Getting your priorities straight, no matter where you are in your organization, is about keeping a focus on your goals. It requires you to think about the bigger picture to ensure your department's work supports the strategic objectives of your organization as effectively as possible. This course helps you establish priorities for your group by ensuring that its goals are properly aligned with the company-wide goals and mission. It begins by clarifying the distinction between strategic, tactical, and operational goals. It then shows you how to create effective goals. Next it takes you through a step-by-step process for ensuring that the departmental goals you create are suitably aligned with the strategic objectives of the organization. This includes helping you identify imperatives for action that keep you focused and on track to meet your objectives and ensure your team is working effectively through properly identified priorities.

Learning objectives

  • Distinguish different kinds of business goals
  • Recognise the benefits of setting goals
  • Recognise how to set effective goals for organisational units
  • Align unit goals with company-wide goals and mission
  • Derive imperatives from unit goals


Team leads, supervisors, managers, directors, and strategic planners who manage organizational priorities to drive organizational success

60 Minutes

365 Days