Solving Problems and Making Decisions
Who is this course for?
Want to grow and develop as a leader?
Want to learn how to effectively problem solve?
Want to improve your analytical skills?
Want to support others around you or in your team?
Then this course may be for you.
This short, auto-marked programme will build your knowledge of how to define, investigate and analyse problems and how to evaluate your options.
- Study anywhere and at your own pace.
- Enrol at any time.
- Complete within 4 weeks of being given access to the course.
This course is split into four manageable sections:
Section 1: Defining, investigating and analysing problems
In this section, you will learn how to describe a problem, its nature, scope and impact.
Section 2: Data and information
You will discover how to gather and interpret information to identify possible solutions to a problem.
Section 3: Evaluating options
This section covers how to evaluate options to make a decision. You will also learn about decision making techniques to evaluate options to arrive at the best solution.
Section 4: Planning techniques
You will cover how to plan, monitor and review the implementation and communication of decisions.
This course is purely online. You will learn from the comfort of your own home, in your own time and at your own pace. By enrolling on this course you will get access to award-winning learning and assessment materials.
There are no formal entry requirements, but you will need to provide evidence that you have been a resident of the UK/EU for the past three years and aged 19+. You would also need a good level of English in order to understand the course materials and complete the course.
As you would be studying from home you would need an internet connection and access to a computer, tablet or smartphone.
How will progress be monitored and assessed?
Your learning is completed online through our online learning platform. All assessments are completed on that platform and you receive immediate feedback as they are marked online, automatically.
Successful completion of this course will provide you with a CPD Certified certificate in Solving Problems and Making Decisions which you can add to your CV and use in your day to day life and work.
All certificates are available in digital format that you can download from your portal once you have completed the course. A printed copy is available at request for an additional charge. See Costs and Fees below for more information.
After completing this course, could I progress onto another course?
At the end of this course you will be able to enrol on further SAFL or college courses. See our full course offer here.
Costs and Fees?
This course is free for a limited time only.
This offer is subject to change or withdrawal at any point with or without notice.
As of 1st August 2021 This course will be charged at £15.
To request a printed certificate please email Contact_Safl@sandwell.gov.uk with your request.
Please note there will be a £10 fee for printing, processing and postage.