A 3-Day Hands-On Live-Virtual or In-Person Workshop

Course Description: The workshop is designed to develop the analytical and critical thinking skills of key technical professionals who can apply those skills to critical organizational issues. Participants will learn how to identify, define, and resolve issues; make decisions based on objective criteria; develop step-by-step plans to effectively implement decisions; facilitate teamwork in problem-solving and decision making. Experienced managers who are ready to expand their perspective on management and leadership.  Bring your real-world problems and collaborate with your colleagues in a facilitated discussion and wrap up the week with an individual and organizational improvement plan.

Subjects Covered in this Workshop:

  • Identify the principles of Problem Solving and Decision Making
  • Assess whether the problem or decision belongs to you or your organization before diving in
  • Gain knowledge of Problem Solving and Decision Making tools and techniques
  • Understand how to define Problem Solving and Decision Making success
  • Recognize potential threats and opportunities using a SWOT analysis
  • How to sell the tough decision to the uncertain team or boss
  • Identify biases in Decision Making
  • How to use powerful tools to select the best options
  • Learn to Facilitate Change and Innovation once a decision has been made


Air Force Competencies Addressed / Proficiency Levels

Employing Military Capabilities

Operational and Strategic Art

Unit, AF, Joint, and Coalition Capabilities

Non-Adversarial Crisis Response

Enterprise Perspective

Enterprise Structure and Relationships

Government Organization and Processes (Proficient)

Global, Regional, and Cultural Awareness

Strategic Communication (Skilled)

Managing Organizations and Resources

Resource Stewardship (Proficient)

Change Management

Continuous Improvement (Skilled)

Strategic Thinking

Vision (Skilled)

Decision Making (Advanced)

Adaptability (Proficient)

Leading People

Develops and Inspires Others

Takes Care of People


Fostering Collaborative Relationships

Builds Teams and Coalitions (Proficient)

Negotiating (Skilled)

Embodies Airman Culture

Ethical Leadership


Warrior Ethos

Develops Self (Proficient)


Speaking and Writing (Proficient)

Active Listening (Skilled)

Additional Informationnasba_cperegistry_logo_color_transparent
CPE Credits:
CEU Credits: 1.7
Program Prerequisites: None
Advanced Preparation: None
NASBA Program Level: Basic
NASBA Field of Study: Personal Development
Delivery Method: Group Live – Classroom