Decision Tree Template

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File size: 16:9
Fonts: Lato Black, Calibri
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PPT 2010, PPT 2013, PPT 2016

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A decision tree is a diagram or chart that helps determine a course of action or show a statistical probability. The chart is called a decision tree due to its resemblance to the namesake plant, usually outlined as an upright or a horizontal diagram that branches out. Starting from the decision itself each branch of the decision tree represents a possible decision, outcome, or reaction. The furthest branches on the tree represent the end results of a certain decision pathway and are called the leaves.

People use decision trees to clarify, map out, and find an answer to a complex problem. Decision trees are frequently employed in determining a course of action in finance, investing, or business. In mathematics, decision trees are also referred to as tree diagrams. A decision tree is a graphical depiction of a decision and every potential outcome or result of making that decision. Individuals deploy decision to more complex industrial, scientific, or microeconomic undertakings.

By displaying a sequence of steps, decision trees give people an effective and easy way to visualize and understand the potential effects of a decision and its range of possible outcomes. The decision tree also helps people identify every potential option and weigh each course of action against the risks and rewards that each option can yield.

To make a decision tree, start with a specific decision that needs to be made. You can draw a small square at the far left of the eventual tree to represent the initial decision. Then, draw lines outward from the box; each line moves from left to right, representing a potential option. Alternatively, you can start with a square at the top of a page or screen, and draw the lines downward. At the end of each line or option, analyze the results.

In the field of decision analysis, decision trees and other tools like influence diagrams are incredibly useful tools to lend a systemic and visual approach to an otherwise complex decision. Rather than thinking abstractly about an upcoming business decision, decision trees can be used as a starting point for thinking through it.

This premium designed PowerPoint decision tree template can be used for strategy presentations as well as other presentations where you need to represent decision-making logic. Available in four design variations, this template operates similar to a flow chart — showing the natural progression of decisions and outcomes. You can lay out your decision tree in a horizontal or vertical format using this design. Each layer of text can include statistics, figures, or rationale. All colors, content and graphics can be updated as needed.

This template will be primarily useful for IT specialists when preparing algorithms for software operation. Also, this template will be useful for startup executives when preparing to meet with business angels or investors. University professors can use the slides from this template to prepare their course on probability theory or methodology for decision making in an uncertain business environment. Team leaders can use this template when preparing for weekly sprints with the development team, business owner, and scrum master. Crisis managers can use the slides in this template to prepare their recovery strategy and discuss different scenarios for each strategy. Decision Tree Template will take its rightful place in your collection of professional presentations.