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Planning and Organizing

Planning and prioritizing work to manage time effectively and accomplish assigned tasks.

  • Planning and Organizing
    • Approach work in a methodical manner
    • Apply effective organizational skills
    • Break down large problems into more manageable component tasks
    • Develop and implement a plan for a project
    • Keep track of details to ensure work is performed accurately and completely
    • Find new ways of organizing or planning work to accomplish tasks more efficiently
  • Adaptability and Flexibility
    • Change gears in response to unpredictable or unexpected events, pressures, situations, and job demands
    • Effectively change plans, goals, actions, or priorities to deal with changing situations
    • Compare actual and ideal performance in order to identify performance gaps or opportunities
  • Time Management
    • Develop a timeline for sequencing the activities of a project
    • Establish specific goals to accomplish work in a timely manner
    • Prioritize various competing tasks and perform them efficiently according to their urgency
    • Ensure that others receive needed materials in time
    • Stay on schedule
    • Keep all parties informed of progress and all relevant changes to project timelines