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Master your Decision-Making Skills, Leaders and Managers!

Research Based Decision Making and Problem Solving Techniques and Strategies; for Leaders, Managers, and everyone else!
Instructor:
Sivakami S
1,112 students enrolled
English
Improve the Return on ALL your key decisions, with some great strategies and de-biasing techniques.
Understand how your brain thinks, judges and makes decisions.
Understand the typical irrationalities and biases, that derail your judgements & decisions, and how much they can cost you!
Learn some powerful and proven strategies, to help you make better and more accurate decisions!

Improve the Quality and ROI (Return on Investment) of all your Big decisions !! 

Decision-making and Problem Solving are Leadership and Management skills, that are crucial for pretty much everyone !! 
Learn how critical insights from research and advances in Psychology, Cognitive, Behavioral science, and Behavioral Economics, can help you make better and more rational decisions, and analyze/solve problems better. The Course is explained with a lot of examples and research studies for ease of understanding!  It can help upgrade your Leadership Skills and Management Strategies significantly.

Learn about the evolutionary context of your decision making, heuristics and biases, logical fallacies, the costs of irrationality, and understand how you can optimize your Paleolithic brains to optimize your decision-making process in today’s world! Learn some powerful techniques and strategies to de-bias and reduce the irrationality in your judgements and decisions.

This Course is essential for all Business Managers and Leaders, as well as everyone else, who wants to become a more Informed, Influential and Effective Decision Maker.

Some Images and Videos courtesy Pixabay, Pexels and FreePik. Some Music snippets courtesy Bensound.

Introduction

1
Course Introduction

What is this Course about and why do you need it?

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An Introduction to Me, your Instructor, and to Leadership Psychology/Science!

An Introduction to me, your Instructor, and to Leadership Psychology, what it is and why it is needed, as well as what are all the typical topics covered in it.

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An Appetizer Psychological Phenomenon ... Part 1

Here's a Psychological Phenomenon that can affect your Decisions, an Appetizer!

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A Psychological Phenomenon - Part 2

A Psychological Phenomenon - Part 2

5
Quick Checkpoint!

Quick Checkpoint Quiz!

How we Think, Judge and Decide

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Introduction to Systems of Thinking

An introduction to how we think - Systems of Thinking.

2
The Importance of Research, and Disclaimer!

The Importance of Research, and a Disclaimer!

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Cognitive Ease and Cognitive Strain

Introduction to Cognitive Ease and Cognitive Strain

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Evolutionary Context of Cognitive Ease and Strain

Understanding System 1 and System 2, Cognitive Ease and Strain from an Evolutionary Perspective.

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In Defense of our Instincts and Intuition

In Defense of our Instincts and Intuition

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Section 2 Quiz

Just a checkpoint for you to check your understanding.

Some key Cognitive Biases

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What are Cognitive Biases ?

Cognitive Biases - Short and Sweet Introduction!

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Confirmation Bias

An overview of the Confirmation Bias

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The Halo Effect

An overview of the Halo Effect

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The Priming Effect - 1

An Introduction to the Priming Effect and research on it.

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The Priming Effect - 2

Some more ... on Priming.

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Anchoring, an Important type of Priming

Anchoring is an important type of Priming

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Section 3 Quiz

A checkpoint for Section 3.

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The Fundamental Attribution Error

The Fundamental Attribution Error

9
In the Spotlight!

In the Spotlight!

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A Request!

Hope you have enjoyed the course so far!

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The Framing Effect

An overview of the Framing Effect

12
The Planning Bias and The Bias Bias

An overview of the Planning Bias and the Bias Bias

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3 quick Caselets!

A quick check to see if you can apply your knowledge :)

The Cost of Irrationality and IQ vs. Rationality

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The Cost of Irrationality - 1

Rationality, Irrationality and IQ - Part 1

2
The Cost of Irrationality - 2

Rationality, Irrationality and IQ - Part 2

De-Biasing & De-Biasing Techniques

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Real World Effects of Bias

Real World Effects of Bias

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Benefits from Reducing Bias!

Benefits of Reducing Bias!

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How do we De-Bias and De-Biasing Techniques Part 1

How do we De-Bias and De-Biasing Techniques Part 1

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Some more De-Biasing Techniques

Some more De-Biasing Techniques!

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Yet some more De-Biasing Techniques!

Yet some more De-Biasing Techniques!

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De-Biasing Techniques - Conclusion

De-Biasing Techniques - Conclusion

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Section 4 Quiz

Checkpoint Quiz for Section 4.

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Vimeo Video of Nobel Laureate Daniel Kahneman, talking about Biases & De-Biasing

A brief video of Professor Daniel Kahneman, talking about Biases and De-Biasing Decisions.

Logical Fallacies

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Logical Fallacies - Part 1

Logical Fallacies, what are they, how do they differ from Biases, and a few common ones!

2
Logical Fallacies, Part 2

Some more Logical Fallacies, with examples.

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Logical Fallacies, Final Part

Logical Fallacies, Final Part

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Bonus Lecture

Credits, My other Courses, exciting Discount Coupons, and my FB Group, FB Page, Youtube channel etc.
The attached PDF Article has all the Discount Links!

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