Course Description

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

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 

What you will learn

Course Core Competencies:  

Module 1: Setting SMART Goals 

Topic A: The Three p’s 

Topic B: The SMART Way 

Topic C: Prioritizing Your Goals 

Topic D: Visualization 

Module 2: Prioritizing Your Time 

Topic A: The 80/20 Rule 

Topic B: The Urgent/Important Matrix 

Topic C: Being Assertive 

Module 3: Planning Wisely 

Topic A: Creating Your Productivity Journal 

Topic B: Maximizing the Power of Your Productivity Journal 

Topic C: The Glass Jar: Rocks, Pebbles, Sand, and Water 

Topic D: Chunk, Block, and Tackle 

Topic E: Ready, Fire, Aim! 

Module 4: Tackling Procrastination 

Topic A: Why We Procrastinate 

Topic B: Nine Ways to Overcome Procrastination 

Topic C: Eat That Frog! 

Module 5: Crisis Management 

Topic A: When the Storm Hits 

Topic B: Creating a Plan 

Topic C: Executing the Plan 

Topic D: Lessons Learned 

Module 6: Organizing Your Workspace 

Topic A: De-Clutter 

Topic B: Managing Workflow 

Topic C: Dealing with E-mail 

Topic D: Using Calendars 

Module 7: Delegating Made Easy 

Topic A: When to Delegate 

Topic B: To Whom Should You Delegate 

Topic C: How Should You Delegate 

Topic D: Keeping Control 

Topic E: The Importance of Full Acceptance 

Module 8: Setting a Ritual 

Topic A: What is a Ritual? 

Topic B: Ritualizing Sleep, Meals, and Exercise 

Topic C: Example Rituals 

Topic D: Using Rituals to Maximize Time 

Module 9: Meeting Management 

Topic A: Deciding if a Meeting is Necessary 

Topic B: Using the PAT Approach 

Topic C: Building the Agenda 

Topic D: Keeping Things on Track  

Topic E: Making Sure the Meeting Was Worthwhile 

Module 10: Alternatives to Meetings 

Topic A: Instant Messaging and Chat Rooms 

Topic B: Teleconferencing 

Topic C: E-Mail Lists and Online Groups 

Topic D: Collaboration Applications 

Course: Time Management

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  • Location: GA, Atlanta

  • Date & Time: Mar 30, 2023 09:00 AM EST

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  • Date & Time: Mar 30, 2023 09:00 AM EST

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  • Date & Time: Apr 03, 2023 09:00 AM EST


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