859 Evaluation and Decision-Making

859 Evaluation and decision-making

  • Study programme and level: Professional degree programme Administration 1nd Cycle
  • 2nd or 3th year
  • 6 ECTS
  • Course type: Elective
  • Lectures: 20
  • Other forms of study: 70
  • Individual work: 90
  • Lecturer: Anamarija Leben


1. Objectives and competences

The aims:

  • student argues different concepts and aspects of decision-making
  • student applies different evaluation and decision-making multi-attribute methods
  • student develops and applies appropriate hierarchical multi-attribute model
  • student finds, justifies and applies an appropriate method for group decision-making


  • ability to understand decision-making concepts and process
  • ability to identify and fully define decision problem
  • ability to develop a multi-attribute model and implement corresponding evaluation for a particular problem
  • ability to apply an adequate group decision-making method to solve a particular decision problem

2. Content

  • Introduction to decision-making
  • Decision-making process
  • Multi-attribute methods for evaluation and decision-making
  • Hierarchical multi-attribute methods
  • Decision-making tools based on hierarchical multi-attribute models
  • Characteristics of and methods for group decision-making
  • Hierarchical multi-attribute models in group decision-making
  • Group decision-making support systems and tools
  • Examples of evaluation and decision-making support models and systems


3. Readings

4. Intended learning outcomes

Students will understand the importance and role of evaluation and decision-making. They will be able to select and apply different evaluation and decision-making support methods, techniques and systems to solve concrete problems (individually and in a group).

5. Learning and teaching methods

  • lecturers and practical work in computer laboratory
  • case study
  • e-learning
  • individual consultation

6. Assessment

  • final seminar paper and oral presentation
  • exam