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Time Management Training Course

Chicago, Los Angeles, Online

Looking for a Time Management training class in Chicago or Los Angeles?

During the stay at home order all classes will be taught via instructor-led Zoom webinar. Trainees will still have the option of repeating in-person (free of charge) once the restrictions are lifted.

We run 1-day public classes as well as onsite Time Management classes.

Live face-to-face instructor. All classes guaranteed to run!

This course is ideal for anyone who is overwhelmed by their existing workload.

The benefits of effective time management include:

  • Increased productivity
  • less stress
  • and a much happier workforce.

Onsite training available countrywide.

Course Summary

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Effective Time Management Techniques

This Time Management course teaches students the fundamentals of time management. Participants will learn how to evaluate the use of time, identify goals and set priorities, develop an overall time management plan and much more.

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

  • Effective Time Management Techniques
  • Apr 15Book
  • Apr 15Book
  • May 15Book
  • May 15Book

Live Classroom Live Online

Guaranteed to Run Limited Seats Left

Class times: 9.00am to 4.30pm Central Time

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

Los Angeles

915 Wilshire Blvd
#1800
Los Angeles
CA 90017View Map

  • Effective Time Management Techniques
  • Apr 9Book
  • Apr 9Book
  • May 27Book
  • May 27Book

Live Classroom Live Online

Guaranteed to Run Limited Seats Left

Class times: 9.00am to 4.30pm Pacific Time

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

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Recent student feedback

4.9 stars The instructor was very good at providing real life examples of the concepts that were discussed. There were very useful tips provided for Outlook use. Also, several worksheets alternatives that are likely to be useful in my daily work.John Briers
Schneider Electric
4.9 stars It was a wonderful class and a very friendly and positive atmosphere! I have learnt the valuable techniques and information which will help me to manage my time better.Natalia Martin
National Instruments
5.0 stars I came to this course with hesitation on how valuable it would be. Was I wrong!! Lena did an excellent job sharing personal and professional experiences as well as formal coaching on how to work on my development. I am extremely happy that I had the privilege to have her as the instructor. I would recommend Lena to anyone who needs coaching.Tim Murphy
Urban Ministries
5.0 stars Ms. Carol Spear was an incredible instructor and this class was more than time management it really fed my soul and helped me learn about myself. Everything about this facility is wonderful and I will definitely come back even if it is on my own. Thank you so much!Nelly Motta
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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

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