Prioritisation is an essential skill, regardless of your profession or industry. In the business world, it is particularly important. Failing to complete tasks in the order in which they need to be done can be incredibly detrimental to your productivity, your bottom line and your company’s profits.
Trying to acquire this skill on your own can be challenging and is often done through trial and error. For a busy entrepreneur, you do not have time for any mistakes. Thankfully, there are ways in which you can build this skill without wasting time or risking failure.
This course goes into detail about the ways in which you can improve your own prioritisation skills.
We begin by talking about prioritisation in general, along with its importance and the challenges that many people face in this area.
Next, we move on to discuss one method that you can use to divide up your list of tasks according to urgency and importance. We also give you a second model that you can use to help further rank your to-do list.
Finally, we review two of the best strategies to use to ensure that you get your work done.
You will Learn:
- The definitions of urgency and importance in a business context
- The four categories you can use to divide up your tasks
- What it means to prioritise and why it is important
- The best model to use when you are faced with too many tasks
- Strategies for effective prioritisation
Benefits of Taking this Course
- Learning how to evaluate and reflect on your tasks
- Understanding why you need to write your tasks down instead of simply keeping a mental list of them
- Understanding the role that reach, impact, confidence and effort play in prioritisation
- Learning why scheduling your day is crucial to prioritisation as well as task management
- Being able to run a more productive workplace and feel less stress on a day to day basis
Who can take the Prioritisation Certification course?There are no entry requirements to take the course.
What is the structure of the course?The course is broken down into 1 individual modules. Each module takes between 20 and 90 minutes on average to study. Although students are free to spend as much or as little time as they feel necessary on each module.
Where / when can the course be studied?The course can be studied study at any time and from any internet connected device
Is there a test at the end of the course?Once you have completed all 1 modules there is a multiple choice test. The questions will be on a range of topics found within the 1 modules. The test, like the course, is online and can be taken a time and location of your choosing.
What is the pass mark for the final test?The pass mark for the test is 70%.
What happens if a user fails the test?If the user doesn’t pass the test first time they will get further opportunities to take the test again after extra study. There are no limits to the number of times a test can be taken.
How long does it take to complete the Prioritisation Certification course?We estimate that the course will take about 0.75 hours to complete in total, plus an additional 30 minutes for the end of course test.