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Name IS241.b Decision-Making and Problem-Solving
Being able to make decisions and solve problems effectively is a necessary part of the job for every emergency manager, planner, and responder. This course is designed to improve participants’ decision-making skills. It addresses:•How we make decisions •Group decision making •Crisis decision making •Ethical decision making
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Course Objective
  • •Describe the impact of effective decision making in an emergency
  • •Identify attributes associated with an effective decision maker
  • •Describe the steps of the analytical problem-solving model
  • •Identify when group decision making is a good approach and methods for making a group's decision making process more effective
  • •Identify impediments to effective decision making in a crisis
  • •Describe strategies for enhancing crisis decision making
  • •Explain how ethical considerations impact decision making
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Student Pre-requisites
This course is available to anyone.
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