Decision Making / Decisiveness Competency

Decision Making / Decisiveness
Making and taking responsibility for, and demonstrating commitment to appropriate decisions in a timely manner. Ensuring that decisions are made based on policies, rules and organizational directives and solving the emerging problems.

Behaviours include:
• Making decisions where necessary Information is available
• Making decisions when faced with some missing/unclear information
• Making decisions when significant information is incomplete and/or ambiguous
• Making strategic decisions in a very ambiguous situation
• Having broader perspectives
• Looking at different options
• Importing solutions
• Integrating approaches into complete solution
• Creating new concept models
• Analyzing issues to separate cause from symptoms
• Using negotiating techniques
• Considering human and environmental impacts
• Including concerned parties
• Anticipating and presenting change positively

PMC Open Enrollment Workshops addressing this competency:
Active Listening Skills
Assertiveness and Conflict Resolution
Communicating for Results
Creativity and Innovation for the Workplace
Critical Conversations
Critical Thinking and Problem Solving for Effective Decision-Making
Delegation Skills for the Workplace
Effective Meeting and Event Planning
Effective Communication Using the Power of Applied Improvisation
Financial Planning for Retirement
Finding Balance through Mindfulness
GBA Plus: Get the Data Toolbox
Getting Organized and In Control
Improving Your Memory
Increasing Your Self Confidence
Integrated Risk Management
Making the Transition from Co-Worker to Team Leader
Management Skills for Administrative Professionals
Managing for Superior Results I: The Fundamentals of Supervision
Mindfulness and Leadership: A Program for Managers
Performance Measurement and Evaluation
Personal Effectiveness through Emotional Intelligence – EQ1
Personal Effectiveness through Emotional Intelligence – EQ2
Policy Analysis Toolbox – Part 1
Policy Analysis Toolbox – Part 2
Practical Facilitation Skills
Practical Time and Workload Management
Project Management 101
Project Management Skills for Administrative Professionals
Risk Management Through Project Execution
Strategic Thinking
Using Positive Influencing Skills in the Workplace
Women’s Transformational Leadership Certificate Program
Writing Effective Briefing Notes

Our services

Workshops for


PMC’s open enrollment workshops are available to all individuals. Workshops are delivered in-person (in Ottawa) or as a live, instructor-led session online from anywhere.

Workshop dates run throughout the year.

Workshops for

Corporate Teams

PMC delivers standard or customized workshops for a team or work group from your organization. Workshops can be delivered in person at your location, or online at a time that works for you.

All for a surprisingly cost-effective price.



From performance and change management to curriculum design, PMC collaborates with you to develop tailored approaches that meet your specific needs and assists you in bringing them to fruition.

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