Professionals often find themselves under pressure of work and short of time to meet all the demands placed upon them. This is particularly the case when they have to manage multiple tasks, keeping track of a range of deadlines while dealing with day-to-day problems and crises. In the long term, these will not only damage personal and organizational effectiveness, but may also lead to personal stress and associated effects on health.
This course seeks to help professionals gain more control over time, enhance their effectiveness and job satisfaction and manage their stress in positive ways. It also looks at how professionals need to help others time and stress in the interest of team and organizational effectiveness.
This programmeis intended to help participants improve their management of time and stress and to identify actions and initiatives for working smarter. By the end of this programme, participants will learn to:
All professionals who have some discretion over how they manage their time and who are interested in enhancing personal effectiveness and dealing with stress.
The programme is designed to be highly interactive and varied. It provides a blend of lecture, discussion, exercises, case studies and videos. Participants work throughout the course on developing a personal action plan to tackle issues to time and stress management which then provides the basis for post–course implementation and self-monitoring.
Day 1 - Introduction and Overview
Day 2- Getting Control
Day 3- Understanding and Managing Stress Factors
Day 4- Delegation, Briefing Skills & Meeting
Day 5- Desk Management/Course Review