Value-Focused Thinking

Value-Focused Thinking is a two-and-a-half-day course that will present the basic foundations of value-focused decision making and the evaluation of decisions involving multiple objectives. Value-focused decision making includes concepts and procedures to identify and address the critical softer aspects of making sound important decisions. These include structuring the decision to be addressed by identifying the full range of relevant objectives and creating innovative alternatives. The technique of value-focused brainstorming is illustrated for decisions involving a team. How to be proactive by creating and acting on decision opportunities to avoid potential future decision problems is included. The concepts of value models and value tradeoffs to evaluate alternatives with multiple objectives are discussed and illustrated.

What you will gain:
  • Enhance their skills for structuring complex decisions
  • Learn and gain experience with techniques to identify and organize objectives, create innovative alternatives, and define decision opportunities
  • Learn how to logically and practically evaluate alternatives with multiple objectives
  • Understand the use and usefulness of the above to help make better business decisions

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Published on July 11th, 2017

Last updated on April 11th, 2023