Module Details for the Academic Year 2018/2019

BMGT44990 Executive Decision Making

This module focuses on understanding and improving decision-making processes, acquiring tools for making difficult decisions, and understanding behavioural issues that can lead to poor decisions.

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By the end of the module, participants are expected to be able to:
- Structure a complex decision into a manageable model of the problem
- Analyse decision options and identify optimal choices based on desired selection criteria
- Identify and explain behavioural traps that jeopardise effective decision-making
- Explain factors influencing the quality of group decisions and select appropriate group decision-making approaches
- Appraise the strengths and weaknesses of different qualitative and quantitative decision-making approaches and select effective approaches on the basis of this appraisal. 
Item Workload
Lectures

24

Specified Learning Activities

60

Autonomous Student Learning

48

Total

132

Description % of Final Grade Timing
Continuous Assessment: Individual Assignment Work

40

Unspecified
Group Project: Group Project

30

Unspecified
Journal: Learning Journal

30

Unspecified

Compensation

This module is not passable by compensation

Resit Opportunities

In-semester assessment

Remediation

If you fail this module you may repeat, resit or substitute where permissible

Module Requisites and Incompatibles

Equivalent Modules

Prior Learning

Curricular information is subject to change

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