Time Management

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Training Description

Time is a limited resource and it is essential in organisations that the right task is done at the right time to achieve the objectives.

This course enables you to identify where the time management ‘challenges’ lie and how to ensure that everything is prioritised. Delegates are requested to keep a 2 day time log prior to the course so that the time management techniques developed on the day can be tailored to their own particular needs.

The practicality of this course enables you to develop time management skills and organise your time to achieve the desired results. You will learn how to handle interruptions, become more organised, get more out of meetings, handle ‘cr…

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Training Description

Time is a limited resource and it is essential in organisations that the right task is done at the right time to achieve the objectives.

This course enables you to identify where the time management ‘challenges’ lie and how to ensure that everything is prioritised. Delegates are requested to keep a 2 day time log prior to the course so that the time management techniques developed on the day can be tailored to their own particular needs.

The practicality of this course enables you to develop time management skills and organise your time to achieve the desired results. You will learn how to handle interruptions, become more organised, get more out of meetings, handle ‘crises’, make decision and handle many other situations which steal time.

The course identifies the time wasters through looking at current time management practices. Throughout the day many hints, tips and techniques are developed to enable better planning and use of time. You are encouraged to develop an action plan which can be put into effect on return to the workplace.

This Time Management course is available throughout the UK.

CPD Value 5.5 Hours

CPD = Continuous Professional Development (All PTP courses meet the standards expected of all professional bodies).

Delegates who attended this Time Management course said:

Very interesting and informative course, useful techniques. - Wayne Gaskin, JCS Software

Excellent course. - Gareth Huckerby, Amadeus

Excellent. - Chris Dorrell, Tunbridge Wells Borough Council

Course was beneficial & worthwhile. - Scott McGhee, Doosan Babcock Energy Ltd

An excellent well presented course! - Tony Milton, Focsa Services (UK) Ltd

Very good. I have been enlightened and will go away with some ideas for better time management which will assist me in my position. - Gail Mason, Grainger plc

Very good course and well-presented. - Steve Kelly, Environment Agency

Well structured and informative. Worked well as small group - covered loads. - Sandy Etchells, Hempsons

Dynamic & charming delivery with easily grasped messages. - Shabaz Ahmed, Intergen

This is the first course I have attended where I can honestly state that I can put my new knowledge to immediate effect. Thanks. - Bernard Pottrell, Invensys Rail

Well communicated points with friendly delivery - Chris Taylor, CBI

Great training course enjoyed the day. Felt could ask questions comfortably. Very beneficial. - Donna Brasier, Seven Seas Ltd

Very useful course; accessible & enjoyable presentation. - Tim Hopkins, Equality Network

Thank-you - An excellent day! - Alisa Spindler, Equality Network

A helpful, highly interactive days learning. - Matthew Townsend, CNA (GRM Solutions)

A very enjoyable course. Professionally delivered in a relaxed but effective way. Very friendly trainer. - Julie Collins, Comino

Fantastic day, time well spent. - Sue Allott, Merlin

Excellent course. - Paula Mumford, Clyde & Co

Excellent course leader - very friendly and approachable. - Elli Peake, Morris Hargreave McIntyre

… those who identify with time management issues such as: too many jobs to do, not planning the day, too many interruptions, poor communications and other issues which encroach on our time.
  • The ability to develop strategies which will overcome time management challenges
  • An ability to identify personal practical improvements
  • An ability to identify time management improvement opportunities
  • The opportunity to become a more powerful prioritiser
  • The opportunity to plan better as well as work to and adjust those plans
  • An understanding of how to delegate
  • The abiility to control and participate more effectively in meetings

Course Timetable

09:30 - 10:00 Coffee & Course Objectives
(Course aims, participants’ introduction and expectations)

10:00 - 11:00 Current Time Management Practices
(Patterns of behaviour at work which impact on time management. Time stealers and the common traps. Starting to overcome the traps - Exercises)

11:00 - 11:15 Coffee Break

11:15 - 12:15 Analysing Own Work Pie Chart: Relationship to Business Objectives
(“The clock and the compass”. Where does my time go? Where should it be directed?)

12:15 - 12:30 Taking Charge: Time Logs and Order Planning
(How to make an initial impact on my time management)

12:30 - 13:30 Lunch Break

13:30 - 14:45 Taking Charge: Urgency and Importance
(Understanding the drivers. Who sets the agenda? The Customers’ needs. Analysing the optimum approach. The way we work. Prioritising and reprioritising)

14:45 - 15:00 Tea

15:00 - 15:30 Techniques for Improvement: Self Action
(Handling paperwork, technology, interruptions, diary)

15:30 - 16:15 Techniques for Improvement: Using Others
(Delegation, a different approach to meetings)

16:15 - 16:30 Summary and Action Plans Agreed


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