CRITICAL THINKING: MANAGING UNCERTAINTY AND ANTICIPATING THE UNEXPECTED
with Dr. Kathy Pearson
October 17, 2019, 9:00 AM - 4:00 PM
$475 (US) per person

Forest Hills Country Club
36 Forest Club Dr., Chesterfield, MO 63005
(636) 227-5030

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CRITICAL THINKING: MANAGING UNCERTAINTY AND ANTICIPATING THE UNEXPECTED

 
The higher you are in the organization, the more complex problems become. This fast-paced class focuses on developing advanced skills in critical thinking and breakthrough problem-solving. Discover how to increase the quality of your decisions, and those of your team, with particular emphasis on the importance of critical thinking skills to mitigate the effect of our own cognitive biases, as well as an emphasis on making decisions with little or ambiguous information and deep uncertainty. This seminar will help you leverage your team`s immense untapped wisdom to get better results. If you are responsible for improving productivity, strategy, quality, or safety you can't afford to miss this class!
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Kathy was very engaging & I really enjoyed the content of this seminar!
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DR. KATHY PEARSON

 
Kathy Pearson, Ph.D. is Founder and President of Enterprise Learning Solutions, a firm focused on executive development and learning across industries. An award-winning educator, Kathy is heavily involved in Executive Education at The Wharton School and Duke CE. In addition to her executive development work, Kathy consults to senior leadership teams in the areas of strategic formulation, complex decision making under uncertainty, and strategic execution.

Kathy received her B.S. degree in theoretical mathematics from Auburn University, her M.S. degree in Decision Sciences from Georgia State University, and her Ph.D. in industrial engineering from Northwestern University.


TOPICS COVERED

 

Short-Term versus Long-Term Framework

  • Today’s Challenges
  • Decision Making Foundation

Gaining Clarity of the Issue

  • Commander’s Intent
  • Experiential Frames – Individual and Organizational

Generating Alternative Solutions

  • Case Study

Gathering Information

  • Cognitive Biases in Data Gathering and Analysis

Making the Final Choice

  • Decision Choice with Teams
  • Decision Rights
  • Strategic Agility

GUIDE TO PARTICIPANT SELECTION

 
Executive
A GOOD FIT IF THE LEVEL OF MATERIAL IS APPROPRIATE
Senior Managers
A GOOD FIT IF THE LEVEL OF MATERIAL IS APPROPRIATE
Managers & Emerging Leaders
PRIMARY TARGET AUDIENCE


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CRITICAL THINKING: MANAGING UNCERTAINTY AND ANTICIPATING THE UNEXPECTED
with DR. KATHY PEARSON

October 17, 2019, 9:00 AM - 4:00 PM
$475 (US) per person
Forest Hills Country Club
36 Forest Club Dr., Chesterfield, MO 63005
(636) 227-5030
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