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Decision Quality: Make the Right Choice Every Time

April 17-18, 2023 - UT Campus ($2,950) || On-Demand - Online ($1,295)

 

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Upcoming Sessions

Class Details

Strategic Decision and Risk Management

Date

04/17/23 - 04/18/23

2 Days

Instructors

Eric Bickel

Marcy Conn

 

Location

HYBRID

UT Campus

Live Online

Strategic Decision and Risk Management

Date

On Demand

Instructors

Eric Bickel

Bruce Judd

Location

Online

Decision Quality: Make the Right Choice Every Time

Strategic Decision and Risk Management

Date

04/17/23 - 04/18/23

2 Days

Instructors

Eric Bickel

Marcy Conn

 

Location

HYBRID

UT Campus

Live Online

Decision Quality: Make the Right Choice Every Time

Strategic Decision and Risk Management

Date

On Demand

Instructors

Eric Bickel

Bruce Judd

Location

Online

Class

Concentration

Date

Location

Instructors

Decision Quality: Make the Right Choice Every Time

Strategic Decision and Risk Management

04/17/23 - 04/18/23

2 Days

HYBRID

UT Campus

Live Online

Eric Bickel

Marcy Conn

 

Decision Quality: Make the Right Choice Every Time

Strategic Decision and Risk Management

On Demand

Online

Eric Bickel

Bruce Judd

  • FRAME STRATEGIC CHOICES & GENERATE ALTERNATIVES

    You make decisions every day that affect your success. Leveraging an appropriate framework allows you to define the requirements of a quality decision and embrace uncertainty to your advantage. 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.

What You'll Learn

Decision Criteria

  • Identify decision criteria with a clear line of sight to your corporate values
  • Leverage creative methods and analytic thinking to identify alternatives
  • Frame your decisions to establish a solid foundation for your process
  • Utilize sensitivity analysis to identify key risk factors
  • Overcome motivational and cognitive biases to assess probabilities
  • Structure and evaluate decision trees to reduce uncertainty

 

Analysis to Drive Results

  • Discover what it takes to transform decision-making into a core competency of your organization
  • Draw insights from your analysis and communicate results that produce action

 

Collaboration Tools

  • Learn a powerful collaborative Dialogue Decision Process to address complex issues
  • Collaborate in an interactive team environment on a complex decision, applying tools and techniques to a practical situation

 

Attending this Course

  • Individuals

    Those who want to make better decisions, especially when outcomes are uncertain and when risks include financial and non-financial impacts.
  • Teams

    Organizations often send pairs or small teams, to support the launch of new initiatives.
  • Requirements & Credit

    There are no formal prerequisites for SDRM classes, but we recommend starting with Decision Quality to learn the fundamentals. Participants earn 1.4 CEUs and/or 14 CPEs for this course, as well as a certificate of completion.
Faculty That Care
Dr. Bickel was clear and adjusted his style and output to meet the needs of the students. Enjoyed the FA exercise - highlight of the class. I would enroll in another class at UT.
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Instructors

  • Eric Bickel
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    Eric Bickel

    Professor and Director, Graduate Program in Operations Research & Industrial Engineering

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  • Bruce Judd
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    Bruce Judd

    Partner and Managing Director, Executive Education Practice, Strategic Decisions Group

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  • Marcy Conn
    Marcy Conn

    Partner, Strategic Decisions Group

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Demonstrate Your Expertise with a Certificate

  • Reimbursement Options

    Learn more about course credits and options for course reimbursement. Get tips on the best way to approach your manager and download a customizable template to facilitate making the ask.
  • Course Location

    In person courses take place at the AT&T Executive Education and Conference Center and adjoining Rowling Hall on the UT campus in Austin. These world-class facilities provide a comfortable and convenient learning environment, with direct access to the 40 acres of campus and within walking distance of downtown Austin. Live online and on-demand course options are available for many courses.

On-Demand Course Information

  • Dates

    *On Demand Version Only: The on-demand version of this course is self-paced and online. You may register and begin the class at any time, and you will have 60 days to complete the class.
  • Time Commitment

    *On Demand Version Only: You should expect to dedicate 18 to 22 hours to watch videos and complete assignments. At the end of each module, you will take a short quiz to assess your learning.
  • Exam

    *On Demand Version Only: After completing all modules there's a final exam. It's required to score 70% or higher to pass and earn a credit for the course. You may take the final exam multiple times.

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.

 

Resources

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    Decision Quality: Strategic Decision Making Through Framing & Alternatives

    Framing and finding alternatives are key links in the decision quality chain; necessary for determining if a decision is good or not.
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    Decision Quality: Strategic Decision Making Through Information & Values

    Decision quality is a strategic decision making process used to judge the quality of a decision at the time it is being made.
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    Decision Making: The Good, the Bad, and the Ugly

    Why do seemingly good decisions sometimes turn out all wrong? Conventional thinking often confuses decisions with outcomes.

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