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Best practice in planning & Organizing

Locations & Dates:

Date: 15 - 19 Oct 2017
Ref: M1158
Location: Lebanon (Beirut)
Fees: 2500 

MERC Training Center reserves the right to alter dates, content, venue and trainer with a reasonable notice time.
One extra free place for every 2 paid nominees

About the Programme

When we are at work we all feel we are 'busy'; but good companies and organizations make certain their employees are busy 'doing the right things efficiently and effectively' - i.e. 'doing the right things, right'. This two-day course is the ideal way to learn and practise the skills of good planning. The course helps delegates understand the key elements of planning and organizing - and shows how they can be readily applied to the delegates' work environments. It will help people interested in clearly identifying and prioritising the tasks and activities needed to achieve both business and personal goals.

Course Objectives

  • To understand the principles and importance of correct planning
  • To have a clear understanding of the essential ingredients of planning
  • To learn the importance of setting and prioritising goals and objectives
  • To organize and adapt plans for successful implementation
  • To understand and use planning tools e.g. Gantt Charts, etc.,
  • To understand and practise the principles of prioritising work effectively
  • To learn personal organizing strategies to help with work-life balance
  • To learn how to organize your office, computer, and paperwork
  • To practise the skills of planning and organizing in a controlled environment

What You Will Gain

  • A range of tools and techniques to assist in planning and prioritising your workload
  • A number of techniques that will help you remain focused on productive work for a greater proportion of your time
  • The ability to plan your own, and your team's work
  • Greater confidence and control over your immediate work environment

Programme Contents

  • Defining Planning & Organizing
  • The Key Elements Of The Planning Cycle
  • Setting Goals & Objectives
  • SMART(ER) Goals
  • Planning & Organizing Exercise
  • Types Of Planning Tools
  • The Key Elements Of Organizing
  • Using A Gantt Chart
  • Prioritising Workload For Effectiveness & Efficiency
  • The Pareto Principle
  • Planning & Organizing Exercise
  • Improving Personal Organization
  • Improving Your Work Environment: Office Layout, Computer & Paperwork
  • Work Smarter, Not Harder
  • Handling Delegation
  • Tips For Work-Life Balance