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MLC 222 - Managing Multiple Projects, Priorities and Deadlines

Code Start Date Duration Venue
MLC 222 29 May 2023 5 Days Paris Registration Form Link
MLC 222 19 June 2023 5 Days Istanbul Registration Form Link
MLC 222 03 July 2023 5 Days Berlin Registration Form Link
MLC 222 07 August 2023 5 Days London Registration Form Link
MLC 222 11 September 2023 5 Days Muscat Registration Form Link
MLC 222 16 October 2023 5 Days Cairo Registration Form Link
MLC 222 20 November 2023 5 Days Paris Registration Form Link
MLC 222 25 December 2023 5 Days Istanbul Registration Form Link
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Course Description

It is very likely that we have sometimes when we need to work on more than one project at a time. While our brains can be multitasking, this comes with a negative effect on productivity. Moreover, keeping track of all the moving pieces can get complicated, and fast, and, if poorly managed, can result in a huge workload overall team. In this course, participants will learn how to effectively manage the coming projects, giving each of them the time they really need till completion. The strategies taught in this course will help them get more done in less time. 

Course Objectives

  • Plan strategically and with tactic
  • Identify the specific activities that are demanding too much of attention
  • Prioritize crucial projects and tasks 
  • Innovate methods that keep you on track through changing priorities
  • Establish and meet deadlines, and eliminate bottlenecks

Who Should Attend?

  • Mid and Upper Managers 
  • Executives
  • Anyone who is or will be responsible for managing teams or individuals

Course Details/Schedule

Day 1

  • SMART business goal and how to set them 
  • Dangerous mistakes that prevent realistic, effective goal setting
  • Aligning clear goals/objectives with business strategy
  • When and how can prioritization be a failure?
  • Prioritizing tasks techniques
  • Turning priorities into attainable, measurable goals
  • Always start with ‘Why’

Day 2

  • Developing and using strategic thinking
  • Determining the right strategies for the organization
  • Using effective tools such as the “new” SWOT, Porter’s 5-Forces, GE, etc.
  • Decision-making
  • Decision levels, planning and techniques
  • Analyzing micro and macro business environment

Day 3

  • How to build and manage a strategic planning team
  • Empowering the team through delegation and decision making
  • The value and importance of delegation
  • What and how to delegate?
  • The degree of effective of delegation be
  • People to whom delegation should be avoided  

Day 4

  • Handling unexpected, difficult situations
  • Meeting deadlines 
  • The definition of stress in business environment
  • Dealing with pressure and stress
  • Stress zones, stress effects and stress responses
  • Signs of distress
  • Relaxation techniques
  • Managing (fighting) stress successfully in business
  • Balancing work/life loads
  • The right techniques balancing work/life loads

Day 5

  • Role and responsibilities of a program manager
  • Focusing on multiple projects 
  • Hierarchical view: portfolios, programs, and projects
  • Project scoping and Work Breakdown Structure (WBS)
  • Identifying key activities and projects 
  • Contingency planning
  • Documenting the plan
  • Time wasters and how to avoid them 
  • Being adaptive is a key characteristic of a successful time management plan