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Course Outline

  Process vs. outcome                                                           Download Course Brochure
 

Distinguishing the decision making process from the consequences

   
  Identifying needs, ‘shoulds’, interests & wants
 

Knowing your own and uncovering those of others

   
  Risk profiles
 

Being aware of your personal and the corporate appetite for risk

   
  Logical sequencing
 
  • Knowing your purpose and values
  • Identifying criteria and objectives
  • Crystallising just what is to be decided
  • Gathering information
  • Creating/identifying alternatives
  • Evaluating alternatives
  • Selecting a preferred alternative
  • Monitoring the implementation
   
  Personal styles of decision making
 

Discovering how your personal behaviour style affects your decision making

   
  Overcoming fear of making decisions
 
  • Avoiding the fear of being wrong
  • Having a process that builds confidence
  • Avoiding procrastination
   
  Individual vs. group decision making
 
  • Which is best?
  • How to lead a group to make unbiased decisions
   
  Decision rules
 
  • What are they?
  • Understand how to use them
   
  Reversible vs. irreversible decisions
 

Discovering how the distinction will improve your decision making

   
  Making fast decisions
 

When to make and how to make

   
  Making ‘right’ decisions
 
  • Increasing the odds in your favour
  • Making “wrong” decisions right
   
  Decision making techniques
 
  • Reviewing different techniques
  • Uncovering a technique that suits you
   
  Decision making models
 

Becoming familiar with, and using a decision making model

   
  Scenario analysis
 

Understand how scenarios can improve decision making

   
  Making the decision
 
  • Reviewing the risks and the benefits
  • Having the courage to decide
  • Being confident about the process
  • Moving on without remorse
   
  Implementing & executing the decision
 
  • Having the mental tenacity to follow through
  • Knowing that poor execution is the root cause of decisions going wrong
  • Managing the consequences
   
  Priorities
 

Analysing based on seriousness, urgency and trend

   
  Reviewing the decision
 
  • Having a process to follow up, review and modify
  • Knowing that what gets measured gets managed
   
 

Case studies: Participants will complete case studies to embed the techniques learned

   
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