Setting Action Plans

A program designed specifically to get more people to take positive action in the workplace.

Help empower your people to be more action orientated at work and in their personal lives.


Plan of action

An idea or strategy is valueless without a plan of action. Many people get consumed with brilliant concepts and pay too little attention to implementation. Some people would rather tackle a crocodile than follow through with an action plan. This program helps people follow a proven methodology of setting and measuring the achievement of action plans.

  • How to design vision, goals and action plans to achieve results.
  • How to understand and minimise the impact of procrastination.
  • How to take action in the face of ambiguity.
  • How to differentiate doers from don’ters.
  • How to learn to act when others would hold back.
  • How to achieve results.
  • How to overcome the fear of failure.
  • How to build SMART action plans.
  • How to develop a positive attitude in the face of adversity.
  • How to understand and minimise the impact of negative self talk that impedes action.
  • How to minimise the impact of personality on the achievement of goals.
  • How to chunk project plans to minimise anxiety.
  • How to develop the capacity to break action plans into achievable components.
  • How to fly in the face of ‘what is possible’.

“A leader takes people where they want to go. A great leader takes people where they don’t necessarily want to go, but ought to be.” – Rosalyn Carter


Questions you might ask yourself

How do I set action plans at work? How do I get employees to agree on actions? How do we monitor action plans in the workplace?


Key learning outcomes

At the conclusion of this program, participants will possess the skills to:

  • Set action plans and agree on a measure framework.
  • Prioritise the action plan activities.
  • Chunk large action plans into achievable tasks.
  • Be comfortable taking action.
  • Learn how to position calls to action.
  • Be courageous enough to take action and explain the perceived benefits of the action.
  • Empower employees to take action when necessary.
  • Manage multiple tasks, managers and deadlines.
  • Get past task saboteurs.
  • Overcome the 4 biggest behavioural action barriers.
  • Set SMART action plans.
  • Stop people plodding along.
  • Delegate tasks strategically.
  • Manage meetings and minutes and the deployment of action plans more effectively.
  • Allow time for creativity and problem solving.
  • Motivate your stakeholders when morale is lagging.
  • Understand customer and client expectations.

Would you like to attend this program?

For maximum effectiveness, this program is best conducted as an in-house program.

Ideal group size: 4 – 12 participants.

Venue: For your convenience, you can choose to conduct this program at your business premises. Alternatively, we can provide a training venue at a small additional cost.

Duration: This program can be adapted to meet your requirements.

Cost: Price on request.

Target Audience: Supervisors, Team Leaders and Management.

If you would like more information on this training program, please contact: Melinda Kavanagh – Marketing Manager 03 9805 8000 Email: mkavanagh@preftrain.com