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    The Strategic Decision and Risk Management certificate provides you with the techniques to recognize risks from your stakeholders’ perspectives and generate better alternatives.
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Strategic Decision and Risk Management Courses

Decision and Risk Analysis

Explore the foundations of decision quality and how to use a rigorous analytic framework to make better decisions in your personal and professional life.

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Decision Quality: Make the Right Choice Every Time

Learn how to frame strategic choices, generate alternatives, develop credible forecasts, quantify uncertainty and judge the quality of a decision at the time it is made.

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Human Biases in Decision Making: Avoiding the Traps

Understand the ways in which your mind, personality, and social structures can degrade your decision-making.

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Leading Strategic Decision Making

Achieve success by effectively diagnosing a decision situation, designing a clear approach, facilitating communication, and presenting compelling rationale to key stakeholders.

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Modeling and Analytics for Strategic Insight

Create models that answer executives' questions, produce compelling analyses, and ultimately gain commitment.

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Multiparty Decision Quality: Collaboration and Competition in Decision Making

Assemble concepts, tools, and skills for applying the DQ Framework in multi-party situations.

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Scenarios and Forecasting: Planning for Uncertainty

Improve strategic decision-making with enhanced forecasting methods and by leveraging scenarios to foster insight.

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Negotiation and Collaborative Decision Making

A hands-on approach to enhancing your negotiation and collaboration capabilities, equipping you to drive better outcomes in challenging one-on-one and multi-party situations.

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Upcoming Sessions

Class Details

Strategic Decision and Risk Management

Date

09/19/22 - 09/20/22

2 Days

Instructors

Eric Bickel

Bruce Judd

 

Location

HYBRID
Rowling Hall
300 W Martin Luther King Jr Blvd
Austin, TX 78701
Room Comal or Live Online

Strategic Decision and Risk Management

Date

09/21/22 - 09/22/22

2 Days

Instructors

Bruce Judd

Eric Bickel

Location

HYBRID
Rowling Hall
300 W Martin Luther King Jr Blvd
Austin, TX 78701
Room Comal or Live Online

Strategic Decision and Risk Management

Date

10/13/22 - 10/14/22

2 Days

Instructors

Eric Bickel

Dima Shamoun

Carl Spetzler

 

Location

HYBRID
Rowling Hall
300 W Martin Luther King Jr Blvd
Austin, TX 78701
Room Comal or Live Online

Strategic Decision and Risk Management

Date

10/24/22 - 10/25/22

2 Days

Instructors

Eric Bickel

Carl Spetzler

Raghunath Rao

 

Location

HYBRID
Rowling Hall
300 W Martin Luther King Jr Blvd
Austin, TX 78701
Room Comal or Live Online

Strategic Decision and Risk Management

Date

11/14/22 - 11/15/22

2-Days

Instructors

Eric Bickel

Bruce Judd

Location

HYBRID
Rowling Hall
300 W Martin Luther King Jr Blvd
Austin, TX 78701
Room Comal or Live Online

Strategic Decision and Risk Management

Date

11/16/22 - 11/17/22

2-days

Instructors

Jim Dyer

Eric Bickel

Location

Rowling Hall
300 W Martin Luther King Jr Blvd
Austin, TX 78701
Room Comal

Strategic Decision and Risk Management

Date

On Demand

Instructors

Eric Bickel

Bruce Judd

Location

Online

Strategic Decision and Risk Management

Date

On Demand

Instructors

Bruce Judd

Eric Bickel

Location

Online

Strategic Decision and Risk Management

Date

On Demand

Instructors

Steven Tani

Eric Bickel

Location

Online

Decision Quality: Make the Right Choice Every Time

Strategic Decision and Risk Management

Date

09/19/22 - 09/20/22

2 Days

Instructors

Eric Bickel

Bruce Judd

 

Location

HYBRID
Rowling Hall
300 W Martin Luther King Jr Blvd
Austin, TX 78701
Room Comal or Live Online

Leading Strategic Decision Making

Strategic Decision and Risk Management

Date

09/21/22 - 09/22/22

2 Days

Instructors

Bruce Judd

Eric Bickel

Location

HYBRID
Rowling Hall
300 W Martin Luther King Jr Blvd
Austin, TX 78701
Room Comal or Live Online

Multi-Party DQ: Collaboration and Competition in Decision Making

Strategic Decision and Risk Management

Date

10/13/22 - 10/14/22

2 Days

Instructors

Eric Bickel

Dima Shamoun

Carl Spetzler

 

Location

HYBRID
Rowling Hall
300 W Martin Luther King Jr Blvd
Austin, TX 78701
Room Comal or Live Online

Human Biases in Decision Making: Avoiding the Traps

Strategic Decision and Risk Management

Date

10/24/22 - 10/25/22

2 Days

Instructors

Eric Bickel

Carl Spetzler

Raghunath Rao

 

Location

HYBRID
Rowling Hall
300 W Martin Luther King Jr Blvd
Austin, TX 78701
Room Comal or Live Online

Scenarios and Forecasting: Planning for Uncertainty

Strategic Decision and Risk Management

Date

11/14/22 - 11/15/22

2-Days

Instructors

Eric Bickel

Bruce Judd

Location

HYBRID
Rowling Hall
300 W Martin Luther King Jr Blvd
Austin, TX 78701
Room Comal or Live Online

Decision and Risk Analysis

Strategic Decision and Risk Management

Date

11/16/22 - 11/17/22

2-days

Instructors

Jim Dyer

Eric Bickel

Location

Rowling Hall
300 W Martin Luther King Jr Blvd
Austin, TX 78701
Room Comal

Decision Quality: Make the Right Choice Every Time

Strategic Decision and Risk Management

Date

On Demand

Instructors

Eric Bickel

Bruce Judd

Location

Online

Leading Strategic Decision Making

Strategic Decision and Risk Management

Date

On Demand

Instructors

Bruce Judd

Eric Bickel

Location

Online

Modeling and Analytics for Strategic Insight

Strategic Decision and Risk Management

Date

On Demand

Instructors

Steven Tani

Eric Bickel

Location

Online

Class

Concentration

Date

Location

Instructors

Decision Quality: Make the Right Choice Every Time

Strategic Decision and Risk Management

09/19/22 - 09/20/22

2 Days

HYBRID
Rowling Hall
300 W Martin Luther King Jr Blvd
Austin, TX 78701
Room Comal or Live Online

Eric Bickel

Bruce Judd

 

Leading Strategic Decision Making

Strategic Decision and Risk Management

09/21/22 - 09/22/22

2 Days

HYBRID
Rowling Hall
300 W Martin Luther King Jr Blvd
Austin, TX 78701
Room Comal or Live Online

Bruce Judd

Eric Bickel

Multi-Party DQ: Collaboration and Competition in Decision Making

Strategic Decision and Risk Management

10/13/22 - 10/14/22

2 Days

HYBRID
Rowling Hall
300 W Martin Luther King Jr Blvd
Austin, TX 78701
Room Comal or Live Online

Eric Bickel

Dima Shamoun

Carl Spetzler

 

Human Biases in Decision Making: Avoiding the Traps

Strategic Decision and Risk Management

10/24/22 - 10/25/22

2 Days

HYBRID
Rowling Hall
300 W Martin Luther King Jr Blvd
Austin, TX 78701
Room Comal or Live Online

Eric Bickel

Carl Spetzler

Raghunath Rao

 

Scenarios and Forecasting: Planning for Uncertainty

Strategic Decision and Risk Management

11/14/22 - 11/15/22

2-Days

HYBRID
Rowling Hall
300 W Martin Luther King Jr Blvd
Austin, TX 78701
Room Comal or Live Online

Eric Bickel

Bruce Judd

Decision and Risk Analysis

Strategic Decision and Risk Management

11/16/22 - 11/17/22

2-days

Rowling Hall
300 W Martin Luther King Jr Blvd
Austin, TX 78701
Room Comal

Jim Dyer

Eric Bickel

Decision Quality: Make the Right Choice Every Time

Strategic Decision and Risk Management

On Demand

Online

Eric Bickel

Bruce Judd

Leading Strategic Decision Making

Strategic Decision and Risk Management

On Demand

Online

Bruce Judd

Eric Bickel

Modeling and Analytics for Strategic Insight

Strategic Decision and Risk Management

On Demand

Online

Steven Tani

Eric Bickel

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In Partnership with Strategic Decisions Group

The Strategic Decision and Risk Management Certificate courses offered by Texas Executive Education combine The University of Texas at Austin’s academic and research depth with the decision and risk management expertise and track record of Strategic Decisions Group (SDG).

 

Strategic Decisions Group (SDG) is a global consulting firm with expertise in strategic decision making, risk management and shareholder value creation. SDG’s collaborative approach helps clients find innovative strategies for today while helping them build decision competency for the future.

 

Strategic Decision and Risk Management Certificate

Learn techniques to recognize risks from your stakeholders’ perspectives and nominatively generate better alternatives. This process leads to better, higher-quality decisions.

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    The Danger of Mental Shortcuts: How Biases Can Sabotage Your Best Decisions

    The human intellect is powerful, but our minds have evolved with biases that work against good judgment and decision making.
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    Decision Quality: Strategic Decision Making Through Framing & Alternatives

    Framing and finding alternatives are two key links in the decision quality chain are necessary for determining if a decision is good or not.
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    Two Thinking Caps: Divergent and Convergent Thought

    Use these thought techniques with your team as part of the creative process to generate more ideas and find optimal solutions to problems.