual homework or paper requested.

Assessment

Participants will earn a statement of completion, signed by the instructor, if they complete the required number of assignments during the course.

  • Soft skills Analytical Skills, Problem solving, Leadership
  • Language English
  • Other languages (eg. Subtitles) Unknown
  • Period of activation Periodicaly opened
  • Date Unknown
  • Duration 4 weeks
  • Level of commitment required 2 hours per week
  • Cost Free * See platform for details
  • Providing institution Strategic Decision Group
  • Mooc Platform NovoEd
  • Target group Unknown
  • Instructor Carl Spetzler
  • Level of assistance offered Unknown
  • Keywords Decision making, career