A 3-Day Hands-On Workshop
Course Description: The workshop is designed to develop the analytical and critical thinking skills of key technical professionals who can apply those skills on 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; and facilitate teamwork in problem solving and decision making.
All attendees will receive a Student Handbook and access to an Online Toolkit, containing tools and research developed and gathered over decades by our instructors. Toolkits include items such as checklist, tips and techniques, sample documents, forms, academic and government studies, and numerous other tools to help you use your new skills immediately.
Who Should Attend: Experienced managers who are ready to expand their prospective 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:
The Problem Solving & Decisions Making Toolkit
The principles of Problem-Solving & Decision-Making
Questions to ask about any problem to show you’re a world-class problem-solver
Defining Problem-Solving & Decision-Making success
Getting a handle on the problem
Seeing the boundaries
Finding the keys to the solution
What are your options?
How do you select the best option?
Learn how to use powerful tools for maximum impact–
How to become more persuasive
- Innovative Idea Worksheet
- Questions for your personal development
- Practice what you have learned on real-life problems
Air Force Competencies Addressed / Proficiency Levels
Employing Military Capabilities
Operational and Strategic Art
Unit, AF, Joint, and Coalition Capabilities
Non-Adversarial Crisis Response
Enterprise Structure and Relationships
Government Organization and Processes (Proficient)
Global, Regional, and Cultural Awareness
Strategic Communication (Skilled)
Managing Organizations and Resources
Resource Stewardship (Proficient)
Continuous Improvement (Skilled)
Decision Making (Advanced)
Develops and Inspires Others
Takes Care of People
Fostering Collaborative Relationships
Builds Teams and Coalitions (Proficient)
Embodies Airman Culture
Develops Self (Proficient)
Speaking and Writing (Proficient)
Active Listening (Skilled)