Manager's Guide to Goal Setting

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Professional Course
Self-paced Online
2 hours
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Course description

In Manager's Guide to Goal Setting, you'll learn ...

  • Effective goal setting techniques and your role as a manager
  • Goal setting as a component of performance management
  • Cascade organizational and departmental goals for exempt and non-exempt staff
  • How to communicate expectations and recognize progress


Credit: 2 PDH

Length: 31 pages

Organizations and employees need confident managers who provide direction and clearly articulate goals. Advances in technology and increased competition for business and talent necessitate that managers use the most effective ways to improve employee performance and reduce turnover.

If setting goals is challenging for you or if you seek a refresher, this course is for you. This course introduces you to goal setting from organizational, managerial and individual perspectives and provides examples and actionable steps that you can begin using today.

Examples are provided to help you position your team, organization and self for improved efficiency, productivity and revenue. By understanding the basics working from the examples you position yourself to be a more effective manager. You can be more persuasive in meetings and presentations as well as improve the likelihood that you’ll be considered for leadership opportunities.

This course was created for engineers, technical and business professionals. The course is relevant for individuals with and without managerial experience.

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Certificate of Completion

You will be able to immediately print a certificate of completion after passing a multiple-choice quiz consisting of 12 questions. PDH credits are not awarded until the course is completed and quiz is passed.

Training content

This course teaches the following specific knowledge and skills:

  • What is Goal Setting?
  • Why Goal Setting Matters
  • Organizational and Departmental Goals
  • Cascading Goals
  • Goal setting as one component of a performance management system.
  • Guiding employees to achieve using basic goal setting techniques.
  • Understanding broad organizational goals and translating them to departmental and individual goals.
  • Challenging situations that are political in nature or those that deal with inherited staff who have been mismanaged.
  • How to set goals for both exempt and non-exempt employees.
  • Why managers are an important driver of employee effectiveness and organizational performance.


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