Business Excellence Skillnet
We are pleased to be able to offer a limited number of free places for jobseekers on our network programmes
Date: 12th December 2013
Member cost: €385
Non Member cost: €450
Precision Q+A™ is a methodology for improving analytic thinking and discussion by asking questions that are focused and precise and pairing them with answers that are targeted and concise. The result is a tightly-aligned discussion that drives analysis deeper, solves problems faster, and increases the efficiency of business conversations.
Employees, subject matter experts, leaders and directors from the following areas:
1. strategy formation,
3. lean practices,
4. those involved in analysing data,
5. Semi-conductor and IT industry employees,
About the workshop: (captured in the attached document)
HOW DOES PRECISION Q+A WORK?
Questions and answers are the backbone of knowledge work, so changing the way we articulate them fundamentally changes our thinking.
• Precision Q+A introduces a robust, research-based framework for asking analytic questions that helps participants become more precise in their thinking.
• Precision Q+A offers a practical set of tools for creating concise answers, which increases the efficiency of workplace discussions.
WHAT SHOULD I EXPECT FROM A WORKSHOP?
Our one-day workshop is a highly interactive learning experience that builds on activities drawn from participants’ real work.
• Four out of five participants report their understanding of a significant business issue has deepened in just one day of using Precision Q+A.
• Four out of five participants say they are better equipped to communicate with senior management after learning Precision Q+A.
• Four out of five participants tell us they have more effective and efficient business discussions after learning Precision Q+A.
What is Precision Q+A?
Precision Q+A™ is a methodology for improving analytic
thinking and discussion by asking questions that are focused
and precise and pairing them with answers that are targeted
and concise. The result is a tightly-aligned discussion that
drives analysis deeper, solves problems faster, and increases
the efficiency of business conversations.
Are you feeling stuck in meetings that go nowhere?
Precision Q+A increases the efficiency of meetings by teaching a
framework for matching focused questions with targeted answers.
Aligned questions and answers help people work together in new
ways to get to the heart of the matter quickly.
Are you wasting time on unfocused email?
Using Precision Q+A strengthens analytic thinking and problem
solving throughout an organization. Questions become more
focused and clear, so you can close email exchanges faster.
Do your managerial reviews spiral out of control?
Shared understanding of Precision Q+A in an organization improves
managerial and executive reviews. Leaders know how to articulate
precise analytic questions to get to what they need to know.
Presenters understand the value of concise, targeted answers.
Deeper thinking helps mitigate risk, and managerial reviews are
more focused, efficient, and productive.
HOW DOES PRECISION Q+A HELP AN ORGANIZATION THINK DEEPER?
Precision Q+A teaches employees to develop their analytic
thinking through asking questions that are focused and precise.
The Precision Q+A workshop offers your team a shared vocabulary
of analytic questions to deepen your thinking and create more
effective meetings, decisions, and reviews.
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The Business Excellence Skillnet is funded by member companies and the Training Networks Programme, an initiative of Skillnets Ltd. funded from the National Training Fund through the Department of Education and Skills.
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