Prioritization Techniques for Decision Makers and Leaders



What you’ll learn

  • Decision Making Techniques
  • Decision Making Methods
  • Decision Making in Leadership
  • Eisenhower Matrix
  • Time Blocking
  • Pareto Principle

Prioritization in a Decision Making and Leadership role is key to success and achieving desired outcomes.

Whatever you may be responsible for:

Decision making in a business, unit, department or running your own business etc, requires a specific set of skills to become good at it.

These techniques can developed and utilised for the best outcomes.

These methods also depend on what your circumstances are, your deliverables, your tole as a decision maker etc.

Prioritization is defined as the action or process of deciding the relative importance or urgency of a thing or things.

There are ways to decide these and help you deploy time, money and other resources to getting things done.

Some of these techniques include:

– ABCDE Method

– Eisenhower Matrix

– Pareto’s Principle (80/20 rule)

– Weighted Scoring method and some more.


These techniques themselves need good input and plenty of preparation to get the best out of them. They are not silver bullets, but will facilitate success in getting outcomes as a decision maker or leader.


Decision makers face a few common challenges which can be overcome. We look at some of them and how to overcome them.

– setting clear goals

– managing your time effectively

– minimizing distractions and many more strategies that help address these challenges.


There is also a look at features that can help you create an environment that fosters good decision making and prioritization. Creating an environment that helps everyone involved.

– encourage Feedback

– Growth Mindset

– A collegiate, but accountability culture


This course will help you understand the options you have when deciding on what Prioritization techniques to deploy in your specific situation as a decision maker.


Thank you for stopping by and please feel free to reach out to me on LinkedIn or elsewhere as well as leave your feedback.


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Who this course is for:

  • Decision Makers
  • Leaders
  • Managers
  • Supervisors
  • Team Leaders
  • Board Members
  • C-Suite
  • Senior Manager
  • Business Owner
  • Founders
  • Small Business Owners

Course content

  • Introduction1 lecture • 4min
  • Introduction
  • The importance of Prioritization to Decision Makers & Leadership1 lecture • 4min
  • The importance of Prioritization to Decision Makers & Leadership
  • ABCDE Method1 lecture • 7min
  • ABCDE Method
  • Time Blocking1 lecture • 4min
  • Time Blocking
  • Eisenhower Matrix1 lecture • 4min
  • Eisenhower Matrix
  • MoSCoW Method1 lecture • 2min
  • MoSCoW Method
  • Value vs. Effort Matrix1 lecture • 7min
  • Value vs. Effort Matrix
  • Weighted Scoring Model1 lecture • 4min
  • Weighted Scoring Model
  • Pareto Principle (80/20 rule)1 lecture • 2min
  • Pareto Principle (80/20 rule)
  • Decision Tree1 lecture • 4min
  • Decision Tree


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