Effective Target Setting

Course Aims:

This course is designed to help the delegates set clear and unambiguous targets.  This course is very effective when run in conjunction with a team development event. 

Course Objectives:

At the end of this course delegates will be able to:

  • Set realistic clear and measurable (SMART) targets.
  • Set realistic clear and measurable (SMART) learning objectives.
  • Know how to review targets.
  • Develop an action plan to improve team effectiveness.


  • 1/2 day/In house or consultant facilitated virtual training session

Course Contents:

  • What is a target and why we do we have them?
  • Issues setting targets
  • Different definitions
  • Targets, objectives, goals
  • Business and organisational strategy
  • Team priorities
  • Individual priorities
  • Process for target setting
  • Good Vs bad targets
  • Process of review
  • Collecting evidence
  • Case studies
  • Work examples
  • Transferring learning back to the workplace

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