Working remotely and making critical decisions is a complex task for any leader. With dispersed teams, working in stressful situations, decision making has never been harder.  

At Understanding ModernGov, we understand these challenges and want to help you make effective decisions, both quickly and efficiently, whilst working remotely. This will ultimately help you save time and money.  

This virtual Making Decisions Remotely training course helps you overcome the common traps, whilst working remotely, that can inhibit your decision-making processes 

Host this virtual training course for groups of employees at your organisation to learn and then apply cutting edge methodologies, which will aid your decision-making process and help you overcome complex issues, in a more efficient fashion. 

Leave the day with an actionable decision-making framework and novel awareness about key biases, which can aid your role as a Manager or Project Lead. 

Learning Outcomes

  • Understand dual-processing models of human behaviour to highlight the role of the environment in shaping decisions 
  • Apply behavioural science techniques to improve your decision-making 
  • Learn how to avoid decision making paralysis 
  • Frame the issue appropriately 
  • Work through key steps to aid your decision-making process 
All the Understanding ModernGov courses are Continuing Professional Development (CPD) certified, with signed certificates available upon request for event.

Enquire About In-House Training

To speak to someone about a bespoke training programme, please contact us:
0800 542 9414
[email protected]


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Theory – Science and Methodologies Behind Decision Making

  • Why do people struggle to make an effective decision? 
  • Why do we need to make better decisions? 
  • Discover the science behind decision making 
  • Understand the role of behavioural science in decision making 
  • Meet the key principles of Organisational Decision Quality 

Morning Break


Framing the Problem/Opportunity

  • Discover what are the hidden traps in the framing stage of a strategic decision process 
  • Learn how to appropriately frame the problem/opportunity you are facing 
  • Gain insights on how to engage key stakeholders and foster constructive disagreement 

Avoid Decision Making Paralysis

  • Discover the reasons why we tend to miss relevant objectives when thinking about decisions 
  • Learn how to expand your initial decision frame 
  • Learn how to debias yours and your team’s decisions and take ownership of them 



Remote Working and Decision Making in Action

  • Learn how to frame complex issues 
  • Become more efficient at making decisions 
  • Streamline the decision-making process 
  • Practice making better decision-making processes 
  • Gain the confidence to communicate more effectively your decisions 
  • Receive expert feedback from our trainer