ALC3159 - USFWS/USGS Structured Decision Making Workshops

Course CodeALC3159
Course TitleUSFWS/USGS Structured Decision Making Workshops
DescriptionThis workshop provides participants with skills required to develop structured approaches to natural resources decisions. Participants will be exposed to the concepts of critical thinking, logic, and decision analysis. The workshop emphasizes experiential learning combining mentoring lectures, exercises, case illustrations, and discussion.
Understand the concepts and demonstrate the application of decision analysis and critical thinking techniques by providing participants with knowledge to decompose problems, analyze information, express uncertainty and use methods for addressing uncertainty in decisions, reach defensible conclusions, and prepare documents that describe process and reasoning that supports decisions.
Understand various decision tools to fit different decision problems, such as decision trees, multiple objective ranking techniques, and using expert panels.
Target Audience:
Biologists, managers, and decision makers with the responsibility to prepare, evaluate, or make decisions using scientifically-based natural resources information. Workshop content is geared toward assisting biologists and managers working on complex problems involving uncertainty and challenging decisions.
Delivery MethodInstructor Led
Instructional Hours36
Course Content ContactCHRISTY COGHLAN; Phone: 304.876.7438; Email:;
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Schedule:  ALC3159 - USFWS/USGS Structured Decision Making Workshops

StartEndSession InformationLocationSession ContactRegister
08/18/2014 08/22/2014 Class begins at 8:00am daily.
Class ends at 12:00 noon on last day
Class is by invitation and enrolls from a wait list.
FWS-Region 4 Jill Del Vecchio
10/20/2014 10/24/2014 This class is by Invitation Only.
Enrollments will be made from a wait list.
Class ends at 12:00 noon on last day.
National Conservation Training Center (NCTC) Jill Del Vecchio