About this course

Proficiency Area: Planning.

Decision-making is the ability of an organization's leaders to effectively make decisions.

In the first lesson toward your bronze Merit badge, you'll explore:

  • What decision-making is, and is not.

  • Some of the factors and elements of decision science, and which approaches relate to our nonprofit work.

  • How decision-making at the front-line, program, and leadership levels supports the mission of our nonprofit.

Course curriculum

  • 1

    Welcome!

    • What you can expect in this lesson

    • Before we begin...

    • Start Your Workbook

  • 2

    What is decision making?

    • What is decision making?

    • Why does decision making matter?

    • Check your learning

  • 3

    Closing thoughts...

    • Check Out Workbook

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