Seminar in English

Decision Making - Quick and Easy

Effective methods for better solutions

In our professional lives, we are continuously confronted with problems that require us to make quick decisions. Otherwise, we lose time, work inefficiently and depend on others. The good news is that the ability to make timely and confident decisions alone or in a team can be learned. In this training you will receive a toolbox full of methods to analyse problems, identify appropriate solutions and make the “right” decision, from every day decisions to complex issues.


The basics of problem-solving and decision-making

Problem-solving and decision-making styles

Identifying your own style

How to become an effective problem solver

Common decision-making traps and how to avoid them

Using your experience and intuition

Rational vs. visceral decision making

Practical advice for quick every day decisions

Group vs. individual decisions

Problem Analysis

Breaking down complex issues

Identifying the symptoms of problems

Identifying root causes of problems

Decision Making: Finding a solution

Fishbone analysis


Creative decision making techniques

Osborn´s List and SCAMPER

Morphological boxes

Thinking hats and chairs

Analytic tools for decision making

Decision Matrix

Portfolio Matrix

Checklist technique

Pair comparison

Cost benefit analysis

Analysing the risk of decisions: SWOT analysis

Dealing with difficulties, doubts and dilemmas

A deeper insight into objectives, values and beliefs

Tools for solving dilemmas

The “environmental check”: What are the barriers that can keep you from implementing your decision?


Selecting the best approach for implementation

How to communicate your decision

Reviewing the success of a solution

Online Learning Platform

Once you have registered, you will be able to access your personal learning environment, including extra materials for consolidating what you have learned.


In this seminar, you will

  • discover your own strengths and weaknesses in problem-solving
  • learn to ask relevant questions to reduce complexity
  • apply a wide range of problem-solving and decision-making tools
  • develop your own strategy to solve problems and make decisions
  • identify when and how to use a group for making decisions
  • learn how to make informed decisions
  • deal with the psychological side of decision-making
  • learn how to “sell” your decisions to others


Trainer input and feedback, case studies, applying tools to your own cases, reflection and exchange of experiences, individual and group exercises.

Who should attend

Professionals, team leaders, project managers and executives who want to make quick decisions and solve problems more effectively.

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Training in English
2 days

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Dates & locations
Seminar in English
Seminar in English
1.-2. day: 9:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Participation fee
€ 1.340,- excl. VAT
€ 1.594,60 incl. VAT

The stated participation fee includes a group lunch per full seminar day, refreshments during breaks and extensive course handouts. The participant must settle accommodation costs directly with the hotel. Regarding the booking of the hotel, you will find a reservation form in your online learning platform.

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