Planning & Organizing Your Work

With clarity on priorities, the next major barrier to productivity is a lack of planning and organization. This module provides participants with the necessary skills and knowledge to effectively plan and organize projects, tasks, and space to optimize productivity.

Instructional Objectives:

This module covers the following topics:

  • Assessing your current level of organization – the “30 second rule”;
  • How the common practice of multi-tasking drains productivity;
  • Chunking tasks for improved productivity;
  • Identifying your “Prime Time” for different tasks;
  • Scheduling “Maker” and “Manager” time into your day;
  • Creating your Dream Week;
  • Daily, weekly and monthly planning processes to improve focus, productivity and efficiency;
  • Goal-setting best practices;
  • E-mail best practices;
  • Space organizing best practices; and
  • Top technology for increasing efficiency including online project management systems, CRMs, tracking tools, reminders and other technology that will vary depending on the participant’s role/business.

Measurable Learning Outcomes:

By the end of this module, participants will have the skills and knowledge:

  • Improve their focus, productivity and efficiency at work;
  • Permanently eliminate inefficiencies in their use of time, space and other resources in their business;
  • Organize their workspace so that they can find anything they need within 30 seconds or less;
  • Implement regular daily, weekly and monthly planning session to keep themselves (and their team if applicable) on track to achieve their goals;
  • Effectively set and achieve business/professional goals; and
  • Use technology to increase efficiency and productivity, improve service levels, and ultimately enhance business profitability.

This program builds competencies in the following areas:

Duration & Resources:

4 Hours

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