Organizational Skills

Administrative Skills


Developing good Organizational Skill is an investment that will provide benefits for years. To be successful means to be organized. These skills will filter through all aspects of your participants professional and personal lives. Throughout this workshop your participants will be given the tools necessary in developing better Organizational Skills.

Through Organizational Skills your participants will encounter improved productivity, better management, and an overall increase in professional growth. Every day people waste numerous amounts of time looking for items. So stop looking for those important items, and start knowing where they are by getting organized.

Organizational Skills Course Outline:

Module One: Getting Started
Workshop Objectives

Module Two: Remove the Clutter
Just Do It
You Don"t Have to Keep Everything
Three Boxes: Keep, Donate, and Trash
A Place For Everything And Everything In Its Place
Case Study
Module Two: Review Questions

Module Three: Prioritize
Write It Down
Urgent/Important Matrix
Divide Tasks
80/20 Rule
Case Study
Module Three: Review Questions

Module Four: Scheduling Your Time
Have a Master Calendar
Setting Deadlines
Remove or Limit the Time Wasters
Coping With Things Outside of Our Control
Case Study
Module Four: Review Questions

Module Five: To Do Lists
Use a Day Planner
Finish What You Start
Focus on the Important
Do Quick Tasks Immediately
Case Study
Module Four: Review Questions

Module Six: Paper and Paperless Storage
Find a System that Works for You
Make it Consistent
Make it Time Sensitive
Setting up Archives
Case Study
Module Six: Review Questions

Module Seven: Organization Your Work Area
Keeping Items Within Arm"s Reach
Only Have Current Projects on Your Desk
Arranging Your Drawers
Organize to Match Your Workflow
Case Study
Module Seven: Review Questions

Module Eight: Tools to Fight Procrastination
Eat That Frog!
Remove Distractions
Give Yourself a Reward
Break Up Large Tasks
Case Study
Module Eight: Review Questions

Module Nine: Organizing your Inbox
Setting up Delivery Rules
Folder and Message Hierarchy
Deal with Email Right Away
Flag and Highlight Important Items
Case Study
Module Nine: Review Questions

Module Ten: Avoid the Causes of Disorganization
Keeping Everything
Not Being Consistent
Not Following a Schedule
Bad Habits
Case Study
Module Ten: Review Questions

Module Eleven: Discipline is the Key to Stay Organized
Stay Within Your Systems
Learn to Say No
Have Organization Be Part of Your Life
Plan for Tomorrow, Today
Case Study
Module Eleven: Review Questions

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

  • Organizational Skills.
  • Pre-Assignment
  • Organization Skills 1. Getting Started-HD
  • Organization Skills 2. Remove The Clutter-HD
  • Module 02 Case Study-4
  • 01-My Excuses
  • 02-What Do I Keep
  • Organization Skills 3. Prioritize-HD
  • Module 03 Case Study-5
  • 03-My Priorities
  • 04-My Matrix
  • 05-Dividing My Tasks
  • Organization Skills 4. Scheduling Your Time-HD
  • Module 04 Case Study-6
  • 06-My Calendar
  • 07-My Time Wasters
  • 08-What Do I Control
  • Organization Skills 5. To Do Lists-HD
  • Module 05 Case Study-7
  • 09-Unfinished Business
  • 10-What is Important
  • 11-Quick Tasks to Do First
  • Organization Skills 6. Paper and Paperless Storage-HD
  • Module 06 Case Study-8
  • 12-Paper vs. Paperless
  • 13-Everyday vs. Archive
  • Organization Skills 7. Organization In Your Work Area-HD
  • Module 07 Case Study-9
  • 14-Arranging Your Work Space
  • 15-My Projects
  • 16-Arranging Your Desk Drawers
  • Organization Skills 8. Tools To Fight Procrastination-HD
  • Module 08 Case Study-10
  • 17-Eat That Frog_
  • 18-My Distractions
  • 19-Break Up Large Tasks
  • Organization Skills 9. Organizing Your Inbox-HD
  • Module 09 Case Study-11
  • 20-Setting Up Email Delivery Rules
  • 21-Deciding Folder and Message Hierarchy
  • 22-What to Do With Your Emails
  • Organization Skills 10. Avoid the Causes of Disorganization-HD
  • Module 10 Case Study-12
  • 23-Why Do I Keep Things
  • 24-My Bad Habits
  • Organization Skills 11 Discipline is the Key to Stay Organized
  • Module 11 Case Study-13
  • 25-How Do I Say This
  • 26-My Future Goals
  • Post Assessment
  • Post Assessment Answers
  • Module 12 Closing
  • Recommended Reading List
Completion rules
  • All units must be completed
  • Leads to a certification with a duration: Forever