Effective Decision Making

Stop the cycle of worry and stress and take decisive action now!  

Some of us procrastinate and allow our fear of making the wrong decision stop us, while others make hasty decisions based purely on emotion. Whatever the situation, this course will help you take control of these tendencies.  Learn to practice a clear approach to sharpen your analytical thinking, while recognizing and removing your emotional and personal biases.  In this 1-day program you will apply proven techniques to arrive at the most effective decisions and gain confidence in your ability to make the right move.

How You Will Benefit

  • Distinguish between problem-solving and decision-making
  • Understand the impact of over-confidence in decision-making
  • Avoid common pitfalls that derail you from making the right decision
  • Identify the biases that influence your decision-making
  • Apply analytical tools to weigh alternative options and arrive at the most effective decision
  • Feel more confident and empowered to make decisions
  • Sharpen your analytical and intuitive skills
  • Understand and overcome procrastination when making decisions 
  • Arrive at decisions objectively 
  • Reduce worry and stress around decision-making

Course Features

  • Discussion touch-points to maximize the sharing of knowledge amongst participants
  • Mini-case study to deepen understanding and apply learning 
  • Group activities provide opportunity to learn from your peers

Who Should Attend

All professionals who want to harness their intuition and use proven decision-making tools to take decisive action, both personally and professionally.


When colleagues learn together, everyone benefits!

Connect with an advisor to discuss delivering this course to your team.

37 Reviews 4 Star

Course Reviews

  • Past Participant, Leonardo DRS - DRS Technologies Canada Ltd. Aug 13, 2021

    Excellent course! Very helpful!

  • Past Participant, Export Development Canada Aug 13, 2021

    A great course for anyone looking to get into managing people.

  • Past Participant, Halifax Regional Municipality Aug 13, 2021

    Wonderfully facilitated

  • Mark Pylypczak, Senior Industrial Designer, Teknion Furniture Systems Aug 6, 2021

  • Past Participant, Teknion Furniture Systems Dec 24, 2019

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