How do we balance the need to plan for the future and deal with day-to-day priorities, problems, issues and crises of the current moment? This course will provide supervisors and managers with definitions, tools, and processes that will help keep priorities in line. With a special focus on strategic thinking, problem solving, and time management, the course will integrate long-term planning with day-to-day operations.
All course materials will be provided electronically. Registered students will receive access instructions in their enrollment reminder emails prior to class.
- Defining strategic agility, priority-setting, and time management
- Assessing skilled, unskilled, and overuse of specific behaviors that define success in each of these areas
- Providing a framework to differentiate various time dimensions and priorities
- Identifying a five-step problem-solving method to use with any problem or issue
- Overview of specific tools to use to connect mission, strategy, and logistics
- A clear definition of mission, strategy, tactics, and logistics
- An assessment of individual strengths and development areas that help and hinder supervisors and managers in keeping future focused and currently productive
- A model for understanding the various skills in managing priorities and making the transition from strategy to tactics to logistics
- Better understanding of the key steps in critical thinking, problem solving and decision making
- A toolkit and references for other tools for long-term planning and short-term operations
Course curriculum is developed in consultation with our Professional Development Advisory Board of subject matter experts, faculty, and industry practitioners. Click here to view the members of our Professional Development Advisory Board.
PMP® is a registered mark of Project Management Institute, Inc.
Applies Towards the Following Certificates
- Supervisory Certificate : Required