Time Management Course

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This time management course is designed to provide you with the set of skills required to manage your time effectively and take control of your workload. In this time management course you will master a set of skills that are designed to ensure that you can execute tasks well and on time, even under the intense pressure of work overload. This time management course will allow you to better plan and organise yourself, develop a clear sense of purpose while overcoming negative behavioural patterns, prioritise effectively while planning strategically, and delegate work to others when appropriate. This course will explore the practical application of key concepts like the ‘80-20’ rule, strategic planning, and planning towards a mission or organisational objective.

Learning Aims

This time management course aims to:

  • Help you understand where your time goes and what you spend your day doing.
  • Demonstrate how to manage your time efficiently and effectively to achieve your work goals.
  • Introduce you to a variety of tools and techniques that will assist you with time management.

Learning Outcomes

At the completion of this time management course you will be able to:

  1. Concentrate on achieving results and reduce your ‘busy-ness’.
  2. Ensure that you are getting the right work done.
  3. Use a variety of skills and techniques to plan and prioritise your time.
  4. List the key components of effective delegation.
  5. Begin to develop habits that will assist you with your time management.

Course Content

This time management skills course will cover the following content:

Introduction to Time Management Theory

Strategies for Prioritising Your Time

  • Prioritising and visualise your goals (SMART).
  • Concentrating on results and efficiency.
  • Aligning your goals to organisational objectives.
  • Prioritising with the Urgent/Important Matrix.
  • Delegating.
  • The 80/20 Rule = The Pareto’s Principle.
  • Prioritise your Priorities.
  • Managing your tasks effectively.

Barriers to Effective Time Management

  • The use of technology.
  • Doing things right and doing the right things.
  • The importance of planning and organisation.

Communication and Planning

  • The essential components of effective delegation.
  • The importance of being assertive.
  • Saying no to wasteful tasks and processes.
  • De-clutter and managing your workflow.

Intended Audience

This time management course is suitable for all professionals, at the early to middle stage of their careers, who are looking to improve their time management skills. This time management skills course has been designed for professionals from diverse sectors, including public and private enterprise.

Delivery Style

This time management course will be delivered as an interactive workshop consisting of a instructor-lead lecture, group and individual activities. This training approach allows you to work through concepts introduced by the instructor in an application-focused teaching environment. You will challenge your understanding of the concepts and consider their application once back in your individual workplace.

Course Prerequisites

This time management course has no prerequisites and is open to all members of the public.

Course Features

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