Time management is the act or process of planning and exercising conscious control over the amount of time spent on specific activities, especially to increase effectiveness, efficiency or productivity.
Time management may be aided by a range of skills, tools, and techniques used to manage time when accomplishing specific tasks, projects and goals complying with a due date.
This set encompasses a wide scope of activities, and these include planning, allocating, setting goals, delegation, analysis of time spent, monitoring, organizing, scheduling, and prioritizing. Initially, time management referred to just business or work activities, but eventually the term broadened to include personal activities as well.
A time management system is a designed combination of processes, tools, techniques, and methods.
Usually time management is a necessity in any project development as it determines the project completion time and scope.
To explore why time management issues arise.
To improve delegates’ ability to plan and prioritise their own work.
To raise awareness of the importance of setting clear goals.
To help minimize wasted time and distractions in the workplace.
To avoid being deflected from your priorities.
To explore self-motivation and as a time management tool.
To provide practical tools for dealing with unexpected events that steal time.
To provide some practical tools and techniques for effective delegation.
To provide practical tools on how to say ‘no’ to some ‘now’ requests.