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Decision-making and Risk: An Introduction (C)

Explore big ideas about decision-making and risk and learn about the decision-making process, with this course for professionals.

Decision-making and Risk: An Introduction (C)
  • Duration2 weeks
  • Weekly study3 hours

Understand the decision-making process in a management context

How do we make decisions? How does our understanding of risk affect our decisions? Get answers to these questions and more, with this short course that explores big ideas about decision-making and risk.

You will learn about the definition of risk and look at some of the barriers that hinder effective decision-making in our professional and personal lives. You will also look at some techniques that could help overcome these barriers, and analyse Daniel Kahneman’s decision-making model.

What topics will you cover?

  • The difference between risk and uncertainty: are our professional and personal decisions as good as we think they are?
  • The nature of data and information
  • The challenges facing data management
  • Risk management
  • Barriers to effective decision-making

Who is the course for?

This course is for anyone looking to improve their knowledge of decision-making and risk within an organisation or business.

Please note that the individuals detailed in the ‘Who will you learn with?’ section below, are current staff members and may be subject to change.

Who will you learn with?

I am an Associate Professor of Business Strategy, Editor in Chief for Journal of Marketing for Higher Education, and Principal Fellow of HEA. I hope you will enjoy our learning journey for this module

Who developed the course?

Coventry University

Coventry secured gold in the UK Government’s 2017 Teaching Excellence Framework (TEF) and is University of the Year for Student Experience in The Times & The Sunday Times Good University Guide 2019.

  • Established1992
  • LocationCoventry