What you'll learn

  • Reducing decision biases in your organization

     

  • Communicating risk accurately and effectively

     

  • Increasing prediction accuracy, especially for low-probability, potentially catastrophic events

     

  • Understanding the role of emotion in judgment and decision making

     

  • Designing smart accountability systems for judgment and decision making

     

  • Harnessing the power of experiments to catalyze organizational learning

     

Course description

Leadership Decision Making  features hands-on learning experiences that help leaders like you improve decision analysis and leadership effectiveness. Led by Faculty Chair Jennifer Lerner, this intensive program will give you the tools to recognize biases in judgment that affect even the most intelligent individuals and to incorporate structured decision-making techniques empirically shown to enhance decision making. You'll also receive customized, confidential feedback on your decision-making style.


 

Course Outline

Reducing decision biases in your organization

Communicating risk accurately and effectively

Increasing forecast accuracy, especially for low-probability, potentially catastrophic events

Understanding the role of emotion in judgment and decision making

Designing smart accountability systems for judgment and decision making

Gaining support for your decisions

Leveraging big data to improve judgments and decisions

Instructors

Thornton Bradshaw Professor of Public Policy, Decision Science, and Management

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