Introduction

Learn how to use your time most effectively on this 1-day time management course.

When you have full control of your diary and time you are able to relax, confident that you are focused on your most important tasks.

Our expert trainers will show you how to ensure that you are focusing your time and energy correctly and how to spot and avoid ‘time vampires’ that eat up your time.

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

  • Understand clearly how you have been spending your time and how you could improve that
  • The difference between Urgent and Important, and the impact that has on reaching your goals.
  • How to avoid and manage distractions to maximise your focus and productivity.
  • How to plan your time while remaining flexible for the changes that life inevitably throws up.
  • Diary management and delegation to ensure your time is being used most effectively.

The Trainer

 

Jo has been a professional development coach and trainer for over 20 years. She is Chartered Institute of Professional Development (CIPD) certified.

She started her career in engineering before trasfering to a leading pharmaceutical company. She spent 18 years there in a number of leadership and technical roles across a number of departments including HR, customer service and training.

  • Understanding what’s important to you
  • How your personal values impact your time
  • Time Stealers
  • Procrastination
  • Prioritising – Urgent vs important using the Eisenhower Matrix
  • Planning tools and tips including the four D’s of time management
  • Avoiding or managing distractions
  • Dealing with time vampires
  • Keeping deadlines and promises
  • Being able to say NO assertively
  • Coping with the unexpected
  • Learn how to harness your energy
  • The benefits of delegation
  • What to delegate
  • When to delegate
  • How to delegate and to whom
  • One month goal plan
  • My one year goal plan
  • More ways I can make extra time

Is This The Right Course For Me?

This course is for anyone who wants to learn how to control their time better.

It is aimed at individuals who would like to manage their time more effectively primarily at work, but the techniques learned will also be beneficial in all aspects of delegates’ lives.

If you ever feel any of the below you will probably find it very helpful:

  • You wonder where the day went and why you’ve still not tackled your to-do list.
  • You feel stressed and overwhelmed by multiple demands on your time.
  • You find that you have to work late and struggle to hit deadlines.

For people looking to take their time management further, having completed this course you can then move on to our advanced time management course.

The Training Day

We provide everything you’ll need for a really fun, productive day of training.

Our courses run from 9.30 am to around 4.30 pm.

You don’t need to bring anything with you we provide everything that you will need for a great day’s training.

That includes:

  • Plenty of tea, coffee and biscuits throughout the day.
  • A tasty, freshly prepared lunch. (unfortunately we can’t offer this during Covid)
  • Comfortable, fully air-conditioned training rooms.
  • A certificate of attendance.

Please come wearing whatever you are comfortable in. We don’t have a dress code.

This course runs in conjunction with our sister company, Development Academy, which is focused on professional development training.

COVID Measures

  • Maximum number of delegates who can attend has been reduced to 4 or 5 depending on location
  • Temperature checks on arrival
  • Desk distancing complies with guidelines
  • Hand sanitising on arrival
  • Facemasks available
  • In the training room, all training equipment and furniture are sanitised thoroughly after use
  • Stationery used by the delegates during training will be disposed of at the end of the day if delegates choose not to take it with them
  • The building cleaning staff regularly disinfect all doors, handles, stair handrails, etc.
  • During this time lunch is not provided