Time Management

Who should attend

Anyone who wants to learn how to use their time more effectively, to achieve their goals and in general to feel more in control of their workload.

Course Objectives

By the end of the course participants will be able to:

  • Analyse time use and identify time wasters, unproductive habits etc. and take
  • Steps to avoid or deal with them effectively
  • Understand own working style and the impact it has on managing time
  • Plan, prioritise and schedule tasks in line with urgency and importance
  • Set up efficient systems for dealing with paperwork and emails
  • Use assertiveness techniques to manage interruptions and say ‘No’

Course Content

  • Time as a resource and key principles of time management
  • Benefits of better time management – personal and organisational
  • Analysis of current time use and alignment with key job objectives
  • Identifying time wasters and other barriers to good time management
  • Different working styles and impact on personal productivity
  • Time management quadrants – Urgent versus Important
  • Getting organised – setting objectives, planning and prioritising
  • Conquering procrastination – the greatest ‘thief of time’
  • Awareness of personal prime time and what to do with it
  • The Pareto Principle or 80:20 rule
  • Using assertiveness techniques for managing interruptions and saying ‘No’
  • Using planning tools including Outlook
  • Tips for dealing efficiently with paperwork and emails
  • Practical exercises and questionnaires
  • Personal action plans and committing to new habits

To book your place or for more information, call us on 0131 625 7142, or complete the form below:

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Course Location

This course will be run at the Edinburgh Training and Conference Venue, which is situated in the centre of Edinburgh, just 5 minutes walk from Waverley Station and close to major bus routes, including the airport bus. Discounted parking is available at the St John's Hill NCP Car Park. Our training rooms are light and spacious, all are air conditioned with natural daylight.

Complimentary breakfast and lunch will provided, as well as tea and coffee throughout the day. If you've got any special dietary requirements just let us know, ideally in advance, and we will be pleased to cater for them. Our team will be there on the day to make sure everything goes smoothly. If there's anything you need please ask, because "If we Can we Will".

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