About this course

Proficiency Area: Planning.

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

In the third (and final) lesson toward your bronze Merit badge, you'll explore:

  • What good decision-making does and doesn't look like.

  • How decision science helps us spot good decision-making practices.

  • Five ways to measure decision-making processes.

  • The four types of decisions we face in our nonprofit work.

Course curriculum

  • 1

    Welcome!

    • Exploring Decision-Making Effectiveness

  • 2

    What does effective decision making look like?

    • Key Indicators of Decision-Making Effectiveness

    • How do we measure effective decision-making?

    • Check your learning

  • 3

    Closing thoughts...

    • Decision Making Resources

    • Decision-Making Bronze Badge Wrap-Up

    • Before you go...

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