Strategic Decision Making Training Course Outline

This 1-day course teaches students how to plan, frame, and research decisions. Students learn how to define decisions, apply appropriate decisions frames, avoid overconfidence, deal with uncertainty, generate options and select the best one, develop numerous high-quality options, evaluate the options and make a final choice, review and learn from experience, identify optimal decision outcomes, and identify and manage linked decisions, Students will also learn how an organisation can benefit from employing strategic decision-making techniques, and how to use decision-making strategies to improve negotiation skills.
Preparing to make decisions
Topic A: Fundamentals of decision making
Topic B: Defining decisions
Topic C: Decision frames
Topic D: Researching decisions

Decision options
Topic A: Generating options
Topic B: Selecting an option

Decision results
Topic A: Results of your decisions
Topic B: Learning from the experience of others

Complex decisions
Topic A: Decision scenarios
Topic B: Linked decisions

Group decisions
Topic A: Making group decisions
Topic B: Overcoming decision making barriers

Negotiation decisions
Topic A: Making negotiation decisions
Topic B: Decision making pitfalls for negotiators