Lab Management / How to Improve Lab Management

Making Difficult Decisions for the Lab

Instructor: Scott Hanton

Are you a lab manager facing tough choices on a daily basis? From prioritizing experiments to allocating resources, the decisions you make can have a significant impact on your lab's success. Join us for an immersive online course designed to equip you with the tools and strategies needed to tackle even the most challenging decisions with confidence.

What is this course about?

In "Making Difficult Decisions for the Lab," instructor Scott Hanton will guide you through a structured approach to decision-making that leverages data, collaboration, and strategic thinking. Through a series of engaging lessons and practical activities, you'll learn how to navigate the complexities of decision-making in the lab environment and emerge as a more effective leader.

What are the benefits of this course?

  • Strategic Decision-Making Framework: Learn a disciplined approach tailored for tough decisions, ensuring clarity and confidence in every choice you make.
  • Harnessing the Power of Data: Discover how leveraging available data can significantly enhance the quality and precision of your decisions, unlocking invaluable insights to drive success.
  • Collaborative Decision-Making: Explore the benefits of teamwork in tackling challenging decisions, and learn strategies to effectively engage and leverage the expertise of your team.
  • Real-World Examples and Case Studies: Gain practical insights from real-life scenarios, equipping you with actionable strategies and techniques to address difficult decisions head-on.
  • Hands-On Activities and Skill-Building Exercises: Engage in interactive activities designed to reinforce learning and hone your decision-making skills, ensuring you're well-equipped to navigate any challenge that comes your way.

What are the learning outcomes of this course?

  • Summarize the importance of decision-making

  • Identify who will be involved in making decisions

  • Explain the importance of using data

  • Design follow through activities

  • Recognize the impact of decision fatigue

Through real-world examples and interactive exercises, you'll gain practical skills and insights that you can apply directly to your role as a lab manager. Whether you're facing tough choices about resource allocation or prioritizing competing demands, this course will empower you to make informed decisions that drive success for your lab.

Don't let difficult decisions hold you back. Enroll now and take the first step towards mastering the art of decision-making in the lab!

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Course content

    • Introduction
    • Leadership Matters
    • Decision-Making
    • The Decision-Making Process
    • Difficult Decisions
    • Summary
    • Quiz