Keys to Personal Success

Course overview

Essential skills series 2022

In today’s economic climate, organisations are having to look at ways of producing more with less. This interactive course will provide you with the necessary tools and techniques to increase your own personal productivity and look at key performance indicators within your organisation.

This course is aimed at directors and senior executives, keen to get the best results from your efforts and your strengths.

Features and benefits

You will learn about how to become better organised and get the most out of the limited resources to achieve the best results.

Provides practical, real life examples to focus on the modern-day challenges faced by directors and improve the effectiveness of your team.

Learning outline

Create an Effective Working Style

  • Type A and B People
  • Good and Bad Time Management Habits

Reduce Procrastination

  • Why we Procrastinate
  • Areas of Procrastination
  • Actions for less Procrastination

Focus on Key Priorities

  • Exercise to identify key priorities
  • Self-assessment 
  • Managing workloads to ensure maximum effectiveness

Manage Delegation Effectively

  • Delegation versus Dumping
  • Potential Problem Areas
  • Six Positive guidelines for more Effective Delegation

Plan Your Time

  • Effective Meetings
  • Deadlines
  • Daily Disciplines

Control Interruptions

  • Handling Interruptions
  • Controlling the Telephone

Beat the Bumph

  • Email mania
  • Desk Organisation

Course objectives

Participation on this course will enable you to:

  • Understand how you are currently managing your time and performance and to identify potential for improvement.
  • Identify areas of time management where you can become more productive and effective.
  • Develop techniques to achieve these gains in personal effectiveness.

Course leader

Gerard Hargreaves

Gerard is an international business coach and course leader, working with individuals and groups to help improve effectiveness and performance. For 11 years he worked with an international consultancy firm, specialising in helping organisations identify training needs – but then became Head of Director Development, at the Institute of Directors. Gerard’s range of clients is broad, and he even has the time to broadcast for BBC and radio. He is a member of CIPD, IoD, and a Fellow of the Royal Society of Arts.

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