time management

Getting more done in less time

Course Overview


This is extremely practical workshop looks at why time management is an essential for any employee. It is full of practical guidance to help you complete tasks. It also looks at a number of different time management models and theories so that you can find the most suitable solution for you. The day is a fantastic mix of practical exercises, group discussion and tutor explanation.


Course Prerequisites


There are no pre-requisites for this workshop but delegates are asked to complete a small piece of pre-course work before attending.


Overall Aim


For each delegate to leave with an action plan on how they can use time management tools to reduce their stress levels, become more productive and deliver on promises.



  • be able to describe the importance of time management

  • understand what your own energy pattern and how it impacts on your day

  • be able to recognise “time wasters” and which ones are most relevant to you

  • describe the different between urgent and important

  • appreciate the importance of delegation and when it should and shouldn’t be used

  • understand key aspects of the 4 time management theories

  • demonstrate key time saving tips and tricks when working with colleagues, clients and software



Course Breakdown


Section 1
  • Why is Time Management so important?

  • What can it bring to you & how can it help

  • How do the delegates currently manage their time?

Section 2
  • How busy are YOU?

  • How does it make you feel and why?

  • Energy patterns

  • The dangers of Procrastination

  • The Urgent / Important / Not Urgent / Not Important

Section 3
  • Time Management Theories

  • Pareto 80/20 Rule

  • The Multiple Resource Theory

  • Fixed Schedule Lifestyle

  • Parkinson’s Law

Section 4
  • Time Waster – what/who are they in your office?

  • Discussion on most regularly encountered tools for fighting back

  • How to fight back best practice


Content will vary depending on workshop length chosen. Full support materials are provided via access to our virtual learning environment together with online evaluation and post-course follow-up.

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2010 - present

2010 - present

Creating flexiblity through customisation

Please visit our Pricing Page to get a full breakdown on course options and prices. We probably can’t provide all of the answers to all of your questions online so please call us on 0333 344 4031  to discuss your requirements.


All workshops and courses include full support materials accessed from The Green Shoots Academy e-learning platform, note-pad and pen, all exercises and any printed handouts required for the day, on-line evaluation, personal action cards, individual 4 week delegate follow up and a full post-workshop Client report.


Our workshops can be run on-site or at a convenient public location (we will even sort out room hire for you if needed), across Bedfordshire, Cambridgeshire, Essex, Hertfordshire, Norfolk and Suffolk.

Meet Our Trainers

Lorna Rose - Ass. CIPD

Lorna Rose has worked in the training arena for over 14 years and is City & Guilds qualified and a member of the CIPD. She has worked in-house for a number of professional service businesses and concentrates on designing, writing and delivering effective, engaging and enjoyable workshops.  

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