Managerial Judgement and Decision Making
Completion of this module will enable to you identify types of organisational problems where critical thinking is necessary (connect judgement, decision making and strategy). You will be able to apply a decision-making model to organisational problems and become aware of biases that can lead to ineffective decision making. You will also be able to then understand what you can do to make better decisions.
Managing Unconscious Bias
Unconscious bias is something we need to be first aware of and then understand how it affects our behaviour towards others (even in micro ways. Be able to ask yourself the following questions: What is unconscious bias? Am I biased? If it’s ‘unconscious’ can we do anything about it anyway? Lastly learn how unconscious bias affects how people perceive and process information and be able to critically ask - how do we change this?
Innovation and Creativity
Dr Julian Waters-Lynch
Build innovative and creative thinking skills for solving problems. Know and understand the principles of creative thinking using the creative process and the different uses for right brain vs left brain. Follow the steps outlined to use a structured, sequential approach to creative problem solving.
Dr Julian Waters-Lynch
Demonstrate design thinking as a human centered process focusing on customers and their needs. Understand the role of empathy in the design-thinking process and demonstrate how to observe and convert observation data to insights.
Ethical Decision making
Take a deep dive and examine the different options in ethical decision making, as well as being able to identify essential criteria for making ethical decisions. Be able to harness the ability to confidently engage in an ethical decision making process.
Innovation and Entrepreneurship
This module assists you in being able to apply a challenge based approach or mindset to innovation and entrepreneurship. You will engage and learn with others and develop resilience in the innovation and entrepreneurship space.
Responding to Disparate Views (Logic and Argument)
Apply systems thinking to a wide variety of social and technical systems, and apply knowledge of feedback loops and their likely impact on system behaviours. Participants will develop skills and apply concepts of Complex Systems to understand why systems are unpredictable.
Project Management Process