Time Management Course

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 time at work. It will assist you to develop a clear sense of purpose while overcoming negative behavioural patterns. It will also teach you to prioritise tasks effectively while planning strategically, and delegate work to others when appropriate. This time management course will explore the practical application of key concepts like the ‘80-20’ rule, strategic planning, and planning towards a mission or organisational objectives.

Learning Aims

This time management course aims to:

  • Help you gain a deeper understanding of the characteristics that promote and hinder effective time management.
  • Highlight ways to break poor time management habits.
  • Introduce tools and techniques to assist you with effective time management.

Learning Outcomes

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

  1. Identify the main ‘time wasters’ in your workday.
  2. Identify personal characteristics that contribute to poor time management.
  3. Analyse ourselves to achieve a deeper understanding of who we are and how this impacts our time management skills.
  4. Gain insight into breaking time-wasting habits.
  5. Identify language that will enable you to delegate or decline lower priority tasks.
  6. Select various time management tools and techniques that will enhance your planning and organisational skills, goal setting capabilities and productivity.

Course Content

This time management skills course will cover the following content:

What is Time Management?

  • Defining the concept of time management.
  • The consequences of poor time management.
  • The top 5 time-wasters at work.

Personal characteristics that create barriers to effective time management

  • Personal characteristics that contribute to poor time management including; Procrastination and Multi-tasking.
  • Self-analysis to understand your strengths and areas of development.
  • Start small to make big changes – how to break our habits?

Time Management Tools and Techniques

  • The Pareto’s Principle and its relationship to increasing productivity.
  • Tools and techniques that support effective time management, such as:
    • Time Management Matrix.
    • Setting SMARTER goals.
    • Pomodoro.
    • Online tools and resources.
    • Managing your emails.

Assertiveness and saying No

  • Assertiveness: what does that look and sound like?
  • Exploring body language and paralanguage to support your assertiveness.
  • Exploring the benefits of saying No.
  • Brainstorm language that allows us to say no...but with kindness.

Intended Audience

This course is suitable for all professionals, at the early 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 an instructor-led 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.

About your instructor

Andrew Vitalis

Andrew Vitalis

Hermann Certified Practitioner

Andrew Vitalis is a learning and development professional who partners with CEOs, executives and individuals to develop tailored learning experiences that maximise outcomes by moving from the theoretical to the practical.

With diverse industry experience and over 25 years frontline customer experience, Andrew brings a deep understanding of sales and customer experience and knows how to challenge thinking, creating a learning environment that fosters collaboration and thought leadership.

Partnering with the National Gallery of Victoria, Andrew guided frontline staff through change management and achieved a positive cultural change within the organisation. In conjunction with Readygrad, Andrew delivered graduate and intern training for National Australia Bank, assisting those new to the workforce, to transition from studies to corporate life. He also delivered the University of Sydney/Jobsmart programs, focusing on core-skill development including teamwork, presentation and communication skills. His collaboration with Woolworths, resulted in the creation and implementation of customer service and systems training to their new customer contact centre teams, which saw enhanced and consistent service delivery, the implementation of streamlined processes and effective team work skill development. Andrew has worked extensively with Qantas, designing, developing and delivering programs for customer facing teams.

Holding a Bachelor of Adult and Vocational Education, Andrew is also a certified Herrmann Brain Dominance Instrument (HBDI) practitioner, adding additional perspective and further enhancing the learner experience and course outcomes.


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