Master your Decision-Making, and Critical Thinking Skills !

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Course Description

Improve the Quality and ROI (Return on Investment) of all your Big decisions !!

Decision-making and Problem Solving are Leadership and Management skills, that are crucial for pretty much everyone !!
Learn how critical insights from research and advances in Psychology, Cognitive, Behavioral science, and Behavioral Economics, can help you make better and more rational decisions, and analyze/solve problems better. The Course is explained with a lot of examples and research studies for ease of understanding! It can help upgrade your Leadership Skills and Management Strategies significantly.

Learn about the evolutionary context of your decision making, heuristics and biases, logical fallacies, the costs of irrationality, and understand how you can optimize your Paleolithic brains to optimize your decision-making process in today's world! Learn some powerful techniques and strategies to de-bias and reduce the irrationality in your judgements and decisions.

Even the smartest managers in the best organisations often make wrong, and irrational decisions !

And wrong decisions can be costly, not just for yourself, but for your colleagues, team, and organization. They can result in both financial and non-financial losses.

This Course is essential for all Business Managers and Leaders, as well as everyone else, who wants to become a more Informed, Influential and Effective Decision Maker.

Some Images and Videos courtesy Pixabay, Pexels, Pressfoto and FreePik. Some Music snippets courtesy Bensound.


Who this course is for:

  • Current, Future, Potential and Aspiring Leaders and Managers in any field
  • Graduate and Post-graduate Management students
  • Anyone who wants to make better judgements and decisions in their life, and improve their Critical Thinking Skills

Expected Outcomes

  1. Improve the Return on ALL your key decisions, with some great strategies and de-biasing techniques. Understand how your Brain thinks, judges and makes decisions, and improve your Critical Thinking Skills ! Understand the typical irrationalities and biases, that derail your judgements & decisions, and how much they can cost you! Curated for the Udemy Business collection Requirements High school education required, no other prerequisites! Description Improve the Quality and ROI (Return on Investment) of all your Big decisions !! Decision-making and Problem Solving are Leadership and Management skills, that are crucial for pretty much everyone !! Learn how critical insight s from research and advances in Psychology, Cognitive, Behavioral science, and Behavioral Economics, can help you make better and more rational decisions, and analyze/solve problems better . The Course is explained with a lot of examples and research studies for ease of understanding! It can help upgrade your Leadership Skills and Management Strategies significantly. Learn about the evolutionary context of your decision making, heuristics and biases, logical fallacies, the costs of irrationality, and understand how you can optimize your Paleolithic brains to optimize your decision-making process in today's world! Learn some powerful techniques and strategies to de-bias and reduce the irrationality in your judgements and decisions. Even the smartest managers in the best organisations often make wrong, and irrational decisions ! And wrong decisions can be costly, not just for yourself, but for your colleagues, team, and organization. They can result in both financial and non-financial losses. This Course is essential for all Business Managers and Leaders , as well as everyone else, who wants to become a more Informed, Influential and Effective Decision Maker. Some Images and Videos courtesy Pixabay, Pexels, Pressfoto and FreePik. Some Music snippets courtesy Bensound. Who this course is for: Current, Future, Potential and Aspiring Leaders and Managers in any field Graduate and Post-graduate Management students Anyone who wants to make better judgements and decisions in their life, and improve their Critical Thinking Skills Show more Show less Course content 7 sections • 45 lectures • 4h 3m total length Expand all sections Introduction 6 lectures • 28min Course Introduction, Part 1 Preview 03:18 Course Introduction, Part 2 03:48 Course Curriculum/Roadmap Preview 02:19 An Appetizer Psychological Phenomenon ... Part 1 Preview 08:27 A Psychological Phenomenon - Part 2 07:00 Quick Checkpoint! 1 question An Introduction to Me, your Instructor, and to Leadership Psychology/Science! Preview 03:06 How we Think, Judge and Decide 6 lectures • 33min Introduction to Systems of Thinking 05:38 Cognitive Ease and Cognitive Strain 07:23 Evolutionary Context of Cognitive Ease and Strain 07:01 In Defense of our Instincts and Intuition Preview 07:33 Section 2 Quiz 4 questions Section Recap and Lessons 02:09 The Importance of Research, and Disclaimer! Preview 03:44 Some key Cognitive Biases 18 lectures • 1hr 19min What are Cognitive Biases ? 00:16 The Confirmation Bias, Part 1 04:04 The Confirmation Bias, Part 2 03:40 The Halo Effect 05:07 The Halo Effect, Part 2 05:12 The Priming Effect - 1 06:09 The Priming Effect - 2 04:30 The Anchoring Effect, Part 1 03:07 The Anchoring Effect, Part 2 04:14 The Anchoring Effect, Part 3 02:18 The Anchoring Effect, Part 4 04:40 Section 3 Quiz 3 questions The Fundamental Attribution Error 08:38 In the Spotlight! 05:37 The Framing Effect, Part 1 04:18 The Framing Effect, and Loss Aversion, Part 2 03:40 The Status Quo Bias 06:14 The Planning Bias and The Bias Bias 06:52 A Request! 00:49 3 quick Caselets! 3 questions The Cost of Irrationality and IQ vs. Rationality 2 lectures • 20min The Cost of Irrationality - 1 11:26 The Cost of Irrationality - 2 08:52 De-Biasing & De-Biasing Techniques 7 lectures • 45min Real World Effects of Bias 08:32 Benefits from Reducing Bias! 05:51 How do we De-Bias and De-Biasing Techniques Part 1 09:01 Some more De-Biasing Techniques 08:02 Yet some more De-Biasing Techniques! 10:11 De-Biasing Techniques - Conclusion 03:07 Section 4 Quiz 3 questions Vimeo Video of Nobel Laureate Daniel Kahneman, talking about Biases & De-Biasing 00:00 Logical Fallacies 3 lectures • 29min Logical Fallacies - Part 1 10:23 Logical Fallacies, Part 2 11:33 Logical Fallacies, Final Part 07:04 Concluding Checklist for Decision Making, and Credits 3 lectures • 9min A Checklist for Decision Making, Part 1 04:20 A Checklist for Decision Making, Part 2 04:02 Credits and Gratitude ! 00:37 Instructor Sivakami S ; MBA ; Ph.D (ongoing) Experienced Business Leader, Academic, and Research Scholar 4.5 Instructor Rating 12,823 Reviews 36,223 Students 14 Courses Sivakami (pronounced She-vuh-kaah-me) is an experienced Business Leader . She has nearly 2 decades of rich experience , in large Multinational Corporations, like Microsoft and Verizon. With an MBA from one of the top Asian Business Schools , she has worked in several Junior, Middle and Senior Global Leadership and Management roles, and personally managed and led many global teams. Sivakami has successfully led several initiatives, achieved many Business KPIs, successfully coached and mentored many budding Leaders and Managers ... she has personally experienced Leadership , with its many joys and challenges! Having experienced Leadership extensively first-hand, Sivakami then embarked on her second career, a career in Academics, focusing on online education . She now teaches Leadership and Management topics , to University Students and Business Executives. She is a Bestselling Udemy Instructor . Furthermore, all her Courses are a part of the top 3% of Udemy Courses, which have been selected for UFB (Udemy for Business). So, what's unique about her Courses ? Sivakami's Courses try to bring some science, into Leadership and Management. They utilize the research findings , from Cognitive and Social Psychology, Neuroscience and Behavioral Economics , to obtain valuable, and evidence-based lessons and strategies, for Leaders and Managers. Nothing could be more important to Leaders and Managers, than learning about the Science and Research , on Human Behaviour and Thinking ! Sivakami has a Post Graduate Degree in Business Research Methods , from the Edinburgh Business School , and is mid-way through her Doctorate ( Ph.D ) there. 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  2. Understand how your Brain thinks, judges and makes decisions, and improve your Critical Thinking Skills ! Understand the typical irrationalities and biases, that derail your judgements & decisions, and how much they can cost you! Curated for the Udemy Business collection Requirements High school education required, no other prerequisites! Description Improve the Quality and ROI (Return on Investment) of all your Big decisions !! Decision-making and Problem Solving are Leadership and Management skills, that are crucial for pretty much everyone !! Learn how critical insight s from research and advances in Psychology, Cognitive, Behavioral science, and Behavioral Economics, can help you make better and more rational decisions, and analyze/solve problems better . The Course is explained with a lot of examples and research studies for ease of understanding! It can help upgrade your Leadership Skills and Management Strategies significantly. Learn about the evolutionary context of your decision making, heuristics and biases, logical fallacies, the costs of irrationality, and understand how you can optimize your Paleolithic brains to optimize your decision-making process in today's world! Learn some powerful techniques and strategies to de-bias and reduce the irrationality in your judgements and decisions. Even the smartest managers in the best organisations often make wrong, and irrational decisions ! And wrong decisions can be costly, not just for yourself, but for your colleagues, team, and organization. They can result in both financial and non-financial losses. This Course is essential for all Business Managers and Leaders , as well as everyone else, who wants to become a more Informed, Influential and Effective Decision Maker. Some Images and Videos courtesy Pixabay, Pexels, Pressfoto and FreePik. Some Music snippets courtesy Bensound. Who this course is for: Current, Future, Potential and Aspiring Leaders and Managers in any field Graduate and Post-graduate Management students Anyone who wants to make better judgements and decisions in their life, and improve their Critical Thinking Skills Show more Show less Course content 7 sections • 45 lectures • 4h 3m total length Expand all sections Introduction 6 lectures • 28min Course Introduction, Part 1 Preview 03:18 Course Introduction, Part 2 03:48 Course Curriculum/Roadmap Preview 02:19 An Appetizer Psychological Phenomenon ... Part 1 Preview 08:27 A Psychological Phenomenon - Part 2 07:00 Quick Checkpoint! 1 question An Introduction to Me, your Instructor, and to Leadership Psychology/Science! Preview 03:06 How we Think, Judge and Decide 6 lectures • 33min Introduction to Systems of Thinking 05:38 Cognitive Ease and Cognitive Strain 07:23 Evolutionary Context of Cognitive Ease and Strain 07:01 In Defense of our Instincts and Intuition Preview 07:33 Section 2 Quiz 4 questions Section Recap and Lessons 02:09 The Importance of Research, and Disclaimer! Preview 03:44 Some key Cognitive Biases 18 lectures • 1hr 19min What are Cognitive Biases ? 00:16 The Confirmation Bias, Part 1 04:04 The Confirmation Bias, Part 2 03:40 The Halo Effect 05:07 The Halo Effect, Part 2 05:12 The Priming Effect - 1 06:09 The Priming Effect - 2 04:30 The Anchoring Effect, Part 1 03:07 The Anchoring Effect, Part 2 04:14 The Anchoring Effect, Part 3 02:18 The Anchoring Effect, Part 4 04:40 Section 3 Quiz 3 questions The Fundamental Attribution Error 08:38 In the Spotlight! 05:37 The Framing Effect, Part 1 04:18 The Framing Effect, and Loss Aversion, Part 2 03:40 The Status Quo Bias 06:14 The Planning Bias and The Bias Bias 06:52 A Request! 00:49 3 quick Caselets! 3 questions The Cost of Irrationality and IQ vs. Rationality 2 lectures • 20min The Cost of Irrationality - 1 11:26 The Cost of Irrationality - 2 08:52 De-Biasing & De-Biasing Techniques 7 lectures • 45min Real World Effects of Bias 08:32 Benefits from Reducing Bias! 05:51 How do we De-Bias and De-Biasing Techniques Part 1 09:01 Some more De-Biasing Techniques 08:02 Yet some more De-Biasing Techniques! 10:11 De-Biasing Techniques - Conclusion 03:07 Section 4 Quiz 3 questions Vimeo Video of Nobel Laureate Daniel Kahneman, talking about Biases & De-Biasing 00:00 Logical Fallacies 3 lectures • 29min Logical Fallacies - Part 1 10:23 Logical Fallacies, Part 2 11:33 Logical Fallacies, Final Part 07:04 Concluding Checklist for Decision Making, and Credits 3 lectures • 9min A Checklist for Decision Making, Part 1 04:20 A Checklist for Decision Making, Part 2 04:02 Credits and Gratitude ! 00:37 Instructor Sivakami S ; MBA ; Ph.D (ongoing) Experienced Business Leader, Academic, and Research Scholar 4.5 Instructor Rating 12,823 Reviews 36,223 Students 14 Courses Sivakami (pronounced She-vuh-kaah-me) is an experienced Business Leader . She has nearly 2 decades of rich experience , in large Multinational Corporations, like Microsoft and Verizon. With an MBA from one of the top Asian Business Schools , she has worked in several Junior, Middle and Senior Global Leadership and Management roles, and personally managed and led many global teams. Sivakami has successfully led several initiatives, achieved many Business KPIs, successfully coached and mentored many budding Leaders and Managers ... she has personally experienced Leadership , with its many joys and challenges! Having experienced Leadership extensively first-hand, Sivakami then embarked on her second career, a career in Academics, focusing on online education . She now teaches Leadership and Management topics , to University Students and Business Executives. She is a Bestselling Udemy Instructor . Furthermore, all her Courses are a part of the top 3% of Udemy Courses, which have been selected for UFB (Udemy for Business). So, what's unique about her Courses ? Sivakami's Courses try to bring some science, into Leadership and Management. They utilize the research findings , from Cognitive and Social Psychology, Neuroscience and Behavioral Economics , to obtain valuable, and evidence-based lessons and strategies, for Leaders and Managers. Nothing could be more important to Leaders and Managers, than learning about the Science and Research , on Human Behaviour and Thinking ! Sivakami has a Post Graduate Degree in Business Research Methods , from the Edinburgh Business School , and is mid-way through her Doctorate ( Ph.D ) there. 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  3. Understand the typical irrationalities and biases, that derail your judgements & decisions, and how much they can cost you! Curated for the Udemy Business collection Requirements High school education required, no other prerequisites! Description Improve the Quality and ROI (Return on Investment) of all your Big decisions !! Decision-making and Problem Solving are Leadership and Management skills, that are crucial for pretty much everyone !! Learn how critical insight s from research and advances in Psychology, Cognitive, Behavioral science, and Behavioral Economics, can help you make better and more rational decisions, and analyze/solve problems better . The Course is explained with a lot of examples and research studies for ease of understanding! It can help upgrade your Leadership Skills and Management Strategies significantly. Learn about the evolutionary context of your decision making, heuristics and biases, logical fallacies, the costs of irrationality, and understand how you can optimize your Paleolithic brains to optimize your decision-making process in today's world! Learn some powerful techniques and strategies to de-bias and reduce the irrationality in your judgements and decisions. Even the smartest managers in the best organisations often make wrong, and irrational decisions ! And wrong decisions can be costly, not just for yourself, but for your colleagues, team, and organization. They can result in both financial and non-financial losses. This Course is essential for all Business Managers and Leaders , as well as everyone else, who wants to become a more Informed, Influential and Effective Decision Maker. Some Images and Videos courtesy Pixabay, Pexels, Pressfoto and FreePik. Some Music snippets courtesy Bensound. Who this course is for: Current, Future, Potential and Aspiring Leaders and Managers in any field Graduate and Post-graduate Management students Anyone who wants to make better judgements and decisions in their life, and improve their Critical Thinking Skills Show more Show less Course content 7 sections • 45 lectures • 4h 3m total length Expand all sections Introduction 6 lectures • 28min Course Introduction, Part 1 Preview 03:18 Course Introduction, Part 2 03:48 Course Curriculum/Roadmap Preview 02:19 An Appetizer Psychological Phenomenon ... Part 1 Preview 08:27 A Psychological Phenomenon - Part 2 07:00 Quick Checkpoint! 1 question An Introduction to Me, your Instructor, and to Leadership Psychology/Science! Preview 03:06 How we Think, Judge and Decide 6 lectures • 33min Introduction to Systems of Thinking 05:38 Cognitive Ease and Cognitive Strain 07:23 Evolutionary Context of Cognitive Ease and Strain 07:01 In Defense of our Instincts and Intuition Preview 07:33 Section 2 Quiz 4 questions Section Recap and Lessons 02:09 The Importance of Research, and Disclaimer! Preview 03:44 Some key Cognitive Biases 18 lectures • 1hr 19min What are Cognitive Biases ? 00:16 The Confirmation Bias, Part 1 04:04 The Confirmation Bias, Part 2 03:40 The Halo Effect 05:07 The Halo Effect, Part 2 05:12 The Priming Effect - 1 06:09 The Priming Effect - 2 04:30 The Anchoring Effect, Part 1 03:07 The Anchoring Effect, Part 2 04:14 The Anchoring Effect, Part 3 02:18 The Anchoring Effect, Part 4 04:40 Section 3 Quiz 3 questions The Fundamental Attribution Error 08:38 In the Spotlight! 05:37 The Framing Effect, Part 1 04:18 The Framing Effect, and Loss Aversion, Part 2 03:40 The Status Quo Bias 06:14 The Planning Bias and The Bias Bias 06:52 A Request! 00:49 3 quick Caselets! 3 questions The Cost of Irrationality and IQ vs. Rationality 2 lectures • 20min The Cost of Irrationality - 1 11:26 The Cost of Irrationality - 2 08:52 De-Biasing & De-Biasing Techniques 7 lectures • 45min Real World Effects of Bias 08:32 Benefits from Reducing Bias! 05:51 How do we De-Bias and De-Biasing Techniques Part 1 09:01 Some more De-Biasing Techniques 08:02 Yet some more De-Biasing Techniques! 10:11 De-Biasing Techniques - Conclusion 03:07 Section 4 Quiz 3 questions Vimeo Video of Nobel Laureate Daniel Kahneman, talking about Biases & De-Biasing 00:00 Logical Fallacies 3 lectures • 29min Logical Fallacies - Part 1 10:23 Logical Fallacies, Part 2 11:33 Logical Fallacies, Final Part 07:04 Concluding Checklist for Decision Making, and Credits 3 lectures • 9min A Checklist for Decision Making, Part 1 04:20 A Checklist for Decision Making, Part 2 04:02 Credits and Gratitude ! 00:37 Instructor Sivakami S ; MBA ; Ph.D (ongoing) Experienced Business Leader, Academic, and Research Scholar 4.5 Instructor Rating 12,823 Reviews 36,223 Students 14 Courses Sivakami (pronounced She-vuh-kaah-me) is an experienced Business Leader . She has nearly 2 decades of rich experience , in large Multinational Corporations, like Microsoft and Verizon. With an MBA from one of the top Asian Business Schools , she has worked in several Junior, Middle and Senior Global Leadership and Management roles, and personally managed and led many global teams. Sivakami has successfully led several initiatives, achieved many Business KPIs, successfully coached and mentored many budding Leaders and Managers ... she has personally experienced Leadership , with its many joys and challenges! Having experienced Leadership extensively first-hand, Sivakami then embarked on her second career, a career in Academics, focusing on online education . She now teaches Leadership and Management topics , to University Students and Business Executives. She is a Bestselling Udemy Instructor . Furthermore, all her Courses are a part of the top 3% of Udemy Courses, which have been selected for UFB (Udemy for Business). So, what's unique about her Courses ? Sivakami's Courses try to bring some science, into Leadership and Management. They utilize the research findings , from Cognitive and Social Psychology, Neuroscience and Behavioral Economics , to obtain valuable, and evidence-based lessons and strategies, for Leaders and Managers. Nothing could be more important to Leaders and Managers, than learning about the Science and Research , on Human Behaviour and Thinking ! Sivakami has a Post Graduate Degree in Business Research Methods , from the Edinburgh Business School , and is mid-way through her Doctorate ( Ph.D ) there. 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