An intensive professional development training course on

Management Skills
& Techniques

Effective Goal Setting, Planning & Task Management

08-19 Jul 2024
Istanbul - Turkey
21 Oct-01 Nov 2024
Dubai - UAE
20-31 Jan 2025
London - UK
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Why Choose this Training Course?

This comprehensive 10-day training course will enhance the way you manage yourself effectively within your own time constraints, how to better organize and prioritize your work/life tasks, as well as the people you manage. These skills will develop a more efficient and motivated individual, enabling increased outputs and productivity in any business area.

Businesses and organizations need to find more productive methods of planning, more appropriate goals and effective means of making decisions.  This training course focuses on using productive practices allowing for effective and efficient management of work and making changes and continuous improvements in the organization.

This AZTech training course will feature:

  • Analysis and understanding change, in all its facets
  • Time analysis, delegation, prioritization
  • Techniques for creating effective work plans for individuals and teams
  • Interpersonal and emotional intelligence to create better team work
  • Logical and intuitive decision making and problem solving techniques

The Structure

This comprehensive training course consists of two modules which can be booked as a 10 Day Training event, or as individual, 5 Day training courses.

Module 1 - Effective Time, Task & Work Planning

Module 2 - Goal Setting, Planning & Decision Making

What are the Goals?

By the end of this AZTech training course, participants will be able to:

  • Understand and develop skills necessary to set goals and complete work on time
  • Use basic planning process tools to plan work strategy
  • Utilize a variety of methods to improve decision making and problem solving
  • Identify tasks that can be eliminated, prioritized or delegated
  • Analyse situations that hinder their performance and identify techniques to overcome them

Who is this Training Course for?

This AZTech training course is suitable to wide range of professionals, but will greatly benefit:

  • Anyone who desires to learn practical management techniques that will assist them in making good decisions, setting personal and team goals and develop personal and team plans
  • Line and functional Managers, Team Leaders and Supervisors in organizations of all sizes
  • Intermediate and advanced level Managers, Team Leaders and Supervisors within all sectors, private and public, profit and not-for-profit
  • Professionals who needs to become more effective and efficient in time management and planning

How will this Training Course be Presented?

This training course will utilise a variety of proven adult learning techniques to ensure maximum understanding, comprehension and retention of the information presented. This course is an interactive mixture of lecture, discussion, activities and practice on several management skills. It provides definitions, examples, discussion and activities designed to promote skill building with interaction and discussion among participants.

The Course Content

Module 1: Effective Time, Task & Work Planning
Day One: Getting Organised with Your Time, Tasks and Office Systems
  • Assess your productivity and identify areas for improvement
  • Activity logs, effective to-do lists and action programs
  • Managing your workflow, files, emails and office effectively
  • Prioritising events using the urgent/important matrix
  • Using leverage to get a greater return from your effort
Day Two: Achieving Results through Planning, Prioritizing and Delegation
  • Multiple applications for Mind mapping, and creating your first one
  • Utilising Gantt charts for sequencing events in project work
  • Effective scheduling – planning to make the best use of your time
  • Goal setting and meeting multiple deadlines
  • Assessing your delegating skills and improving effectiveness
Day Three: Overcoming Challenges in Time, Task, Work Planning
  • Managing interruptions and minimizing distractions
  • Dealing with late, disorganized or difficult people
  • Managing conflicting priorities and last-minute changes
  • Understand procrastination and develop strategies to overcome it
  • Running productive team meetings and making group decisions
Day Four: Achieving Results through Collaboration
  • Leading teams and improving their effectiveness
  • Develop vital, effective communication skills
  • Applying Emotional Intelligence to improve relationships
  • The art of concise clear conversations
  • Listening and giving feedback
Day Five: Successful Self-Management
  • How to energise and motivate yourself
  • Managing your stress and achieving work-life balance
  • Improving your concentration and focus
  • Increasing self-discipline, breaking bad habits and negative behaviours
  • The effective habits of a good time task manager
Module 2: Goal Setting, Planning & Decision Making
Day Six: Create Goals That Actually Get Done
  • Macro and Micro Thinking: Getting clear about your purpose, vision, mission, values, goals and tasks and activities
  • The power of visioning and visualisation in setting and achieving goals
  • Harnessing the power of the subconscious mind, beliefs, attitudes and habits in goal setting
  • SMART Goals, HARD Goals or BHAG Goals, which one is right for you and your team
  • Strategic, Tactical and Operational Goal Setting in the Organisation
  • Management by Objectives – the pros and cons
Day Seven: Achieving Results through the Power of Planning
  • The many benefits of planning
  • Using mind-mapping for creative and logical thinking and project planning
  • Best practices and technologies for project planning and communication
  • Traditional planning vs new workplace planning
  • Single use plans, standing plans, contingency and crisis plans
  • Daily, short-term, midterm and long-term planning
 Day Eight: Getting things Done – Time and Task Management
  • Working smarter rather than harder through leveraging your time
  • Curing ‘last-minute-itis’ and creating good daily work habits
  • Prioritising, organizing and scheduling your work
  • Time Management secrets to adopt and time wasters to avoid
  • The 10 natural laws of successful time management
  • Best time management tools and technologies available
Day Nine: Decision Making – Tools, Techniques and Psychology
  • The art and science of good decisions
  • Personality types and how they decide – strengths and weaknesses
  • Best traits of an effective decision maker
  • Decision making pitfalls and how to avoid them
  • Logical and intuitive decision-making tools
  • Creativity and problem-solving tools
Day Ten: Leadership and Communication at Work
  • Empowered delegation – balancing task and team
  • Leadership styles for the new work place
  • Leading a team through times of change
  • Inspiring others – the art of persuasive presentations
  • Communication and emotional intelligence at work
  • Summary and action planning from the week’s course

The Certificate

  • AZTech Certificate of Completion for delegates who attend and complete the training course

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