Improving your decisions through talks, lectures and training

Talks, lectures and training – strategic decisions, problem solving and related tools

We are available to make presentations at conferences or seminars, deliver lectures to educational institutions or run in-house courses. We pride ourselves in presenting “differently” using highly visual techniques, optimal audience interaction and in an entertaining and engaging manner. Click on the link to see our speaker profile and availability.

Our courses and talks are generally customised towards the needs of our client. The core of our material is built around our competency in solving complex problems and taking strategic decisions. Typical topics include the following:

  • The 7 habits of highly effective decision makers
  • Taking strategic decisions in the face of high uncertainty
  • Managing complexity through visualisation
  • Strategic decision analysis
  • Behavioural impact on decision-making
  • Applying systems thinking to difficult decisions
  • Judgement in decision making – rationality versus gut
  • Black swans, long-tailed dragons and elephants in the room – why its amazing we even sometimes make good decisions
  • Simple approach to solving complex problems
  • Creativity and innovation in decision-making – why and how.
  • Using mind maps for structured problem solution
  • Decisions concerning mergers and acquisitions
  • Decisions concerning outsourcing
  • The decision to select a management consultant
  • Decisions concerning procurement
  • Leading the decision-making process
  • Decisions: process, tools, templates and behaviours
  • Scenario development – why and how
  • Problem framing – the key element in decision making and problem solving
  • Multi criteria decision analysis
Contact Simon Gifford at to discuss a course or presentation tailored to your specific requirements.