Rice Business Executive Education: Strategic Decision Making and Critical Reasoning

20 Mar 2018 @ 7:00am CDT
21 Mar 2018 @ 7:00pm CDT

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 Strategic Decision Making and Critical Reasoning – March 20-21, 2018

Overview: Leaders are consistently charged with developing winning strategies and making high stakes decisions, but most are unaware of the cognitive biases and powerful emotions that often undermine strategic decision-making and critical reasoning. What’s more is that career success is often linked to competency in sound decision making. By identifying the most common biases, pitfalls and distortions in strategic decision making and critical reasoning along with the preventative and proactive measures associated with sound decision making, you will be equipped to successfully address high-stakes business challenges.

This two-day course is for leaders at all levels.

Upcoming Date(s): March 20-21, 2018; October 9-10, 2018

Tuition: $2,900/course or $13,000/certificate for the five-courses total and earn the Graduate Leadership Certificate. Tuition includes class materials and daily breakfast, lunch, and snacks. It is expected that participants have their own health insurance valid in the United States. The university is not responsible for medical expenses incurred by participants during the program.

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  • Understand typical decision traps
  • Understand the core elements of individual and group reasoning
  • Increase ability to identify unconscious bias via role playing and personal assessment
  • Learn how to balance constructive conflict and collaboration to enhance decision-making
  • Improve decision process through a “decision register” to uncover factors that make your decision process vulnerable
  • Learn to manage technical and commercial risk and uncertainty, and project evaluation
  • Learn to make good decisions under pressure
  • Brand yourself, your team, and your organization as sound decision makers

Your Professor:

Vikas Mittal, Ph.D. J. Hughe Liedtke Professor of Marketing

20 Mar 2018 @ 7:00am CDT
21 Mar 2018 @ 7:00pm CDT

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