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Supporting Scotland's vibrant voluntary sector

Scottish Council for Voluntary Organisations

The Scottish Council for Voluntary Organisations is the membership organisation for Scotland's charities, voluntary organisations and social enterprises. Charity registered in Scotland SC003558. Registered office Mansfield Traquair Centre, 15 Mansfield Place, Edinburgh EH3 6BB.

Time management in the workplace

10:00-16:00, 13 June 2024
Course length
1 Day
Helen Swatton
John Bonnar
HR, employment and jobs
Course overview

Time management is about making the best use of your time. However this is easier said than done – particularly when organisations are being required to do more with less. If you think time management approaches will help you keep control of your workload then this interactive and participative online course is for you!

Overall course aim

This online course is designed to increase awareness of your own time management, and to help you identify practical steps to improve your effectiveness in the workplace. Through individual exercises and group discussions you will have the opportunity to identify major time stealers at work and formulate action plans to overcome them.

John Bonnar will help you answer that age-old question “Where does all my time go?" and discover how to take control of your time by looking at:

  • effective prioritisation skills
  • controlling time and tasks techniques
  • assertive tricks to manage interruptions and handle disruptions
Course objectives

In today’s climate it is essential individuals manage the demands on their time and know how to organise their daily tasks to reduce stress. This online course has everything you need to take control of your time by exploring what helps and hinders achieving priorities and presents tips and techniques on how to improve the use of the time available. You will learn:

  • how time management can help with productivity
  • how and when to say “no” without offending
  • how to establish short and long term goals to achieve results
  • how to sustain these improvementS
Who is the course aimed at?

This online course is for anyone within the voluntary sector who wants to learn practical tips on how to deal with their working day effectively and feel in control. It is designed to help those who want to strengthen their time management and to have ways to react positively at work when others demand their time.

Entry requirements

There are no formal entry requirements.

Other Information

Course structure: 6-hour course with suitable breaks, which gives learners the opportunity to improve their time management skills through practical exercises and the opportunity for questions and discussion.

Attendance: You must attend the full day of this online course in order to complete it and receive your Certificate of achievement.

Please note: Only a few places left
£195 (member rate £125)

If you belong to an organisation in SCVO membership, you will save £70 when booking this course

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