Managing Competing Priorities


Wednesday, February 5, 2020, 9:00am to 1:00pm

Repeats every month on the 5 of February until Wed Feb 05 2020 Also includes Tue Jun 02 2020


Center for Workplace Development, 124 Mt. Auburn Street, Cambridge

Get the upper hand on projects, deliverables, cross-functional team responsibilities and deadlines that can seem overwhelming. The focus of this course is to manage communication, boundaries and expectations to accomplish the most important priorities. Improve performance with the introduction of the Thomas-Killmann Conflict Mode Instrument at work.

You will learn:

  • How to appeal to shared concerns with others.
  • Strategies to negotiate issues that interfere with your priorities (added work, ambiguity, requests that can’t be turned down, interruptions and others).
  • Techniques for asking clear questions for productive and timely communication.

Your Commitment as a Participant:

  • Complete 2-hrs of pre-work reading prior to the class
  • Actively participate and be prepared to customize session-content to yourself and your role
  • Complete course evaluation following class-completion

Enrollment Deadline: 3 weeks in advance of the class start date.

Audience: All

Pre-Requisite: None

Cost: $75.00

Late Drop/Cancel Fee: $75.00

Completing pre-work will greatly enhance your participant experience as it is used to complement and support classroom materials. Please consider your ability to finish assignments when registering.

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