Time & Self Management

The increased globalisation of industry, coupled with rapid technological development has placed increased pressure on organisations, teams and individuals. Hence, time management and self-management are two essential skills that once mastered by employees at all levels can create the single-most impact on overall job performance and effectiveness.

This virtual programme aims to help participants better manage their time, set priorities and engage in more value-adding tasks and activities that will generate better results. Participants will also learn valuable and practical tips to improve their self-awareness and manage stress.

LEARNING OBJECTIVES

Upon completion of this programme, participants will be able to:
  • Understand the needs to manage time and self at the workplace
  • Develop an effective time management process that will enhance their productivity and lower their stress
  • Become proactive rather than reactive by setting priorities and managing their time
  • Apply effective techniques to overcome negative effects of stress
  • Enhance work performance using the positive energy of stress
  • Understand and cooperate effectively with people of different personalities and working styles

TARGET AUDIENCE

All individuals and professionals who wish to enhance their work performance in a fast-paced and demanding environment.

METHODOLOGY

The virtual workshop incorporates a balanced use of mini lectures, visual presentations, group discussions, games, exercises, skills practices and personal reflection. Self-directed learning, group participation and sharing are heavily emphasised. Practical tips and toolkits will also be provided to help the participants apply what they have learnt into their work environment.

PROGRAMME DURATION & CLASS SIZE

1 day (7 hours), up to 20 participants

PROGRAMME CONTENTS

  • Time Management and the Organisation
    • What is time management
    • The impact of time and stress management on productivity

 

  • Time Management Principles
    • The Urgent/ Important matrix
    • Prioritisation
    • 80/20 rule
  • Plan Wisely
    • Planning the best use of your time
    • Knowing your work cycles and power hours
    • Planning in advance to avoid fire fighting
  • Develop Self-Awareness
    • Reviewing a successful day or project
    • Analysing your preferred working style
    • Identifying personal strengths and motivators
    • Reducing time wasters
    • Setting realistic goals
  • Strategies to Manage Stress
    • The crucial choice: Proactive or Reactive
    • Managing the negative effects of stress
    • Controlling self-talk