Time Management

Career Development


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. Participants will be given a skill set that includes personal motivation, delegation skills, organization tools, and crisis management. We'll cover all this and more during this workshop.

Time Management Course Outline:

Module One: Getting Started
Workshop Objectives

Module Two: Goal Setting
The Three P"s
S.M.A.R.T. Goals
Prioritizing Your Goals

Module Three: Prioritizing Your Time
The 80/20 Rule
The Urgent Versus Important Matrix

Module Four: Planning Wisely
Creating Your Productivity Journal
Maximizing the Power of Your Productivity Journal
The Glass Jar: Rocks, Pebbles, Sand, and Water
Chunck, Block, and Tackle
Ready, Fire, Aim!

Module Five: Tackling Procrastination
Why We Procrastinate
Nine Ways to Overcome Procrastination
Eat That Frog!

Module Six: Crisis Management
When the Storm Hits
Creating a Plan
Executing the Plan
Lessons Learned

Module Seven: Organizing Your Workspace
Managing Workflow
Dealing with E-mail
Using Calendars

Module Eight: Delegating Made Easy
When to Delegate
To Whom Should You Delegate?
How Should You Delegate
Keeping Control
The Importance of Full Acceptance

Module Nine: Setting a Ritual
What is a Ritual?
Ritualizing Sleep, Meals, Exercise
Examples of Rituals
Using Rituals t Maximize Time

Module Ten: 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

Module Eleven: Alternatives to Meetings
Instant Messaging and Chat Rooms
E-mail Lists and Online Groups
Collaborating Applications

Module Twelve: Wrapping Up
Words from the Wise
Lessons Learned
Completion of Action Plans and Evaluations

  • Time Management
  • Pre-Assignment
  • 1. Time Management - Getting Started
  • 2. Setting Smart Goals _Time Management_
  • Module 02 case study
  • 02-The Urgent-Important Matrix
  • 3. Prioritizing Your Time _ Time Management_
  • Module 03 case study
  • 4. Planning Wisely _Time Management_
  • Module 04 case study
  • 5. Tackling Procrastination
  • Module 05 case study
  • 6. Crisis Management _Time Management_
  • Module 06 case study
  • 03-Crisis at Gadgets Unlimited
  • 7. Organizing Your Workspace _Time Management_
  • Module 07 case study
  • 04-The Manager_s Desk
  • 8. Delegating Made Easy _Time Management_
  • Module 08 case study
  • 05-Delegation at Gadgets Unlimited
  • 8. Setting a Ritual _Time Management_
  • Module 09 case study
  • 10. Meeting Management _Time Management_
  • Module 10 case study
  • 11. Alternatives To Meetings _Time Management_
  • Module 11 case study
  • Action Plan
  • Activities
Completion rules
  • All units must be completed
  • Leads to a certification with a duration: Forever