The Organised Business Person
DESIGNED FOR: Managers, specialists, sales representatives and office staff who require a system to more effectively manage their professional and personal time.
RESULTS: After this programme, you will: plan, organise and control events to get the results which you want in your professional and personal life while maintaining a high energy level
CONTENT: This programme explores the concept of time and harmony in life and introduces (through practical exercises and demonstrations) some fundamental time management principles, techniques and tools.
Concept of Time
Ø Key Time Management principles: what the experts say
Ø Identifying your current prime time and making the most of it
Ø Monochronic vs. Polychronic concept of time
Ø The “Wheel Balance” – What aspects of your life need more attention?
Ø Shifting from thinking about time to thinking about results: activity is not equal to productivity
Ø Should you file, act or toss? Five key questions to guide your decision
Ø How to capture great ideas that come at inopportune times
Ø Discovering how to convert ideas into completed actions
Ø Identifying your current time wasters and preparation of an action plan
Planning and Goal Setting
Ø The “Setting Priorities” Matrix
Ø Establishing S.M.A.R.T. goals and breaking them down into manageable activities using a paper or an electronic planner
Ø In-Basket exercise: setting priorities
Time Management Tools and Techniques
Ø Goal setting sheets
Ø To-Do lists
DURATION: One half-day
Ø Electronic diaries and devices