Time Management

An Foundational Business Skills Course

*This course can be tailored or customized to your specific needs.

Course Overview

Time Management provides a practical, hands-on learning experience in using time effectively to accomplish goals. You will identify effective time-management strategies, including defining personal and professional goals, establishing priorities, and identifying the tasks that will be critical to achieving those goals. Learned tools will be practiced and applied to current projects and tasks as you build your own personal time management action plan.

Objectives

  1. Apply learned tools of organization, prioritization, and elimination to increase time management as it relates to productivity in the workplace.
  2. Plan and set goals for personal and professional long and short term tasks and projects.
  3. Develop an action plan to balance demands on time.

Lesson 1: Organization

  • Establish strong billing and collection processes
  • Cash management factors
  • Understand how time management and productivity are important to business
  • Identify how to prioritize tasks and break large tasks into smaller parts
  • Manage interruptions and distractions
  • Demonstrate proactive and time stealing conversations
  • Describe how to manage email overload

Lesson 2: Prioritization

  • Effective Time Blocking
  • Categorize work in order to prioritize
  • Prioritize your day
  • Understand the value of and how to set daily/weekly goals using S.M.A.R.T. Goals
  • Deal with deadlines
  • Avoid procrastination and take action

Lesson 3: Elimination

  • Understand the elements of a culture of productivity
  • Discuss the impact of procrastination
  • Identify unproductive time
  • Create momentum by sustaining productivity
  • Clarify roles and responsibilities
  • Understand how to measure productivity

Lesson 4: Action Plan

  • Define where you are now
  • Apply the tools provided to create highly charged personal action plans
  • Implement and create an accountability plan