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Time Management Skills for Non-Managers

Time Management Skills for Non-Managers

The most valuable resource available to staff is time.  It is a common complaint that "there are not enough hours in the day" yet a typical employee devotes the majority of available time to low priority work.

The potential for participants to achieve more in their jobs and careers is partly dependent upon how well their time is managed.

 

Business Benefits:  

This course will enable participants to develop their skills in managing and prioritising their workloads to improve efficiency and reduce time pressures.

 

Objectives: 

  • Identify areas where time is wasted
  • Manage interruptions and overcome obstacles 
  • Reduce their level of stress at work
  • Be more assertive in resisting pressure to take on more tasks
  • Use planning strategies and tools to manage their time more effectively

 

Duration 1 day

Course Content

  • Where Time is Wasted
  • Forward Planning
  • Controlling the Calendar; Scheduling and Almanacking
  • Organising Work into Active and Reactive Tasks
  • Prioritising
  • Handling Interruptions
  • Telephone Interruptions
  • Drop-in Visitors
  • Delegation
  • Saying "No"
  • Using Office Systems to Save Time
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