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Decision Making for Leaders


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Full course description




3 Hours





What you'll learn:

Once you get into management lots of challenges will come your way, and there will be lots of decisions to be made. You’ll have varying opinions from colleagues at all different levels from different departments. If you’re empowered, the decision, however, will be yours to make.

Please note: This course is not facilitated by an instructor; therefore no one is monitoring activity in the course. If you have a question or need help as you progress, please reference the help section.

Modules and content:

You will finish this course with an understanding of how to make an informed decision while watching out for any barriers, including biases, which could blur your judgement.Specific concepts include:

  1. Barriers to Individual Decision Making
  2. Styles of Decision Making
  3. Rational Decision Making vs. Other Types of Decision Making
  4. Evidence-Based Decision Making
  5. Using a Decision Tree
  6. Making Group Decision Making

Who this course is designed for:

Anyone in a decision-making role or those who eventually want to be in one.

What you'll receive:

A Certificate of Completion

Meet the instructor

Brent Scholar, PhD

Dr. Brent Scholar is an Instructor in the Faculty of Leadership and Interdisciplinary Studies at ASU. He is an experienced higher education professional. He is also the principal of Scholar Consulting since 2009, providing international leadership consulting and training for both nonprofit and for profit organizations.