Time Management

By: Peakford management consultants   12-03-2010

This course teaches students the fundamentals of time management. Participates will learn how to evaluate the use of time, identify goals and set priorities, develop an overall time management plan, discuss the Pareto principle, assign a price to time, conduct a time audit, correctly identify and control poor time management personality types and lots more.

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Unit Standard:  15234 - Apply efficient time management to the work of a department/division/section 


NQF Level:  5


Credits:  4



·            Develop time management plans by identifying goals

·            Create daily plans and recognizing obstacles

·            Use technology to save time

·            To maintain a reasonable workload by saying "no"

·            Increase productivity by controlling interruptions and meetings

·            Recognize which factors that adversely affect productivity

·            Avoid information overload by identifying causes, screening information, controlling paperwork, and using a filing system to organize your office.

Unit 1: Time management overview

·            Identify the benefits of time management

·            Identify the relationship between personality types

·            Evaluate your productivity by calculating the cost of your time

·            Perform a time audit

·            Organize your time with to-do lists, identifying priorities, and setting goals

Unit 2: Time Management Plans

·            Develop a time management plan to help you achieve your goals

·            Organize your day by creating a daily plan and avoiding obstacles

Unit 3: Technology and Time Management

·            Use a computer and telephone to save time

·            Maintain a reasonable workload by saying %u201Cno%u201D when appropriate

Unit 4: Productivity

·            Increase productivity by controlling meetings and interruptions

·            Recognize and overcome factors that adversely affect productivity

Unit 5: 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

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