Problem Solving Combining Art and Statistics


The module examines the representations of reality in business and decision making/problem solving. Both art and statistics strive to express reality although they follow completely different paths. This module brings the two together and shows how they can complement each other in understanding and communicating business situations. Participant will gain new perspectives of what it means to face business challenges in a rapidly changing environment.

Learning Objectives


To identify and present the differences between intuitive and fact-based interpretations


To identify the skills required and present facts and communicate abstract concepts


To analyze the role of data and intuition in transforming decision making


To gain insight of the contributions of diverse fields of social engagement in problem solving and decision making

Target audience

Middle and upper management within any for profit or not for profit organization


One day each

Art as Description of Reality

◉ Art as a Universal Language

◉ Everybody is an Artist (J.Beuys) and lives in his own Reality

◉ Art as a Communicator of Reality

Statistics as a Descriptor of Reality

◉ Samples and Populations

◉ Describing Samples

◉ Modelling Business Situations

◉ Correlations are not Causations

Statistics as Predictor of the Future

◉ Assumptions and Biases

◉ Reliability and Validity of Assertions

◉ Game Theory and Simulations

◉ Taking Risks

Art as Interpretation of Reality

◉ Art opens Spaces

◉ Art as Expression

◉ Questions instead of Answers

◉ Art enables Disruption


Online or on-ground as half-day, one-day, and two-day sessions

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