Time Management Skills for Effective Working (Skype session)

Course Code
Course Types
Skype/Teams Session

This training will provide you with ideas and practical skills to manage and organise your time more effectively, helping you prioritise those activities which are most important to your success. 

It will be made up of three 90 minute interactive sessions run over Skype.

IMPORTANT NOTE - You will need to attend all 3 sessions:-

Session 1 - 25 June - 10.30-12.00
Session 2 - 25 June - 2.00-3.30
Session 3 - 26 June - 2.00-3.30

Please note that joining instructions includes the times for Session 1, however for Session 2 and 3 the times are 2pm- 3.30pm.

Start Date
Thursday 25 June 2020
End Date
Friday 26 June 2020
10:30 - 12:00
Number of Sessions
Learning outcomes
By then end of these sessions you will be able to:

  •          Identify your own particular time wasters and adopt strategies for reducing them.

  •          Recognise the variety of causes of procrastination and apply relevant techniques to overcome these.

  •         Clarify and prioritise your objectives and goals, by creating more planning time.

  •          Adopt appropriate strategies for dealing with interruptions and anything else which ‘steals’ your time.

  •          Use practical techniques for organising work.

  •          Analyse time spent in meetings with the aim to contribute more effectively.

  •          Define assertiveness and related types of behaviour

  •          Choose assertive responses to different time management situations

Additional information

Please complete a Time Log and have them available prior to the start of this course. This is because the exercises and discussions we will cover on this course are based on the details of your Time Logs. If you don’t complete them, you won’t be able to join in the discussions or benefit from the learning.

Record your Time Logs on 3 separate days, as set out in the instructions at the top of the page. This should only take you 10 minutes per day.

Please make sure you complete the summary sheet on page 3 before you start the course.

Information relating to Skype session

You will need to be able to access Skype for Business and have speakers and microphone enabled in order to take part in this course.There is no need for you to have a video camera switched on.

Your facilitator (Maurice Markham) will be on video and will use some simple on screen visuals to help focus attention. Meanwhile, all participants in the small group will have just audio enabled so that we can have conversations and discussions but without the need for you to have a camera or extra bandwidth.

Target Audience
This Event is for Brighton & Hove City Council Staff Only
target audience
Course pre-requisites

Pre-course work

Please complete the Time Log, which will help you be more accurate and specific about how you spend your time during the day, both at work and outside.

You will need to complete it for at least 3 days, and you must have it available at the start of the course as many of the training activities will be based on your time log – please don’t forget to fill it in, otherwise you’ll find it hard to participate fully !

Skype, Online
Event Trainers
Maurice Markham
Pricing Bands
Tier 1
Tier 2
Tier 3
Tier 4
Tier 5