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Effective Time Management – Maximise Your Potential!

This half day course helps participants to develop essential time management skills. Participants will gain an understanding of how they can maximise their own potential and the potential of others through effective time management. They will go on to examine the positive impact that effective time management has upon the organisation for which they work.

This course is based upon the theory that an individual can be focused, highly effective and have greater positive impact on their organisations when they develop and maintain a healthy work-life balance.

The course will help participants to focus on the following issues:

  • The meaning of time management and self-management
  • The positive impact that effective time management has upon the individual, their work-life balance, their roles, and the organisation to which they belong
  • Roles, responsibilities and priorities
  • Workload and priority scheduling
  • Time management theory and resultant practice
  • Four Quadrants Thinking
  • Action Planning for a better, more efficient future

Course Overview

The course will help participants to explore and understand the meaning of time management and self-management, the positive impact that effective time management has upon the individual, their work-life balance, their roles, and the organisation to which they belong. The course will explore workload and priority scheduling plus action planning for a better and more efficient future.

Course Objectives

By the end of the course, headteachers, senior leaders, middle leaders and teachers will have the skills and knowledge to be able to go back to their own schools and assess whether they are making best use of their time. Participants will also gain the skills to enable them to guide others in their workplace.

Detailed course outline and session time table

Session 1

  • Course overview and objectives
  • What is time management?
  • What is to gain from effective time management?
  • Roles, responsibilities and priorities
  • Workload and priority scheduling

Session 2

  • SWOT analysis
  • Time management theory
  • Time management theory put into practice
  • Four quadrants thinking
  • Action planning for a better future
  • Final thoughts
  • Review of objectives
  • Evaluations
As part of our quality assurance policy, and to ensure courses are always up to date we reserve the right to update alter and improve courses without prior notice in order to encompass any emerging changes in legislation, framework, or government guidance.

Tutor information and feedback

Tutors: Mick (Cert. Ed. MSc.)

Mick is an experienced Headteacher with a track record of successful effective school leadership. He has had twenty years experience in Middle schools and has spent the last thirteen years in Primary. He is a hands – on Headteacher who is clearly focussed about roles and responsibilities and the effective utilisation of other people and their skills. He believes deeply in invitational distributed leadership rather than delegation. He is insistent that if there is someone else who has the knowledge and skill to do a better job than himself . . . then they should be given space to lead, shine and do it. He is passionate about VFM and how the school environment impacts on young children and their learning.

Suzanne (Alnst. AM (Dip))

Suzanne is an experienced School Business Manager and an integral member of the Senior Leadership Team. Having spent eleven years in banking in her previous career, she has now gained twelve years experience working in a primary school, the last ten as a Business Manager. Suzanne was one of the first cohorts to train specifically for this role and for this qualification. She believes strongly in the role and the benefits it brings to the school through effective business management, whole school awareness and the ‘outside’ view that can be brought to the Senior Leadership Team. The role also allows the headteacher to focus on school leadership, school development, children, the curriculum and raising standards. As part of her role is overall school office management, her experience and foresight is invaluable in the development of the office team as part of the whole school team.
“Trainers were lovely, nice to see someone ‘in the job’ talking the talk and walking the walk”.
[What were the strongest features of the training] “The knowledge of the tutor and getting this across to me in an easy and understanding manner”.
“Good speaker, good sense of humour and got me thinking”.
“Useful resources and ideas to take away and use”.
“Trainers were very informative and could speak from experience as they were in a school.”
“Very interesting and easy to listen to tutor”
“Excellent delivery”
“Practical application to school/real-life situations”
“Tools to be able to re-evaluate”
“The examples and recommendations of systems to be used”
“Explaining in full detail - relating to my role”

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