Do you want to build decision making skills? This is the perfect course for leaders looking to develop their leadership abilities.
Who will benefit from this course?
You will find this course useful if you are someone in the middle or senior management requiring you to make decisions in ambiguous contexts where the information available is incomplete or insufficient.
What will you learn through this course?
This course will help you understand the dimensions to decision making. You will learn the personal resources you need (characteristics or traits, we refer to them as leadership orientations) to enable you to make effective decisions in the absence of complete information.
Approach to the Course
Decision making especially in volatility, ambiguity, complexity and uncertainty is a function of leadership. Thus, your course will start with offering you an opportunity to review your lens to leadership and provide you alternate perspectives to leadership.
You will be effective in the exercise of leadership based the leadership resources you possess and your ability to apply those resources to suit the situation. We refer to these leadership resources as Leadership Orientations. Orientations are characteristics or traits. In this course you will learn the leadership orientations that have an impact on Decision Making.
The course will help you be self-aware and gain insights on your leadership orientations that have an impact on decision making. Decision Making is a leadership ability that requires combined applying of the leadership orientations learnt.
Developing these leadership orientations and leadership abilities will help you develop skills in effective decision making. This course will help you with your thinking orientation, drawing and managing of perspectives, an understanding of risk, its assessment, management and mitigation and applying these leadership orientations appropriately to enable you to spot opportunities. These come together and when applied appropriately help you in making judgement calls with limited information.
This course will conclude with perspectives and experiences of leaders when engaging with decision making and their approach to it.
How is the learning structured?
This course is designed to help you uncover the dimensions mentioned above by breaking it down to learning units that are bite size and easy to consume. It is structured to help you understand the content, learn its application and reflect on your behaviour relating to it. It offers a structure to skills practice to continue beyond the course as well.
The content is structured for you to absorb, internalise, reflect, be self-aware and practice building skill in that unit of content before proceeding to the next. We recommend you learn by spending time observing, reflecting and drawing deeper insights from your environment and watching others relating to the content as well. As you progress reflect and identify the areas you want to develop and practice skills beyond the course.
Deep involvement in each unit of content before moving to the next will heighten your learning experience of the program.
Course content (Total 7 Sections)
Section 1 (A New Lens to Leadership)
Section 2 (Human Thinking Process)
Section 3 (Perspective)
Section 4 (An Orientation to Risk – Identification, Assessment, Mitigation)
Section 5 (Call taking in limited information)
Section 6 (Decision Making – All of it comes together)
Section 7 (In Practice)
Course Preview & Inclusions
- 5 hr 13 min
- 15 learning Resources
- Self-paced learning
- 2 profiling tools
- 4 hr 37 min of video content
- 5 supplementary learning resources
- Access on Mobile and Laptop
Our Leadership Courses are structured packages which are targeted towards building your leadership abilities.