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Time Management

Duration: 1 day
Course Price: $450

This course will help you focus on key practices for managing your time effectively. Learn to prioritize projects among the changing and competing demands on your time. You will also gain an understanding of how your current workplace requires you to constantly re-tool to work strategically instead of working harder. You will learn practical tools that can help you to better align your daily activities to accomplish your goals.

Outline

  • Understand What Gets in Our Way And Overcome Obstacles to Productivity (2 hr session)
    • Learn the 3 Key Categories of Time Management Barriers that Stop You from Getting Work Done Effectively
    • Make Sure You’re Scheduling the Right Task for the Right Time
    • Plan for Your Day In 18 Minutes
    • Action Plan
  • Increase Productivity with Behavior Change (2 hr session)
    • Understand the Basic Misconceptions about Multitasking
    • Concentrate in Chunks
    • Turn Stuff into Actions: The REP Plan
    • Action Plan
  • Outlook Best Practices and Delegation (2 hr session)
    • Outlook and Paper Best Practices for Time Management
    • Delegate the Right Task to the Right Person at the Right Time
    • Organize Your Electronic and Paper Information Easily and Efficiently
      • Evaluate, Reduce and Preempt
    • Action Plan

 

Target Audience

Individual contributors and mid-level and senior leaders who are seeking to increase their abilities to thrive in chaotic, unpredictable environments will benefit from this course. 

This course will help you focus on key practices for managing your time effectively. Learn to prioritize projects among the changing and competing demands on your time. You will also gain an understanding of how your current workplace requires you to constantly re-tool to work strategically instead of working harder. You will learn practical tools that can help you to better align your daily activities to accomplish your goals.

Outline

  • Understand What Gets in Our Way And Overcome Obstacles to Productivity (2 hr session)
    • Learn the 3 Key Categories of Time Management Barriers that Stop You from Getting Work Done Effectively
    • Make Sure You’re Scheduling the Right Task for the Right Time
    • Plan for Your Day In 18 Minutes
    • Action Plan
  • Increase Productivity with Behavior Change (2 hr session)
    • Understand the Basic Misconceptions about Multitasking
    • Concentrate in Chunks
    • Turn Stuff into Actions: The REP Plan
    • Action Plan
  • Outlook Best Practices and Delegation (2 hr session)
    • Outlook and Paper Best Practices for Time Management
    • Delegate the Right Task to the Right Person at the Right Time
    • Organize Your Electronic and Paper Information Easily and Efficiently
      • Evaluate, Reduce and Preempt
    • Action Plan

 

Target Audience

Individual contributors and mid-level and senior leaders who are seeking to increase their abilities to thrive in chaotic, unpredictable environments will benefit from this course. 

Prerequisites: No prerequisites for this course

What You Will Cover

Understanding What Gets In Our Way

  • Learn three key categories of time management barriers that stop us from getting work done effectively
  • Uncover your time management barriers and develop strategies to eliminate them

Methods for Managing Your Day

  • Plan for your day, so your day doesn’t manage you
  • Establish procedures to make sure you’re getting your work done on time and with quality
  • Benefit by planning your tasks accordingly based on your cycles of energy and work/life challenges
  • Manage stress through purposeful action rather than passive reaction

Estimating Tasks and Duration

  • Work strategically instead of harder by equating tasks with the proper duration to accomplish them
  • Understand the basic misconceptions about multi-tasking and how it gets in your way
  • Apply a tool which leverages current research on human productivity cycles

Outlook and Paper Best Practices for Time Management

  • Uncover the ability to manage your tasks and calendar using Outlook functionality
  • Learn how to integrate your daily task list into Outlook and not let your email inbox manage you
  • Apply a simple structure to your email management system to create easy access
  • Organize your electronic and paper information easily and efficiently

Prioritization

  • Delegate tasks so you can focus on the value that you provide to your organization
  • Clarify your goals and priorities through a well-researched matrix practiced by effective leaders
  • Apply preventive strategies to eliminate busy-work
  • Understand task management to get the most important work done during your day
  • Examine your life from a holistic viewpoint of balancing and prioritizing what is most important to you

Developing an Action Plan

  • Accomplish work by preparing and planning for your day, week, month, and overall workflow by applying the tools and concepts in this class
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