Last updated July 5, 2024

These workplace Decision Making training course materials are for you to deliver sessions and workshops for employees and managers on how to make decisions more effectively.

Decision-Making in the Workplace Training Course Materials

These ready-made and editable decision making training materials provide you with everything you need to deliver a compelling and insightful course on decision-making in the workplace (including PowerPoint slides, handouts, a participants’ workbook, and the trainer’s notes).

This decision making training course materials package are:

  • Fully adaptable and editable
  • Compatible with both US and British English
  • Downloadable immediately
  • We provide instructor notes beneath the slides for adapting to teach online
  • and you will own the rights to edit and reuse it for as many of ‘your own courses’ as you wish

What’s Included

What's included in the decision making course materials

With these decision-making training course materials you can instantly download:

✔ 42 PowerPoint PPT slides (trainer notes are on the bottom of each slide)

✔ 87-page Tutor notes document with guidance on how to facilitate the training

✔  Course documents (including course evaluation sheet, and course outline)

✔ Participants’ workbook, which includes a list of further readings.

✔ Eight activities handouts, which include scenarios and templates for class activities.

✔ Course certificate (printable to hand to participants)

Documents are delivered using MS Word, PDF (in case you do not have MS Word), and PowerPoint.

Examples from the Decision-Making Training Course Materials

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Why Is Decision-Making an Important Skill in the Workplace?

Decision-making skills are essential for a leader to have as a manager’s ability to make decisions effectively can affect many leadership areas, such as:

  • Solving problems effectively – Problem-solving and decision-making are strictly interconnected. Indeed, finding solutions is essential but you also need to be able to choose wisely among the options in front of you, to maximize your chances of success.
  • Allocating resources – This process involves decision-making skills to decide on the best way to allocate resources.
  • Seizing opportunities – If you can decide effectively and swiftly, you will be less likely to miss opportunities that come your way.
  • Risk mitigation – Every decision you make involves risks and uncertainty. Decision-making involves balancing risks against potential benefits and taking calculated risks. If you can do that, you will be able to reduce risks and maximize benefits.
  • Employees’ motivation and engagement – A manager who is well-versed in decision-making knows when it is appropriate to involve their team in decision-making and how to make the most of other people’s input. Involving your team in decision-making is likely to make them feel empowered and more invested in any strategies that result from those decisions.
  • Efficiency and productivity – Making the right decision at the right time can make the difference between the company struggling or thriving.
  • Goals accomplishment – The ability to make informed decisions can help you choose the best strategy needed to reach the desired targets.

For all these reasons, a manager who has good decision-making skills is an asset to the company they work for and an inspiration for the team they manage.

Our Decision-Making training course materials for workplace training contain all the resources you need to train your managers on this important skill.

Why Should You, as a Corporate Trainer, Run Workshops on Decision-Making Skills at Work?

Decision-making is one of those classic topics that are always needed to be taught in the workplace.

So, having decision-making as part of your teaching offer shows that you are able to address a skill that is one of the foundations of good management.

If you are a corporate trainer, these Workplace Decision making Training Resources are the perfect tool to help you run a session or workshop on this topic.

Other topics that you may be interested in as part of a classic management skills teaching portfolio include:

What Are the Benefits of Buying Pre-Made Training Materials?

Whether you are an independent corporate trainer or working as part of an HR department, there are several benefits of buying ready-to-use decision making training course materials slides and notes.

  • It saves you a lot of time. Creating materials from scratch takes a lot of time to research the topic, plan the activities, and design the materials (such as PowerPoint slides and handouts). Buying a ready-made training kit saves you a lot of time as you will not need to do all that preparation work.
  • The materials are completely editable so you can adapt them to your audience and add your logo.
  • The materials are yours to keep and use for your own courses as you wish.
  • The training pack is available for you to download instantly as soon as you buy it.
  • Our training materials are designed in such a way that you can use them for teaching as an online course if needed, using platforms such as Adobe Connect or Zoom.
Who Are These Decision Making in the Workplace Materials for?

These training materials, which include PowerPoint Slides and Trainer Notes, are for corporate trainers or HR departments to train employees on decision-making skills.

You may want to buy this pre-made decision making training materials kit if you are a:

  • Corporate trainer who plans to offer workshops on decision-making at work.
  • HR department in charge of developing leaders and first-time managers by providing leadership skills training.
Individuals Who Might Benefit from Training on Decision Making

Our decision-making workshop materials are suitable for training a range of individuals including:

  • First-time managers who are in a management position for the first time and need to build a foundation in the most important leadership skills.
  • Leaders who are not new to management but need to get some new ideas on how to make informed decisions.
  • Team members who are interested in their personal development and would like to be more proactive in supporting the rest of the team.
  • Self-employed individuals or business owners who would like to learn some strategies and tools to help them make informed decisions for their business.


These Decision-Making in the Workplace materials have enough content to deliver a full-day course.

If needed (such as if you want to break the course down into shorter sections to be taught either in person or online), the materials can easily be divided into smaller parts.


Our decision-making trainer guidance and resources are suitable to teach both beginners and those who have some knowledge of decision-making processes but would like to refresh it or get new ideas.

Delivery Method

Our corporate decision-making training kit is designed to teach a trainer-led course.

You can, however, use the materials equally well either if you teach face-to-face or online such as through Zoom or MS Teams.

The decision making training course materials are designed to be very interactive, as we believe that adults learn better if they can actively participate. So, the training resources include many activities such as discussions and case studies.

Materials Aims and Objectives

The aim of our Decision Making training course materials is to help participants develop a system and use strategies that can help them make well-informed decisions.

At the end of the course, your participants should be able to:

✔ Identify the key components of decision-making.

✔  Recognize the factors affecting how they make decisions.

✔  Use processes and tools that can help them with decision-making.

✔  Reflect on their future approach to decision-making after this session.

With our ready-to-use decision-making skills training slides and notes, you will be well-equipped to guide your participants toward these objectives.

Topics Covered in the Decision Making Training Course Materials Include:

What Decision-Making Is and What It Involves

  • Key concepts associated with decision-making and its definition
  • How risk and uncertainty relate to decision-making
  • Difference between decision-making and problem-solving

Factors That Affect Decision-Making

  • Factors that influence how people choose and what decision-making strategy to adopt (such as the type of decision, the cultural and economic environment, emotions, ethics, and individual differences)
  • Barriers to effective decision-making
  • Biases that can often affect decision-making and how to overcome them

Decision-Making Strategies and Tools

  • A variety of approaches to decision-making
  • A systematic approach in 8 steps
  • Decision-making tools (extended pros and cons analysis, weighted decision matrix and scenario planning)
  • Making decisions as a group and creative problem solving and decision making
  • Considerations about the urgency and importance of decisions

Strategic Thinking Skills Action Plan

  • Self-reflection on your current decision making skills and what you want to achieve
  • Deciding how you are going to apply decision-making skills in your workplace after the training, and setting SMART goals
PowerPoint slides and trainer notes for tutors, presenters, speakers, & teachers to provide employee and staff training workshops
PowerPoint slides for trainers, teachers, tutors and presenter notes files

American & British English Compatible

Suitable for both American English & British English styles.

  • We have avoided any words that can cause confusion between American and British English styles such as soccer/football.
  • We have used terms that are common in both and we have used the American style for a few words where a ‘z’ rather than ‘s’ is used i.e. materialize.

Happy Customers Include

Companies who but our PowerPoint slides and trainer notes


GBP £127 (approx. USD$153) to instantly download the full Decision Making training course materials package.

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