Managing Chaos: Tools to Set Priorities and Make Decisions Under Pressure (Live Online)

  • Management
  • Course Code: 62261

Set priorities and learn to control chaos in the workplace

Welcome to chaos—otherwise known as the world in which we all work today. Attend this seminar and get proven solutions for managing chaos and minimizing its negative impact. First, you’ll discover how you can harness the energy of a dynamic, though often chaotic, work environment and avoid feeling overwhelmed when things start to spin out of control. You’ll learn a variety of tools that will help you re-think the way you approach chaos and enable you to leverage resources to help you tackle challenging situations as they arise. Gain hands-on experience applying tools for setting priorities and adjusting to shifting demands with greater clarity. Practice techniques for analyzing and resolving problems and learn to strategically communicate your solutions. You’ll leave confident and ready to apply the most appropriate techniques to clarify, alleviate and eliminate chaos within your control—and better manage your reactions to the chaos beyond your control.

Do you need a different date or location? We offer Courses On Request.

How You Will Benefit

  • Identify positive outcomes from chaotic environments
  • Clarify and leverage or eliminate chaos within your control
  • Set priorities for all your activities
  • Focus and act decisively when priorities shift
  • Use tools to problem-solve and select a course of action
  • Manage interruptions and conflicts with greater ease
  • Communicate your needs strategically
  • Welcome to chaos: examining sources of chaos
  • Describing the effects of change on managers and employees
  • Defining personal and group goals in a chaotic environment
  • Identifying chaos within your control
  • Examining and selecting tools for planning priorities
  • Identifying root causes of problems/issues
  • Generating creative solutions to problems
  • Organizing ideas to firmly grasp a problem’s critical components
  • Creating a daily action plan
  • Implementing best practices for time management
  • Managing interruptions and distractions
  • Implementing best practices for improving your influencing communications
  • Applying tools and techniques to resolve case scenarios developed in the class
  • Using influencing tactics in conversations
  • Identifying tools and developing a plan to manage your workplace chaos


Who Should Attend

Anyone facing expanding workloads, shifting priorities, complex organizational dynamics, organizational restructuring and increased uncertainty.




$2,095 Member Fee
$2,195 Non Member Fee
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Course Reviews

  • Christina P., Customer Service Manager, SEDA NORTH AMERICA INC Jul 28, 2020

  • Travis C., Senior Buyer, Mizkan NA Jul 28, 2020

    I found the course very beneficial. I am already starting to utilize the tools this week and found them useful.

  • Josh H., , Epec LLC Jul 28, 2020

    I feel like the Instructor and Tech were extremely knowledgeable and found a great way to get everyone involved and keep a remote lesson interactive.

  • Benjamin B., Asst Project Manager, AOW Associates Jul 28, 2020

    very knowledgeable

  • Tiffany B., PIH OFFICE OF PUBLIC HOUSING Division, Department of Housing & Urban Development Jul 22, 2020

    This was a great course. Very relevant for the new work from home environment

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