Effective Time Management

1 Day Course
Code GK2948

This course has been replaced by a newer Time Management course.

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Is there really anything new? (1 topic)

  • Dr. Samuel Johnson: People "more frequently require to be reminded than informed."

Can you really keep up?

Dealing with procrastination - Do it now! (1 topic)

  • "The now habit"

Conflicting advice - why so many choices?

How to discover your real priorities

How to make time for your priorities (3 topics)

  • ABC analysis
  • Pareto analysis
  • Fit

How to set goals - self management

Tools and techniques for planning and scheduling time

Tracking techniques - activity logs

Ignore the noise! (8 topics)

  • How to manage your e-mail
  • Empty your Inbox or keep the count near zero
  • It's all about three folders: Action, Archive, and Hold
  • Telephone techniques
  • One-on-one encounters
  • Step away from the computer!
  • Focus on the present
  • Pay attention! (Ignore all the beeps and blats)

To-do lists that work! (task list vs. priority list) (15 topics)

  • Getting things done - the four criteria model
  • Setting deadlines
  • Purge, simplify, and organize
  • Dealing with change
  • How to deal with interruptions
  • How to carve out your "me time"
  • How to say "no" and still live to work another day
  • Delegation techniques
  • How to "decompose" your work into achievable, actionable byte-sized pieces (action plans)
  • Understanding when you are at your best
  • When to use technology and when not to
  • How to work with other people to achieve common goals
  • Set aside time for. nothing (catching the brain-rain)
  • Get enough: sleep, exercise, food, rest, play (It's all about balance!)
  • Overwork (burnout bound!)

Prerequisites

Before attending this course delegates must thave the following skills or knowledge before attending this course; PMP certification Introduction to Project Management IT Risk Management Applied Project Management PMP® Exam Prep Boot Camp

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