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Managing Your Priorities - #7273
Multnomah Athletic Club
1849 SW Salmon
Portland, OR 97205
Tuesday, October 22, 2019, 7:30 AM - 9:30 AM PST
Category: Leadership & Supervision

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Rapid change, flatter structures, and cross-functional duties mean that individuals today must assume greater responsibility for managing their own tasks. To do that, employees need to know how to handle competing priorities, shift gears smoothly, and coordinate and negotiate responsibilities, schedules, and resources with others.

The activities in this unit provide the awareness and skills participants need to make better decisions about their daily work. Participants learn techniques that help them deal with complex interpersonal interactions, build strong work relationships, and increase their overall productivity, even in an environment where changing priorities are a daily reality.

Alexis James

For more information, please visit the Developing Leadership: 9-Part Series calendar entry.

Learning Objectives:

  • Explain why the ability to manage competing priorities is an important skill in today’s workplace.
  • Review individual priorities as the basis for communicating clearly with others about what must be done to meet important goals.
  • Handle interruptions and requests for help in ways that build or maintain good working relationships.
  • Clarify expectations for tasks they need to perform.
  • Analyze their own needs and work with others to identify ways to handle competing priorities.
  • Decide when to delegate or hand off tasks and how to do this effectively.

Presenter: Alexis James, Director of Training & Organization Development

Location: Multnomah Athletic Club in Portland

Dates: Tuesday, October 22, 2019

Cost: Member Price - $95.00; Standard Price - $145.00

*Individual session prices available. Register two or more people at the same time and receive a 10% discount on total registration fee.

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Contact: Jocelyn Billings, at 503-585-4320 or [email protected]