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Time management for managers: work smarter, not harder

Course summary

As Oscar Wilde said, "No man is rich enough to buy back his past." Spending your time effectively will mean you get much more out of your life. It is the key to work life balance and wellbeing at work.

Our Time management for managers training shows managers how to take a positive approach to time management. It highlights the skills and techniques required to make the most of every day, without feeling overwhelmed by work overload and the demands of your job and your team.

Course dates and location

All our training courses are being delivered virtually. The webinar systems used do not require software download.

Please note: we allow a maximum of three people per organisation on our Individual training courses.

Our next available course dates for individuals are:

  • 24 July, 2024

We can deliver this course virtually for your organisation, on a date and time that suits you. If you have four or more people who would like to attend this course then group training could be the most cost-effective option. Contact one of our Training Coordinators on 020 7490 3030 or email for more information and a quote.

  • Course outline

    Time Management Training Course in London (for Managers)

    Like money, time can be spent wisely - or unwisely. This Time management for managers course teaches you how to budget time more effectively, so that you can make improvements to your working day, your output and your quality of life.

    Over the day you will cover:

    • how you currently manage your time and how to improve
    • organisational culture and its impact on time management
    • valuing your time - how much is it worth?
    • your top timewasters
    • your work energy cycle: managing stress and burn-out
    • the four tools of time management
    • prioritising tasks, planning your workload and scheduling time (including using Gantt charts and other tools)
    • handling interruptions: paper, phone calls and managing email overload 
    • controlling your diary
    • personal action plans for change
    • a year of free support

    The Time management training course uses a mixture of open discussion, case studies, work-related exercises and trainer input to enable you to consider your current use of time, and to develop strategies for changing what you want and need to change. Participants are asked to keep a time diary before the course, and to bring it along with them. 

  • Who is this course for?

    Our Time management for managers training is ideal for busy managers who feel the demands of a heavy workload and want to free up time to achieve their top priorities. The Centre works with people from all sectors including the public sector, voluntary sector, corporate sector and private sector.

  • What will this course help me do: learning outcomes?

    This Time management course can change your life! It can help you identify your blocks to good time management, and how you can provide a positive role model for your team. You will learn a variety of time management techniques which will enable you to develop your personal plan for effective time management.

  • Other courses to consider

    The Centre offers a wide range of courses to help managers develop their skills, including Supervision skills: managing people and teams and Project management

  • Course fee
    • £469 plus VAT not-for-profit price (applies to charities and all other not-for-profit organisations, including public sector and housing)
    • £522 plus VAT standard price (applies to all other organisations)

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