By the end of the microcredential, you’ll be able to...
- Identify the ways in which as individuals, organisations and societies we construct certainty and avoid uncertainty.
- Apply multiple perspectives on uncertainty and tools for engaging with uncertainty whilst still being able to act.
- Reflect critically on the uses, limitations and dangers of big data, artificial intelligence, and models, in contexts of uncertainty.
- Demonstrate a critical and ethical awareness of how uncertainty is socially distributed in society and in organisations and how your actions as a manager/leader can impact this.
- Reflect on and develop your own capacity for leadership under uncertainty.
- Evaluate assumptions critically, in planning, forecasting, modelling, and strategizing to support more mindful organising and greater resilience in the face of uncertainty.
- Demonstrate the following skills: critical analysis; perspective-taking; personal resilience; engaging with uncomfortable knowledge; tolerance of ambiguity and ambivalence; ethical awareness.
You’ll have access to our online welcome area where you’ll be able to start conversations with fellow learners and read any announcements relating to your microcredential.
From 15 Mar 2021
Management of Uncertainty: Leadership, Decisions and Action
Build the skills and capabilities required to manage and lead in the face of radical uncertainty
13 hours per week
Once you’ve successfully completed the microcredential, you’ll receive your academic credits from The Open University. You’ll also have ongoing, unlimited access to the course materials.
15 UK credits at Postgraduate level from The Open University
You’ll receive an Open University certificate confirming that you have received 15 academic credits at postgraduate level 7. Credits are awarded on passing the final assessment.
Find out how credits work and where you can use them in our FAQs.
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