Time Management Workshop

Learn how to manage your time and priorities better.
Relax, confident that you are focusing on the right things.

Overview

Introduction

Have you ever felt overwhelmed by how much you had to do? Or felt you were allocating too much time to tasks that are nowhere near the top of your list? Do you often run late? Do you lack control over your workload? Do you have times when you feel you’ve been busy all day but just not accomplished anything? If you answered yes to these questions then this course is for you!

Now more than ever it seems that there are massive pressures on our time. There are so many ways to keep in contact and be contactable that it can often feel that there’s more to achieve than the time available.
Learning to manage your time will increase your productivity and reduce your stress levels. You will be able to relax, safe in the knowledge that you are focused on your most important tasks. This is especially useful at work where there is always pressure to achieve more in less time.

Overview

This course will show you how to use your time most effectively. You will return to work with a personalised Action Plan for how you can make lasting improvements to how you manage your time.
Being able to effectively manage our time and priorities can increase productivity and job satisfaction as well as reducing stress.
Our expert trainers can show you how to make sure that you are focusing your time and energy on your most important tasks. They will also show you how to spot and avoid ‘time vampires’ that consume your time.

 

Audience

There are no prerequisites for this course as it is aimed at individuals who would like to manage their time more effectively primarily at work, but the techniques learnt will also be beneficial in all aspects of delegates’ lives.

 

Pre course :

It is very useful if prior to the course you could keep a time diary for a week or so. This will simply contain what you have spent your work days doing and also note any particular issues that came up.

The Day

Our courses run from 9.30am to roughly 4.15pm.

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

  • Some of the friendliest trainers on the planet!
  • Plenty of tea, coffee and biscuits throughout the day.
  • A tasty, freshly prepared lunch.
  • Comfortable, fully air-conditioned classrooms

Please come wearing whatever you are most comfortable in. There is no dress code.

 

Course Details
  • How You Currently Spend Your Time
    • Understanding what’s important to you
    • how your personal values impact your time
    • Time Stealers
    • Procrastination
  • Planning Your Time Whilst Remaining Flexible
  • • 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 Art of Delegation
    • The benefits of Delegation
    • What to delegate
    • when to delegate
    • How to and to whom
    The Importance of Personal Goals
    • One month goal plan
    • My one year goal plan
    • More ways I can make extra time
Your Trainer

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

She started her career as an engineer before moving to a global pharmaceutical company, where she spent 18 years. While she was there she progressed through a variety of leadership and technical roles across HR, customer service and training.

Locations
London Training Centre
8 - 12 New Bridge St
London, EC4N 7BE
Tel: 0203 143 8100

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Guildford Training Centre
Surrey Technology Centre, 40 Occam Road
Guildford, GU2 7YG
Tel: 01483 380 390

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Private Courses

We’ll happily create a custom course for you if that is what you would prefer.

Simply let us know exactly what you would like to focus on during your day during the pre-course consultation and we’ll create one just for you.

We customise it just for you:

  • 1-2-1 or in-house with your colleagues?
  • At your offices or in one of our centres?
  • Focusing only on certain key topics?

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FAQs

We will send you a booking confirmation as soon as we process your email.

This will include full of your course booking and also a full tax invoice.

It should hopefully give you all the information that you need but if you have any questions please don’t hesitate to get in touch, we’re here to help.

We accept credit and debit cards and also direct bank transfers.

No there is no dress code for our courses.

Please come wearing whatever you are most comfortable in.

If you have any special needs or requirements please let us know when you book your course so that we can confirm that we’ll be able to accommodate your needs before you book the course. Please also let the trainer know at the start of your training day.

You can change your course dates up to 14 days before the course start date subject to an administrator fee of £95 + VAT. Changes cannot be made to the booking within 14 days of the course start date.

Please see our full terms and conditions for more details.

No. We provide everything that you need for the training day.

The only additional costs for you will be travel to and from the training venue and accommodation overnight if that is required.

Resources

The Action Priority Matrix is one of a number of great ways to review your To-Do list and diary to ensure you are focused on your highest impact and highest return activities.

We have created a worksheet which walks you through the exercise.

All you need to do is print it out and follow it through step-by-step.