Effective Problem-Solving and Decision-Making

Provided by: Coursera

Critical thinking – the application of scientific methods and logical reasoning to problems and decisions – is the foundation of effective problem solving and decision making. Critical thinking enables us to avoid common obstacles, test our beliefs and assumptions, and correct distortions in our thought processes.

Course Objectives:

  • To be able to use analysis, synthesis, and positive inquiry to address individual and organizational problems and develop the critical thinking skills needed in today’s turbulent times.

Recommended Background

  • Recommended for engineers transforming into leadership roles and managers

Course ID


Skill Focus

Smart People


University of California, Irvine

Employee Type

Leadership, Change Leaders, 1st level Supervisor

Method of Delivery


Estimated Effort

4 hrs


$ 49/month

Can audit for free (no certification); Full Financial Aid Available for Certification