Time Management Training

Course 344

  • Duration: 2 days
  • Language: English
  • 11 PMI PDUs
  • Level: Foundation

In this Time Management training course, you learn to develop a clear sense of purpose, structure priorities, overcome negative behavior patterns, and leverage practical strategies, tools, and techniques to develop better time management skills. Effective time management skills help professionals make better decisions, meet deadlines, and achieve their goals. Learn how to manage your time and develop your own personal action plan with this practical 2-day course.

Time Management Training Delivery Methods

  • In-Person

  • Online

Time Management Training Information

In this Time Management Training, you will learn how to:

  • Manage your time by implementing a framework to achieve goals
  • Make decisions about what you do and when
  • Apply a structured whole-brain process to shape your current and future commitments
  • Proactively schedule tasks, construct weekly plans, and create to-do lists
  • Adopt strategies and techniques to handle procrastination and interruptions

    Time Management Training Outline

    Essentials of time management

    • Contrasting time planning and time management
    • Avoiding the psychological time trap
    • Taking control of your life through the choices you make

    Determining your time style

    • Evaluating your current strengths
    • Characterizing your personal style of time management
    • Recognizing opportunities for improvement
    • Assessing the effect of your time style on others

    Gaining control over your time

    • Identifying your unique pivotal time-related issues
    • Appraising your situation with an Issues/Impact matrix
    • Targeting factors that adversely impact your time

    Incorporating a time-planning process model

    • Harnessing the power of a structured approach
    • Reusing the model throughout your life
    • Customizing the model to fit your style and needs

    Determining your primary purposes

    • Assessing clarity of purpose
    • Mind-mapping your current situation
    • Defining the purpose for each of your commitments

    Assessing your realities

    • Weighing the value of current efforts
    • Making choices in a planned way
    • Deriving tasks — the raw material of time planning

    Envisioning where you want to be

    • Leveraging the power of imagination
    • Articulating your personal mission
    • Choosing a future that works for you

    Formulating challenging goals

    • Creating a sense of direction
    • Generating personal momentum for action
    • Setting WISE goals

    Moving toward your goals

    • Initiating changes to your situation
    • Selecting steps and actions

    Focusing your attention

    • Taking steps to boost your concentration
    • Profiling your energy levels
    • Aligning tasks with your high and low periods

    Proactively identifying your priorities

    • Maximizing the Important/Urgent matrix
    • Applying the Pareto Principle for the greatest results
    • Developing the habit of immediate attention

    Building your schedule

    • Assigning tasks into a weekly and daily schedule
    • Scheduling to create greater work/life balance
    • Creating a dynamic to-do list
    • Reducing mental clutter

    Overcoming procrastination

    • Identifying the root causes of inaction
    • Beating the deadline-driven trap
    • Approaching your tasks positively

    Diffusing the impact of others

    • Asserting yourself politely and calmly
    • Conquering overcommitment

    Dealing proactively with information overload

    • Customizing your workspace
    • Stepping off the "e-mail-go-round"
    • Evaluating your information flow and retrieval process

    Analyzing your progress

    • Conducting regular reviews
    • Comparing planned vs. actual usage with a time log

    Changing your time habits for the better

    • Calculating potential time savings
    • Exercising the freedom to do it your way

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    Time Management Training FAQs

    This practice prioritizes developing a clear sense of purpose, structuring priorities, overcoming negative behavior patterns, and leveraging practical strategies, tools and techniques to develop and implement a practical time management framework.

    Yes! We know your busy work schedule may prevent you from getting to one of our classrooms which is why we offer convenient online training to meet your needs wherever you want, including online training.

    Yes, you can receive PDUs from the Time Management course.

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