Reality Based Decision Making for Effective Strategies
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Reality Based Decision Making for Effective Strategies

Reality Really Matters
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Created by Jennifer Hancock
Last updated 10/2017
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This course includes
  • 1 hour on-demand video
  • 2 articles
  • Full lifetime access
  • Access on mobile and TV
  • Certificate of Completion
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What you'll learn
  • Develop, influence, and execute strategies for managing organizational change
  • Participate in strategic decision-making and due diligence activities
  • Conduct a cost benefit analysis that is scientifically based.
Requirements
  • You should have experience with strategic planning
Description

Strategies are important. They help us know what we are working on, why we are working on it and most importantly, how. The problem is, not all strategies are effective. In order to give yourself the best chance of success, it is important to take several steps to ensure that your strategy is reality based. This session will help you learn how to answer the three most important questions for any strategy. What is your real problem? What is really causing it and what will really work to solve it?

Who this course is for:
  • Anyone who is a leader
  • Anyone involved with strategic planning
  • HR Professionals
Course content
Expand all 9 lectures 01:11:52
+ Introduction
1 lecture 02:17

Welcome to Reality Based Decision Making for Effective Strategy Development. This program takes about 1 hour to complete and will teach you 1 simple technique that will help you avoid mistakes in your planning process. 

Preview 02:17
+ Reality Based Decision Making for Effective Strategy Development
6 lectures 52:01

A strategy is not a goal. It’s the way you plan to get to your goal. There are several aspects of problem solving that can benefit from talking a reality based approach.

Preview 09:26

In order to develop a realistic strategy, you have to find out what is real and what isn’t. The best way to do that is to get in the habit of thinking critically.  There are 6 basic critical thinking skills that will help you learn what is real and what isn’t. 

Unit 2: Necessary Skills
09:12

Let’s focus on our first task. Making sure we are at least focused on solving our real problem and not a proxy problem

Unit 3: Proxy Problems and How to Avoid Them
08:06

Let’s assume you did your work and you asked yourself why and you are pretty sure that you are focusing on your real problem and not on a proxy problem you think is important. Now – you need to find out what are the real causes of your problem.

Unit 4: Identifying Root Causes
08:54

Now you need a solution that will positively impact the root cause so that you can really solve your problem.

Unit 5: Identifying Real Solutions
06:38

Effective Strategies Are Reality based

They take into account

  • Real problem that really needs to be solved
  • Root Causes of that problem
  • They have Real Impact – They really impact the root causes and change outcomes.
  • Really Doable. – (ie: I have the resources required to create that impact
Unit 6: Examples
09:45
+ Bonus Lecture
2 lectures 17:34

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Lecture Notes
17:22
Bonus Lecture
00:12