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Control measure
ARCHIVED -Command decision making

TRAINING SPECIFICATION

Level 1

Knowledge and understanding

Control measure element Learning outcome

Reaching a decision

Understand:

  • The decision making process

Intuitive decision making

Understand:

  • Intuitive, fast processes invoked without conscious thinking

Analytical decision making

Understand:

  • The reflective processes and conscious mental effort during situation analysis

Decision making in the operational context

Understand:

  • The process of decision making to resolve incidents and factors likely to influence it

Decision traps

Understand:

  • The thought processes that can lead to a situation going wrong and methods to avoid it

Decision control process and joint decision making

Understand:

  • The stages involved in operational decision making
  • The decision control process
  • Joint decision making

Factors that affect joint decision making

Understand:

  • The potential for differing perspectives and factors affecting decisions

Practical application

There is no Practical application

Level 2

Knowledge and understanding

Control measure element Learning outcome

Command decision making

Understand:

  • How to make decisions in an uncertain environment with competing demands and problems associated with numerous teams and multi-agencies

Reaching a decision

Understand:

  • The decision making process

Intuitive decision making

Understand:

  • Intuitive, fast processes invoked without conscious thinking

Analytical decision making

Understand:

  • The reflective processes and conscious mental effort during situation analysis

Decision making in the operational context

Understand:

  • The process of decision making to resolve incidents and factors likely to influence this

Decision traps

Understand:

  • The thought processes that can lead to a situation going wrong and methods to avoid this

Decision control process and joint decision making

Understand:

  • The stages involved in operational decision making
  • The decision control process
  • Joint decision making

Factors that affect joint decision making

Understand:

  • The potential for differing perspectives and factors affecting decisions

Practical application

There is no Practical application