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Effective Time Management
Effective Time Management
 

TIME MANAGEMENT

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CPD accredited course

Note: this Time Management course is CPD certified.
It is available as either a classroom course with online revision, or an online course.
This means that not only has it been rigorously assessed in terms of content and quality, but it comes with a FREE CPD Certification certificate, as well as an Activia diploma of completion.
We are a corporate member of the CPD: the highest level of association available.

COURSE OUTLINE

Full details of modules and topics covered in this one-day course

Blended learning
FREE E-LEARNING REVISION

Note: Free e-learning revision is available with this course: 12 months of access for each delegate on scheduled public (open) classes and standard on-site/private classes (not available for bespoke courses) .

DURATION

This is a one-day training course structured into 10 modules

COURSE AIMS

This one-day workshop is designed to provide delegates with the skills required to analyse their use of time and to give practical tools to improve their own self-management.

TARGET AUDIENCE

Anyone who needs to manage their time ! This includes senior managers, line managers and supervisors, administrators, project managers and many more

WHY TIME MANAGEMENT TRAINING ?

Do you:

  • Procrastinate ?
  • Often run late ?
  • Overschedule yourself ?
  • Feel that you are forced to rush jobs ?
  • Lack real control of your workload ?


Time management has been in existence for a long time, but the term creates a false impression because time cannot be managed : we can only manage ourselves and our use of time.
So time management is actually self management, and all time management skills can be learned.
We teach you how to build time management techniques into your daily routine so you can recognize and solve personal time management problems, staying in control of your working day.
The result ? Your working day will be less stressful, more productive and much more enjoyable.


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MODULE 1:  Introduction and Course Overview
MODULE 2:  How to Prioritise
Learning outcomes:
Understand the importance of defining priorities, and how to apply different approaches to the Prioritisation Grid that make your time much more productive.
Topics covered:
  • Benefit versus Effort
  • Urgent versus Important
  • Why We Need Time Management
  • Values and Priorities
  • The Prioritisation Grid
MODULE 3:  Time Robbers
Learning outcomes:
Self-inflicted or Imposed by others. Discuss and evaluate the interventions that can side track and derail us throughout the day. Awareness can greatly affect the outcome.
Topics covered:
  • Time Robbers Imposed by Others
  • Time Robbers Imposed by You
MODULE 4:  Planning Your Work
Learning outcomes:
From analysing planning tools to setting up a process that's right for you, this module opens the discussion on a variety of common options.
Topics covered:
  • Benefits of Planning
  • Guidelines and Tools for Efficient Planning
  • The Difference Between Planning and Scheduling
  • Five Minutes Before the Hour
MODULE 5:  The Four D's
Learning outcomes:
Can you decide how to selectively improve how you value each task? This straightforward method will empower you with a mind-set to allocate a priority through a four phase value system.
Topics covered:
  • What makes the 4 Ds easy
  • Guidelines for Keeping a Piece of Paper
  • Dump, Delay, Delegate and Do
  • Using the 4 Ds
MODULE 6:  How to Delegate Effectively
Learning outcomes:
To develop the skills for incorporating individual strengths into a team dynamic with achievement can be a powerful tool to maximise time efficiency. This module will discuss the core essentials.
Topics covered:
  • What is Delegation?
  • The Five Levels of Delegation
  • Five Steps to Delegation
  • Keeping Responsibility
  • When You Cannot Delegate
MODULE 7:  Setting SMART Goals for Yourself
Learning outcomes:
Understand the importance of systematic setting of SMART goals and achievement through completion.
Topics covered:
  • Why You Need to Set Goals NOW
  • Knowing What You Want to Accomplish
  • The Three Ps of Goals
  • SMART Goals
MODULE 8:  Techniques for Getting Organised
Learning outcomes:
Sometimes choice is everything. Learn how to organise your workspace, control the effect of emails and managing your work processes through batching are covered in this module.
Topics covered:
  • The Need for Organisation
  • Organising your Day - Using a "To Do" List
  • Pareto – the 80-20 Rule – and Quick Wins
  • Organising your Workspace
  • Effective E-mail Operation
  • The Batching Technique
  • Streamlining Your Approach with STING
  • Meetings and Phone Calls
MODULE 9:  Time Mapping
Topics covered:
  • Using Technology
  • Productivity Analysis
  • Scheduling of Demanding Tasks
  • What is a Time Map?
MODULE 10:  Your Personal Action Plan

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Time Management Basics (Half Day)

COURSE OUTLINE
[Duration: half day]

Time Management Basics (Half Day)

  • Introduction and Course Overview
  • Time Robbers
  • Prioritisation Grid
  • Planning
  • Setting Goals
  • Getting Organised
  • The Four Ds
  • Your Personal Action Plan

DELEGATE FEEDBACK FOR OUR
EFFECTIVE TIME MANAGEMENT COURSE

AVERAGE REVIEW: 4.6 out of 5  BASED ON 323 REVIEWS

Mark Radbourne
, Jan 27 2020
"Really enjoyed the course, Michael was very good and now I need to put the procedures learned into place"


 
Course rating of 5 stars
Colin Melhuish
, Jan 16 2020
"Would recommend it."


 
Course rating of 4 stars
Tony Thornton
, Jan 6 2020
"The training has made me think about how I work, and given me the necessary tools to work in a more efficient manner."


 
Course rating of 5 stars
Michelle Katz
, Dec 17 2019
"As I was the only participant it was perfect "


 
Course rating of 5 stars
Helen Duncan
, Dec 17 2019
"Very good trainer and am suggesting Activia to my company for further training needs"


 
Course rating of 5 stars
Joy Ridley
, Dec 12 2019
"I enjoyed the day and found it very helpful indeed. I was surprised and pleased at how much it taught me about myself and gave me insights into why I do certain things that will make them easier to address. I was also pleased to find that I'm already doing some of the right things! Our trainer had a lovely friendly manner which you feel at ease to speak and involved us all very well. It was interesting learning from each other and I picked up useful tips from others. A very worthwhile day."


 
Course rating of 5 stars
Paul Curtis
, Dec 11 2019
"Catriona kept our attention all day and I learnt some new techniques on time management."


 
Course rating of 5 stars
John Bartlett
, Dec 11 2019
"Excellent facilitation of group issues. Course evolved to pick up on and focus on issues pertinent to the company. Enjoyed the day which can't always be said about training courses !"


 
Course rating of 5 stars
Stuart Laws
, Dec 5 2019
"Really useful and well taught"


 
Course rating of 5 stars
David Williams
, Dec 5 2019
"Thoroughly enjoyable day, really felt like I learnt some good techniques that i'm trying to apply to my work and home life."


 
Course rating of 5 stars

MORE INFORMATION FOR
EFFECTIVE TIME MANAGEMENT

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FREE Online Revision

With our latest Time Management courses, you get free online revision for a full 12 months after your class so you can reinforce the knowledge you have gained.

Access is simple: go to www.activia.co.uk/login/ and log in using your email address.   This will give you free access to our e-learning revision modules.

Note: These have been developed and written exclusively by Activia to maximise effectiveness, by matching the online content exactly to what you cover in class.   We hope you have fun, on the day of the course and with honing your knowledge afterwards!

General Information

All Activia business training has been created, reviewed and developed to ensure up to date provision and constantly improving standards of content. Our Time Management training is interactive and classroom-based which maximises learning through the ability to ask questions and discuss specific issues.

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Note: Please allow 1 - 2 working days for your confirmation and invoice.

What happens on the day

If you are coming to our centre, dress code is smart casual.   Refreshments in the form of tea/coffee will be provided for morning and afternoon breaks, but please note that we do not provide lunch.   The timetable is as follows:

9:15

ARRIVAL TIME

9:30

TRAINING STARTS

11:00

MID-MORNING BREAK



1:00

ONE HOUR LUNCH BREAK

3:15

MID-AFTERNOON BREAK

4:30

WRAP UP

Note: break times can vary according to the needs of the training, and course duration for smaller class sizes are usually shorter because fewer delegates have fewer questions !

What you get

With your Time Management training course from Activia, you get a free workbook, so you can review and revise afterwards to reinforce your knowledge. With all courses, you are also given 12 months access to free online revision which will further help you to reinforce the lessons you have learned.

Every delegate on a Time Management course also gets an Activia Training Attendance Certificate.



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