Project Management Institute

Developing the Right Attitude for Performing under Pressure


With the right attitude, you can optimize your performance under pressure. Although meeting the challenge of high pressure situations is a different experience for everyone, one thing is constant: you need an attitude that leads to effective and efficient goal-oriented action. You won't always be able to control the external events that lead to pressure, but you can control your reaction. This course helps you recognize the events and situations that cause you to feel pressure. It explains how you can understand your reaction to pressure, and how excessive stress can impair your performance. Finally, it covers the principles for managing your attitude so you stay in control and maintain a success-oriented mentality. Meeting high-pressure challenges is an opportunity for you to excel and build your reputation as someone who can be counted on.

What You Will Learn

  • identify factors in a situation likely to trigger pressure
  • recognize how your response to pressure can impair your performance
  • conduct a stress profile
  • recognize how to manage your attitude in pressurized situations

Who Should Take This Course

Individuals who want to develop their abilities to manage the stress that comes with working under pressure and anyone who wants to develop or refine their skills for performing under pressure

Course Information

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