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Goal Setting and Getting Things Done (PDGS)

  • Length 1 day
  • Price  NZD 750 exc GST
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Why study this course

Goal setting is an imperative skill that can be learned. Setting and achieving goals will increase the productivity and confidence in any staff member. The key is to set different types of goals (short, medium, and long-term) that can be achieved as well as "stretch" goals which are used to reward best efforts.

During this training course, participants will learn to overcome procrastination, develop accurate goal setting skills, manage time effectively, become self-motivated, and accomplish important tasks. These skills translate into increased satisfaction in one's professional and personal life.

This course provides knowledge and development skills in creating SMART goals, utilising technology, overcoming procrastination, being self-motivating, managing time, and more. These techniques help you to set accurate goals and to achieve them.

This course is delivered in partnership with PD Training.

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What you’ll learn

After completing this course, participants will be able to:

  • Overcome procrastination

  • Apply the 15 minute rule

  • Remove distractions

  • Reward yourself

  • Start small and build from there

  • Set realistic deadlines

  • Use the four Ps of Positive, Personal, Possible, and Prioritised

  • Motivate yourself by remembering success

  • Use gamification

  • Track your progress

  • Manage time

  • Break up large tasks

  • Utilise technology

  • Build on your successes

  • Chunk, block, and tackle

  • Plan effectively

  • Use Specific, Measurable, Attainable, Realistic and Timely (SMART) goals

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PD Training at Lumify Work

PD Training is Australia's leading provider of professional development training, cutting edge psychometric profiling and HR services. They help companies provide training and development to their staff that is on-target, fun, retained, and achieves their goals.
Lumify Work partners with PD Training to offer an extensive range of Professional Development training and short courses, through a network of over 400 specialist trainers.

Who is the course for?

This is a practical class that is suitable for all audiences, and provides participants with tools they can apply on-the-job (and in other contexts) the very next day.

Course subjects

Lesson 1: Getting Started

  • Pre-Assignment Review

  • The Parking Lot

  • Action Plan

Lesson 2: Tips for Completing Tasks

  • One-Minute Rule

  • Five-Minute Rule

  • Break Up Large Tasks

  • Utilise Technology

  • Case Study

Lesson 3: Overcoming Procrastination (I)

  • Eat That Frog!

  • Just Do It

  • The 15-Minute Rule

  • Chop It Up

  • Case Study

Lesson 4: Increase Your Productivity

  • Repeat What Works

  • Get Faster

  • Remove "Should" from Your Vocabulary

  • Build on Your Successes

  • Case Study

Lesson 5: Overcoming Procrastination (II)

  • Remove Distractions

  • Start Small and Build

  • Reward Yourself

  • Set Realistic Deadlines

  • Case Study

Lesson 6: "To Do" List Characteristics

  • Focus on the Important

  • Chunk, Block, Tackle

  • Make It a Habit

  • Plan Ahead

  • Case Study

Lesson 7: Four Ps of Goal Setting

  • They Need to be Positive

  • They Need to be Personal

  • They Need to be Possible

  • They Need to be Prioritised

Lesson 8: Smart Goals

  • Specific

  • Measurable

  • Attainable

  • Realistic

  • Timely

  • Case Study

Lesson 9: Improving Motivation

  • Remember Peak Moments

  • Write Down Your Goals

  • Use Gamification

  • Track Your Progress

  • Case Study

Lesson 10: Mistakes Will Happen

  • Accept It

  • Bouncing Back

  • Adapt and Learn From Them

  • If Needed, Ask for Help

  • Case Study

Lesson 11: Wise Time Management

  • Urgent/Important Matrix

  • The 80/20 Rule

  • Utilise a Calendar

  • Create a Ritual

  • Case Study

Lesson 12: Wrapping Up

  • Words from the Wise

  • Parking Lot

  • Lessons Learned

  • Action Plans and Evaluations




Lumify Work offers training through our partnership with PD Training. This arrangement requires Lumify Work to provide your details to PD Training for course and/or exam registration purposes.

Terms & Conditions

The supply of this course by Lumify Work is governed by the booking terms and conditions. Please read the terms and conditions carefully before enrolling in this course, as enrolment in the course is conditional on acceptance of these terms and conditions.

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