Leading Effective Decision-Making

Confront complex decisions with confidence, adjust decision velocity to the demands of the situation, and enable intelligent risk taking.

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Program Duration

6 weeks

Time Commitment

30 hours
(5 hours/week)

Certification

Yale School of Management Certificate of Completion

About the Program

Stepping into a leadership role means addressing pivotal decisions while contending with an ever-expanding range of considerations, and managing a quickly shifting landscape.

This 6-week program will prepare executives to provide structure and clarity to uncertain situations, incorporate a broad range of perspectives and inputs to surface previously undiscovered options, evaluate those options in a systematic and data-driven way, assess potential risks, and balance risks and rewards to generate high-return decisions for their business.

Program Overview

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Who Should Attend

  • Senior Leaders
  • Mid-level & Team Leaders
  • Project Managers
  • Directors

Program Structure

  • 6 week duration, 30 hours to complete requirements
  • 10 hours of on-demand, HD lectures
  • Professor interactions, group learning, and optional coaching sessions
  • Facilitated intra-company team meetings
  • Final project, which integrates weekly activities

Key Takeaways

  • Broaden perspective while making difficult trade-offs.
  • Swiftly and effectively approach gaps in knowledge and expertise.
  • Scale efforts to accommodate the scope of the issue, as well as time/resource constraints.
  • Structure solutions to avoid over-committing, support progress today, and leave options open tomorrow as the organization learns more.
  • Recognize how natural psychological tendencies and emotional influences revealed by science of behavioral economics can derail decisions.

Upcoming Program Dates

  • Feb 28 – Apr 10
  • Apr 26 – Jun 5
  • Jul 11 – Aug 21
  • Sep 5 – Oct 16
  • Oct 24 – Dec 4

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Experienced Faculty

  • Daylian Cain

    Senior Lecturer in Negotiations & Ethics, Yale School of Management

    Professor Daylian Cain is an expert in negotiations and business ethics. He teaches popular negotiations seminars to executives across the globe, and likes to say that his teaching focuses on “why smart people do dumb things.”

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  • Nathan Novemsky

    Professor of Marketing, Yale School of Management

    Professor Nathan Novemsky is an expert in the psychology of judgment and decision-making, behavioral economics and consumer behavior. He has taught marketing and psychology at Yale University for almost 20 years.

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  • Paul Bracken

    Professor of Management & Professor of Political Science, Yale School of Management

    Professor Paul Bracken serves as a professor of management and political science at Yale University. He is a respected expert in the strategic application of technology in business and defense and global competition.

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Additional Information

  • Will I receive a grade or university credit?

    Our programs are designed for busy professionals. Participants are expected to spend 4-5 hours each week watching video lectures and completing assignments. There are also live online sessions most weeks, which last 1-1.5 hours each.

  • How long does the program last?

    2Our programs are designed for busy professionals. Participants are expected to spend 4-5 hours each week watching video lectures and completing assignments. There are also live online sessions most weeks, which last 1-1.5 hours each.

  • Will I receive a grade or university credit?

    3Our programs are designed for busy professionals. Participants are expected to spend 4-5 hours each week watching video lectures and completing assignments. There are also live online sessions most weeks, which last 1-1.5 hours each.

  • How many hours per week am I expected to devote to the program?

    4Our programs are designed for busy professionals. Participants are expected to spend 4-5 hours each week watching video lectures and completing assignments. There are also live online sessions most weeks, which last 1-1.5 hours each.

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