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Time Management and Personal Effectiveness

12th Sept 2017 (€295 per seat)
Dublin
Half day
Purpose: 

This intensive half-day briefing is suitable for anyone who needs to learn the essential skills of managing their time effectively and optimising their personal effectiveness.

You will learn how to organise your workflow, how to prioritise and how to delegate when appropriate.

It is a practical course where the skills and techniques learned on the course can be put into practice immediately.

General course objectives can be refined for personal relevance and an action plan for the future can be devised.

Suitable for: 

For anyone who needs to learn the essential skills of managing their time effectively and optimising their personal effectiveness.

Also useful for team leaders and newly appointed managers.

What’s good about the course? : 

This is a short half-day course, enabling you to get best value from your business and your personal time. Course materials, handouts and useful articles are given within a comprehensive training pack.

By the end of this course you will be able to:

  • Better organise yourself and your workspace for maximum efficiency.
  • Understand the importance of and most useful steps for setting and achieving goals.
  • Identify the right things to do and develop plans for doing them.
  • Learn how and what to delegate and delegate well.
  • Take control over non value added tasks.

Objectives:

By the end of this course you will be able to:

  • Better organise yourself and your workspace for maximum efficiency.
  • Understand the importance of and most useful steps for setting and achieving goals.
  • Identify the right things to do and develop plans for doing them.
  • Learn how and what to delegate and delegate well.
  • Take control over non value added tasks.

Benefits:

  • Have clear objectives that meet the requirements of stakeholders
  • Achieve goals and meet deadlines
  • Be in control of your time
  • Leave the office knowing you've done the most important things

Detailed Content:

Do you find yourself under pressure and rushing to meet deadlines? Have you ever gone through your diary and wondered what you spent the time on? Would you like to make better use of your time?

This programme is an opportunity to review and improve your time management, allowing you to plan for the future while dealing with day-to-day tasks.

Before the Training

Learners are asked to look at their time sheets and consider which activities were most productive driving value within the organisation. We discuss change, personal habits and routines.

During the session:

Learners are taken through a series of exercises where they examine their current practices and learn new approaches.

Understanding Yourself

  • Right Brain/ Left Brain
  • Communication styles
  • Ways of working

Prioritising and Goal Setting

  • Setting goals
  • Deciding what's important
  • Doing what's important
  • Measures of quality and quantity

Planning

  • Finding time for long-term planning
  • Managing tasks and people
  • The Prioritisation Grid
  • Getting more from your diary
  • Deadlines and how to meet them
  • Planners, tools and ways of scheduling

Preventing Time Wasting

  • Coping with e-mail and paperwork
  • File Management
  • Minimising interruptions
  • The 4 D’s
  • Organising your workplace
  • Getting the most from meetings

The session concludes with the formulation of an action plan.

After the session

Having had some time to absorb the concepts and try out the techniques, participants review and revise their action plans. We recommend that participants change or update 3 things immediately. This helps to embed the learning.