Time Management

by on January 6, 2015
Posted in Management

In this workshop you will learn how to manage and control your time and how to become more productive through better time management. Time management tools and guidelines will be presented with cases and exercises. Topics covered include: Planning, goal setting, delegation, empowerment, effective meetings, time wasters, and experiential learning.

Who Should Attend?

All Managers, team leaders and staff members.

Learning Objectives:

  • Recognize Key Components of Effective Goal Setting through Time Management
  • Discover Your Time Management Strengths and Self-Management Opportunities
  • Manage Multiple Priorities Based on Validity and Urgency
  • Redirect Your Efforts to the Most Important and Valid Tasks
  • Learn When and How to Delegate and Empower
  • Identify Ways to Deal with Distractions and Eliminate Interruptions
  • Set Group Goals and Priorities
  • Discover Quick and Easy Ways to Handle Non-Valid Tasks
  • Learn Strategies to Improve Your Concentration and Increase Your Efficiency
  • Implement Tools and Techniques for Effective Multi-tasking and Scheduling Abilities
  • Learn How to Run Effective Meetings

Day One:

  • Define Time
  • What is time management
  • Time management and productivity
  • Decision Making and Time Management
  • Understand and Reconcile the Shifting Priorities in Your Workday
  • Identify Typical Time-Wasters in Your Workday
  • Categorize the Time-Wasters as Self or Other Imposed
  • Identify the Value (Cost) of Your Time
  • Recognize Effective Time Management as Self-Management
  • Learn the Key Steps to Value and Control Your Time
  • Identify Your Current Time Management Strengths and Self-Management Opportunities
  • Understand the Goal-Setting Process
  • Recognize the Key Components of Effective Goal Setting
  • Create Clearly Defined Goals Based on Your Role
  • Develop Skills to Set SMART Goals
  • Write Your Own SMART Goal(s)

Day Two:

Managing Multiple PrioritiesFocus on the Important and Valid

  • Set Priorities Using Importance and Validity as Guideposts
  • Use Urgency to Tie-Break between Competing Priorities
  • Redirect Your Efforts to the Most Important and Valid Tasks Based on Your Role and Responsibilities
  • Discover Ways to Handle Non-Valid Tasks
  • Prioritize Your Day by Answering Key Questions
  • Effectively Delegate Appropriate Tasks
  • General Guidelines for Delegation
  • Barriers to Effective Delegation

Day Three:

Managing Meaningful Meetings

  • Identify Reasons Why Some Meetings Are Ineffective
  • Match Your Meeting Method to Your Message
  • Develop Ways to Ensure Your Meetings Have Meaning
  • Incorporate Timely Tips to Make Your Meetings Meaningful
  • Plan and Lead More Productive and Effective Meetings
  • Learn Effective Meeting Attendee Behaviors
  • Improve Your Meeting Attendee Skills
  • Deal with Difficult Attendees

Establish Boundaries to Create Balance

  • Improve Your Personal Skills to Better Manage Your Time
  • Prioritize and Choose Your Activities to Provide Balance
  • Use the Ten Timely Tips for Establishing Boundaries
  • Understand the Importance of Honoring Your Own Time
  • Say Yes to Yourself by Saying No to Others

Day Four :


Crafting Your Time Mastery Plan

Experiential Learning and Action Plan

  • Identify Key Learning Outcomes From the Workshop
  • Write Two SMART Goals for Your Time Mastery Plan
  • Transfer What You  Learned into Action