Decision-making and critical thinking in a data driven world

The world needs leaders who are thoughtful, decisive and digitally literate. Learn how to make better business decisions by improving your approach to critical thinking, skepticism and bias awareness.

Event Details

Location and date:
Online (English) On-Demand Event

Decision making is a core function of management. Good leaders know the best approach is to begin with what’s true, then determine the most effective course of action.

In this course, you will learn how to improve your critical thinking with professional skepticism and make better, data-driven decisions that achieve clearly defined business outcomes. You will also have the opportunity to explore the human and machine elements of decision making that lead to bias in data.

Note: This course can be purchased in advance. Take it individually or as part of the Data Management Certificate. Content will be accessible in January 2019.

Additional options and pricing may be available. See pricing and registration for more details.



$595

5 CPD hour(s)
Pricing & registration

You will learn about:

  • bias and other psychological barriers to effective decision making
  • evidenced-based decisions versus decision-based evidence making
  • how to apply critical thinking to business problems
  • how to explain the “what”, “how” and “why” of decision making to stakeholders
  • probability in decision-making, including counterfactuals, emotion and reason
  • best practices to improve data-driven decision making

Who should attend?

  • senior management
  • business decision makers
  • business, data, financial and other types of analysts
  • anyone interested in improving critical thinking and decision-making skills

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Contacts

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Tel: 1-800-268-3793
Email: customerservice@cpacanada.ca