Topic outline

  • Planning and Prioritization

    This course provides an overview of all significant aspects and considerations of planning and prioritization for those who are involved in visioning and strategic thinking at all level of complexity in both technical and non-technical functions in general and for team leaders corporate planning in particular. The course is also beneficial for specialists who need to understand the creative thinking process in an application mode.

    Planning and Prioritization

    • Training Methodology & Objectives

      Training Methodology

      This Trainee-centered course includes the following training methodologies:-

      • Talking presentation Slides (PPT with audio)
      • Simulation & Animation
      • Exercises
      • Videos
      • Case Studies
      • Gamification (learning through games)
      • Quizzes, Pre-test & Post-test

      Course Objectives

      After completing the course, the employee will:-

      Apply and gain an in-depth knowledge on planning and prioritization Understand the importance and benefits of setting priorities
      Understand and practices anticipating required changes to ways of working and adapts plans accordingly, including how to adopt best practices on effective planning in the Oil Industry Understand and have practiced prioritizing one’s own workload, on a daily basis, and make the best use of time and resources
      Have practiced using techniques and tools (such as evaluating the pros and cons of delaying one of the priorities, comparing value vs. time to weigh the importance of the tasks etc.) to resolve conflicts related to prioritization Be able to plan tasks and set task priorities based on departmental as well as organizational needs
      Have practiced how to use prioritization tools such as urgent/important matrix that enables the effective and efficient use of time Understand action priority matrix that enables making the very most of available opportunities
      Understand ansoff Matrix that enables evaluating and prioritizing opportunities by risk Discuss key concepts of planning and organizing including the planning tools and benefits of planning
      Identify the drawbacks of planning, the environment in which planning takes place, planning responsibilities and the various types of planning tools Recognize smart objectives and illustrate the stages in creating a Gantt chart as well as the work process analysis and process mapping
      Explain pareto 80/20 principle, avoid lack of planning, prioritizing, and focus and common time wasters Discuss lean value chain and production system and carryout leadership-management strategy
      Implement strategy and project management processes as well as identify the role of project manager as planning agent Recognize planning responsibilities, plan the project, identify the types of plans and apply project scheduling
      Plan the project by using logic diagram, generate ideas through mind mapping and apply visual planning Illustrate project life cycle phases, life cycle phases technical project and project methodology
      Start a project, plan the project and apply estimation, forecasting techniques and reporting Describe organisational structure, culture and planning
      Identify the barriers to executing plans, apply work management and discuss the characteristics of high-performing teams Build teams, carryout listening skills, create action plans and apply continual monitoring and improvement techniques
      Illustrate PDCA cycle as well as apply human resources management, goal setting and helping others to set goals Recognize workforce diversity and the top 10 benefits of workplace diversity
      Employ coaching and feedback, networking and mentoring, effective meetings, time management and stress management techniques
      • Course Description

        With today’s increased demand and volume, we need to plan, prioritize and organize ourselves to make the most out of the fixed amount of time we are given. Developing good planning and organizational skills is an investment that supply benefits for years. To be successful means to be organized. By utilizing planning and organizational skills, you will encounter improved productivity, better management, as well as an overall increase in professional growth. 
        Organizing is not just about removing clutter but also includes planning and prioritizing. The ultimate aim of improving your organizational skills is to improve your productivity and reduce wasteful activities.
        This E-Learning course is designed to provide participants with a detailed and up-to-date overview of planning and prioritization. It covers the key concepts of planning and organizing; the planning tools and benefits of planning; the drawbacks of planning; the environment in which planning takes place; the planning responsibilities; the various types of planning tools; the smart objectives; the stages in creating a Gantt chart as well as the work process analysis and process mapping
        During this interactive course, participants will learn the pareto 80/20 principle; avoiding lack of planning, prioritizing, and focus; the common time wasters; the lean value chain and production system; the leadership-management strategy; the strategy and project management processes; the role of project manager as planning agent; the planning responsibilities, planning the project, the types of plans and project scheduling; the project planning by using logic diagram, generating ideas through mind mapping and the visual planning; the project life cycle phases, life cycle phases technical project and project methodology; starting a project; planning the project; the estimation, forecasting techniques and reporting; the organisational structure, culture and planning; the barriers to executing plans; the work management and the characteristics of high-performing teams; building teams, listening skills, creating action plans, continual monitoring and improvement techniques; the PDCA cycle; the human resources management, goal setting and helping others to set goals; the workforce diversity and the top 10 benefits of workplace diversity; and the coaching and feedback, networking and mentoring, effective meetings, time management and stress management techniques.