Time Management

Course/Workshop Title: Soft Skills
Course/Workshop Description: This course provides the basic principles of time management. Participants will receive skills training needed to learn and develop skills to become highly effective in managing their time to enhance their professional productivity.
Course/Workshop Duration: 25 hours (5 hrs/day)
Course/Workshop Objectives:
  • Learning key concepts associated with Time Management.
  • Identifying the main obstacles to effective Time Management.
  • Understanding the nature of Time Management.
  • Understanding a range of tools, techniques and concepts for Time Management
  • Building an effective Time Management process that will enhance your productivity
  • Learning the benefits of having an effective Time Management process
Course/Workshop Importance: The course is very important for professionals in all levels of governmental and private companies as it gives them the basic skills training needed become highly effective in managing their time to enhance their professional productivity.
Lecture Strategy: Lecture materials will be presented using Microsoft PowerPoint. When possible a cooperative, participant-centered learning and discussion approach will be utilized to enable a high level of participant involvement.
Course Content: Introduction, Time Management and the Organization, Time Management and Essential Habits, Time Management Principles, Productive and Busy Works and their differences, Effective and Ineffective Time Management Processes, Work Crisis Management, Planning, and Managing Workplace.
Course Notes: Course lecture notes will be provided by the instructors to the participants.
Course Content Distribution:

Day One:

  • Introduction
  • Time Management and the Organization
  • Time Management and Essential Habits
  • Time as a Commodity, Types of Time
  • Over and Under Estimating Time

Day Two:

  • Time Management Principles
  • Spent Time Matrix (Quadrants 1-4)
  • Quadrant 2 Requirements
  • Time-Based Management

Day Three:

  • Productive Work
  • Busy Work
  • Dealing with Indecision or Delay
  • Over Work
  • Urgency versus Importance

Day Four:

  • Work Crisis Management
  • Proactive versus Reactive Work
  • Anticipating and Preventing Crises
  • Planning in Time Management

Day Five:

  • Information and Planning
  • Effective versus Ineffective Planning
  • Time Management Systems
  • Tips and Techniques
  • Conclusion
Fees: SAR 4,000
Instructor: Prof. Ali J. Chamka