Specialist Trainers in Behavioural Change

Managing Time in the Project

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Introduction

A one day programme delivering proven practices, which will contribute to an overall more efficient working environment. It has been specially designed to help the project manager understand how to control time in a project and identify their personal ‘time stealers’.

Course objectives

To enable the project manager to be in more control of their own time and deliver the world’s leading construction projects on time. More productive use made of the project manager's and the project team members' time through improved structuring of and prioritisation of their/others' work and tasks. Improved results through more effective preparation leading to a greater self-satisfaction in fulfilling one’s job role for delivering improved results.

Key elements?

  • The importance of preparation:
    • Preparation as a time saver
  • Investigating the Project Manager's personal working environment:
    • Our daily planning... task evaluation and prioritisation
    • Efficiency vs. Effectiveness
    • Understanding the Priority Matrix
  • Working with concrete objectives and concrete communication
    • Our own goals/objectives and effective use of deadlines
    • 'Concreteness of project goals/tasks set for others
  • Interruptions to the Project Manager’s time:
    • Handling the unexpected problems
    • Problem-solving vs. Procrastination
  • How to be more assertive in controlling our own time:
    • What is Assertiveness?
    • Examination into the barriers to being Assertive
    • The differences of passive v aggressive v assertive
    • The 5 steps to success to being assertive
    • Investigation into Assertiveness in our projects
  • What steals the Project Manager's time?
    • How can we avoid these time stealers?
    • Exercise to highlight evidence in our Projects
  • Emails and time management
  • The golden rules of good time management
  • Creating our own action plan for success

What will the delegates have to do?

Prior to the programme delegates are asked to consider their personal objective in attending the course.

How long do the courses last?

The duration of the course is typically one day.

If this sounds like the type of programme that can make a difference with your team, please contact us about Managing Time in the Project.

Or call us on +44(0)1832 732560 and speak to one of the team.

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