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Do it Now! And Other Time Management Techniques

Time ManagementEveryone can stand some help in utilizing time more effectively. This course provides the techniques for minimizing wasted time and maximizing ROE -- return on effort. Participants learn:
  • How to analyze time usage
  • How to schedule, prioritize and set yearly, monthly, weekly and daily plans
  • Suggestions for handling interruptions
  • How to streamline paperwork

This module is designed for all employees who need techniques for better managing their time.

This module can be presented in two to four hours, depending on participants' skill level and teaching objectives. The module includes:

  • Break out groups to solve team problems
  • Discussion on techniques for team development
  • Exercises and presentations
  • Practice sessions and role plays
The participant's workbooks contain reference text and exercises, are bound and three hole punched. The module is divided into three sections, one for each phase of training: the Pre-Workshop Assignment, the Workshop Material, and the Post-Workshop Action Items. Participant's workbooks can be used for classroom instruction or on a self-paced basis.

The leader's guide contains the same material as the participant's workbook, with the addition of a section of introductory notes, answers to exercises and explanatory margin notes. The leader's notes contain tips and techniques on setting up and administering the session, checklists, and other teaching aids. Other beneficial components include:
  • A listing of suggested videos which complement the material.
  • Notes which highlight key points, provide tips for training, and detail competencies to be gained.
  • Margin Notes on the workshop materials which guide the leader through the material and indicate when to ask questions, encourage discussion, use flip charts, break into groups, and refer to specific material.


By the end of this module, the participants will be able to:

  1. Analyze how they currently spend their time.
  2. Understand how Return on Effort can increase productivity.
  3. Set goals and objectives.
  4. Prioritize work.
  5. Plan and organize activities.
  6. Effectively schedule activities for optimal time expenditure.
  7. Implement an effective time management plan.
  8. Review results of the time management plan.

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Phone: 757-546-7703
e-mail: info@merittrainingcorp.com


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