Become an effective decision maker

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1.5 hours Self-paced learning

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Created with Pearson - a global leader in education

Based on the best-selling book by Robbie Steinhouse


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What kind of decision maker are you? Are you aware of the different types of decisions you make everyday? Learn to make more effective decisions by preparing, pacing your decision and following through with implementation. Practise your decision making skills with the Decision Simulator!

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Who this course is for


This course is for anyone in a decision making role in working life, or looking to develop as a decision maker in their personal life.
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What you will learn

  • 1

    What kind of decision maker you are and how to improve your decision-making ability.

  • 2

    What different types of decisions there are.

  • 3

    How to pace your decision: not to rush it but not leave it for too long either.

  • 4

    How to prepare and implement your decisions and deal with any unexpected consequences.

Created with Pearson, the global leader in education logo

Created with Pearson, the global leader in education

The course is based on the best-selling book Business Express: Making effective decisions: A rigorous process for making choices that work by Robbie Steinhouse published by Pearson. Funzi's learning experts have transformed the book into a mobile-optimized course consisting of bite-sized learning content.

This is a Funzi premium course. It has been created in partnership with Pearson, the global leader in education content.

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Course contents: 3 topics

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    The different types of decision making Become aware of different types of decision making. Learn to distinguish between snap and long-term decisions. Overcome typical challenges in decision making.

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    Preparing, deciding and implementing Learn to prepare, pace and implement your decisions. Learn to communicate about a decision. Discover how to deal with unexpected consequences.

  • 3

    The Decision Simulator Test out your decisions with the Decision Simulator. Learn how and when to use the Decision Simulator through eight powerful questions.

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What you will get

When you complete the course you’ll earn a Funzi certificate of achievement. You can showcase your certificate by mentioning it in your CV, Linkedin profile and other professional profiles.

  • Practical skills broken down into bite-sized learning, so that you can complete the course with only 15 min/day for 1 WEEK

  • Course content in the form of text, visuals, and activities to verify your learning

  • Access to the course anytime, as long as you want, once you’ve purchased the course

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Here's what your fellow learners are saying about this course

  • “Just a good and excellent.”

    Bongani Phali
    South Africa

  • “The course saved me data as I wrote down notes. I enjoyed the quiz activities as I found them challenging. The course was easy to follow and I enjoyed the note taking. This is a course I would recommend to others. I learnt a lot in this course and will use my notes to refer what I have acquired in the future. I thank for creating a platform for me to learn. Thank you. ”

    – Tebogo Erlinah Chiloane, South Africa

  • “I didn't think that the content of this course could teach me enough skills in decision making. I gained not only enough experience in making quality and determined decisions but also discovered my position in making decisions.”

    – Mmunga Lulaca Adams, Malawi

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