Learn the elements of sound decision making. Gain tools to systematically evaluate all possible risks and opportunities to make better decisions with greater certainty.

Demystify Decision Making will delve into the decision-making process to achieve the best possible outcomes. Examine creative approaches and critical techniques to evaluate decision alternatives.

In this Stanford on-demand course, you will gain access anytime, from anywhere, to proprietary Stanford GSB research-based content. Designed by Stanford’s tenured faculty, this self-guided online offering will enhance your knowledge on a specific topic and help you achieve your goals, without the financial or time requirements of a longer program.

After registering, you will unlock a series of experiential exercises, case studies, videos, and interactive tools. Personalized feedback from Stanford-trained facilitators on select assignments will deepen your understanding of faculty frameworks. These course elements will enable you to apply your learning for immediate impact.


Key Benefits

This on-demand online course provides tools, frameworks, and a disciplined process to enhance creativity and successful outcomes.

  • Understand how good decision making involves defining all possible objectives.
  • Learn tools to capture key elements of your decision problem.
  • Evaluate difficult tradeoffs for achieving multiple goals or objectives.

Who Should Attend?

  • Individuals wishing to improve their overall decision outcomes 
  • Professionals who want to become more confident in their decision-making ability 
  • Leaders who seek to implement a disciplined approach to decision making

Register Anytime

Self-Paced Online | US $1,500

Payment Information

Payment is due upon registration. Your 60-day access begins upon receipt of full payment.

Awarded Upon completion

Certificate of completion to add to your LinkedIn profile and download for your records


Rania Helaihel
Associate Director, On-Demand Courses Executive Education
Stanford Graduate School of Business Campus

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