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.
• Understanding what’s important to you
• How your personal values impact your time
• Time stealers
• Prioritising – Urgent vs Important tasks 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
• My one-month goal plan
• My one-year goal plan
• More ways you can make extra time
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 time management 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.
This will allow us to 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 so that they consider how best to make the activities and materials work for you.
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.
The short answer to this is no.
If you are struggling with things like effectively planning tasks and having the appropriate skills and techniques to then implement your plan then this course will work wonders for you.
Telltale signs that this course would work well for you include frequent or habitual:
2. Running late?
3. Overscheduling yourself?
4. Being forced to rush jobs to hit deadlines as you are behind?
5. Lacking genuine control of your workload?
Conversely, if you find that you are able to spend the majority of your time focused on your most important tasks then you are probably already managing your time well.
Yes, we do. We offer 6 months of post-course support.
During this period if you are struggling to implement the time management techniques that we cover let us know and we’ll get your trainer to make contact.
Depending on what the issue is we may offer email or phone support, whichever we feel will provide you with the best experience and support your use of the techniques and tools that we teach you best.
Our time management training is highly personalised. We don’t take the cookie cutter approach that many other time management courses do.
Learning effective time management tools and techniques is only half of the battle. The key is then to look at how you can implement those tools and techniques in your own particular situation.
For some people effective delegation will offer a useful solution for others other techniques (learning to deal with disruptions for example) will a more effective time management solution.
Good time management skills will make sure that you’re using your time effectively.
Other things being equal, using your time more effectively will allow you to deliver:
Time is irreplaceable. Almost all resources (like money) can be replaced but once a portion of time is gone it’s gone.
Given that many people argue that time is the most valuable resource you have (rightly!) and argue that you need to plan and use it effectively.
Effective time management naturally leads you to be:
The four D’s of time management is a very well established time management technique.
This technique involves assessing all of your outstanding tasks and putting them into one of four D categories.
The four D’s of time management are:
Although it relates to low-level tasks the last point ‘Delete’ is often what people find the most difficult. It goes against our training to be thorough and detailed oriented. Remember you’re not simply not doing the task and so being lazy. You’re doing the hard work of making sure that you’re using your time well and going to use that time for more important things.
When delegating a task you should do this to the least experienced person capable of completing the task. This will stretch them and help with their personal development.