This program aims to help managers make better, more impactful, and thoughtful decisions based on the best evidence available to them. In turn, managers can create a defensible position, and the likely negative effects from unfounded information, personal judgment and bias are avoided. Likewise, the program aims to transform managers into champions of evidence-based decision-making in a time when fake information is rampant.
What You Will Learn
This program is a five-day intensive module that utilizes a combination of interactive, immersive, and hands-on learning methodologies. Below are the topics that will be discussed:
- 6-step process in evidence-based management
- Finding and building an evidence base
- Critical appraisal of information
- Types of evidence, and how to leverage research, scientific facts, and related information in making decisions
- Communicating evidence and decision impacts
A culmination activity will include a virtual tabletop exercise that will require participants to apply evidence-based management in an assigned problem set.
Participants will learn practical skills related to finding, critically appraising, applying, and communicating evidence which can be beneficial for their respective organizations as they cultivate a culture of evidence-based management.
Who Should Attend
This program is designed for professionals with decision-making capacities in their respective organizations, alongside professionals engaged in public relations, communication, and research in public, private, and development organizations.