Advanced Decision Making and Critical Thinking

Advanced Decision Making and Critical Thinking

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Course Overview

In accordance with A5 of the SRA Competence Statement, all practitioners must be able to ‘Apply understanding, critical thinking and analysis to solve problems.’  

The complexity of the problems which you will be expected to solve, and the importance of the decisions which you must make, will be dependent upon several factors including your role and post qualification experience.

Designed to assist supervisors, managers and partners make better decisions, this bite-size session,delivered management consultant and lecturer Mac Mackay of DAW Ltd., will provide viewers with practical guidance on how perform the following functions effectively:

·         Search and assess information

·         Recognise key inconsistencies

·         Spot gaps and evaluate the quality of information

What are the requirements?

  • Watch the recorded webinar and review the supporting documentation

Learning Outcomes

  • On completion of this course you will be able to:
  • • Assess information sources with a critical eye
  • • Search for information more successfully
  • • Recognise inconsistencies and gaps in information – what not to believe
  • • Evaluate the quality and reliability of information
  • • Use multiple sources of information to make effective judgements
  • • Reach reasoned decisions supported by relevant evidence

What is the target audience?

  • This course is suitable for supervisors, managers and partners


About Instructor - Mac Mackay


Mac has a wealth of practical management experience running his own successful consultancy practice, and has been a popular lead speaker on the Datalaw SRA Management Course Stage One and Two.

He is author of Motivation, Ability & Confidence Building in People and Recruiting, Retaining & Releasing People both published by Butterworth Heinemann (2007). Mac is also a Chartered Manager and a qualified sports coach.

Course Curriculum

Recorded Webinars

  • Webinar

Supporting Documentation

  • Workbook
    17 Page
  • Slides
    25 Page