Time Management Workshop

Course Duration 1 Day 

Personal time management skills are essential for professional success in any workplace. Those
able to successfully implement time management strategies are able to control their workload rather than spend each day in a frenzy of activity reacting to crisis after crisis – stress declines and personal productivity soars! These highly effective individuals are able to focus on the tasks
with the greatest impact to them and their organization.

The Time Management workshop will cover strategies to help participants learn these crucial
strategies. Your participants will be given a skill set that include personal motivation, delegation skills, organization tools, and crisis management. We’ll cover all this and more during this workshop.

Course Objectives

At the end of the course participants will be able to:

  • Plan and prioritize each day’s activities in a more efficient, productive manner
  • Overcome procrastination quickly and easily
  • Handle crises effectively and quickly
  • Organize your workspace and workflow to make better use of time
  • Delegate more efficiently
  • Use rituals to make your life run smoother
  • Plan meetings more appropriately and effectively

Course Outline

Setting SMART Goals

The Three P’s

The SMART Way

Prioritizing Your Goals

Visualization

Prioritizing Your Time

The 80/20 Rule

The Urgent/Important Matrix

Being Assertive

Planning Wisely

Creating Your Productivity Journal

Maximizing the Power of Your Productivity Journal

The Glass Jar: Rocks, Pebbles, Sand and Water

Chunk, Block, and Tackle Ready, Fire, Aim!

Tackling Procrastination

The Hallmarks of This Stage

Why We Procrastinate

Nine Ways to Overcome Procrastination

Eat That Frog!

Crisis Management

When the Storm Hits

Creating a Plan

Executing the Plan

Lessons Learned

Organizing Your Workspace

De-Clutter

To Whom Should You Delegate?

How Should You Delegate?

Keeping Control

The Importance of Full Acceptance

Setting A Ritual

What is a Ritual?

Ritualizing Sleep, Meals, and Exercise

Example Rituals

Using Rituals to Maximize Time

Meeting Management

Deciding if a Meeting is Necessary

Using the PAT Approach

Building the Agenda

Keeping Things on Track

Making Sure the Meeting Was Worthwhile

Alternatives to Meetings

Instant Messaging and Chat Rooms

Teleconferencing

E-Mail Lists and Online Groups

Collaboration Applications

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Time Management – Full Day