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Improve Your Judgment

Every day at work we have to make judgments about the situations we encounter– forecasts or assessments, for example. The problem is that human judgment may be subject to many errors and affect the decisions we make. Some of our judgments are impaired by bias, and others by noise. In this course, you will learn more about these errors and how you can improve your judgment.
Basic

You will be able to :

  • Understand what a professional judgment is
  • Distinguish bias from noise
  • Know what the sources of noise are
  • Chapters:

    • What is Professional Judgment?
    • The 2 Types of Errors in Professional Judgments
    • The Consequences of Bias and Noise in Judgments
    Advanced

    You will be able to :

  • Visualize the benefits and limitations of algorithms
  • Use other people’s judgments to improve the quality of judgments
  • Break down the judging process
  • Chapters:

    • Guiding Human Judgment: Algorithms
    • Improving Forecasts by Aggregating Judgments
    • Structuring a Judgment to Reduce Errors
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