Time Management Training

Course 344

  • Duration: 2 days
  • Language: English
  • 11 NASBA CPE Credits (live, in-class training only)
  • 11 PMI PDUs
  • Level: Foundation

In this Time Management training, you learn to develop a clear sense of purpose, structure priorities, overcome negative behavior patterns, and leverage practical strategies, tools, and techniques to develop better time management skills. Practical time management skills help professionals make better decisions, meet deadlines, and achieve their goals. Learn how to manage your time and develop your own personal action plan with this practical 2-day course.

Time Management Training Delivery Methods

  • In-Person

  • Online

Time Management Training Course Information

In this Time Management Training, you will learn how to:

  • Manage your time by implementing a framework to achieve goals. 
  • Make decisions about what you do and when. 
  • Apply a structured whole-brain process to shape your current and future commitments. 
  • Proactively schedule tasks, construct weekly plans, and create to-do lists. 
  • Adopt strategies and techniques to handle procrastination and interruptions. 

Time Management Training Outline

Essentials of time management 

  • Contrasting time planning and time management 
  • Avoiding the psychological time trap 
  • Taking control of your life through the choices you make 

Determining your time style 

  • Evaluating your current strengths 
  • Characterizing your personal style of time management 
  • Recognizing opportunities for improvement 
  • Assessing the effect of your time style on others 

Gaining control over your time 

  • Identifying your unique pivotal time-related issues 
  • Appraising your situation with an Issues/Impact matrix 
  • Targeting factors that adversely impact your time 

Incorporating a time-planning process model 

  • Harnessing the power of a structured approach 
  • Reusing the model throughout your life 
  • Customizing the model to fit your style and needs 

Determining your primary purposes 

  • Assessing clarity of purpose 
  • Mind-mapping your current situation 
  • Defining the purpose for each of your commitments 

Assessing your realities 

  • Weighing the value of current efforts 
  • Making choices in a planned way 
  • Deriving tasks — the raw material of time planning 

Envisioning where you want to be 

  • Leveraging the power of imagination 
  • Articulating your personal mission 
  • Choosing a future that works for you 

Formulating challenging goals 

  • Creating a sense of direction 
  • Generating personal momentum for action 
  • Setting WISE goals 

Moving toward your goals 

  • Initiating changes to your situation 
  • Selecting steps and actions 

Focusing your attention 

  • Taking steps to boost your concentration 
  • Profiling your energy levels 
  • Aligning tasks with your high and low periods 

Proactively identifying your priorities 

  • Maximizing the Important/Urgent matrix 
  • Applying the Pareto Principle for the greatest results 
  • Developing the habit of immediate attention 

Building your schedule 

  • Assigning tasks to a weekly and daily schedule 
  • Scheduling to create a greater work/life balance 
  • Creating a dynamic to-do list 
  • Reducing mental clutter 

Overcoming procrastination 

  • Identifying the root causes of inaction 
  • Beating the deadline-driven trap 
  • Approaching your tasks positively 

Diffusing the impact of others 

  • Asserting yourself politely and calmly 
  • Conquering overcommitment 

Dealing proactively with information overload 

  • Customizing your workspace 
  • Stepping off the "e-mail-go-round" 
  • Evaluating your information flow and retrieval process

Analyzing your progress 

  • Conducting regular reviews 
  • Comparing planned vs. actual usage with a time log 

Changing your time habits for the better 

  • Calculating potential time savings 
  • Exercising the freedom to do it your way 

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Time Management Training FAQs

This practice prioritizes developing a clear sense of purpose, structuring priorities, overcoming negative behavior patterns, and leveraging practical strategies, tools, and techniques to develop and implement a practical time management framework.

Yes! We know your busy work schedule may prevent you from getting to one of our classrooms which is why we offer convenient online training to meet your needs wherever you want, including online training. 

Yes, you can receive PDUs (Professional Development Units) from the Time Management course. 

To find out how many PDUs you can receive, check out the PMI (Project Management Institute) Q&A List.

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