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Duration (approx) 100 hours
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A Professional Development Course For Skills Development and Managers 

Start today to enhance your management skills. Time management is a critical element of managing others, a busy home, an event, a community organisation or a workplace. 

Time management is essential:

  • getting up and going to college or online classes
  • accomplishing a list of activities or errands
  • organising an event
  • making the most of a holiday or trip
  • managing a family or busy household 
  • running an organisation, workplace, or community group
  • managing or scheduling others

The course helps you uncover why time management is important. You will conduct a time management audit. You will learn practical tools and strategies designed to help focus on what matters most. There are many options available help prioritise time. 

If you need to address time management in the workplace, you will also cover aspects of management – productivity, delegation and how to best use time management tools and planners. 

Time management is  a skill. We can learn theory of time management and we can practice it and become very able in managing time efficiently. Getting the most of out of the time you have available to you is something you may not fully appreciate until there’s no time left. 

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There are 8 lessons in this course:

Lesson 1: Nature & Scope of Time Management
Outcomes of good time management
Importance of good time management at school or college
IMPORTANCE of good time management at work
Importance of good time management at home
Links to work-life balance
Work-life balance and health
Relaxation and reflection
A few cautionary notes

Lesson 2: Obstacles to Time Management
Personal Barriers
Identifying your time management personality type
Conscious and unconscious barriers to time management
The consequences of poor time management

Lesson 3: Time Management Strategies
Key strategies
Setting goals
Time management at home and at work
General tips for students
Time management techniques
Pomodoro technique
Time Boxing
Sequential scheduling – batches

Lesson 4: Time Management Assessment Tools
Auditing your time
Identifying your own potential timewasters

Lesson 5: Prioritising Time
Introduction to prioritising
HOW TO prioritise
Techniques for prioritising
Kanban Board
Covey’s Time Management Matrix
Workload management skills

Lesson 6: Maintaining Productivity
Measuring productivity
Motivation tools
Maintaining energy levels

Lesson 7: Effective Delegation
What is delegation?
Reasons why some managers fail to delegate
How can delegation help with time management?
Problems associated with failure to delegate
Micromanagement & poor time management
When to delegate
Benefits of delegation
How to delegate
Some delegation Tools

Lesson 8: Other Time Management Tools
Changing mindset
Some habits to try, some habits to avoid
Other time management tools
Staying on track with calendars and planners

Avoid time management becoming an issue in your life. Professionally or personally. 

You can take back or gain control and be successful, you will learn:

  • the role of time management in all aspects of life.
  • what impacts your ability to effectively manage your time.
  • key strategies which can be employed to help with good time management.
  • how to self-assess how you are currently using your time.
  • identify the ways in which you can prioritise your workload as an approach to managing time.
  • how productivity levels can be sustained and managed.
  • how and when to use the delegation approach to assist with time management.
  • time management tools not covered elsewhere which can help people to optimise their use of time.

Make time for you. Scroll up to the top of the page and choose the best enrolment plan for you get started today. 

Courses can be started anytime from anywhere in the world!

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Meet some of our academics

Sarah RedmanOver 15 years industry experience covering marketing, PR, administration, event management and training, both in private enterprise and government; in Australia and the UK.
Tracey Jones (psychology)B.Sc. (Hons) (Psychology), M.Soc.Sc (social work), DipSW (social work), PGCE (Education), PGD (Learning Disability Studies) Tracey began studying psychology in 1990. She has a wide range of experience within the psychology and social work field, particularly working with people with learning disabilities. She is also qualified as a teacher and now teaches psychology and social work related subjects. She has been a book reviewer for the British Journal of Social Work and has also written many textbooks, blogs, articles and ebooks on psychology, writing, sociology, child development and more. She has had also several short stories published.
Jenny BraggMA (Professional Hospitality & Tourism Management), PGCE (Post Compulsory Education), BA (Hons) Hospitality Business Management. Jenny has experience across many different business areas including marketing, operations management and human resources, her speciality fields are events, hospitality and tourism.
Kate Gibson B.Soc.Sc.15+ years experience in HR, marketing, education & project management. Kate has traveled and worked in a variety of locations including London, New Zealand and Australia.

Check out our eBooks

Occupational PsychologyThe Occupational Psychology Ebook looks at occupational or industrial psychology. Get to know the underlying theories in occupational psychology and improve productivity at your workplace. This ebook will help you improve your recruitment techniques, improve working conditions, increase productivity, developing effective decision making abilities and also includes methods of coping with stress within the workplace.
Event ManagementThe Event Management ebook can be used as a reference for students or as a foundation text for professionals who need to know the finer details for organising an event. This book takes the reader through the all of the considerations that need to be looked at prior to, during and after an event is organised. The topics covered in the Event Management ebook are 1/ Scope and Nature of Event Management, 2/ Developing a Concept and Planning, 3/ Organising the Resources Required, 4/ Catering: Food and Drink, 5/ Promoting an Event, 6/ Managing the Clientele, 7/ Risk Management, Legalities and Contingency Planning, 8/ Delivering the Event, 9/ Organising Celebrations and Parties, 10/ Organising Exhibitions, 11/ Organising Conferences and Seminars and 12/ Working in the Event Industry.
LeadershipWhat makes a good leader? Is it an innate personality trait or a skill that can be acquired? This book is an excellent guide to the theories and practice of leadership. It is full of interesting facts about social dynamics and examples of leadership styles. For those who are curious or in need of some leadership skills, this book will provide both entertainment and advice.
Professional Practice for ConsultantsExplore becoming a consultant. This ebook contains chapters on how to be a consultant, packaging your services, delivering the services, building your resources, finding the work and getting the job, planning and ethics.