Learn Proven, Effective and Practical Techniques to Better Manage your Time and Priorities

Date: 22nd September 2017

This CPD seminar will teach you the most effective, practical techniques to help you better manage your time and priorities.

You will engage in lively discussion, as well as informative workshops. All attendees will leave with 5 CPD points and a full course pack to refer back to at any time.

This course is one of our most popular, and regularly fills quickly, so early booking is advised.

You will learn how to better organise your day, and set achievable goals for your day, weeks and months. We will show you strategies such as how to apply the extremely productive 80/20 rule (the Pareto Principle), as well as using the Urgent / Important Matrix, to identify what you should prioritise. You will be shown how to keep track of your time to ensure you stay focused, and how to tackle unforeseen problems, and how to say “no” to people who demand your time.

What Will I Gain From This Course?

  • Learn ways to create and save time
  • Delegate more effectively
  • Eliminate non-essential tasks & focus on what will get results
  • Set measurable targets and devise realistic plans
  • Higher Productivity & Lower Stress
  • Improved Accuracy
  • Lean How to Prioritise
  • Set and achieve goals
  • Recognize time-wasters and get rid of them
  • Improve concentration and efficiency
  • Break indecision and procrastination habits

What Topics Will Be Covered?

  • Preparing in advance
  • Sorting priorities & setting goals
  • Obstacles to effective time management
  • Organisational skills
  • S.M.A.R.T. Objectives
  • Top 10 time management mistakes 
  • Using the Urgent / Important Matrix
  • Delegation techniques
  • Learn the difference between “Urgent” and “Important”
  • Delegation and assertiveness – Learn key techniques & strategies
  • Effectively using the 80/20 rule
  • Evaluating how you manage your time
  • Unforeseen problems – How to get back on track
  • Productivity tips and techniques

This topic is vital for business owners and leaders, team and project managers, secretarial and administrative executives, and anybody who wishes to learn how to manage their time better.

On completion you will receive your CMG MasterClass Certificate of Attendance as well as your CPD Certificate containing 5 Structured CPD Points. Please note certificates are issued only at the close of the training course to participants who complete the full five hours. 

sonya_meekel_100x100Sonya Meekel MSc, M.A, BSc Eng, P.G Dip.Proj Mang, PG Dip Ed, C.Eng, M.I.E.I., Lecturer at Dublin Institute of Technology

Sonya has extensive management experience having worked as a Consultant Engineer and as Project Manager for several years.  Sonya is a highly regarded professional trainer and is a trainer and consultant  to companies across the country, on topics such as Time Management, Negotiation Skills, People Management, Presentation Skills, to name a few. Working for companies such as ABM Europe, White Young Green and Balzar Engineering, Sonya was responsible for the management and coordination of numerous teams and developed the practice of understanding, developing and deploying people and their skills. Sonya now lecturers at DIT, where she specialises in people and project management. She is also currently active in the areas of management and training for international projects.

Training Environment:

CMG Professional Training courses take place at our state-of-the-art training facility in the Apex Building situated in the Beacon Quarter of Sandyford Industrial Estate, Dublin 18. The CMG Training Centre is accessible by the Luas, (Sandyford line, Stillorgan stop – 6 mins walk) several bus options (the number 11 travels from O Connell street Dublin and stops directly outside the training centre) and we are situated very close to the M50 at the Beacon Hospital corner. There are several car parks within a three minute walk from the training centre with very competitive ‘all day’ parking rates and we have a range of coffee shops (including Starbucks) as well as shops and restaurants nearby.

Date, Time & Venue:

Date:  22nd September, 2017

Times: 9.30 am to 3.30pm

Venue: Apex Building, Blackthorn Road, Sandyford Dublin 18

Course Cost:

This course costs €345, and includes course documentation and light refreshments. While the course fee does not include lunch, we do provide freshly made sandwiches, coffee and a range of teas and fresh juice for those who require a light lunch. Alternatively you can avail of the local food stores and coffee shops opposite the training centre for hot food or alternative lunch options.

   Telephone:+353 1 2933650

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General Terms and Conditions: Full Payment is due on booking. In the event of payment by cheque, must be received within seven days from date of invoice and in any case must be paid prior to attending the training course. If you are unable to attend, a substitute attendee may be sent at any time for no additional charge. Cancellations must be received in writing, by fax or letter, no later than 14 days prior to the event for a refund. Regrettably, no refunds can be made after that date. CMG Training reserves the right to make any necessary changes to the advertised training programme including a change of venue. The views expressed by the Trainers are not necessarily those held by the organisers, nor is the organiser responsible for tutors/trainers opinions or statements.

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