RedVector RV-10867

AEC Success: Effective Decision Making

AEC Success: Effective Decision Making

1 hr. Online Course

Level: Fundamental

Item#: RV-10867

SME: Christian Knutson, P.E., PgMP, PMP

Average Rating

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Do you know that making too many decisions can wear you out? How do you make decisions? Do you have a process or do you typically go with your gut? This interactive online course provides you with tools and techniques that you can understand and easily apply to any decision you have to make – at work or at home.
Course Objectives

At the end of this course, you will be able to:

  • Describe what critical thinking and decision-making are and why they are important for engineers to develop as complementary skills.
  • Define and describe the challenges to critical thinking and decision-making that you’ll encounter.
  • Describe and apply techniques for critical thinking and decision-making as an individual or as part of a team.
  • Define decision fatigue is and choose tactics you can employ to reduce the negative effects it can have on you.
SUBJECT MATTER EXPERT: Christian Knutson, P.E., PgMP, PMP
Christian Knutson, P.E., PgMP, PMP Photo

Christian Knutson, P.E., PgMP, PMP, is a senior civil engineer and program management practitioner, adjunct professor, author and podcaster.  His experience in infrastructure engineering, program delivery, facility management, leadership and international cooperation spans the globe with more than two decades in the military, civil service and the private sector and is shared routinely through his writings.

 

Over Knutson’s career, he’s developed core skills to effectively lead teams and organizations, negotiate on projects and programs, and achieve success on high-stake infrastructure projects for clients in the U.S., Europe and the Middle East.

 

Knutson is a U.S. Air Force civil engineer officer and holds an undergraduate degree in civil engineering from Michigan State University and a Masters, Business Administration from Colorado State University. You'll find his writings on LiquidPlanner.com Blog, The Engineering Career Coach and General Leadership websites. He is also the co-host of the popular Engineering Career Coach - cited by Forbes as one of the 15 most inspiring podcasts for professionals – and the Civil Engineering podcast.  He currently lives near Cambridge, England.

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Course Reviews (19)
Excellent
By (Engineer) on Sep, 27, 2021
Excellent. Thoughts explained very well.
specific, detailed & useful
By on Nov, 16, 2021
specific, detailed & useful
Great
By on Sep, 01, 2021
Great
There was a lot of content covered with a medium-low level of detail
By (Engineer) on Dec, 06, 2021
There was a lot of content covered with a medium-low level of detail. I could have used a full half hour or more on Analysis of Competing Possibilities.
With the criticality and applicability of this module to business (and everyday life), it would be worth considering to extend duration and further detail contents
By on Nov, 22, 2021
With the criticality and applicability of this module to business (and everyday life), it would be worth considering to extend duration and further detail contents.
presentation is clear and statements were straightforward
By on Nov, 22, 2021
presentation is clear and statements were straightforward
quite good
By (Engineer) on Sep, 21, 2021
quite good
Good
By (Engineer) on Dec, 13, 2021
Good
thanks
By on Aug, 09, 2021
thanks
thanks
By on Aug, 09, 2021
thanks
I should have taken notes
By on Aug, 03, 2021
I should have taken notes
Will good to make notes in less lengthy text but summarised key points and illustration
By on Oct, 22, 2021
Will good to make notes in less lengthy text but summarised key points and illustration
questions on the exam are worded strangely
By (Engineer) on Jul, 28, 2021
questions on the exam are worded strangely
very broad
By on Dec, 09, 2021
very broad.
Content was good, but the exam questions were too specific
By on Aug, 31, 2021
Content was good, but the exam questions were too specific. Recommend printing the exam prior to beginning the course or revise exam difficulty.
test question answers are not clear
By on Dec, 13, 2021
test question answers are not clear
Boring and vague
By (Engineer) on Nov, 23, 2021
Boring and vague. Too many lists. Not enough real examples.
A lot of words and few examples
By (Engineer) on Jul, 05, 2021
A lot of words and few examples.
Can't get the lesson to play
By on Aug, 29, 2021
Can't get the lesson to play