- Putting the “strategy” into strategic decision making: strategy, vision and values-based decision making, translating corporate strategy into day-to-day decisions, out-thinking your competition with game theory, managing conflicting objectives
- Frameworks for improving decision making: characterizing risk, uncertainty and opportunity, quantifying goals and identifying alternatives, tools for multi-goal decision making, scenario building and strategic planning
- Decision biases and traps: cognition and decision making, intuition vs. analysis, identifying your own decision style, awareness and control of biases, group decision making and group decision traps
You will engage in hands-on activities to apply what you are learning to your own strategic decisions, and you’ll receive worksheets and guides for making better strategic decisions back at your organization.
Middle to senior-level leaders who are responsible for making complex decisions in their organizations
"This course is relevant for public and private sector professionals. The process for making important decisions is well defined and delivered"
Supervisor, Parks and Public Works
City of Nelson Parks
"The workshop was fun, and provides many valuable ideas, tools and models to consider when making strategic decisions."
Manager, Occupational Health & Safety
City of Surrey
"I enjoyed how interactive the class was. Steven kept the level of energy and engagement high throughout the two days. I was able to acknowledge techniques already used by my organization along with new skills I can take back. That is always something I look for when I attend a course."
Manager, Support Services
North Peace Savings and Credit Union
"Strategic Decision Making opened my mind to the multiple moral and business values that influence strategy every day. By harnessing that power and consciously operating in that value frame, we can guide and align decisions throughout the organization."
Sr. Project Manager
Connor, Clark & Lunn Financial Group
"The program helped me understand the importance of aligning my decisions with the values of my organization."
Client Service Manager