Time Management Training - The Secrets of Effective Time Management

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Manchester
8 Jul 2019
Liverpool
11 Jul 2019

Description

Why Time Management Training?

Do you:

  • Feel like work and life are managing you rather than the other way around?
  • Procrastinate and put off jobs that really need to be actioned?
  • Often run late and over schedule yourself?
  • Feel the need to make excuses for being late, missing deadlines or not being in control of a situation or your workload?

This one day training course is designed to give delegates a range of practical time management tools, techniques, approaches and ways of thinking to enable them to take control of their working and personal lives through effective planning and prioritising.   This is a highly practical workshop which shows you how and where your time is lost and …

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Why Time Management Training?

Do you:

  • Feel like work and life are managing you rather than the other way around?
  • Procrastinate and put off jobs that really need to be actioned?
  • Often run late and over schedule yourself?
  • Feel the need to make excuses for being late, missing deadlines or not being in control of a situation or your workload?

This one day training course is designed to give delegates a range of practical time management tools, techniques, approaches and ways of thinking to enable them to take control of their working and personal lives through effective planning and prioritising.   This is a highly practical workshop which shows you how and where your time is lost and what impact that has on you and others.


Suitability - Who should attend?

The “Secrets of Effective Time Management” course is designed to help busy people and give them the opportunity to develop their own strategy for making effective use of their time both personally and professionally.  This could include senior managers, operations managers, project managers, line managers, supervisors, team leaders, administrators and anyone who has to manage a challenging workload, prioritise tasks and work to strict deadlines.

Pre-course activity: Participants will need to identify what the key areas of work which they consider to be the most important to their role and the most urgent are, prior to attending the course (they may be one and the same or very different!).

During the course, the course trainer will work with all delegates to create a practical and personal action plan that can be implemented back in the workplace.


Course Content

The Secrets of Effective Time Management is designed to cover the following areas:

Defining Time

  • What do we mean by “time management”?
  • Recognising  what good and poor time management is
  • Understanding the causes and symptoms of poor time management
  • Identifying “Time Stealers”

 Managing Time – A Process for Success

  • Understanding the purpose of your job “Why are you here?”
  • Understanding your Objectives
  • Identifying your responsibilities and priorities
  • Planning your tasks versus time available
  • Meeting deadlines
  • Eliminating “Time Wasters”

 Practical Tools & Techniques to get the most out of your job and your life

  • Tools and techniques on how to prioritise your workload 
  • Using modern planning tools to optimum effect to develop proactive planning
  • The importance of “Objectives” in Managing Time
  • Controlling your emails
  • Utilising Scheduling tools
  • Ensuring a work/life balance
  • Reducing Stress in your life
  • The “Psychology” of Time Management
  • The “6D’s” of Time Management
  • General Principles of Time Management

Managing Other People’s Impact on your Time

  • Asserting yourself with others
  • Delegation Skills
  • Managing Interruptions

 Making it Work

  • Q & A session on other time management issues
  • Creating a practical and personal action plan to implement back in the workplace

Tom Courtney - Trainer Profile

Tom Courtney is a highly skilled and experienced Training & Development Specialist who has operated across all Industry Sectors over the last 27 years, delivering a comprehensive range of Training & Development interventions to a whole variety of Clients throughout the UK and internationally.  He has extensive skills, knowledge and experience related to improving “individual”, “team” and “organisational” performance and takes pride in establishing and sustaining effective and enduring client relationships. 

Tom achieves measurable results related to improved client and employee satisfaction by sharing his extensive business training acumen in line with the specific requirements identified by his client group. Some of his key achievements to date include:-

The Design, Development , Delivery & Evaluation of:

  • UK Oil Industries inaugural DTi  Business to Business Mentoring Initiative through the Department of Trade and Industry
  • unique Price Waterhouse Management Programme in Azerbaijan
  • worldwide Project Management Programme for International Oil & Gas Offshore Vessel Logistics Organisation
  • worldwide Quality Management Programme for Major Oil Contractor
  •  Level 5 Senior Management Development Programme for UK National Fire Service
  •  “Training & Learning Skills” Programme for  Fire and Rescue Service
  •  North Scotland’s inaugural Head Teacher Management Development Programme

Tom was also responsible for obtaining the first Belbin Agency Licence in Scotland and achieving the first SQA in Education Business Partnership Activities.  Tom has owned his own Consultancy Business for the last 9 years and has held Directorships and Non Executive Roles in a range of private and public sector organisations over the years.  A trained Behavioural Analyst, his career has taken him throughout Europe, Asia, the USA, the Middle and Far East and he has appeared a number of times on TV as a guest presenter on Training and Development matters.

Tom Courtney:  ““The following statements outline some of the concerns delegates have expressed on my Time Management courses over the years”:

—    “There’s not enough hours in the day”

—    “Where has the day gone?”

—    “ I work long hours but I don’t seem to achieve anything”

—   “ Too much to do....Not enough time”

—   “ Time seems to be passing me by”

—   “ I achieved nothing at work today”

“I thrive on the opportunity of working with my delegates to help them overcome their Time Management problems.  Drawing on 27+ years of personal and professional global experience in working with a range of audiences, I help delegates to use practical, theoretical and psychological techniques, to enable them to radically improve their management of time, to organise themselves more effectively and to manage their work life balance.”


Delegate Packs

On completion of the course, delegates will receive a delegate pack which includes:

  • course workbooks,
  • copies of slides

contact phone number & email address where attendees can receive follow up consultation with the trainer when back in the workplace

  • Certificate of Attendance

 

Added Value

The course trainer will work with all delegates to create a practical and personal action plan that can be implemented back in the workplace.

In House / In Company 

As well as being offered as a Public/Open Course, this course can also be delivered as an in-house programme, which can save your company both time and a significant amount of money.  It can be delivered exactly as shown in the course outline, or customised to include company- or industry-specific case studies and terminology. Alternatively, Courtney Associates can develop an entirely bespoke programme to meet your organisational needs, delivered anywhere in the UK at no additional cost.  We provide a free consultation service for all of our in-house programmes.  Please contact us if you interested in this option and would like to receive a free, no obligation quote.

Government Funding / Grants

Funding up to 50% may be available to attend this course. If you are a senior decision maker in an organisation that employs between 2 and 249 members of staff you may be eligible for this.  Please contact us for further information

Customer Reviews

“Excellent course overall, it was well delivered and structured, David the course trainer did the company proud.  I would recommend this course to all.”

Danny Francis, Project Manager, Cardwell LTD- 9th May 2016

"Very positive, helpful and knowledgable trainer with lots of experience in the field, he involved all the delegates without putting any pressure on.  Excellent course overall"

Zoe Dean- Whitchurch Town Council, Manager- 15th Jan 2016

"Well presented and informative.  Highly recommended. Excellent "

Jason Royle- Vita Design LTD, Manager- 9th June 2015

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