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Time Management Training Course

Chicago, Los Angeles

The benefits of effective time management include increased productivity, less stress and a much happier workforce. Training in Time Management can save companies large sums of money every year. Our 1-day workshop is ideal for anyone feeling overwhelmed by their existing workload.


Onsite training available countrywide.

Course summary

Effective Time Management Techniques

This course teaches students the fundamentals of good time management. Participants will learn how to evaluate the use of time, set goals and priorities eliminate time wasters and develop an overall time management plan.

1 Day | $350.00

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What's Included

Certificate of Course Completion
Training Manual
FREE Class Repeat


Learning objectives

Upon successful completion of this course trainees will be able to:

  • Do a time audit on their existing time usage
  • Identify ways to better utilize their time
  • Develop a time management plan by setting priorities
  • Identify and avoid common time wasters
  • Overcome procrastination
  • Increase productivity by controlling interruptions and meeting management
  • Maintain a reasonable workload by saying "no"
  • Deal with information overload
  • Use technology to save time

Detailed course outline

  • Time Management Principles
    • The Basics of Time Management
    • What Controls Your Time?
    • Three Tests of Time
    • Benefits of Better Time Utilization
    • Prime Time
    • Setting Priorities and Goals
    • Criteria for Setting Priorities
    • How to Control Your Use of Time
    • Tips for Effective Time Management
    • Exercise: Analyze your existing use of time
  • Time Management Techniques
    • Planning
    • Long-Term Planning Aids
    • Short-Term Planning Aids
    • Characteristics of Good Planners
    • Exercise: Develop a Time Management Plan
  • Avoiding Wasted Time
    • Common Time-Wasters
    • Self-Generated Time-Wasters
    • Environmental Time-Wasters
    • Control Interruptions
    • When Things Go Wrong
  • Meeting Management
    • Deciding if a Meeting is Necessary
    • Using the PAT Approach
    • Building the Agenda
    • Keeping Things on Track
    • Making Sure the Meeting was Worthwhile
  • Dealing with Procrastination
    • Why We Procrastinate
    • Nine Ways to Overcome Procrastination
  • Crisis Management
    • When the Storm Hits
    • Creating a Plan
    • Executing the Plan
    • Lessons Learned
  • Organizing Your Workspace
    • De-Clutter
    • Managing Work Flow
    • Dealing with E-mail
    • Using Calendars
  • Information Overload
    • Identify the causes of information overload and how to avoid it
    • Control paperwork by organizing your office and filing system
    • Communicate effectively to increase productivity
    • Maintain a reasonable workload by saying "no"; when appropriate
  • Technology and Email Management
    • Use a computer and telephone to save time
    • Email Prioritizing
    • Using Email Features
    • Email Paragraph Structure
    • Writing Emails clearly and efficiently
    • Organizing time slots to check emails
    • Email follow up

Our outlines are a guide to the content covered on a typical class. We may change or alter the course topics to meet the objectives of a particular class.

Timetable

Chicago

230 W Monroe St
#610
Chicago
IL 60606View Map

Guaranteed to Run Limited Seats Left

Class times: 9.00am to 4.30pm

Servicing Arlington Heights, Aurora, Bollingbrook, Chicago Loop,
Deerfield, Des Plaines, Evanston, Highland Park, Joliet, Naperville,
Schaumburg, Skokie, South Chicago and surrounding areas.

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Los Angeles

915 Wilshire Blvd
#1800
Los Angeles
CA 90017View Map

Guaranteed to Run Limited Seats Left

Class times: 9.00am to 4.30pm

Servicing Anaheim, Burbank, Covina, Downtown, Fullerton,
Irvine, Long Beach, Northridge, Pasadena, San Bernardino,
Santa Monica, Van Nuys, Ventura and surrounding areas.

Choosing the right class

Meet the trainers

Jeannette

"Business skills play a vital role in the success of an organization. No matter what industry you are a part of, there are definite skills you need to possess in order to provide a high level of service. I have been working with organizations for the last 18 years to improve communication, productivity and and service levels."

Juana

"My passions are writing, public speaking and coaching. Knowing how to communicate with clients and peers is key to your success in today's business world. I look forward to helping you reach your potential on one of my classes."

Recent student feedback

5.0 stars I want to thank Carol for being a fantastic facilitator for time management. She is a valuable team member.
5.0 stars The instructor was amazing, kept things interesting and relevant! I have taken other courses with her in the past would definitely in the future :)
5.0 stars Juana is a very good and passionate teacher. I enjoyed her personalization of the class and the fact that the class was more interactive and not just a rehearsed reading of a PowerPoint presentation. I was expecting this to be more "work" related but it turned out to be more "life" related and I feel that will be more helpful in the long run. I will be looking into other programs that she teaches as well. Thank you!
5.0 stars This course was better than I expected. The instructor was enthusiastic and ready to take on any questions we had. She was very well organized and had interesting scenarios that could apply to my current position and in my personal life. I highly recommend this course to companies and individuals who are interested.

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Resources

Goal setting tips
Useful Time Management tips
The best ways to manage your day
Business Skills Resources
Life / Work Balance
Meeting Management
Stress Management
Time Prioritization
Avoiding Procrastination
3 Ways to Change a Habit
Danger of an Empty Calendar
Good Energy at Work

Why train with us?

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