Time is one of the most important assets at work and everyone has a responsibility to ensure it is well managed. This doesn’t always mean being ‘maxed’ out – it’s about getting balance into your life to ensure your priorities are taken care of. 

This one day programme will help you to develop a strategy for ‘event control’ and give you a range of tools and techniques to help you plan and organise yourself to be effective.

Outcomes

You will learn about:

  • your own work style and how this helps and hinders your time management
  • how to establish and plan in your own priorities
  • how to plan work around your most productive times
  • how  to deal with interruptions so they cause minimal impact
  • avoid  procrastination and ‘swallow the frog!’
  • setting goals with time lines and milestones
  • how to decide if a task is urgent, or important or both
  • how to make your outlook or diary work for you

Who should attend?

Time management is a key competency for all people at work and this programme will benefit anyone who has any element of control and influence about when they do things.

Course Content

Current audit

  • areas I’m good at/not so good at?
  • the impact of personal work style

Procrastination

  • favourite areas
  • ‘swallow the frog’ – do it now

Planning & Prioritising

  • what prompts my choice?
  • understanding my work categories
  • analysing my time log
  • making ‘me time’

Deadlines

  • best practice to follow/pitfalls to avoid
  • keeping on track
  • managing the flow of work

Outlook use

  • daily planning
  • schedule the balance

Interruptions

  • saying no nicely
  • limiting the damage

Work area & communication tools

  • desk and paperwork routines
  • voice mail and telephone disciplines
  • email and web control
  • working for home.

To register your attendance for this programme please follow the link provided  on the right hand side.