In today’s fast paced economy with intensive competition, organizations are challenged to react quickly while utilizing fewer resources. This trend has applied more pressure on thinly spread managers, required to complete more tasks in less time, while still offering quality services. In this workshop, managers will learn various concepts and methods to address these challenges in order to accomplish their goals.
The manager will learn various tools to manage their time more effectively in various organizational environments. They will learn how to prioritize in the context of many objectives and deliverables.
Topics covered will include: defining and setting goals, organization of tasks and projects, prioritising and scheduling tasks, information overload, productivity, technology tools and software for time management, controlling duration of activities.
Middle to upper level managers with negligible academic background on the topic.
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The course will be delivered in a workshop fashion. Students will be involved in solving problems and case studies to learn the concepts. Teaching material will consist of a light PPT with content and exercises.
Dr. Marc Poulin is a professor of Operations Management at CUD for Graduate Studies. He has taught various courses in operations and supply chain management, project management, microeconomics and IT systems in the past 8 years. His research and consulting expertise is focused on operations management, supply chain management, and mass customization. He has presented at many international conferences and published in scientific journals.
Dr. Poulin also provided industrial training to local companies in the UAE and internationally. Marc has over ten years experience as a supply chain management consultant, with six full time years in Montreal, Canada. He has also started many companies in the health, sports, robotics, food, trading, tourism and consulting industries.