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Course Title: How to Manage Your Priorities
Author: Janis Fisher Chan, Advanced Communication Designs, Inc.
Provider: American Management Association
Price: $79.95
CEU Credits: 1
Level: All
Field Of Study: N/A
Prerequisites: None
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This course demonstrates how to take back control of your workload. You'll see what the common roadblocks are to completing tasks successfully and learn how to overcome them. Most importantly, learning to manage your workload is bound to improve your working relationships, lead to higher productivity, improve the quality of your work, and reduce stress.

Learn how to:

  • Accomplish more-in less time, with fewer resources
  • Set up a task or project so outcomes meet expectations and objectives
  • Collaborate with other to make sure deadlines are necessary and reasonable
  • Develop detailed action plans and schedules for complicated tasks

Gain the skills to:

  • Use practical strategies and techniques to manage your priorities more successfully
  • Overcome common obstacles that interfere with your priority management
  • Distinguish between what must be done, what should be done, and what would be nice to do
  • Reevaluate your workload when taking on new projects with new deadlines

About This Course
As one course among many offered in the American Management Association's curriculum, How to Manage Your Priorities has been designed specifically for the manager whose time is at a premium. It provides private, self-paced, individualized study; learning and self-evaluation through in-text exercises.

Janis Fisher Chan is co-founder of Advanced Communication Designs, Inc., in San Anselmo, California, a training company established in 1980 to help people communicate clearly and work together efficiently. A specialist in training program design, Chan has developed and conducted customized classroom and self-study courses in Professional Writing Skills, Performance Management, Project Management, Managing Teams, and other business- related topics. With her business partner, Diane Lutovich, Chan is the author of four self-study writing skills books: Professional Writing Skills, Grammar for Grownups, Writing Performance Documentation, and Report and Proposal Writing for Environmental Professionals. Chan and Lutovich are also co-authors of Winning Ways, an innovative training program on managing and evaluating performance. Chan received her B.A. and M.A. from San Francisco State University.

The publisher wishes to thank the following people for their help in reviewing the manuscript of this course: Paul G. Agnew, Strategic Learning Systems, Braintree, Massachusetts; Jeffery H. Davis, M.Ed., Organization Renewal Associates, Littleton, Massachusetts; and Joni Pulliam, Utica College of Syracuse University, Utica, New York.

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