Time Management for the Modern Individual

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PD Training is proud to release the latest in our Signature Series of courses with the Time Management for the Modern Individual training course.  With over one year’s development and testing, we believe this is the most effective time management course we have ever delivered!

Participants will learn how to use a range of modern tools including mobile devices, mobile apps, online counters and timers to help with managing your time and being more efficient during the workday.  Other skills include prioritizing goals, conducting a personal “time audit”, overcoming procrastination, automating Outlook to be more efficient and much more.

We have incorporated a range of professional systems and practices to help participants take advantage of the most recent and effective time management skills.  Participants will also discover how their personality type can impact their personal time management. 

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Learning Outcomes
Course Outline
  • Learning Outcomes - Time Management for the Modern Individual

    In this course you will learn to:

    • How to use your Personality Traits to improve your Time Management
    • Set and prioritize goals using D.A.R.T. and O.P.U.S.
    • Discover the Benefits of conducting a Time Audit
    • Discover the Myth of Multitasking
    • Manage your workflow effectively
    • Learn the Power of prioritizing effectively
    • Categorise tasks using the Urgent/Important Matrix
    • Understand how to apply the 80:20 rule
    • Understand how to Rank your Priorities
    • Gain lasting skills to tackle procrastination
    • Learn the Benefits of Setting and Using Professional and Personal Routines
    • How to Utilise the Automation Tools available in your Outlook Email
    Duration: 1 day course

    The best adult learning experience

    The best adult learning experience


    PD Training is dedicated to immersive and inspirational learning experiences for busy adults. We believe courseware should keep pace with changes in workplaces and technology.

    So we have written our very own Signature Series that incorporates best practice in modern learner engagement, and continually improves based on trainer feedback, participant feedback and innovations in best practice.

    Welcome to the best adult learning experience in the industry, we look forward to your feedback and suggestions.


    Time Management for the Modern Individual Reviews:

    "I really find the logic, mindset and skills taught in the course very meaningful and useful."

    The Institution of Engineers, Singapore

    "Understanding about myself and weakness. how to work out the matrix on importance and urgent, processes and people. Learning how to delegate."

    "Trainer is very engaging. I have learnt to recognise and overcome barriers to successful time management, identified specific time management tools to use them effectively, and learnt to delegate effectively."

    "This training helps participants come to the conclusion that in order for an organisation to change it is ultimately our mindset that needs changing. The training helps provide affirmation on priorities."

    "The video abstracts were insightful."

    "Most important part is to have a positive mindset and be a happy staff to improve productivity."

    "Trainer has provided several good examples which aided in my understanding. Course content was relevant and useful. Session was very interactive and enjoyable.

    -The Institution of Engineers, Singapore


  • Course Outline - Time Management for the Modern Individual

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    Time Management plays an important role in business and mostly in personal development. It helps individual how to manage their time effectively and efficiently.

    In Time Management for the Modern Individual training course participants will learn different strategies to utilize their time, setting a goal, categorize priorities and learn how to avoid common mistakes in time management such as failing to manage distraction, failing to keep a To-Do list and much more.

    Time Management for the Modern Individual - Lesson 1
    My Personality And Time Management
    • Using my awareness of personality profiles to improve my time management
    • Reflection
    Time Management for the Modern Individual - Lesson 2
    Starts With Successful Goal Setting
    • It starts with successful goal setting
    • Using dart opus goals
    • Goals are great
    • Don’t miss ‘now’
      • Dart goals
    • Now, add your opus - writing goals down using present tense
      • Prioritising your goals
      • Evaluating and re-evaluating
    • Setting yourself up for success:
      • Bringing your goals to life by visualising & emotionalising
    • Reflection
    Time Management for the Modern Individual - Lesson 3
    How I Currently Use My Time
    • What Makes up my day?
      • The Glass Jar Analogy (Rocks, Pebbles, Sand, and Water)
      • Where does my time go? Time Audit
    • 14 Day Action Challenge: Time Audit
      • Time Log (example)
    • Reflection
    Time Management for the Modern Individual - Lesson 4
    Get It Done - “The Art Of Doing”
    • The Myth of Multi-Tasking
    • Myths
      • Surprising (and disturbing) discoveries:
      • Managing Workflow - the 4 D’s
    • Overwhelmed?
      • Are you using your mind as a collection point?
    • To-Do-List Best Practice
      • 5 Tips for To Do List best practice
      • The amazing Power of Clustering
    • Reflection
    Time Management for the Modern Individual - Lesson 5
    Prioritise Your Time
    • The Story of the Mexican Fisherman & the Banker
    • Urgent Important Matrix
    • The 80/20 Rule
    • A.B.C.D.E. Prioritisation
    • Ranking My Priorities
      • The Paired Comparison or ✓ (Tick) Method
    • Reflection
    Time Management for the Modern Individual - Lesson 6
    Procrasination – How To Beat It
    • Why We Procrastinate
    • Overcoming Procrastination
    • Still Can’t Get Started?
      • Eat That Frog!
      • Ready, Fire, Aim!
      • 5 Minute Rule
    • Reflection
    Time Management for the Modern Individual - Lesson 7
    The Power Of Routines
    • What is a Routine?
      • Personal Routines
      • Professional Routines
      • Using Routines to Maximise Time
      • Maximise Your Productivity
    • Reflection
    Time Management for the Modern Individual - Lesson 8
    How to Automate Repetitive Actions in Outlook
    • What are Quick steps
    • Outlook Email – What can Quick Steps Do?
      • Move to:
      • Team Email
      • Create Your Own Quick Step
    • What are Quick Parts?
      • Adding a Quick Part
      • Modifying a Quick Part
      • Deleting a Quick Part
      • How do I create Quick Parts in Gmail?
      • FAQ
    • Reflection
    Time Management for the Modern Individual - Lesson 9
    • Remember: The Simple Secret of Successful Time Management
    • Course Reflection
    • Create an Action Plan
    • Accountability = Action
    • So, how did we do?
    • Some parting thoughts to inspire you
    • References

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    • Flexible length - sessions as short as 1-hour
    • Cost effective - great group pricing
    • Greatest impact in the shortest time
    • Excellent Team Building Opportunity
    • Certificate of Completion (always available in the App)
    • Comprehensive courseware as books (& available in the App)

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