Organisations are full of detailed tasks that require close attention and accuracy, from management of employees and report writing to using software systems and auditing.
Carrying out complex tasks within fast-paced and often highly regulated organisations can make it challenging to maintain accuracy and close attention to detail, but failure to do so can be costly and detrimental to the quality of your work.
This course will help you improve your overall attention to detail and accuracy by using some essential planning and attention-improving techniques. The programme is highly participative, combining the presentation of theory with sharing experiences and individual and group exercises.
Key benefits of attending:
- Learn techniques to improve accuracy and attention to detail in day-to-day work
- Understand the psychology of attention and accuracy
- Learn how to improve attention span and accuracy
- Discuss how to improve focus and concentration and improve performance
Improving accuracy and attention
- Understanding the impact of making mistakes and errors
- Discussion of common errors and what influences the likelihood of errors occurring
- Root cause factors that influence our ability to pay attention
- Sharing of examples of common errors and techniques to help stay focused
Brief overview of the psychology of attention
Review the different theories of attention to maximise your focus
- The capacity theory
- The mental bottleneck (filter) theory
- Selective attention
- Analyse the personality traits and styles which influence how we work and the type of mistakes we make
- The multi-tasking myth
- Diagnostic for assessing attention to detail
Techniques, tips and tools to help reduce errors in working
- Discuss and practise techniques to improve accuracy and reduce errors
- Improving proof reading and errors transcribing and checking numbers
- How to develop a range of skills and approaches to improve accuracy levels - maximise your performance and concentration
- Exercises to improve attention fitness - practise improving attention span using brain games/training
- Identification of your personal areas of strength and areas for improvement following the course
- How you will apply these in the workplace
Pharmaceutical QA & Training Consultant,
University of Cardiff
Dr Laura Brown MBA, BSc, PhD, is a Pharmaceutical QA and Training Consultant, Course Director for the MSc in Clinical Research, School of Pharmacy at the University of Cardiff. She has more than 20 years' experience of quality assurance in the pharmaceutical industry and has worked for several companies, including GSKs Hoechst Marion Roussel, Farmitalia and Phoenix International.
She has a particular expertise in quality assurance including risked based approaches to quality systems, data Integrity and project management in the pharmaceutical industry. She regularly writes on pharmaceutical regulatory issues including The Planning of International Drug Development, in the Clinical Research Manual, Euromed and the Impact of Brexit, RQA Journal 2017.
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