EFFECTIVE PROBLEM SOLVING AND DECISION MAKING


Lead Instructor (s):

Dr. Cedric Aimal Edwin
PhD

Dates:

14 October 2017

Course Fee:

PKR 25,000/-


This course has limited enrollment. Apply early to guarantee your spot.


Course Summary

The application of scientific methods and logical reasoning to problems and decisions is the foundation of effective problem solving and decision making. Critical thinking enables us to avoid common obstacles, test our beliefs and assumptions, and correct distortions in our thought processes. Gain confidence in assessing problems accurately, evaluating alternative solutions, and anticipating likely risks. Learn how to use analysis, synthesis, and positive inquiry to address individual and organizational problems and develop the critical thinking skills needed in today’s turbulent times. Using case studies and situations encountered by class members, explore successful models and proven methods that are readily transferable on-the job.

Who should attend?

  • CEOs, CTOs, CFOs
  • HoDs and Senior Managers

WHAT WILL YOU LEARN?

Through this course, you’ll learn the strategies and skills for solving problems effectively and taking appropriate decisions in your personal life and in business transactions. This course is based on following outcomes;

  • Choose and apply appropriate problem solving and decision making processes and methods
  • Identify common obstacles to effective problem solving and decision making
  • Recognize the human variable in problem solving and decision making
  • Assess major conceptual blocks and significant situational challenges
  • Apply concepts to enhancing personal development and organizational performance
  • Explain the key elements of problem solving and decision making and the barriers associated with them

Course comprises of four modules emphasizing and explaining different strategies and techniques for solving problems and reaching the logical decisions making. 

Introduction to problem solving

Decision and problem solving in organization

Types of problem solving

Categories of problem solving

Graphical methods for problem solving

Pareto chart

Cause and effect diagram

Histograms

Decision making methods

Groups decisions

Decision methods

Consensus and ethical decisions

Implementing decision

Basing decisions on information

Control charts

Implementing decision results

What will participants get?

  • Certificate
  • Resource material and slides
  • Post-workshop consulting
  • Networking with professionals
  • Continues learning on the subject
  • Lunch and refreshments

PROGRAM OUTLINE

Day 1
9:00-9:30 Introduction
  • Introduction of the Instructors
  • Introduction of attendees with a brief discussion of their experience and expectations.
10:00-10:30 Tea Break
9:30-11:30 Module # 1
  • Introduction to problem solving
11:30-13:00 Module # 2
  • Problem solving methods
13:00-14:00 LUNCH AND PRAYER BREAK
14:00-15:00 Module #3
  • Decision making methods
15:00-16:00 Module #4
  • Decisions implementation and monitoring

Departure