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Personal development

Managing time (V)

This course supports you with optimising your effort to ensure your time and energy is concentrated on high-payoff activities.

6 hours

Members: £550 + VAT
Non-members: £650 + VAT
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Managing time (V)


£550.00 Plus vat
Non Members:
£650.00 Plus vat


This course supports you with optimising your effort to ensure your time and energy is concentrated on high-payoff activities.

You can't save time, store time or bank time: you can only spend it. Therefore it is important to make the right choices to ensure you use your time effectively.

This course will support you with optimising your effort to ensure your time and energy is concentrated on the high payoff activities.

The course also helps you understand the drivers of stress, its links with time management and how you can help yourself and others cope in periods of high stress.

Delivery format

This is a classroom based course, delivered face to face.

Face to face

Who should attend?

This course is suitable for engineers and non-engineers at all levels of the organisation.

How will I benefit?

After the course you will be able to:

• Identify how you currently allocate your time and that of your team.
• Take control of your time in a more positive way. 
• Use a variety of reflection & prioritisation tools. 
• Develop strategies for reducing time stealers.
Contributes 6 CPD hours

Key topics

• Introduction to time management.
• Personal effectiveness cycle.
• Reflecting.
• Working with Covey’s habits.
• Top tips and techniques.

Mapped against UK- SPEC competencies: D and E

  1. Communication and inter-personal skills - For Incorporated and Chartered Engineers: 'Demonstrate effective interpersonal skills’
  2. Professional commitment - For Incorporated and Chartered Engineers: ‘Demonstrate a personal commitment to professional standards, recognising obligations to society, the profession and the environment’

Meet our trainers

These trainers regularly teach Managing time (V).

  • Sarah Thompson

    Sarah Thompson

    Sarah is an achievement-orientated facilitator, trainer and personal coach with consultancy, development and management experience in a variety of organisations and businesses.

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At a glance

  • Duration:
    6 hours
  • CPD Hours:
  • UK-Spec:
    D, E

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Some of the companies we've worked with

  • Alten
  • AMH Material Handling
  • Avara Foods
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  • Bombardier
  • Bombardier
  • Frazer Nash
  • Gas Networks Ireland
  • International Nuclear Services
  • JCB
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  • Network Rail
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  • Over 30 years of experience delivering training
  • More than 200 courses designed for engineers
  • Over 10,000 engineers trained each year
  • Trusted by over 800 companies
  • Business solutions delivered in 48 countries

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