19. September 2019 - 9:00 till 16:30
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Time Management for the Modern Individual | PD Training | Thursday, 19. September 2019

PD Training is proud to release the latest in our Signature Series of courses with the Time Management for the Modern Individual training course.  With over one year’s development and testing, we believe this is the most effective time management course we have ever delivered!
Participants will learn how to use a range of modern tools including mobile devices, mobile apps, online counters and timers to help with managing your time and being more efficient during the workday.  Other skills include prioritising goals, conducting a personal “time audit”, overcoming procrastination, automating Outlook to be more efficient and much more.
We have incorporated a range of professional systems and practices to help participants take advantage of the most recent and effective time management skills.  Participants will also discover how their personality type can impact their personal time management.
Learning Outcomes
In this course you will learn to: 

How to use your Personality Traits to improve your Time Management
Set and prioritise goals using D.A.R.T. and O.P.U.S.
Discover the Benefits of conducting a Time Audit
Discover the Myth of Multitasking
Manage your workflow effectively
Learn the Power of Prioritising effectively
Categorise tasks using the Urgent/Important Matrix
Understand how to apply the 80:20 rule
Understand how to Rank your Priorities
Gain lasting skills to tackle procrastination
Learn the Benefits of Setting and Using Professional and Personal Routines
How to Utilise the Automation Tools available in your Outlook Email

Course Outline



Time Management for the Modern Individual - Lesson 1 My Personality And Time Management 

Using my awareness of personality profiles to improve my time management
Reflection


Time Management for the Modern Individual - Lesson 2 Starts With Successful Goal Setting 

It starts with successful goal setting
Using dart opus goals
Goals are great
Don’t miss ‘now’

Dart goals

Now, add your opus - writing goals down using present tense

Prioritising your goals
Evaluating and re-evaluating

Setting yourself up for success:

Bringing your goals to life by visualising & emotionalising

Reflection




Time Management for the Modern Individual - Lesson 3 How I Currently Use My Time 

What Makes up my day?

The Glass Jar Analogy (Rocks, Pebbles, Sand, and Water)
Where does my time go? Time Audit

14 Day Action Challenge: Time Audit

Time Log (example)

Reflection


Time Management for the Modern Individual - Lesson 4 Get It Done - “The Art Of Doing” 

The Myth of Multi-Tasking
Myths

Surprising (and disturbing) discoveries:
Managing Workflow - the 4 D’s

Overwhelmed?

Are you using your mind as a collection point?

To-Do-List Best Practice

5 Tips for To Do List best practice
The amazing Power of Clustering

Reflection




Time Management for the Modern Individual - Lesson 5 Prioritise Your Time 

The Story of the Mexican Fisherman & the Banker
Urgent Important Matrix
The 80/20 Rule
A.B.C.D.E. Prioritisation
Ranking My Priorities

The Paired Comparison or ✓ (Tick) Method

Reflection


Time Management for the Modern Individual - Lesson 6 Procrasination – How To Beat It 

Why We Procrastinate
Overcoming Procrastination
Still Can’t Get Started?

Eat That Frog!
Ready, Fire, Aim!
5 Minute Rule

Reflection




Time Management for the Modern Individual - Lesson 7 The Power Of Routines 

What is a Routine?

Personal Routines
Professional Routines
Using Routines to Maximise Time
Maximise Your Productivity

Reflection


Time Management for the Modern Individual - Lesson 8 How to Automate Repetitive Actions in Outlook 

What are Quick steps
Outlook Email – What can Quick Steps Do?

Move to:
Team Email
Create Your Own Quick Step

What are Quick Parts?

Adding a Quick Part
Modifying a Quick Part
Deleting a Quick Part
How do I create Quick Parts in Gmail?
FAQ

Reflection




Time Management for the Modern Individual - Lesson 9 Reflection 

Remember: The Simple Secret of Successful Time Management
Course Reflection
Create an Action Plan
Accountability = Action
So, how did we do?
Some parting thoughts to inspire you
References