Planning Your Workload

Who should attend?

The aim of this course is to develop knowledge and understanding of how to plan and allocate work as a practising or potential first line manager. Those with responsibility for others will benefit from understanding how to set SMART objectives and learn valuable techniques to help plan and monitor work.

Why should you attend?

All managers are likely to have targets relevant to their organisation and planning, monitoring and effective resourcing is vital to ensure successful results. Equally important is how to involve and support all team members in an activity. This course will help with a wider understanding of improving performance of the team, effective communication and recording outputs and variances in performance.

Course outline

  • Know how to plan work in the workplace
  • The role and purpose of objectives and targets
  • Links between organisational and team objectives
  • Setting SMART work targets
  • Performance measurement
  • Planning techniques e.g. action planning, task/work/production schedules, rotas, timetables etc
  • Monitoring and control techniques and records.


For those seeking recognition for their learning, this course is based on the ILM unit: Planning and Allocating Work. Successful completion of the assignment will result in the achievement in 2 credits at Level 3


For those seeking to achieve a qualification at Level 3, you will need to achieve a further 2 credits for the ILM Award or 11 credits for the ILM Certificate.


Course: £205.00 +VAT

Time & Location

9:30AM until 1:00PM @ Online via MS Teams

There are currently no dates available for this course