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Personal Effectiveness and Business Mastery
Visions and goals are achieved when tasks are understood, priorities are established and deadlines are properly set. This course is designed to help participants develop the right capabilities to manage tasks, evaluate and establish the right priorities, and schedule activities based on clearly established deadlines. The course covers different methods and techniques to encourage task ownership while coordinating with other team members; it also covers how to influence those around us by properly setting expectations and seeing tasks through to successful completion.
By the end of the course, participants will be able to:
- Apply the right skills necessary to complete work effectively and efficiently
- Plan and schedule work-related tasks by using basic project planning tools
- Describe how to leverage stakeholders’ buy-in and support
- Use positive communication and influencing techniques to get things done
- Explain how to gain team commitment and support through appreciation and engagement
This course targets professionals, from all industries, who want to acquire essential skills to create and develop an effective and efficient workplace environment. It is designed for team leaders, supervisors, managers and section heads who are interested in improving their personal productivity or that of the people they manage or work with, whether on a project or within a department. The course also serves as a solid foundation for those who are keen on assuming a supervisory or managerial role as the next step in their career.
- Self and time management
- Goal setting
- Task assignment and management
- Conflict management
- Dealing with change at the individual and organizational levels
This course is about what managers can do specifically to improve their individual effectiveness and enhance productivity for the organization. The programme contents have been developed around seven “Key Questions” which managers must continually answer for themselves. The questions are:
What have I been hired to do?
What results are expected of me?
What can I do to make a real difference in the organization’s fortunes?
What are my bosses’ Critical Result Areas?
What Critical Result Areas should be for my sub-ordinates?
What do I value most in my life?
What do I want to achieve – my goals: Long term? Short-term? Professionally? Socially?
The discipline of planning and preparation to avoid unplanned catastrophes:
Short term planning: daily/weekly/monthly
Long term planning: self development outlook.
Recognize and take full advantage of limited resources
Focus awareness on company procedures
Strong knowledge of the organization’s business
Appreciation of their decisions and actions which touch the business’ bottom line
Application of competence to see jobs delivered cost effectively.
Focus on delivering results – work efficiently and creatively to meet agreed goals and objectives
Define personal responsibilities
Be clear about standards
Review self performance against set goals.
Understand what opportunities exist or can be created, and convert them into results
Take advantage of opportunities for success in the present or future
Create new ways of doing things that are beneficial, advantageous or profitable.
Identify forms of waste to reduce losses
Make adjustments to accommodate changing situations
Respond resourcefully to new demands or circumstances.
Experiment and be adventurous
Develop new thinking and skills and challenge yourself.
Anticipate business needs to proactively create solutions
Take on difficult tasks in order to achieve business results.
Delegation and Empowerment
Provide subordinates with opportunities to prove their capabilities
Assign the appropriate degree of authority
Provide assistance and support.
Champion Relevant Changes
Strive for learning and growth
Structure process for quality and efficiency.
Strive for learning and growth both professionally and personally.
Mentoring & Sponsorship
What is Sponsorship
How Sponsorship Works.