Managing Priorities, Performance & Pressure

Details :

Successful leaders are those who possess and practice the management skills and techniques that maintain work productivity at high levels. Effective priority, performance and pressure management is essential for career success and personal achievement. This course will teach the participants how to take more control of their workloads by organising tasks, people and themselves more effectively.

  • Understand and appreciate the value and importance of setting and maintaining clear goals/objectives
  • Understand and appreciate the value and importance of workload prioritization
  • Learn best practices and practical techniques for decision making
  • Learn stress management techniques
  • Understand and appreciate the value and importance of effective communication
  • Executives
  • Managers
  • Supervisors
  • Anyone who aspires to hone his planning skills

Day 1

  • Clear business goal/objective
  • The importance of setting clear goals and objectives to business and personal success
  • Aligning clear goals/objectives with business strategy
  • Preparing daily, weekly and monthly task effectively
  • The need to plan effectively and incorporate goals within the plan

Day 2

  • The importance of prioritization  to the achievement of goals and better performance
  • The best and most commonly used prioritization techniques
  • Developing and improving the prioritization skill
  • When can prioritization be a failure?
  • Aligning with others' priorities

Day 3

  • Determining one's current decision-making style?
  • Using decision-making style to lessen pressure and improve performance
  • Improving decision-making  (Mind Mapping Technique)
  • Organization's culture or personal attitudes impact on the quality of our decisions
  • Making more and better informed decisions (Applied Visual Thinking – the Doodling Technique)

Day 4

  • The definition of stress
  • Stress zones, stress effects and stress responses
  • Signs of distress
  • Managing (fighting) stress
  • Time management and having strategic visions and objectives as ways to help in minimizing stress

Day 5

  • Effective communication definition and importance
  • ِAllocating time for communication
  • Judging the effectiveness of our communication
  • Types of communication that can be most significant for the business
  • The difference between formal and informal communication channels


  • All lectures are in colorful presentation
  • All lectures are interspersed with interactive discussion
  • All lectures include group discussion, case history and exercises
  • Actual major incidents as well as industry experience are reviewed
  • Participants receive a multicolor course manual
  • Pictures of real incidents and case history are shown
  • Videos on the subject are shown

daily 09:00 – 14:00