bshs427 | undergraduate

Critical Thinking Skills In Management Decision-making

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This course will familiarize students with strategies related to making sustainable decisions. Techniques used to make decisions, solve problems, and lead environments will be explored. Concepts of strategic planning, organizing, and leading are examined to link these basic principles to create a healthy and thriving workplace environment. Specific details to human services are considered and methods for service delivery to needs-based populations and the workers who serve in this capacity. Students are introduced to, and will demonstrate understanding of, the Six Sigma elements and five-step approach for process improvement.

This undergraduate-level course is 5 weeks This course is available to take individually or To enroll, speak with an Enrollment Representative.

Course details:

Credits: 3
Continuing education units: XX
Professional development units: XX
Duration: 5 weeks

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    How to Think More Critically

    • Evaluate the validity of information accessible to human service managers.
    • Explain the relationship between a workforce’s belief systems and sound decision making.
    • Determine strategies for human service managers to minimize critical thinking errors.

    Assessing Alternatives

    • Discuss various forms of reasoning used to justify needs. 3.3 Determine decision-making strategies for need-based populations.
    • Analyze relationships between causal conditions and client outcomes
    • Determine decision-making strategies for need-based populations.

    Using Critical Thinking to Enhance Professional Performance

    • Identify the components of Six Sigma as it relates to human services.
    • Evaluate the practical implications of providing rationale to arguments.

    Critical Thinking in Action

    • Identify social dynamics that affect current human services practice.
    • Evaluate the skills needed to promote change in the community.
    • Assess your abilities involved in the decision-making process.

    Critical Thinking Defined

    • Contrast the process of critically evaluating the truths, beliefs, and justifications that trigger judgments and assumptions.
    • Demonstrate the effective use of trigger questions that simulate critical thinking.
    • Evaluate the implications of critical thinking in decision making.
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