Course outline

Managing Multiple Priorities

Categories: Business Skills, Guaranteed To Run™

Duration: 1 day

Are you spending your time efficiently? More and more people are encountering stress, overwork, and the pressure of time constraints at work. Even the most organized person can sometimes feel overwhelmed and frustrated. Workloads seem impossible and chaotic and handling multiple assignments and demands from several people is the norm rather than the exception.

It's no secret that highly successful people are those who have learned to control their days. Time is our most precious and important resource and the ability to manage it effectively is a critical factor to success in today's workplace. To help you achieve better results and higher productivity, this workshop will introduce you to practical "how-to" techniques.

  • Articulate clear goals
  • Plan the most effective way to spend your time in order to meet your goals
  • Prioritize and schedule important tasks and activities
  • Use practical strategies to identify the best use of your time "in the moment"
  • Evaluate the effectiveness of how you actually spend your time
  • Managers, supervisors, section heads, and team leaders
  • Secretaries, clerks, administrative and support staff
  • Coordinators, assistant directors, payables and receivables clerks
  • Purchasing officers, production personnel, sales and marketing representatives
  • Anyone who juggles multiple tasks and deadlines

Prework for this course should be completed one week in advance and brought to class.

1. Identify Goals

  • Importance of having clear goals
  • Finding focus
  • Articulating your goals
  • Using the KUBA model to manage priorities

2. Plan Activities

  • Planning the most effective way to spend your time
  • Scheduling time-specific and important activities
  • Creating and prioritizing a To Do list
  • Managing your workload

3. Implement Plans

  • Managing unscheduled demands
  • Reducing the impact of interruptions
  • Minimizing timewasters
  • Multitasking

4. Evaluate Results

  • Evaluating your plan and its implementation
  • Making adjustments to your plan
  • Tips for success
  • Guaranteed to Run™. This ensures you will attend the instructor led class or live online class you want as scheduled without any disruptive cancellations*. You book the training you need, get back to focusing on your job and are sure your training requirements will be met saving time, money and ensuring peace of mind.
  • This schedule icon the schedule indicates that this date/time will be conducted as Instructor Led Training (ILT) or a Virtual Instructor Led Training (VILT) depending on the indicated class availablity.
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