Time Management

Course Title Course Language Est.Duration-days Est.Duration-Hours
Time Management Bilingual 3 21

Learning Objective

  • Identified their biggest ‘time stealers’ which reduce their productivity and established solutions to reduce or remove their negative impact
  • Acquired practical time management skills for scheduling, planning and prioritizing work
  • Discussed and practiced a range of recognized time management techniques such as
    effective delegation, assertively saying ‘no’ and negotiating alternative solutions

Course Contents

  • Identifying your greatest ‘time stealers’
    o Ice breaker exercise, small group and individual reflective exercise
  • Guiding principles of time and self-management
    o Planning and controlling your workload
    o Keeping yourself motivated to achieve tasks
    o Reducing travel time and how to optimally use the time available to you
    o Managing communication
    o Small group exercise with presentation feedback and group discussion
  • Identifying and managing peak physiological performance time
    o Peak physiological performance and time
    o Importance of breaks and the negative effects of stress
    o Presentation followed by individual exercise and group discussion
  • Saying ‘no’ and negotiating solutions
    o Ways to say ‘no’ assertively
    o Identifying potential win-win solutions
    o A demonstration, group discussion, pairs practical exercise
  • Prioritizing workload and key tasks
    o Need for task prioritization and ‘Eating your frogs’
    o Methods of task prioritization
    o Presentation, group discussion and individual exercises
  • Planning and prioritizing your own workload
    o Templates for planning and prioritizing projects, goals, tasks
    o Planning essentials and practical
    o Presentation, individual practical activity and facilitated group discussion
  • Delegating tasks
    o Defining delegation and identifying why we tend not to delegate
    o Benefits and art of effective delegation
    o Presentation, demonstration, group exercise and facilitated group review
  • Assigning tasks to be delegated
    o Team skills matrix
    o Identifying the best person for the task
    o Presentation, individual exercise with feedback and review
  • Solutions for managing time effectively
    o Finalizing our time management strategies to resolve time stealers
    o Individual reflective and action planning exercise with colleague support


Attendees will get a training certificate after the completion of the course.