Time Management and Personal Effectiveness course

Time Management and Personal Effectiveness course

# Course Date Duration Location Registration
18 12/12/2022 To 16/12/2022 5 Days Nairobi Kenya
19 16/01/2023 To 20/01/2023 5 Days Nairobi Kenya
20 13/02/2023 To 17/02/2023 5 Days Mombasa, Kenya
21 13/03/2023 To 17/03/2023 5 Days Nairobi Kenya
22 10/04/2023 To 14/04/2023 5 Days Nairobi Kenya
23 08/05/2023 To 12/05/2023 5 Days Mombasa, Kenya
24 05/06/2023 To 09/06/2023 5 Days Kigali,Rwanda

INTRODUCTION

Good time management lies at the heart not only of personal effectiveness but also of organisational success. Everybody needs to make the best of their own time and talent and those of the people around them if they, the team and organisation are to achieve their objectives and business goals..This intensive and comprehensive programme provides participants with the opportunity to explore the fundamental principles of time management, take stock of their current working practices and determine action to enhance personal, team and organisational effectiveness.Emphasis is placed not only on managing one’s own time but also on helping other people to manage theirs. The programme also focuses on the skill sets of personal effectiveness – such as communication, effective business writing skills, efficient reading, managing information overload and proactive self-development.

WHO SHOULD ATTEND?

  • All professionals and administrative staff who have some discretion over how to manage their time and the need to balance priorities, to meet both immediate demands and longer-term objectives

Course duration

5 Days

 

PROGRAMME OBJECTIVES

  • To help participants manage time better (their own and other people’s)
  • To provide an opportunity for participants to explore the skills and principles of time-management and exchange ideas, tips and techniques
  • To provide an opportunity for participants to take stock of their current working practices and decide on an action-based strategy to ‘work smarter’
  • To encourage participants to be proactive in their continuous professional development and to provide them with a range of tools to support their learning

PROGRAM OUTLINE

Day 1 - Dimensions of Time Management & Personal Effectiveness

  • Programme introduction and objectives
  • Action planning and enhancing personal and team effectiveness
  • Making the most of office technology
  • Chronistic intelligence
  • Time-stealers and costs of poor time management
  • Priority setting – rational and emotional approaches
  • Ten principles of effective time management
  • Handling and making requests
  • Behavioural analysis and time management

Day 2 - Personal Planning Systems /  Interruptions / Project Planning/Stress

  • Getting the best from diaries and to-do lists
  • Proactive planning to meet key responsibilities
  • Developing time-based planning – daily, weekly, monthly plans etc
  • Handling interruptions – developing a time sensitive culture
  • Planning project-type work
  • Principles of Critical Path Analysis and implications for priority setting
  • Understanding stress
  • Managing stress in self and others
  • Dealing with change – taking and getting a positive response

Day 3 - Getting the Best from Other People / Communication  / Meeting Skills

  • Delegation – giving and receiving
  • Team-working and team building
  • Improving communication and working relationships
  • Assertiveness
  • Effective and efficient meetings – ‘everybody’s a chairbody’

Day 4 - Office Ergonomics / Managing Information / Efficient Reading & Writing

  • Optimising the office environment
  • Handling the paper-load and developing paperless systems
  • Managing e-mails
  • Improving the efficiency of management reporting
  • Using and developing relational databases
  • Business writing and the principles of ‘rapid composition’
  • Rapid and efficient reading – digesting and retaining  information
  • Mind-mapping

Day 5 - Developing Creativity / Continuous Improvement / Self-Development

  • Developing creativity in self and others
  • How the brain works and creative thinking techniques
  • Developing a culture of continuous improvement
  • Implementing change initiatives
  • Influencing skills – making a case and managing the ‘politics’
  • Continuing professional development – a proactive approach
  • Programme review and action plans

General Notes

·         All our courses can be Tailor-made to participants' needs

·         The participant must be conversant in English

·         Presentations are well-guided, practical exercises, web-based tutorials, and group work. Our facilitators are experts with more than 10 years of experience.

·         Upon completion of training the participant will be issued with a Foscore development center certificate (FDC-K)

·         Training will be done at the Foscore development center (FDC-K) centers. We also offer inhouse and online training on the client schedule

·         Course duration is flexible and the contents can be modified to fit any number of days.

·         The course fee for onsite training includes facilitation training materials, 2 coffee breaks, a buffet lunch, and a Certificate of successful completion of Training. Participants will be responsible for their own travel expenses and arrangements, airport transfers, visa application dinners, health/accident insurance, and other personal expenses.

·         Accommodation, pickup, freight booking, and Visa processing arrangement, are done on request, at discounted prices.

·         Tablet and Laptops are provided to participants on request as an add-on cost to the training fee.

·         One-year free Consultation and Coaching provided after the course.

·         Register as a group of more than two and enjoy a discount of (10% to 50%)

·         Payment should be done before commence of the training or as agreed by the parties, to the FOSCORE DEVELOPMENT CENTER account, so as to enable us to prepare better for you.

·         For any inquiries reach us at training@fdc-k.org or +254712260031

 

·         Website:www.fdc-k.org

 

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