Time Management Training

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

  • 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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