How to Improve Accuracy and Attention to Detail

Train your team to understand the importance of accuracy and attention to detail in day-to-day work with this one-day In-house programme.

In-house Training and Consultancy Services

This In-house training course will help your team improve their 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 together with sharing experiences and individual and group exercises

It will help your team:

  • Understand the psychology of attention to detail in day-to-day work
  • *Understand the psychology of attention and accuracy
  • Learn how to improve their attention space and accuracy
  • Discuss how to improve focus and concentration and improve performance

Your next step is to call us now on +44 (0)20 7729 6677 or email us at info@falconbury.co.uk or use our contact form and find out how we can help. There are no commitments, and if we cannot help our advice and recommendations are free of charge.

Sample programme

Introduction and Objectives

Accuracy

  • Understanding the importance of accuracy and attention to detail and the impact of making mistakes and errors
  • Discussion of examples of issues and sharing tips on what works well to stay focused and prevent errors to improve performance
  • Common errors and what causes us to make them

Brief Overview of the Psychology of Attention

  • The different theories of attention are the capacity theory, the mental bottleneck (filter) theory and selective attention
  • Personality types and how this influences the mistakes we make, eg “Insights colours”, “Belbin”
  • Diagnostic for assessing attention for

Techniques, Tips and Tools to Help Reduce Errors in Working

  • Maximising energy levels (e.g. 2 minute break-time, diet, lifestyle, doing something physical)
  • Exercises to improve attention fitness – practice improving attention span using brain games/training
  • Discussion considerations for reducing errors by optimising storage processes, labelling, visibility, organization, technology as an enabler

Action Planning

  • Identification of your personal areas of strength and areas for improvement following the course

Recommended trainer

Dr. Laura Brown

Dr. Laura Brown MBA, BSc (Biochemistry), BSc (Psychology), PhD, Diploma in Clinical Science, FICR, is a Pharmaceutical Management and Training Consultant, Course Director for the MSc in Clinical Research at the University of Cardiff, and MSc Regulatory Affairs, TOPRA. She has more than 19 years experience in the pharmaceutical industry and has worked for several companies, including GlaxoWellcome, Hoechst Marion Roussel, Farmitalia and Phoenix International. Laura has worked in Drug Development, Clinical Research, Quality Assurance and Marketing. She has a particular expertise in Clinical Research and GCP issues. She was Chairman of the ACRPI GCP Forum for six years. She regularly writes on clinical research issues and ICH GCP, is author of SCRIP’s GCP guide and is a member of the editorial board of the Board of the Good Clinical Practice Journal. She is co-author of several books on management including ‘Developing the Individual’, ‘The Ultimate Book of Business Skills’ and ‘Pharmaceutical Project Management’.