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Time Management Techniques

 

Description

Time is one of our most valuable resources. It is commonly observed that “there is never enough time” and yet typically we spend the majority of our available time dealing with low priority work. Successful time management leads to increased productivity and the potential to achieve more within a shorter period. Following our Time Management training course, participants will learn how to adapt their working methods in order to maximise their time.

Price: €445 per person

Dates

  • Book a place on this course and pay with your credit card.22 November 2018 , 1 Day
  • Book a place on this course and pay with your credit card.14 January 2019 , 1 Day
  • Book a place on this course and pay with your credit card.25 April 2019 , 1 Day
  • Book a place on this course and pay with your credit card.17 July 2019 , 1 Day
  • Book a place on this course and pay with your credit card.08 October 2018 , 1 Day


Target Audience

This programme is suitable for anyone wishing to improve their management of time.

 

Prerequisites

  • None

Goals and Objectives

  • Develop an ability to apply effective planning techniques to work activities
  • Develop and awareness of the importance of time as a resource
  • Develop effective methods for managing time and aim to create more available time each day
  • Improve skills in controlling workloads and personal workplace organisation
  • Be aware of stress factors at work and how to manage work-based stress
Course Content
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Introduction, Objectives and Expectations

Principles of Effective Time Planning
Setting objectives using SMART objectives criteria
Developing task and activity lists
Determining priorities and task sequencing
Organising resources for plan implementation

Use of Time
Questionnaire completion with feedback and discussion
Analysis of activities and use of time
Analysis of time usage and taking action to improve use of time
Use of diaries and practical day planners
Desk and file management
Determining levels of accessibility and managing interruptions
Handling modern electronic media for reduction of time wasting

Identification and Management of Time Waste
Characteristics of time – lost time as waste
Identification of key time waste factors for participants
Analysis and development of techniques to reduce time waste
Action plans for waste reduction

Dealing with Stress
Characteristics of stress – positive and negative
Common causes of stress
Symptoms and effects
Impact on work performance
Stress busters and relaxation

Development of Individual Action Plans for Application of Learning
Use will be made of practical exercises with analysis and discussion.

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