Favorite MBA Course: "Financial Institutions and Markets" at Darden
Sarah Forger, MBA Class of 2011, talks about her favorite course at the University of Virginia Darden School of Business: "Financial Institutions and Markets," taught by Professor Yiorgos Allayannis.
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4.4 Setting yourself goals

At this point, you may be feeling that you are just not the sort of person who makes plans. You may think that devising plans sounds a bit mechanical, that your preference is to just go along with whatever life deals out. It can be good to take instant decisions and be ‘spontaneous’ and we would not want you to stop doing this, especially if you know, from your past experience, that this can add fun and enjoyment to your life. However, particularly for ‘big’ and important de
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4.4.5 Measurable

It is also useful to word your goal in a way that allows you to monitor progress towards your goal. Sometimes this is straightforward – you can ‘measure’ achievement directly. For example, you may be aiming to get a job and you can easily tell whether or not you have achieved this.

Sometimes, though, with the ‘real world’ skills we have talked about in earlier sections, it is not so straightforward. How can you ‘measure’, for example, developments in your co
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2.4.8 Decision making

Let’s move on to think about decision making. Remember that when we talk about decision making we are focusing on the smaller chunks that become clear when you use problem-solving skills. Each of these chunks will need decisions to be made. A technique which has been found to be useful is called PMI, which stands for ‘Plus’, ‘Minus’ and ‘Interesting’.

For this, you need a table with 3 columns, similar to the one below. We have given the example of Jim going
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