Effective time management and personal effectiveness

Effective time management and personal effectiveness
Start Date22nd August 2017
Course CodeSS17-60
Full Fee
Duration1 Day
Network Member Subsidised Fee€0.00
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Programme Overview

This intensive one day course is suitable for anyone who needs to learn the essential skills of managing their time effectively and optimising
their personal effectiveness.
Participants will learn how to organise workflow, how to prioritise and how to delegate when appropriate.
It is a practical course where the skills and techniques learned on the course can be put into practice immediately.
General course objectives can be refined for personal relevance and an action plan for the future can be devised.

Course Objectives and Learning Outcomes
  • Better organise yourself and your workspace for maximum efficiency.
  • Understand the importance of and most useful steps for setting and achieving goals.
  • Identify the right things to do and develop plans for doing them.
  • Learn how and what to delegate and delegate well.
  • Take control over non value added tasks.
Who should attend

Suitable for anyone who needs to learn the essential skills of managing their time effectively and optimising their personal effectiveness.

Course Content

Learners are taken through a series of exercises where they examine their current practices and learn new approaches.

  • Understanding Yourself
  • Right Brain/ Left Brain
  • Communication styles
  • Ways of working
  • Prioritising and Goal Setting
  • Setting goals
  • Deciding what's important
  • Doing what's important
  • Measures of quality and quantity
  • Planning
  • Finding time for long-term planning
  • Managing tasks and people
  • The Prioritisation Grid
  • Getting more from your diary
  • Deadlines and how to meet them
  • Planners, tools and ways of scheduling
  • Preventing Time Wasting
  • Coping with e-mail and paperwork
  • File Management
  • Minimising interruptions
  • The 4 D’s
  • Organising your workplace
  • Getting the most from meetings
About the Trainer

Deirdre Murray

Deirdre holds an MBA from the Smurfit Business School at UCD and is a Registered Nurse and Midwife. Deirdre is a certified business coach and trainer and holds diplomas in Public Relations and Public Health medicine.Deirdre works closely with a number of clients in both public and private sectors where she consults, designs and delivers training solutions. Her focus is in the area of Personal Effectiveness and Management. She has a passion for seeing individuals and organisations prosper and in assisting the effective combining of both the “hard and soft” skills sets. Deirdre has delivered numerous courses both Public and In House with consistent excellent ratings by participants