Priority Management System

Chances are your company has a Performance Management System, including written vision, values, mission, goals, etc.  This helps guide decisions and efforts toward a common “preferred future”.  But the system breaks down when individual people are managing their work from the “heap system? If you (or others on your team) are using the “heap system”, more than likely you are putting out fires and reacting to the latest interruptions, rather than focusing on the activities that link to the team goals. Our Priority Management System will give you the tools and processes to control your work more effectively and efficiently.

The solution is to help managers and individual contributors develop a system for managing work – from a clear desk, one-thing at a time, first things first. 

Priority Management System

Our online program will help improve productivity 1-hour per day, feel in better control of a heavy workload, and help you reduce stress caused by too much to do and not enough time.

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Creating a Priority Management System for Managing Individual Work

A system is a set of tools and habits that will focus attention on key activities … moving you more quickly toward your goals.

Managing Your Calendar

Not just for managing meetings, your calendar is a visual that will help you say “NO”.

Managing Tasks

“Date-Activating” tasks is key to following through on promises and commitments, and goal-related activities. Also helps suppress procrastination.

Clearing the Clutter

Messy desk is a messy mind.  Sames goes for 400 email in your Inbox.  Silent distractions from clutter promotes fire-fighting and key activity suppression.

Managing Goals

Having goals focuses attention on key tasks, and highlights lower value tasks for elimination or postponement.

Weekly/Daily Planning

10-minute routines will help you protect time for key tasks – weekly and daily.


Even with a plan, you will need to make decisions as new opportunities and distractions appear. Having a plan will help you choose when to pivot, and when to stay the course.

You can do anything, but not everything!

Unlock your full potential with our comprehensive Priority Management System. We offer a dynamic approach that includes:

Personal Consultation: Kickstart your journey with a 30-minute live Zoom meeting with one of our experienced Dupont Learning Time Management consultants.

E-Learning Course: Dive deep into the world of effective time management with our self-paced 2-hour e-learning course.

Tailored Support: After completing the course, benefit from one or two additional Zoom meetings to ensure seamless integration and personalization of your new Priority Management System.

In this transformative program, you’ll discover how to regain control of your time, allowing you to minimize unproductive activities and focus on what truly propels you toward your goals. Our Priority Manager system empowers you to leverage your existing calendaring/email system (e.g., Outlook) while incorporating key habits for managing your:

  • Goals
  • Projects
  • Calendar events
  • Tasks
  • Promises and commitments
  • Weekly/daily planning routines
  • Daily decision-making, and more

The outcome? More time and mental clarity for essential tasks, reduced stress, and an enhanced sense of control over your life.

Remember, you can do anything, but not everything. Managing priorities is about defining your destination and recognizing what holds significance to you. Our system equips you with the tools and processes necessary to focus on key activities while filtering out time-wasting distractions.

Perfect for teams, the Priority Management System seamlessly integrates company goals as “priorities,” giving them heightened importance in your weekly or daily planning. Imagine your entire team using the same system to concentrate on activities critical to your company’s future.

Our holistic approach combines planning and decision-making habits with common organizing tools like values, vision, mission, goals, projects, to-do lists, calendars, meetings, and essential business-building tasks. The result? More time devoted to significant endeavors and less energy wasted on trivial matters.

Let our dedicated Priority Management Consultants understand your unique time management challenges and craft a system tailored to your job, lifestyle, and personality. Take the first step toward a more organized, productive, and fulfilling life today.

Priority Management System

Dupont Learning’s PMS program includes a 2-hour self-paced e-learning module, and 2-3 Zoom personal one-on-one follow-up meeting to help you integrate the tools and processes into your situation and lifestyle.

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Tools - Microsoft Outlook

Outlook is a great tool for managing calendar events, tasks, goal activities, email.

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Managing calendar events, date-activating tasks, weekly/daily planning routines, decision-making for changes/interruptions.

Priority Management System

2-Hour Online Training

Personal Performance Management System is a 2-hour, self-paced, e-learning course.  Register here.

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One-On-One Follow-up

Set a remote appointment to review your specific job situation and work-habits and let us customize this system for you.

Why Dupont Learning?

Priority Management System

Priority Management System

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40,000 People Trained

We know how people work and we have seen all situations.  The system works for everybody.

    Personal One-On_One Follow-up Meetings

    With most training, success depends on the indivisual believing the new skills are relevant.  We can make the program relevant by listening to the student, understanding their situation, and modifying the process to fit their routine and lifestyle.

    Improve Productivity One Hour Per Day

    How much would it be worth if you would be able to spend an hour more per day on that activities that matter most to you?  This is easily done by adapting just a few new tools and habits.

    Less Stress

    Stress comes from feeling out of control … when your work volume is greater than your time to get things done.  The solution to stress is not that difficult.  Take control, stop agreeing to do things that don’t matter. Focus your time on the stuff that pulls you in a better direction.

    Boost your Company's Performance Management System

    Give yourself or your employees a system to match your company system.  Don’t let your company’s Performance Mangement System be dragged down by managers and individual contributors managing their own work using the Heap System.

    Who is Dupont Learning?

    Tom and Dyan Dupont started Dupont Learning by purchasing a Priority Management Training franchise in 1988.  Over the next 15 years or so, Dupont Learning provided time management training to thousands of professionals at top companies like Pratt & Whitney, Sikorsky, GE, Proctor & Gamble, Coca-Cola, Unilever, US Tobacco, and many more.

    Over the past 15 years, Dupont Learning has branched out into other types of e-Learning development services, but have not forgotten our roots in helping people more effectively manage heavy workloads by adapting a system or tools and processes.


    This course is worth 2 Continuing Education Units (CEU)

    Team Manager Consultation

    Want to get everybody on your team pulling in the same direction?  With a common set of tools and processes for managing work?  To start this program, a Dupont Learning instructor will meet with your group’s manager to discuss teams, values, mission, vision, goals.  Then when conducting the one-on-one team-member meetings, we can make adjustments to make sure team-member system (and goals) are aligned with the team goals. 

    Subscribe for the Priority Management System Program

    A subscription for the program gives you 12-month access to the online course.

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