Making Better and Smarter Decisions in the Midst of Uncertainty. | Onsite, In-Person and Virtual Formats Available.

Executive Decision-Making Workshop2020-05-04T15:38:31+00:00

Executive Decision-Making Workshop

Making Better and Smarter Decisions in the Midst of Uncertainty. | Onsite, In-Person and Virtual Formats Available.

Executive Decision-Making Workshop for Managers

Amid a VUCA world (volatility, uncertainty, complexity, and ambiguity), organizations live and die on the decisions of their leaders. Every day, executives and senior managers are called upon to make innumerable decisions – some mundane, some momentous. Some of these decisions will determine the very survival of their organizations or their careers.

Decision-Making is the Job of Every Leader

Strategic decision-making is the most crucial job of an executive, and one easy to get wrong. This executive leadership development course aids senior leaders, managers, directors, department heads, and HIPO employees on how to make more effective decisions that produce better outcomes for them and their organizations.

One-Day Training Workshop: Hands-on Workout for Your Brain

This executive decision-making workshop is a one-day, engaging, fast-paced, hands-on workout for your brain. We help hone your analysis skills. We give you and your organization a unique competitive edge. This workshop aids participants in making stronger decisions and solving complex problems.

Hands-on Brain Workout: One-Day Decision-Making Workshop

  • Research-grounded pre-assessment
  • Interactive discussions and break-out sessions
  • World-class content, real-life examples
  • Engaging business case studies and team activities
  • Relevant training materials
  • Follow-up resources and practical tools

Gain New Tools to Make Better Decisions

You’ll leave with the tools to identify accurate and reliable information. Participants learn how to make better sense of data and information. Sounds decision-making positions your business for success. Our decision-making training workshops can be held on-site at your organization or an off-site space if you want a team event. We offer both in-person training formats and live, virtual facilitation for your remote teams.

Our Executive Decision-Making Workshop: Modules

Module 1: The Bias Trifecta – The Effect on Leadership Decision Making

Three central biases impact the way we perceive and process information. Discover strategies to overcome them. Pursue greatness as leaders, managers, team players, and individuals. Increase awareness about information processing. Make decisions in a more disciplined way.

Module 2: Organizational Sense-making – Making Sense in Times of Uncertainty

Uncertainty and flux are commonplace in organizations. Sense-making is our individual and collective ability to comprehend situations in terms of what is going on (the right perspective) and what should be done (action). Strategic leaders work to make sense of things for employees and partners and to know what to do.

Module 3: Understanding Decision Frameworks – Lenses That Aid Strategic Thinking

Information is essential in making intelligent decisions. More often than not, it overwhelms us in today’s data-rich environment. Gain new skills in how to use practical decision-making tools. Make smarter and better decisions amid uncertainty and constant change.

Module 4: Turning Effective Decisions into a Culture of Execution

Making good decisions is paramount to a leader’s and an organization’s success. Effectively executing high-profile decisions gains support, builds trust, deepens credibility, and sustains over the long haul is another thing. Discover winning strategies in how to execute well. Communicate with clarity. Lead influentially.

Key Workshop Takeaways:

  • Acquire tools and skills for making better and smarter decisions
  • Solve complex, multi-dimensional problems
  • Learn decision-making strategies for a VUCA world (volatility, uncertainty, complexity, and ambiguity)
  • Anticipate biases that get in the way of good decisions
  • Execute decisions successfully and without fear in the face of risk and uncertainty


Effective in bringing experience to real-world scenarios

Thanks so much for the training you provided at Apple. We enjoyed our time with you and our class. We liked how you brought personal experiences to illustrate the real-world scenarios we encounter. We appreciated your flexibility with the scheduling and making it so easy to do business with you. Thanks for coming to Cupertino! Emese, Global Product Manager; Smithy, Senior Product Designer Global Apple iTunes Retail Marketing–Apple, Inc.

Very positive experience

Thanks so much for coming out and for leading such an engaging, interactive, and fun training. You brought some great insights to us. We thoroughly enjoyed it. Thanks for the information you provided to us! It was a fun, meaningful, insightful, valuable, and enriching team experience for my colleagues. Elena, Global Talent Development; Kim, AMER Employee Relations; Kerry, Employee Relations Manager; Josh, Employee Relations Programs Manager; Reynaldo, Senior Accountant; Taylor, Employee Relations Manager–Salesforce


Decision-Making Workshop, Corporate Educator, Leadership Coach,

Dr. Christopher Meade is an executive leadership coach, corporate trainer, and a certified facilitator. He brings nearly 25 years of entrepreneurship, business ownership and management experience to his role as President and Chief Training Officer at Leadership Alive, Inc.®. Christopher holds a Ph.D. from the University of Idaho in Adult & Organizational Learning with a concentration in Leadership. A former business school dean and award-winning MBA instructor, Christopher has coached 10,000+ people and facilitated training for 500+ teams and organizations.

Some of Dr. Meade’s clients include Apple, Nike, Microsoft, Salesforce, NFL Detroit Lions, Sony PlayStation, Starbucks, Facebook, Dell Computers, Federal Reserve Bank, Walmart eCommerce, U.S. Departments of Treasury, Commerce, Defense, and Veteran Affairs, Cisco Systems, United Healthcare, Emory University, SCL Health Services, U.S. Department of the Interior Bureau of Land Management, SimplyMac of Game Stop, Johnson & Johnson, Abbott Laboratories, Department of Health and Human Services-USA, Home Depot, Children of the Nations, and Code.org.

Christopher is also an author, entrepreneur, executive leadership coach, corporate trainer, and motivational keynote speaker. He regularly speaks at conferences, conventions, management retreats, and team-building training events throughout the United States. He offers the Executive Decision-Making training workshop for managers, teams, and leaders in both on-site and virtual formats.


Live, Virtual Online Offering

A live, virtual remote Executive Decision-Making Workshop is a cost-effective way to develop your team of professionals. The virtual format is perfect for smaller groups and remote teams on a budget. In a live video-conferencing team session, the core content is the same as the in-person event.

Virtual Executive Decision-Making Training Workshop

  • Fast-paced, insightful, interactive, and fun.
  • Research-grounded pre-assessment
  • Interactive break-out sessions
  • HD video and HD screen-sharing
  • Engaging case studies and team activities
  • Supplemental participant workshop materials
  • Follow-up resources and practical tools