This graduate course provides an in-depth review and analysis of the latest theories and research to provide the advanced graduate student with an understanding of various models of decision making and how to select the best combination for appropriate solutions. The methods cover quantitative, qualitative, game theory, group dynamics, expert systems, ethical, and logical theories, research, and methods. Focus includes developing and instituting decision making audits to evaluate decision(s) that are to be or have been made. The use of information systems technology for decision support systems is analyzed. Communication projects will focus on critical thinking, problem solving, and decision making based on relevant research information literacy, applied technology, integration, ethical and diversity concerns. Focused attention is on utilizing leadership and collaboration practices in solutions oriented decision-making.