time management, attitudes, priorities, SMART goals, planning, scheduling


For 6 to 20 participants at your place of business

Request a Quote or More Information on this Workshop >


This workshop teaches you how to identify the habits you need to change to be a good time manager. You will learn how to develop SMART goals, set priorities, analyze your time problems, and plan and schedule your day for maximum effectiveness. Participants are expected to complete a three-day time log prior to the workshop.


  • Identify habits that are key to good time management
  • Change your thinking about time
  • Identify which habits are most critical to your job


Where are you now, where do you want to be?

  • Identify what habits you want to change
  • Steps to begin a new behaviour, it takes 7- 21 times of a repeated process to change a behaviour


  • Creating a positive climate-what you think is critical
  • Self-discipline – the difference between knowing what to do and doing it
  • Saying NO, without compromising relationships


  • Developing SMART goals
  • Taking those goals and planning your day around them
  • Balancing work and home goals and priorities


  • Identifying important vs. urgent items for daily tasks
  • Determining where important and urgent viewpoints conflict with others opinions and determining how to deal with that


  • Identifying time problems by doing a three-day time log
  • Keeping a time log back at work and questions to ask when analyzing your days
  • How to continually track your time including interruptions

Planning and Scheduling the Day

  • Determining what to do on a daily and weekly basis using the goals as a focus
  • Allowing for flexibility in your planning
  • How to schedule uninterrupted time
  • Determining your energy cycle to plan your day

This is a highly-interactive workshop using a three-day time log. Sixty per cent of the day is spent analyzing the participants’ own work habits and assisting them in developing personalized action plans to increase productivity and balance.

< Back to all Time Management Courses

Course Code: MPC708