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Time Management

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!

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Area of Learning — Time Management

About this course

These highly effective individuals are able to focus on the tasks with the greatest impact to them and their organisation.

The Time Management workshop will cover strategies to help participants learn these crucial strategies. Your participants will be given a skill set that include personal motivation, delegation skills, organization tools, and crisis management. We’ll cover all this and more during this workshop.

Note

Participants who wish to receive a Statement of Attainment can choose to complete a post course assessment. Upon successful completion of the assessment they will be eligible to receive a statement of attainment for the BSBWOR424 Develop work priorities unit of competency.

Course Outline

Module One: Getting Started

  • Workshop Objectives
  • Pre-Assignment Review

Module Two: Setting SMART Goals

  • The Three P’s
  • The SMART Way
  • Prioritizing Your Goals
  • Visualization
  • Case Study
  • Module Two: Review Questions

Module Three: Prioritizing Your Time

  • The 80/20 Rule
  • The Urgent/Important Matrix
  • Being Assertive
  • Case Study
  • Module Three: Review Questions

Module Four: Planning Wisely

  • Creating Your Productivity Journal
  • Maximizing the Power of Your Productivity Journal
  • The Glass Jar: Rocks, Pebbles, Sand, and Water
  • Chunk, Block, and Tackle
  • Ready, Fire, Aim!
  • Case Study
  • Module Four: Review Questions

Module Five: Tackling Procrastination

  • Why We Procrastinate
  • Nine Ways to Overcome Procrastination
  • Eat That Frog!
  • Case Study
  • Module Five: Review Questions

Module Six: Crisis Management

  • When the Storm Hits
  • Creating a Plan
  • Executing the Plan
  • Lessons Learned
  • Case Study
  • Module Six: Review Questions

Module Seven: Organizing Your Workspace

  • De-Clutter
  • Managing Workflow
  • Dealing with E-mail
  • Using Calendars
  • Case Study
  • Module Seven: Review Questions

Module Eight: Delegating Made Easy

  • When to Delegate
  • To Whom Should You Delegate?
  • How Should You Delegate?
  • Keeping Control
  • The Importance of Full Acceptance
  • Case Study
  • Module Eight: Review Questions

Module Nine: Setting a Ritual

  • What is a Ritual?
  • Ritualizing Sleep, Meals, and Exercise
  • Example Rituals
  • Using Rituals to Maximize Time
  • Case Study
  • Module Nine: Review Questions

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
  • Case Study
  • Module Ten: Review Questions

Module Eleven: Alternatives to Meetings

  • Instant Messaging and Chat Rooms
  • Teleconferencing
  • E-Mail Lists and Online Groups
  • Collaboration Applications
  • Case Study
  • Module Eleven: Review Questions

Module Twelve: Wrapping Up

  • Words from the Wise

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Learning Outcomes

  • Plan and prioritize each day’s activities in a more efficient, productive manner
  • Overcome procrastination quickly and easily
  • Handle crises effectively and quickly
  • Organize your workspace and workflow to make better use of time
  • Delegate more efficiently
  • Use rituals to make your life run smoother
  • Plan meetings more appropriately and effectively

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