DECISIONS, DECISIONS "The process of developing and using ...

DECISIONS, DECISIONS "The process of developing and using ...

The process of developing and using criteria to select from choices that appear to be fairly equal. Decision Making Model 1. What am I trying to decide? (Identify the decision) 2. What are my choices? (Identify Alternatives) 3. What factors will influence my decision? ( Identify the criteria) 4. What are the facts? (Determine/weigh the advantages/disadvantages of each criteria) 5. What

is your decision? ie. Make a Choice ( choose the best alternative based on the criteria) 6. Was this a good decision? (Evaluate your Example of Decision Making Model 1. Identify the Decision : Where should I go to college after I graduate high school ? 2. Identify the Alternatives: a. George Brown b. Niagara c. Georgian

Example continued 3. Identify the Criteria: a. LOCATION b. COST c. PROGRAM d. FRIENDS e. ADMISSION REQUIREMENTS Example continued 4. THE FACTS ! 4. a. LOCATION George Brown downtown Toronto, live at home , commute 1 hour each GO, no Res. way by Niagara in Niag. on the Lake/St. Catharines,

2 hours away, live in Res. Georgian- in Barrie, could live at home and commute by car -40 minutes or live in RANK : GB 1 , G 2 , N 3 Res. Example Continued 4b. COST ( assume books/etc. are equal) George Brown tuition $3000 commuting $3000 = $6,000 Niagara tuition $ 3200 Res and meal plan $7000 = $10, 200. Georgian- tuition $3500 commuting by car $ 4000 = $7500 Rank : GB 1, G 2, N 3

Example Continued 4c. PROGRAM George Brown 2 YEARS, CO-OP IN YEAR 2 Niagara 3 YEARS, CO-OP IN YEAR 3 Georgian- 2 YEARS, NO CO-OP Rank : GB 1, N 2, G 3 Example Continued 4d. FRIENDS George Brown No friends going . Niagara one friend from HS going . Georgian- best friend going. Rank : G 1, N 2, GB 3 Example Continued

4e. ADMISSION REQUIREMENTS George Brown 80%, Eng & Math , minimum 75% in Math Niagara 75 %, Eng & Math, minimum 70% in each Georgian- 85% , Eng & Math, minimum 80% in each. Rank : N 1, GB 2, G 3 Decision-Making Chart Where should I go to College? Criteria A Locatio n Criteria B Cost Criteria C Progra

m Criteria D Friends Criteria E Admission Requirement s Comments/ Rank Alternative 1 George Brown Alternative 2 Niagara 2 years, co-op in second year

3 years, co-op in third year Alternative 3 Georgi an could live at in Barrie, downtown Toronto, in Niagara on the live at home, Lake/St. Catharines, home and commute by car -40 minutes or commute 1 hour each 2 hours away, live live in Res. way by GO, no Res. in Res. tuition $3000

tuition $ 3200 tuition $3500 commuting $3000 res and meal plan commuting by car $ = $6,000 $7000 4000 = $10, 200 = $7500 No friends going 80%, Eng & Math , minimum 75% in Math One friend from high

school going 75 %, Eng & Math, minimum 70% in each 2 years, no coop Best friend going 85% , Eng & Math, minimum 80% in each

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