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Strategic Decision Making

Helps leaders and individuals adapt to the increased complexity of decisions in order to make better decisions, faster.

GK# 8492

Course Overview


In today's business environment, managers face a challenging paradox. On the one hand, business growth often generates even more issues that have to be addressed, while on the other hand, we are expected to make faster and better decisions.

This course provides you with a practical approach to needs analysis, problem solving, and decision making that can be applied to simple and to complex issues. This course helps managers make better decisions, faster.


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What You'll Learn

  • Build on the decision making methods you already use every day
  • Characteristics of good business decisions
  • Use a three-step process for decision making
  • Gather better information to clearly define the business issue or problem
  • Develop new ideas to help deal with current, more complex issues you and your team may be facing
  • Apply the Decision Analysis Model to determine the most cost effective decision-making action
  • Align decisions with the organization's vision, mission, values, and key goals to make more strategic decisions


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Classroom Live Outline

Day 1

1. Case Study

2. Strategic Decision Making Process

3. Completing a Detailed Needs Analysis

4. Issues Grid

5. Why Five

6. Setting a Decision Making Result

7. Connecting Needs Analysis to Active Leadership

8. Systematic Problem Solving

9. Brainstorming

10. Pattern Breaking

Day 2

1. Developing an Action Plan

2. What Five Approach

3. Coaching for Success

4. Escalating Decision Making

5. Managing the Paradoxes

6. Your Own Issue

7. Questions You Must Ask

8. Strategic Decision Making Tools

Who Should Attend


Managers at all levels

Course Delivery

This course is available in the following formats:

Classroom Live

Receive face-to-face instruction at one of our training center locations.

Duration: 2 day

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