Aspire Journeys

Operations Research Analyst Journey

  • 50 Courses | 25h 50m 7s
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Operations research analysts are expert problem solvers, who use their reasoning and problem-solving skills to determine the best solutions.  Within an Organization, this means they can help with decision making for complex problems or increase efficiency.  Learn more about the skills required by an operations research analyst.

Reasoning, Decision Making, and Critical Thinking

When the time comes to make a final, critical decision, you need to be able to understand the reasons for making that decision, as well as its possible consequences.  Learn more about decision making, reasoning, and critical thinking.

  • 4 Courses | 1h 40m 15s

Enterprises increasingly rely on analytics for effective decision-making, optimization, and innovation.  Learn more about analytics and the importance of analytics within organizations today.

  • 6 Courses | 3h 7m 16s

Reading, writing, and e-mails are something we do every day - but there's always room to improve.  Learn more about techniques that will increase your skill level in reading, writing, and working with e-mail.

  • 8 Courses | 3h 30m 59s

Learn to communicate more effectively and confidently in your day-to-day interactions with colleagues, customers, and family.  Learn techniques to enhance your listening and communication skills.

  • 9 Courses | 4h 16m 39s

To become successful, you must learn to develop and maintain relationships, as well empower yourself and take responsibility for your attitudes, behaviors, and actions.  Learn more about how to become more successful through independence and building relationships.

  • 8 Courses | 6h 27m 52s

No matter how much experience you may have, there's always room for improvement. Self-improvement is a lifelong journey of learning that can have lasting positive impacts on your personal and professional life.  Enhance your skills through learning and development.

  • 8 Courses | 2h 53m 19s

To meet customer demands for services or products, organizations must perfect their processes and operations management.  Learn more about ways that organizations are improving their processes and efficiency.

  • 7 Courses | 3h 53m 47s

COURSES INCLUDED

Getting to the Root of a Problem
Solving problems requires strategic thinking. You need to ask the right people the right questions to get to the source of the issue and find the solution. In this course, you'll learn about identifying stakeholders, gaining their input and trust, and using analysis techniques to get to the root cause of a problem.
7 videos | 26m
has Assessment available Badge Certification PMI PDU
Defining Alternative Solutions to a Problem
Before you start looking for solutions to a problem, it's helpful to know what people want in an ideal world. This will give you some direction and aid in the strategic thinking needed to create alternative solutions. In this course, you'll learn how to define ideal states and generate and evaluate problem solutions. You’ll also learn how to recognize and avoid common pitfalls when solving problems.
6 videos | 22m
has Assessment available Badge Certification PMI PDU
Choosing and Using the Best Solution
When the time comes to make a final, critical decision, you need to be able to understand the reasons for making that decision, as well as its possible consequences. You must also assess the effectiveness of your decisive action in solving a particular organizational problem. In this course, you'll learn techniques for making decisions based on key criteria, such as costs, time constraints, and organizational goals. You’ll explore different decision-making styles, and how each can help in problem solving. You’ll also learn how to plan, manage, evaluate, and celebrate solution implementation.
6 videos | 23m
has Assessment available Badge Certification PMI PDU
Outwitting Your Cognitive Bias
In order to make the best business decisions, you need to confront – and overcome – your cognitive biases. In this course, you will learn techniques for identifying cognitive bias, as well as strategies for overcoming specific biases.
6 videos | 28m
has Assessment available Badge
Analytics Literacy for Business Professionals
Enterprises increasingly rely on analytics for effective decision-making, optimization, and innovation, resulting in an increased demand for an analytically literate workforce. This course covers the benefits of building your analytics literacy, as well as techniques for doing so. This course also covers some common analytics pitfalls, and best practices for supporting effective analytics practices in your organization. This course was developed with subject matter provided by the International Institute for Analytics. (www.iianalytics.com)
7 videos | 40m
has Assessment available Badge Certification PMI PDU