Planning & Organizing Skills


Managers, supervisors and employees who feel they are not in control of their day-to-day planning and organization for a variety of reasons.


  • To enable delegates to clearly identify work-related and personal planning and organizing development areas
  • To enable delegates to identify their planning and organizing style
  • To introduce delegates to practical tools to use at work and ensure they make time to focus on priority tasks
  • To identify motivating factors that will lead to overcoming procrastination (putting things off)
  • To understand the importance of assertiveness in ensuring effective Planning & Organization
  • To understand causes of stress and their impact effective planning and organization
  • An awareness of the importance of prioritising in your day-to-day work
  • You will take away an action plan, to improve your time management and personal effectiveness, which you can put into effect immediately after the course


Planning and organizing are two of the key functions performed by any manager or supervisor. By improving these skills participants will improve productivity and feel more in control and satisfied in their work roles

The participants will work on real-life case studies and in-tray activities to help them identify and understand better planning and organization management through practical activities

The participants will be given an opportunity to take a closer look at their own development needs in a mini-workshop on Day 2 of the program 

  • What Is The Difference Between ‘Planning And Organization’ And 'Time Management'?
  • Identifying Your Development Areas (Quiz)
  • Personal Time Stealers & Professional Time Stealers
  • The People Factor
  • Time Management Styles
  • Time & Your Energy Levels
  • Understanding The Importance Of Assertiveness In Planning And Organizing
  • Goal Setting
  • SMART(ER) Objectives
  • The Three 'P's Of Setting Goals
  • Steps To Achieving Goals
  • Prioritising
  • Pareto Rule
  • Urgent Vs Important Matrix
  • Scheduling Tools
  • Monthly Schedules
  • Weekly Schedules
  • Daily To-Do Lists
  • Organizing Your Workspace
  • Eliminating Procrastination
  • What Motivates People?
  • Motivating Yourself
  • Nine Ways To Overcome Procrastination
  • Delegating Effectively
  • Delegation Criteria
  • Activity Delegation Log
  • Identifying and Dealing with Stress
  • Symptoms Of Stress
  • Causes Of Stress

Case Study & Mini Workshop to identify individual development areas


  • Group Discussions
  • Group & Individual Exercises
  • Role Plays
  • Case Studies
  • Self-Assessments
  • Variety Of Games
  • Action Plan


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