Time Management Course Overview

Do you need effective time management strategies to increase productivity, reduce stress and work smarter? Be more productive and make the most of your valuable time.

Modern life is full of urgency. Find time for what’s important. Ian Fraser

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Course duration


Target audience

This course is designed for people who feel they just don’t have enough time in their day. It is suitable for anyone who wants to get more achieved and be more efficient in their use of time. It is also very useful for anyone who is responsible for how others manage their time.

Course Objectives

At the end of the course participants will be able to:

  • Understand the benefits gained by effectively managing time
  • Reduce stress, increase productivity, achieve goals and work smarter
  • Understand and replace their current time management habits
  • Understand their productivity cycle and their perception of time
  • Understand when and how to say no and how to delegate
  • Get control of email
  • Stop others and situations from stealing their time

Understanding time management

  • What is time?
  • What is time management
  • Managing self
  • Benefits of time management


  • What motivates us?
  • Rewards and motivation
  • Intrinsic motivation
  • Extrinsic motivation


  • Poor time management habits
  • Changing habits
  • Existing habits

Productivity times

  • Productivity curve

Goal setting

  • Why set goals?
  • How to set goals
  • Achieving goals


  • Importance vs urgency
  • How to prioritise
  • Priority quadrants
  • A list for life

Saying no

  • Why say no
  • How to say no


  • Why delegate
  • How to delegate

Task lists

  • Task lists
  • Why task lists don’t work


  • Handle email once
  • Action email
  • Set a time for email

Time thefts

  • Meetings
  • Waiting and traveling time
  • Phone calls
  • Interruptions

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