SRJC Course Outlines

6/30/2022 9:45:29 PMBOT 154.12 Course Outline as of Fall 2014

Inactive Course
CATALOG INFORMATION

Discipline and Nbr:  BOT 154.12Title:  DECISION MAKING  
Full Title:  Decision Making and Problem Solving
Last Reviewed:9/19/2011

UnitsCourse Hours per Week Nbr of WeeksCourse Hours Total
Maximum.50Lecture Scheduled.5017.5 max.Lecture Scheduled8.75
Minimum.50Lab Scheduled04 min.Lab Scheduled0
 Contact DHR0 Contact DHR0
 Contact Total.50 Contact Total8.75
 
 Non-contact DHR0 Non-contact DHR Total0

 Total Out of Class Hours:  17.50Total Student Learning Hours: 26.25 

Title 5 Category:  AA Degree Applicable
Grading:  Grade or P/NP
Repeatability:  00 - Two Repeats if Grade was D, F, NC, or NP
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Catalog Description:
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This course is designed to introduce participants to decision making and problem solving in the office environment.  Emphasis will be placed on decision-making and problem-solving techniques and steps in the decision-making process.  

Prerequisites/Corequisites:


Recommended Preparation:

Limits on Enrollment:

Schedule of Classes Information
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This course is designed to introduce participants to decision making and problem solving in the office environment.  Emphasis will be placed on decision-making and problem-solving techniques and steps in the decision-making process.
(Grade or P/NP)

Prerequisites:
Recommended:
Limits on Enrollment:
Transfer Credit:
Repeatability:00 - Two Repeats if Grade was D, F, NC, or NP

ARTICULATION, MAJOR, and CERTIFICATION INFORMATION

Associate Degree:Effective:Inactive:
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CSU GE:Transfer Area Effective:Inactive:
 
IGETC:Transfer Area Effective:Inactive:
 
CSU Transfer:Effective:Inactive:
 
UC Transfer:Effective:Inactive:
 
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Certificate/Major Applicable: Not Certificate/Major Applicable



COURSE CONTENT

Outcomes and Objectives:
Upon completion of the course, students will be able to:
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Upon completion of this course, students will be able to:
1.  Recognize and apply differences between problem solving and decision making.
2.  Explain blocks to problem solving.
3.  Apply at least three problem-solving techniques used in class.
4.  Recognize pitfalls to avoid when making decisions.
5.  Encourage creativity in problem solving.
6.  Recognize and apply barriers to creativity and develop plans to combat them.  

Topics and Scope
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1.  The role of decision makers
2.  Decision making techniques
3.  Types of decisions to be made
4.  Steps in the decision-making process
5.  Individual and group decision making
6.  Factors to keep in mind when making decisions
7.  Problem solving techniques
8.  Blocks to problem solving
   a.  Perceptual
   b.  Cultural
   c.  Environmental
   d.  Emotional

Assignments:
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1.  Two to three written assignments and critiques of case studies or scenarios
2.  Team role plays or projects
3.  Multiple choice or short answer quizzes
4.  Participation in class discussion

Methods of Evaluation/Basis of Grade.
Writing: Assessment tools that demonstrate writing skill and/or require students to select, organize and explain ideas in writing.Writing
10 - 40%
Written homework, case studies
Problem solving: Assessment tools, other than exams, that demonstrate competence in computational or non-computational problem solving skills.Problem Solving
0 - 0%
None
Skill Demonstrations: All skill-based and physical demonstrations used for assessment purposes including skill performance exams.Skill Demonstrations
10 - 25%
Team role plays
Exams: All forms of formal testing, other than skill performance exams.Exams
20 - 50%
Exams to include multiple choice, true/false, matching items, completion
Other: Includes any assessment tools that do not logically fit into the above categories.Other Category
15 - 20%
Attendance and participation.


Representative Textbooks and Materials:
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Instructor prepared materials

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