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Decision-making under Uncertainty (A)

Find out how we can make effective decisions in highly uncertain environments.

Decision-making under Uncertainty (A)
  • Duration2 weeks
  • Weekly study8 hours

Discover how to make good decisions with limited information

Up until now, we have assumed that we take decisions in relatively stable environments, where we have plenty of information. This is often not the case.

On this short course, we will define uncertainty and understand the challenges it poses to decision-making. We will look at techniques that can aid decision-making in times of great uncertainty and when the right information is unavailable.

What topics will you cover?

  • Uncertainty and decision-making
  • Management process and practices
  • Use decision support tools to inform decision-making
  • Use scenario analysis to inform decision-making

Who is the course for?

This course is for anyone wishing to increase their knowledge of decision-making and risk within a modern enterprise.

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