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Critical Decision Making

Becoming an Elite Problem Solver

11-12 Apr 2019
NBC Tower | Chicago, IL, United States of America

Why You Should Attend

Critical Decision Making

When dealing with large complex systems such as the medical, railroad, shipping, and government business, itís imperative to be able to use critical thinking to parse out hard evidence, act on learned intuition, and take innovative and creative steps to solve a problem. Delegates should attend as it will help them look at their own problems at a new angle, and teach them how they can develop strategies and tactics to handle large, complex problems within their business.


Key Topics

  • Preparation & Support - General Systems, Complexity, and Information Theory
  • Defining the Problem Space - Complex environments, systems, and situations.
  • Case Studies & Material - The logic of failure, Air France 447 Accident, and the Asiana 242 Accident
  • Operational Decision Making - The ODM structure, decision path selection, and event-response characterization
  • Performance Domains - Energy, Trajectory, Stbility, Workload, etc.
  • Previous Attendees Include

    Vice Presidents
    Executive Assistants
    Junior Executives

    Why Choose marcus evans?

    marcus evans specialises in the research and development of strategic events for senior business executives. From our international network of 63 offices, marcus evans produces over 1000 event days a year on strategic issues in corporate finance, telecommunications, technology, health, transportation, capital markets, human resources and business improvement.

    Above all, marcus evans provides clients with business information and knowledge which enables them to sustain a valuable competitive advantage and makes a positive contribution to their success.

    Practical Insights From

    Kevin M. Smith
    Author & Speaker
    Graduating from the Naval Air Training Command in 1965, Captain Smith spent multiple tours of duty flying fighter aircraft for the US Navy. Major assignments included Operations Officer and Chief Instructor Pilot for a Readiness Training Squadron and Squadron Commander deployed in the USS Constellation. In addition to numerous military awards including a Meritorious Unit Citation for His squadron, Captain Smith received a special Seventh Fleet Citation for achieving the highest readiness and highest carrier landing scores in Carrier Airwing Nine (deployed in the USS Constellation) during the course of itís deployment.

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    For all enquiries regarding speaking, sponsoring and attending this conference contact:

    Emily Jones

    marcusevans, The NBC Tower
    455 N. Cityfront Plaza Dr.
    Chicago, IL 60611

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