Setting Priorities & Making Decisions Under Pressure

An Intensive 3-Day Training Course

Setting Priorities & Making Decisions
Under Pressure

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Why Choose this Training Course?

Why Choose this Course?

Your ability to help the people you manage or lead is affected by complex forces, many of which are outside your control. Fast and effective decision-making based on a clear understanding of priorities equips you to make the right decision quickly. The best plans can be tested when external events change without warning. Your people rely on you to help them by making the right decision under pressure. This course is designed to equip you with the necessary tools and techniques to see priorities clearly and make the best decision quickly.

This course will feature:

  • Ensuring priorities are clear, appropriate and correct
  • Recognising when a business problem exists
  • Identifying the causes of a business problem
  • Problem-solving techniques
  • Key stages in the decision-making process

What are the Goals?

What are the Goals?

  • Learn how to adapt priorities when necessary or reinforce them when required
  • Develop the ability to be alert to new risks and manage them when they occur
  • Understand the context in which the decision is being made
  • Explain the benefits and problems of rapid decision-making
  • Increase the ability to operate successfully under pressure

By the end of this course, participants will be able to:

  • Evaluate existing priorities and set new ones in response to complex change
  • Identify and obtain the relevant information required for solving an issue
  • Make effective decisions quickly when under pressure
  • Justify a decision by using evidence, argument, questioning and assertiveness
  • Learn how to quickly recognise, correct and learn from mistakes

Who is this Training Course for?

Who is this Course for?

The course is designed for anyone who wants to learn practical management tools and techniques to help them with setting priorities and making decisions for their area of responsibility in an increasingly unpredictable and changing business environment. It is suitable to a wide range of professionals but will greatly benefit:

  • Middle managers
  • Functional managers
  • Project managers
  • Business leaders
  • Those who wish to develop their ability to thrive under pressure

How will this Training Course be Presented?

How will this be Presented?

This course utilises a variety of proven adult learning techniques to ensure maximum understanding, comprehension and retention of the information presented. This includes an interactive mixture of carefully designed lectures, group discussions, team activities and individual practice of key skills. It provides definitions, examples, case studies, discussion points and exercises designed to simulate pressured environments and promote interaction and discussion among participants.

Daily Agenda

Day One: Priorities, Risks and Consequences

  • How to recognise when a business problem exists
  • How to identify the potential causes of a business problem
  • Ways in which risk or consequences can be assessed
  • How to analyse business problems and assess the relevance and comparative importance of the factors contributing to them
  • Problem-solving techniques
  • Resources required to solve business problems
  • Prioritisation tools and techniques


Day Two: Solving Business Problems

  • Risk management and contingency planning
  • Develop and justify an approach to solving the business problem
  • Planning and implementing the chosen approach to solving the problem
  • Recognising when the problem has been solved
  • Putting the plan into action
  • Systematically reviewing and adjusting priorities and plans as necessary


Day Three: Making the Right Decision under Pressure

  • How to make constructive, relevant and timely decisions
  • Justifying the decision using evidence, argument, questioning and assertiveness
  • Simulated pressure situations – putting ideas in to practice
  • Developing decision-making ability
  • Presentations and feedback



  • On successful completion of this training course, a PetroKnowledge Certificate will be awarded to the delegates

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GLOMACS Training

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  • To register online through our website, please click “Enroll Now” on the course page, complete and submit the form. A confirmation e-mail and instructions will be sent to the participant’s e-mail.
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When and how do I arrange payments?

  • Payments can be made in USD or UAE local currency AED (Arab Emirates Dirhams) either by Bank Transfer or by Credit Card. Our Bank Account details will be provided on the invoice.
  • Course fees are payable upon booking unless a valid, authorized Purchase Order is provided and accepted.
  • Invoices will be sent via email/courier to the ID/name and address provided.
  • The course fee shall be settled prior to course start date. Corporate payments with existing payment policy shall be relayed to us in advance.

When should I expect to receive confirmation of registration?

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