How To Make Better Faster Decisions At Work
What you’ll learn
Use practical, scientifically-proven tips to make better, faster team decisions at work.
Increase awareness of common decision biases and how to reduce their effects.
Efficiently include broad input from the right people in team decisions.
Communicate decisions clearly to build buy-in and accountability.
Assess your team’s decision practices against benchmarks to diagnose gaps and make “tipping-point” improvements.
Improve your entire decision process, from analysis and team input to communicating decisions and tracking results.
Students should have experience participating in, making, and acting on business decisions at work.
Section 1: Welcome
Lecture 1 Decisions Are Everything
Lecture 2 Introductions
Lecture 3 Exercise: Bringing Decisions To Mind
Section 2: How Brain Biases Get In The Way And What To Do About It
Lecture 4 Our Brains Are Weird Places To Make Decisions
Lecture 5 A Decision Story: Loss Aversion And The Planning Fallacy
Lecture 6 We’re Not Hunting Antelopes Anymore
Lecture 7 Exercise: Shining A Light On Cognitive Biases
Lecture 8 Beneath The Magic, Decisions Are Process
Section 3: Widening The Frame
Lecture 9 Unlock Choices With A Wider Frame
Lecture 10 Four Tips To Widen The Frame
Lecture 11 Decision Makeovers
Lecture 12 Exercise: Decision Makeovers, You Edition
Section 4: Gathering Inclusive Weigh-Ins
Lecture 13 Teams Are Great, Inclusive Teams Are Better
Lecture 14 Before You Meet Up, Write It Down
Lecture 15 Exercise: Written Weigh-Ins
Section 5: Making The Decision
Lecture 16 How Decisions Work
Lecture 17 From Criteria For Choices To Goals For Decisions
Lecture 18 Pressure-Testing Decisions With Pre-Mortems
Lecture 19 Exercise: Quality Check A Work Decision
Section 6: Announcing Decisions Clearly & Getting Feedback
Lecture 20 Remember Who Wasn’t In The Room Where It Happened
Lecture 21 Building A Decision Announcement
Lecture 22 To Lock In Buy-In, Open Up Feedback
Lecture 23 Exercise: Do A Decision Announcement
Section 7: Disagreeing, Committing And Keeping Track
Lecture 24 One Sentence To Rule Them All
Lecture 25 Keeping Track Is The Holy Grail
Lecture 26 Exercise: Decision Hunt
Section 8: Diagnosing Your Team’s Decision Practices
Lecture 27 Learning From Top Performing Teams
Lecture 28 The Anna Karenina Principle
Lecture 29 Exercise: Diagnosing Your Team
Lecture 30 The Right Next Step For Your Team
Section 9: Conclusion
Lecture 31 The Three Big Takeaways
Lecture 32 Thank You!
Manager or director-level knowledge workers in mid-sized to large companies with decision-making power,Employees in roles that have significant leadership responsibilities even if they don’t have direct reports, such as project managers, program managers, IT managers, product managers, marketing managers, and other similar manager roles,Ambitious individual contributors looking to up-level their leadership and management skills,Executives with a personal interest in decision-making will benefit from the course, but they are not the primary audience
Udemy | English | 1h 7m | 1.32 GB
Created by: Erik Larson