Managing time efficiently could not only
improve your productivity but will also help you to achieve a less
stressful and more enjoyable way of operating both within the firm and
outside it. This practical and interactive workshop will demonstrate how
to improve the way you manage yourself, your colleagues and your
environment to achieve efficiency and effectiveness.
Module 1: Introduction and Course Overview
Module 2: How to Prioritise
Understand the importance of defining
priorities, and how to apply different approaches to the Prioritisation
Grid that make your time much more productive.
Benefit versus Effort
Urgent versus Important
Why We Need Time Management
Values and Priorities
The Prioritisation Grid
Module 3: Time Robbers
Self-inflicted or Imposed by others.
Discuss and evaluate the interventions that can side track and derail us
throughout the day. Awareness can greatly affect the outcome.
Time Robbers Imposed by others
Time Robbers Imposed by you
Module 4: Planning Your Work
From analysing planning tools to setting
up a process that's right for you, this module opens the discussion on a
variety of common options.
Benefits of Planning
Guidelines and Tools for Efficient Planning
The Difference Between Planning and Scheduling
Five Minutes Before the Hour
MODULE 5: The Four D's
Can you decide how to selectively improve
how you value each task? This straightforward method will empower you
with a mind-set to allocate a priority through a four-phase value
What makes the 4 Ds easy
Guidelines for Keeping a Piece of Paper
Dump, Delay, Delegate and Do
Using the 4 Ds
MODULE 6: How to Delegate Effectively
To develop the skills for incorporating
individual strengths into a team dynamic with achievement can be a
powerful tool to maximise time efficiency. This module will discuss the
What is Delegation?
The Five Levels of Delegation
Five Steps to Delegation
When You Cannot Delegate
Module 7: Setting Smart Goals for Yourself
Understand the importance of systematic setting of SMART goals and achievement through completion.
Why You Need to Set Goals NOW
Knowing What You Want to Accomplish
The Three Ps of Goals
Module 8: Techniques for Getting Organised
Sometimes choice is everything. Learn how
to organise your workspace, control the effect of emails and managing
your work processes through batching are covered in this module.
The Need for Organisation
Organising your Day - Using a "To Do" List
Pareto - the 80-20 Rule - and Quick Wins
Organising your Workspace
Effective E-mail Operation
The Batching Technique
Streamlining Your Approach with STING
Meetings and Phone Calls
Module 9: Time Mapping
Scheduling of Demanding Tasks
What is a Time Map?
Module 10: Your Personal Action Plan
Who should attend?
This course will be of benefit to all people wishing to improve their time management skills.
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