Essential Time Management Skills

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Using time effectively is important in all areas of life. When we are efficient with our time, we get more done and improve the quality of what we produce – resulting in greater work/life balance and personal well-being.

Hamilton Mercer’s Essential Time Management Skills course helps people become more organised, focused, assertive and productive.

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Who should attend?

  • Suitable for people at all levels who want to improve their personal performance, well-being and work/life balance.

Course content – 90mins modules

Module 1: Prioritisation Skills

Learning Outcomes

  • Recognise the characteristics of Time Management Masters.
  • Objectively prioritise tasks based on their importance, urgency and significance.
  • Decide when to action high-value tasks.


  • Time Management Masters Performance Model™
  • A Typical Week’s Work…
  • 4D’s of Decision Making
  • Eisenhower's Principle

Module 2: Managing the Expectations of Others

Learning Outcomes

  • Objectively identify the priority levels of ad-hoc requests.
  • Train others to volunteer the desired information when making ad-hoc requests.
  • Define the purpose of your Inbox – a reactive or proactive tool?
  • Prevent distractions and maintain focus on high-value Tasks.


  • Assertively Handling Ad-Hoc Requests™
  • Managing Your Inbox

Module 3: Planning & Structuring Your Working Day

Learning Outcomes

  • Remain productive in the office and when working remotely at home or while travelling.
  • Take an orderly approach to Tasks, rather than ‘firefighting’ the next item on a list.
  • Reasonably estimate how many tasks can be completed in a day.
  • Keep a close eye of time usage, leading to a refinement and improvement.


  • Establishing Time Block Categories
  • Creating Effective To-Do Lists
  • Populating a Calendar with Time Blocks and Tasks
  • Managing a Smart Schedule

Module 4: Remaining Focused & Productive

Learning Outcomes

  • Keep the brain engaged and motivated to perform.
  • Manage ‘time stealers’ and unwanted distractions.
  • Manage energy dips throughout the day.


  • Managing Distractions
  • Overcoming Procrastination
  • Utilising Breaks

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  • One day courses.
  • Lunch at our on-site restaurants and refreshments provided.
  • Pre-course questionnaires to establish key development areas.
  • Personal action plans to support skills reinforcement.
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£247.00 excl. VAT

Essential Time Management Skills

Thu 27 Aug 2020
09:30 AM BST - 04:30 PM BST
£247.00 excl. VAT

Essential Time Management Skills

Tue 22 Sep 2020
09:30 AM - 04:30 PM
£247.00 excl. VAT

Essential Time Management Skills

Wed 21 Oct 2020
09:30 AM - 04:30 PM

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