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Practical Time Management Skills

As working environments grow ever more hectic and demanding, the majority of the workforce faces increased workloads and competing priorities. Forward thinking organisations are recognising the need to manage valuable time more wisely through constructive planning and prioritising both in order to maximise the value of your output and minimise the stress that has become a daily part of working life.

Turning 'Theory' into 'Practice'?

Benefiting from time management principles and best practice tools and techniques, you will return to work ready to focus your energy, take control, work more effectively and improve productivity. This programme will help you discover a new time perspective on your life and just how valuable it is!

Who should attend?

This course is applicable to anyone who has ever felt they are juggling too many tasks at one time, who wants to be more in control of their life and become more effective and productive in the workplace.

Key areas to be covered in the programme and documentation

Goal Setting
• Establishing life goals and work/life balance
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Creating wish lists
• Developing a strategy and long term, intermediate and short term goal setting

Time Management Styles
• Maximising the positive aspects of your time management style
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How your style creates pressure
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Using your body clock to achieve efficiency
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The way that you work and how it impacts on others
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Working with other people’s time management styles
• Learning to say no and not feel guilty

Best Practice Time Management
• Focusing on goals to succeed
• Learning to take control of time

Creating Good Habits
• The formation of good and bad habits
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Continuous improvement through creating good habits
• Building self discipline

Planning
• The importance of planning
• Different methods of planning

Effective Prioritisation
• Prioritising when all tasks are urgent
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Setting systems and criteria for prioritised work
• Annual, monthly, weekly and daily prioritisation

Using Time Management Aids Effectively
• Diaries, planners, to do lists, time management systems, PDAs, PC based systems

Time Logs|
• Monitoring and costing time
• Evaluate the cost/benefit of your time to your organisation

Benefit from Better Meetings
• Which meetings need your time?
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The cost of meetings to your organisation
• How to make meetings more time effective

Delegation for Maximum Time Efficiency
• Why every manager must delegate
• A step by step guide to delegating

Eliminating your Time Wasters and Weaknesses
• Identifying and managing major time wasters
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Dealing with excess paper and managing your office environment
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Dealing with e-mails, interruptions and visitors
• Taking control of the telephone

Tips, Tricks and Techniques
• Quick fix ideas
• Time duelling

Making it happen when you return to work
• Every delegate leaves with a personal action plan developed with the trainer of the event
• Every delegate has selected the techniques that will personally create the most impact for them back in their workplace

Benefits to you

• Recognising the immense value of effective time management
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Clarifying your own and your team’s objectives, responsibilities and priorities
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Proactively planning and using your time more effectively
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Eliminating your time wasters and weaknesses
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Benefiting from better meetings, improved delegation, reduced stress levels and higher productivity
• Applying the time management techniques and practices you have learnt immediately on returning to work

Companies already benefiting include:

Duration of Course

2 Day Course

Course details

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