Time Management - Improving Personal Effectiveness

Improve your day to day work flow by learning how to manage your time effectively
Overview

This innovative Time Management course is based on Stephen Covey’s highly acclaimed book: First Things First. The course will develop an understanding of the Key Principles of effective Time Management.

Course Code
TMMN1IPE
Duration
1 Day
Delivery Style
Classroom
Course Type
Public or Private
Max Delegates
12
Available as Nutshell
No

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Purpose of this course

The style of the course is both participative and practical. Learning-by-doing activities are supported and complimented with concepts and guidance from the tutor. Delegates are also given individual attention to help them diagnose and learn about those aspects which are of particular personal significance to themselves.

Who is this course for

Anyone who needs to improve their ability to leverage their use of time within a business context.

You will learn how to
  • Recognise the Basic Problem with Time Management
  • Understand Why Most People Have Difficulty with Some Aspect
  • Develop the Right Perspective on the Concept of Importance
  • Understand the Importance of Vision and Goals
  • Prioritise Activities and Tasks Effectively
  • Use the 5 Principles of Effective Time Management
     
Benefits for your organisation

The ability to properly define important objectives and then go on to actually achieve them is probably the most important skill required within the modern workplace. By imparting this important skill to its staff, an organisation can reap many tangible benefits such as increased productivity, reduced time off, reduced stress levels, improved staff morale and increased awareness of strategic and tactical objectives.

Benefits for you as an individual

You simply cannot manage time, you can only manage yourself in order to get the best out of the time you have available. For a variety of reasons that we discuss on this course, most people have difficulty with some aspect of the subject. Learning how to use the principles taught on this course is vital to just about every situation, both within the workplace and outside, in which time is in noticeably short supply.

Introduction

History & Context of Time Management
The Basic Problem
The Problem with the idea of Time-Management

The Key Principles of Time Management

The Key Principles of Effective Time-Management and how to Apply Them

Improving Efficiency

Applying The Pareto Principle
The RAFT Technique
Speed Reading
Procrastination – Understanding the Why’s and Using

Delegation/Referring

What to Delegate
What to Refer
How to Delegate/Refer
Reasons for Difficulties

Personality

The Typical Time-Management Traps for Different Personality Types and how to Avoid Them

Initiating Change

Using the Crocodile Principle
Self Improvement
Devising / Revising / Changing the System

Time Wasters

Recognising Your Time-Wasting Activities and Learning How to Avoid Them
Understanding Being Busy and Achieving Nothing
When and How to Say ‘No’

Prerequisites

An open mind and the motivation to learn.

About the Lead Trainer

Adam Montgomery heads up our leadership and management portfolio and is wildly passionate about developing people. He has over twenty years’ experience in the training industry, has set up and ran two businesses, worked at director level with many customers, led and grown organisations, been a professional stand-up comedian, is an inspiring public speaker and is currently writing a book on the challenges of IT management.