Develop Analytical Skills: Streamline Your Decision Making

Develop Analytical Skills: Streamline Your Decision Making

475.00

Delivery Method: In-Person | Duration: 6 Hours

Overview

This workshop will give you the basic analytical tools to assimilate, assess, organize, and analyze new knowledge so that you can use the information advantageously for your organization and career.

Learn How To:

  • Compare Sets of Data from Different Sources

  • Identify Possible Cause and Effect Patterns

  • Draw Appropriate Conclusions to Problem-Solve Accurately

  • Apply Basic Analytical Tools to Assimilate, Assess, Organize, and Analyze New Knowledge

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Course ID: B2602

Duration: Full Day (9:00 am- 4:00 pm PST)

Location: In-Person, San Francisco | Click here to schedule private course.

Overview

This workshop will give you the basic analytical tools to assimilate, assess, organize, and analyze new knowledge so that you can use the information advantageously for your organization and career.

Learn How To:

  • Compare Sets of Data from Different Sources

  • Identify Possible Cause and Effect Patterns

  • Draw Appropriate Conclusions to Problem-Solve Accurately

  • Apply Basic Analytical Tools to Assimilate, Assess, Organize, and Analyze New Knowledge
     

+ Who Should Attend

Develop Analytical Skills: Streamline Your Decision Making is for anyone who wants to improve their ability to gather relevant information and data and identify key issues, to become more persuasive in conveying risks, opportunities, and innovative ideas.

+ Course Outline

Analytical Skills and Data Analysis

  • Thinking Fast and Slow: Daniel Kahneman Ted Talk
  • Mini Action Plan

The Planning Phase

  • Planning Defined
  • How to Plan
  • Plan for the Worst & Mitigate Risk in Decision Making
  • Planning for Exceptional Reactive Decision Making
  • What is a Sound Data Collection Plan
  • How to Build a Data Collection Plan in Five Steps
  • Mini Action Plan

The Analyze Phase

  • Identify and Assess Core Analytical Skills
  • Analytical Skills Assessment
  • Find the Root Cause with the 5 Whys?
  • How to use 5 Whys?
  • Create your Own Fishbone Diagram & Get to the Root Cause
  • Aggregate Unstructured Data Into Segments with Affinity Grouping
  • Affinity Grouping: How it Works
  • Sample Affinity Diagram
  • Perform Cost-Benefit Analysis and Determine Risks with CBA
  • Mini Action Plan

The Conclusion and Reporting Process

  • Determine Characteristics of Valid Conclusions
  • When Could You Use This Approach?
  • Get From Conclusions to Recommendations: Use the Premise
  • Organize and Plan Your Message for Multiple Audiences
  • Two Step Prep Tool: Organize Your Ideas and Your Message
  • Plan for Obstacles & Tough Questions

Final Action Plan
Why Six Sigma?

  • Sample Populated Data Collection Plan

+ Prerequisites

There are no prerequisites for this class.

+ Certifications

N/A

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