Professional Development Award in Decision Making and Innovation
This course is designed to enable you to make proposals and take decisions about innovation in an organisation. It offers development opportunities to managers in all types of organisations from any sector.
This is a practical qualification where you will relate theory to practice, particularly to your own organisation or your own experience. It will help you to think about how theory can inform what you do in the way you make decisions and how you can promote innovation within your organisation.
Even if you are not yet in a higher level management role, after completing this course you will have a lot of experience to draw on in this course. You should also be able to draw lessons which will directly benefit you as your career progresses.
This course will be especially beneficial if you belong to one of the following sectors, as decision making and innovation will feature as a key part of your managerial work:
Management, Nursing, Healthcare, Manufacturing/Production, Charity/Voluntary, Financial, Retail and Research
How will this course benefit me
This course will:
- Provide you with the skills and knowledge to make proposals and take decisions about innovation in organisations
- Enable you to get into the habit of reviewing decisions you have made and refining and developing your approach in line with your experience
- Enable you to develop your skills in decision making and contribute to the process of promoting and introducing innovative ideas in an organisation
- Give you an in-depth understanding of the differences and links between creativity, innovation and change and their continued importance to organisational success
- Enable you to develop an approach to decision making based on an analysis of recognised decision making models
- Develop and enhance your skills in Problem Solving that is planning and organising, critical thinking and reviewing and evaluating. You will especially adopt a high level of critical and creative thinking as you compare recognised models of decision making and outline alternative approaches