In this Management of Uncertainty - Leadership, Decisions and Action Microcredential programme from The Open University by FutureLearn you will discover how to make effective decisions when faced with radical uncertainty.
This microcredential will support you in developing the skills, capabilities and perspectives needed in a world of radical uncertainties.
You’ll develop new ways of engaging with radical uncertainties, think critically about how uncertainties are distributed in societies and organisations, develop greater resilience in the face of radical uncertainty and unexpected events, and grow your own capacity for leadership and action.
Enhance your problem-solving skills and find opportunity in business uncertainty
Brexit, climate change, COVID-19, social and political change, terrorism, disruptive technologies and shifts in geopolitical power are just a few of the sources of radical uncertainty organisations around the world are facing. There is increasing awareness that agility and innovation in the face of uncertainty and the unexpected are vital capabilities.
Learn how to make effective decisions using real-world examples
This microcredential will provide you with the insights to lead, make timely decisions, and take effective action when faced with issues that arise from radical uncertainty.
You’ll benefit from the expertise and insights of both academic experts and senior leaders from multiple disciplines and sectors, as well as major research network, Challenging Radical Uncertainty in Science, Society and the Environment (CRUISSE).
What skills will you learn?
- Critical analysis
- Perspective taking
- Personal resilience
- Engaging with uncomfortable knowledge
- Tolerance of ambiguity and ambivalence
- Ethical awareness
- Planning for uncertainty
- Decision making
- Strategic thinking
Get more detailsVisit official programme website
What is a microcredential?
Microcredentials are designed to upskill you for work in rapidly-growing industries, without the time and cost commitment of a full degree. Your microcredential can stand alone as an independent credential, and some also offer academic credit to use towards a degree.
- Management of Uncertainty: Leadership, Decisions and Action
- 3 months
Start dates & application deadlines
- StartingApply anytime.
Microcredentials with credit are designed to be transferable. You can use the credit as one of the credentials listed on your application form for any university or course, and you can include it on your CV when you apply for a job.
DisciplinesSociology Management, Organisation & Leadership View 22 other Short Courses in Sociology in United Kingdom
We are not aware of any academic requirements for this programme.
We are not aware of any English requirements for this programme.
- A Bachelors degree or an equivalent level qualification
- A strong interest in improving your capabilities in leading, managing, deciding and acting in the face of major uncertainties
Experience of working in a role that exposes you to some of the significant uncertainties that organisations face
International1074 GBP/yearTuition FeeBased on the tuition of 1074 GBP per year during 3 months.
National1074 GBP/yearTuition FeeBased on the tuition of 1074 GBP per year during 3 months.
Studyportals Tip: Students can search online for independent or external scholarships that can help fund their studies. Check the scholarships to see whether you are eligible to apply. Many scholarships are either merit-based or needs-based.
Apply and win up to €10000 to cover your tuition fees.
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