Time Management Training

Indawo Training Team Building and EAP

Delegates are provided with the knowledge and skills required to maintain proper boundaries, become more organised, and focus on priorities.

Course Outcomes:

  • Assess and analyse their present time management skills, having completed a “Personal Self- Assessment”
  • Identify the roadblocks to effective time management
  • List the behaviours associated with type A and type B personality types
  • Assess their own behaviour and identify their personality type
  • Identify and implement the three steps associated with effective time management techniques
  • Complete a time management worksheet using the techniques of Prioritising, Scheduling, Boxing and Time Mapping
  • Discriminate between activities that are ‘urgent’ and those that are ‘important’
  • Assess personal time wasters and develop contingencies to overcome them
  • Identify the principles associated with effective delegation and assess their own delegation skills
  • Implement the ten organisational skill practices designed to effectively manage time
  • Apply effective assertiveness techniques in managing time
  • Understand and implement the concept of the “Balance Effectiveness Wheel”
  • Develop a personal action plan based on all the knowledge and skills required, in their quest to manage their time effectively

Course Outline:

Module 1: Roadblocks to Time Management

  • Self – Assessment
  • Time management myths
  • Attitudes to time
  • Identifying Time wasters
  • Definition of time management
  • The stress response

Module 2: Personality Types and Behaviours

  • Type A personality
  • Behaviours associated with Type A
  • Type B personality
  • Behaviour associated with Type B
  • Self- Assessment: personality type

Module 3: Time Management Techniques

  • Prioritisation
  • Application exercise
  • The ABC rank – order method
  • Application exercise
  • The Pareto principle
  • Application exercise
  • Important-versus-urgent method
  • Application exercise
  • Scheduling
  • Application exercise
  • Execution – goal setting

Module 4: Organisational Skills

  • Diary planning
  • Managing deadlines
  • Correspondence
  • Phone calls
  • E-mails
  • Cell phones
  • The Internet
  • Assertive communication

Module 5: Time Management and Balance

  • The “balance effectiveness wheel’
  • Application exercise
  • From time management to personal leadership

Module 6: Creating Personal Action

  • A time management personal action plan

Course Duration:

2 days

*Number of days can be customised and adjusted for in-house programmes.*

  • The course is offered in-house and can be custom made to include specific examples and exercises based on the organisation’s activities.
  • The course is wholly interactive combining theory with role play, team exercises and group interaction.
  • Evaluation happens through participation and group discussion

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