Creative Problem Solving & Decision Making 2nd Exclusive Edition
The cornerstone of good problem solving and decision making is critical thinking, which is the application of scientific methodologies and logical reasoning to issues and decisions. Critical thinking allows us to avoid typical stumbling blocks, test our views and assumptions, and remove mental distortions. In the 2nd exclusive edition of our Creative Problem Solving and Decision Making program you will gain confidence in effectively diagnosing problems, analyzing alternate solutions, and foreseeing potential risks. Learn how to approach individual and organizational challenges using analysis, synthesis, and positive inquiry, as well as how to build the critical thinking skills required in today’s volatile times.
- Introduction to Problem Solving
- Charts and Diagrams
- Structure Presentations
- Decision Making Methods
- Implementing Decisions
- Select and implement appropriate problem-solving and decision-making methodologies and processes.
- Identify frequent roadblocks to problem-solving and decision-making effectiveness.
- Recognize the role of the human factor in problem-solving and decision-making.
- Evaluate important conceptual stumbling blocks as well as substantial situational problems.
- Put thoughts into practice to improve personal and organizational performance.
- Describe the fundamental parts of problem-solving and decision-making, as well as the obstacles they face.
Meet the Trainers:
Nadine Abdel Khalek
Mrs. Nadine is a Certified Life and career coach, a facilitator and a trainer, she believes that giving is a secret to a fulfilling life. Always interested in growing and developing self and others, she is experienced in Management, HR, Life Skills, Transformational Behavior and Wellbeing.
She holds the designation of a Certified Professional Coach (CPC) from the International Coach Academy (ICA) in Australia is an Associate Certified Coach (ACC) from The International Coach Federation (ICF)
Mrs. Nadine has more than 22 years of experience in different fields and sectors (Private, NGO) and more than 5 years in facilitating workshops in MENA Region, as well as being actively involved, as a social activist in implementing development projects as the online Learning as part of the long life Learning program.
She still works as Business Development Chief in SMART center where she designs and develops programs, facilitates coach and train executive on life skills such as self- development, Self-management and communication skills. She also facilitates management and HR training for middle manager.
Schedule & Pricing:
- Cairo, Egypt: Mariot Omar Al Khiyam Hotel
- From Thursday 28-October-2021 till Tuesday 2-November-2021
- From 10:00 am till 04:00 Pm.
- Sharm El Sheikh, Egypt: Savoy Hotel-Soho Square
- From Thursday 18-November-2021 till Tuesday 23-November-2021.
- From 10:00 am till 04:00 Pm.
- Registration fees:
- 1200$ per Individual, with dual certifications from IES Paris, and Standards-HRC upon program completion.
Importance of Problem Solving & Decision Making:
The notions of problem solving and decision making are inextricably linked. Decision making has its roots in economics and corporate operations research, while problem solving was first characterized by psychologists in a study of how people think.
Both procedures may be broken down into five steps and have striking parallels. The first step in any concept is to figure out what problem needs to be solved and then distill that thought down to its most basic components.
As a result, each model must comprehend and define tangential issues, as well as consider and evaluate possible solutions that can address each, either collectively or separately.
The manager must determine the best course of action after the problem or decision to be addressed has been clearly described and solutions identified. Execute and act decisively as soon as that is determined.
There will be both positive and bad outcomes. Each should be addressed in a similar manner. Finally, both problem-solving and decision-making necessitate an assessment of the chosen solution’s success as well as the means used to implement it. These models, as you can see, are inexorably linked.
The usage of models can help with decision-making even more. A problem solving model, also known as a decision-making model, is built on logical steps. They are used to assess a topic or situation logically.
Models depict a step-by-step procedure that can be used to make decisions. A model can take several shapes, ranging from the simple decision tree to the expansive and complicated pareto analysis.
They can speed up and expedite the listing of potential solutions in all types of decision-making frameworks. Some are more suited to specific industries, while others are more general. Each provides a visual representation and can aid in decision-making.
Making decisions is a crucial talent that may make or break a company. Decisions should be taken quickly, but each should be given careful consideration. In this article, I’ll outline five strategies and techniques that you may use right now to make better judgments. To begin, take a task-oriented approach to management. Working connections with your team are crucial, but a manager’s primary responsibility is to get things done by utilizing the organization’s people resources and other assets . The focus must be on the tasks at hand, with special attention paid to the process.
Unrelated considerations and anything tangentially connected to the decision under discussion will be understood by a good manager. The manager should be able to draw on the team’s collective knowledge and experience and invest time in brainstorming sessions that bring the entire team together to discuss and deliberate in 5 utilizing human resources. The old saying “two brains are better than one” holds true, as does the concept of synergy: the sum of its parts produces a bigger result.
Third, by encouraging ad-hoc groups within the organization, a good manager may make better decisions. An ad-hoc group is made up of individuals who communicate directly with one another.
The group’s ad hoc nature encourages spontaneous and immediate information sharing. Government agents will be familiar with proprietary information and the lack of information exchange that might be advantageous.
Managers who want to develop competing groups inside an organization should do with caution. Competition for prizes, perks, or bonuses may result in information and idea decentralization. This may cause the corporation to go backwards rather than forwards in its pursuit of the ultimate aim of organizational and team synergy.
Fourth, encourage your team to appreciate one another. Something as simple as the idea that there is no such thing as a stupid inquiry can go a long way toward ensuring that members are eager to offer their thoughts. Make sure to give all of the opinions that have been shared equal weight. Your members will feel appreciated and motivated to participate.
Finally, keep in mind the anticipated outcome and goals that were laid forth at the outset. It’s all too easy to become sidetracked and end up lost in useless tangents. Some tangential concerns are critical, while others can divert the team’s attention. Managers that are good at their jobs will be able to tell the difference.
Problem solving and decision-making are complementary activities. The relationship between the two has been discussed, as well as the importance of creativity in the decision-making process.
In a comparison of the two decision-making styles, reflective and reflexive, the consistent decision-making style, which is favored, is a hybrid of the two, reducing the negatives of both while attempting to keep the positives of both. Models for decision-making are tools and approaches for visualizing complex processes.
The manager’s day-to-day operations require him to make decisions, and he would benefit from honing his talents in this area.