Tremaine brings scientific subjects to life in meaningful and thought-provoking ways. She is a behavioural economist on a mission to spread the science and art of good decision making. She speaks on critical thinking in decision making, the role of emotions in decision making and leadership behaviours.
She is author and co-author of 5 books. She shares much of her material online of which the following are particularly relevant to the workshops she runs for the Managing Director members of MD2MD.
Today, making decisions without full information, under short time frames and high levels of stress is the norm rather than the exception. As a professional decision maker, success in both your personal and
professional life depends on the quality of your thinking under these conditions.
Similarly, in a world where even small decisions can have enormous consequences, organisational success relies on the cumulative decisions of both leaders and staff. Given how high the stakes are, how much time do you spend specifically developing your thinking skills and those of your team?
In this workshop, behavioural economist Tremaine du Preez, draws on several fields shaping decision science including behavioural economics, social psychology and neuroscience to to introduce you to some foundational skills for making sound decisions under conditions of uncertainty. As an MBA lecturer and global faculty member of Duke Corporate Education, she is known for dressing down serious serious subjects and bringing theory to life and practice.
In this talk you’ll be introduced to the
A challenging, interesting and practical talk, members will be encouraged to think, question and participate throughout. Ultimately, to rethink their thinking.
Tremaine is also a member of the global faculty of Duke Corporate Education and, previously, adjunct professor at SP Jain Global School of Management, lecturing on both the undergraduate and MBA programs. In 2009 she designed the critical thinking training program for the Monetary Authority of Singapore (Singapore’s Central Bank), which she facilitated until moving to London in late 2015.