Decision Making and Innovation course (CMI & SQA)(APEO -010)

Provider: APeducation Online
£310.00 (no VAT on this item)
Accreditation opportunities: Jointly certificated by CMI and SQA

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Description This NATIONALLY-ACCREDITED course is designed to offer developmental opportunities to managers in all types of organisations. It enables you to make proposals and take decisions about innovation in an organisation.
Duration 80 Hours

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Learning outcomes for participants/users and, where relevant, pupils or students
  • You will develop a consistent approach to decision making.
  • You will look at various models of decision making .
  • Skills such as planning and organising, critical thinking, and reviewing and evaluating, will be developed and enhanced. 
  • Comparison with recognised models of decision making.
  • You will gain an understanding of the differences between creativity and innovation.
  • You will explore and apply ways in which innovation may be encouraged and the tools and techniques used to create and foster innovation in organisations.
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How users/participants can evaluate success The provider has not supplied this information
Follow-up activities and support

On successful completion, you will receive a Nationally-Recognised certificate titled “Professional Development Award in Decision Making and Innovation”. This award is jointly certificated by CMI (Chartered Management Institute) and SQA (Scottish Qualifications Authority).


This course will:

  • provide you with the skills and knowledge to make proposals and take decisions about innovation in organisations
  • enable you to get into the habit of reviewing decisions you have made and refining and developing your approach in line with your experience
  • enable you to develop your skills in decision making and contribute to the process of promoting and introducing innovative ideas in an organisation
  • give you an in-depth understanding of the differences and links between creativity, innovation and change and their continued importance to organisational success
  • enable you to develop an approach to decision making based on an analysis of recognised decision making models
  • develop and enhance your skills in Problem Solving that is planning and organising, critical thinking, and reviewing and evaluating. You will especially adopt a high level of critical and creative thinking as you compare recognised models of decision making and the outline alternative approaches

This course does not have any pre-booked dates available. Please contact the provider directly to arrange this training.