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Setting and Achieving Successful Goals


Goal setting is the fastest, and most effective, way to achieve success. However, not many of us know how to go about setting successful goals. Your goals should inspire you to perform better, provide focus, and are measurable. Creating vision and setting goals is a continuous and evolving process. Setting goals allows you to choose how you want to approach your work and move through your life. Some achievements can take years to plan and attain, while others can be completed in the course of a day. Taking that first step on your way to achieving goals can be challenging for many of us, yet essential. Once you have mastered how to set and achieve goals, you will feel satisfied, proud of your accomplishments, motivated, and become a creative thinker. You are on your way towards greater success!


Content Highlights

This course will lead participants through the steps of planning, setting and achieving successful goals and objectives. Participants will be introduced to a range of goal setting strategies and techniques in order to plan, set and achieve successful goal that move both the individual and their organization forward in an effective way.


  • Thinking about why we need goals in our life and at work
  • Reviewing the five principles of goal setting
  • Being SMART : Understanding the Big Picture
  • Chopping It Up : Breaking It Down short, medium and long term goals
  • Action Planning
  • Dealing with challenges and common goal setting mistakes
  • Getting Going : The Goal and Action Planning Process
  • Thinking Outside the Box : Creative Goal Setting
  • Applying the 4 Ps of successful goal setting : Positive, Personal, Possible, Prioritized
  • Developing your Personal Goal Setting Toolkit

Course Facts

3 days; 18 hours



“We are immensely pleased to be associated with ‘SKILLS’. Their
courses have been of the highest quality covering the subjects’
matters and dealing with practical approaches covering related
jobs functions areas which most of our clients’ delegates
would be applying in their work environment. SKILLS trainers
are professional, knowledgeable, personable and enthusiastic
and demonstrated the ability to meet the expectation of
the delegates.“

Hussain Ismail
Head of Product Development
Qatar Finance and Business Academy- QFBA, Qatar


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