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Planning for Managers
1 Day Course
Course Objectives:

To enable individuals to: £1300 per day for up to 8 delegates

  • analyse and identify goals and objectives which need achieving by you and your staff
  • learn how to effectively manage your own time
  • manage how your staff use their time
  • delegate effectively
  • prioritise your own and your team's work using business critical criteria
  • effectively plan your work and that of your team by using
  • diary management techniques, organising emails and implementing action plans
  • appreciate the difference between doing the work and getting things done
Course details:

  • The importance of goal and objective setting
    top achievers and time management
    ensuring your effort is focused on achieving
    corporate and departmental objectives
    - business requirements
    - team resources

  • Organising your team
    Getting results through other people
    - performance standards
    - individual objectives and action plans
  • Prioritising to succeed
    planning and scheduling skills
    prioritising to achieve results
    forward planning
  • Effective delegation
    knowing when and how to delegate
    clarifying responsibilities
    motivating through delegation
  • Emails - techniques to save time
    controlling the delivery time
    organising your inbox
    using folders effectively
    'flagging' messages
    addressing correctly
    using the subject line effectively
    getting your questions answered
  • Diary Management
    Determined Time
    Preparation Time
    Goals and Action Plans

Tailoring the Course Content:

Catalyst will endeavour, with your help and approval, to tailor the course content as much as possible. We can do this by:

  • Incorporating your organisation's documentation
  • Referring to your organisation's policies, guides and procedures
  • Agreeing pre-course and post-course work
  • Tailoring exercises and the course manual to suit your requirements


For further details on how Catalyst can tailor your course see Tailored Courses.


Delegates are introduced to a number of time management techniques which they can take into their business and personal lives to improve the way that they manage their time.

Who should attend?:

This course is intended for managers who wish to improve their time management skills and techniques.





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