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Smart Time Management

2 Day Accredited Training

SAQA ID: 242811, NQF Level 4, 5 Credits

Dates: 15 – 16 August | 24 – 25 October 2024
Locations: Johannesburg, South Africa
Platform: Available In-Class / Online

Price: Available on request

Accredited Course

SAQA ID: 242811, NQF Level 4, 5 Credits

Course Introduction

Objective: Equip participants with effective time management strategies and techniques.


Overview: Tackling the universal challenge of time management in the workplace, this workshop offers practical tools for planning and managing time, resources, and interactions to avoid common time wasters.


Course Pre-requisites: Recommended: Participants should come prepared with a list of their daily tasks and responsibilities for a more applied experience.

Course Objectives

Upon completion of Smart Time Management, participants will be able to:

  • Task Prioritisation: Plan and schedule tasks effectively.

  • Time Analysis: Evaluate personal time use and identify areas for improvement.

  • Eradicate Time Wasters: Spot and eliminate inefficient habits and processes.

  • Interaction Management: Handle interactions with a focus on time optimization.

Who should attend?

Managers, supervisors, and staff across all organizational levels.

Training methodology

Training Methodology

Our diverse instructional approaches ensure effective learning:

– Lectures & Presentations: Engage with expert-driven, stimulating content.
– Course Material: Access well-crafted supporting resources.
– Group Work: Collaborate on discussions and case studies for practical insights.
– Workshops & Role-Play: Participate in immersive, scenario-based activities.
– Practical Application: Focus on applying theoretical knowledge in real situations.
– Post-Training Support: Receive extensive support after training for skill implementation.

Training Outline

Module 1: Fundamentals of Time Management

  • Time Management Importance: Understanding its impact on personal and team productivity.

  • Self-Assessment: Individual exercise to rate personal time management skills.

Module 2: Prioritisation Techniques

  • Learning to Prioritise: Employing time management tools for effective task handling.

  • Time Management Theories: Introduction to Pareto Analysis, ABC Analysis, and Eisenhower Box.

Module 3: Planning and Scheduling

  • Effective Planning: Techniques for scheduling daily, weekly, monthly, and yearly tasks.

  • Planning Tools: Utilization of calendars, apps, and other planning aids.

Module 4: Overcoming Time Wasters

  • Identifying Time Wasters: Leading causes of wasted time in the workplace.

  • Combat Procrastination: Strategies to overcome procrastination and enhance productivity.

Module 5: Time Management in Practice

  • Efficient Meetings: Conducting time-efficient meetings and conferences.

  • Workspace Organisation: Managing your work environment for timesaving.

  • Time Negotiation: Techniques for negotiating time with others.

Module 6: Time-Saving Strategies

  • Time-Saving Devices: Overview of tools and technology that can aid in time management.

  • Delegation and Automation: Strategies to leverage team resources and automate tasks where possible.

 Additional Enhancements

  • Interactive Workshops: Practical exercises for applying learned techniques.

  • Follow-Up: Recommendations for post-workshop activities to reinforce skills.

  • Resources: Providing a toolkit of resources for continued learning and application.

This enhanced outline aims to provide a comprehensive framework for the course that is both informative and practical. It ensures that participants leave with not only the knowledge but also the tools and confidence to implement smart time management strategies in their daily work.

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