Teaching Materials

 

Below is an overview of PowerPoint presentations that can be used by teachers and educational organizations. Please note, however, that we frequently update our teaching materials. To obtain the most recent version (or other teaching materials, such as cases, exercises, syllabi or apps), please contact us

 

In addition, please note that we have developed several online course modules that can be freely used in class. For more information, please contact us.

 


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Module 1: EBMgt: What Is It?

Content: What is evidence, sources of evidence, decision making process, 5 step approach, intuition vs evidence, decision awareness

Size: 21 slides (1.8 MB), Updated: June 22, 2013

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Module 2: EBMgt: Where Does It Come From?

Content: Evidence-based medicine, David Sackett & Gordon Guyatt, new approach to teaching, too much evidence, evidence-based decision, Rousseau, Pfeffer, Sutton

Size: 17 slides (1.3 MB), Updated: June 22, 2013

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Module 3: EBMgt: Why Do We Need It?

Size: 29 slides (4.7 MB), Updated: June 22, 2013

Content: Mounting criticism, accountability, bounded rationality, system 1 vs system 2, biases of human judgement, skills and intuition, signal and noise

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Module 4: EBMgt: What Is Stopping Us?

Content: The quick fix problem, The management fad problem, Why academics don't like EBMgt, Why managers don't like EBMgt, peer pressure.

Size: 32 slides (8.7 MB), Updated: June 20, 2013

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Module 5: Formulating a Focused Question

Content: Effect vs no-effect, focused & answerable questions, PICOC, sub questions

Size: 11 slides (0.3 MB), Updated: June 21, 2013

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Module 6: Searching For Scientific Evidence

Content: Information sources, peer reviewed journals, research databases, search strategies, shotgun, snowball and building blocks method, search terms, keywords, thesaurus, subject terms, queries, Boolean operators, combining and filtering results.

Size: 39 slides (2.4 MB), Updated: June 27, 2013

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Module 7: Best Available Evidence

Content: Pseudoscience, falsifiability, internal validity, correlation vs causality, bias, confounding, reverse causation, levels of internal validity, external validity, ecological validity, population validity.

Size: 41 slides (4.3 MB)
Updated: August 31, 2012
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Module 8: Research Designs

Content: Deduction, induction, randomization, control group, before-after measure, prospective vs retrospective, RCT, CBA, cohort/ panel study, case-control study, before-after study, post-test only, survey, case study, experiment, quasi-experiment, observational study, longitudinal study, cross-sectional study, qualitative study.

Size: 25 slides (2 MB)
Updated: August 31, 2012
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Module 9: Critical Appraisal

Content: How to read a research article, level of internal validity, standard appraisal questions, appraisal of a controlled study/ panel study / cohort study / case-control study/ survey

Size: 62 slides (0.7 MB)
Updated: August 31, 2012
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Module 10: (Some) Statistics For Managers Who Hate Statistics

Content: sample, population, level of measurement, central tendency, mean, variance, standard deviation, confidence intervals, effect sizes

Size: 20 slides (4.7 MB)
Updated: June 26, 2013

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