BMGT44990 Executive Decision Making

Academic Year 2020/2021

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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Curricular information is subject to change

Learning Outcomes:

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.

Student Effort Type Hours


Specified Learning Activities


Autonomous Student Learning




Requirements, Exclusions and Recommendations

Not applicable to this module.

Module Requisites and Incompatibles
Not applicable to this module.
Assessment Strategy  
Description Timing Open Book Exam Component Scale Must Pass Component % of Final Grade
Journal: Learning Journal Unspecified n/a Graded No


Continuous Assessment: Individual Assignment Work Unspecified n/a Graded No


Continuous Assessment: Decision making simulation Unspecified n/a Graded No


Group Project: Group Project Unspecified n/a Graded No


Carry forward of passed components
Resit In Terminal Exam
Spring Yes - 2 Hour
Feedback Strategy/Strategies

• Group/class feedback, post-assessment

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