Personal Productivity

Dec 12, 2017 08:00am -
Dec 12, 2017 04:30pm
St. Louis


Event Description

The material in this course is based on the ground-breaking work of David Allen in his best-selling book “Getting Things Done; The Art of Stress Free Productivity,” providing techniques for dealing with interruptions, distractions, and other stressors while learning principles that will enable you to establish a system that will help you deal with all your commitments, both personal and professional. Participants will receive a copy of Allen’s book and a schedule for completing the transition to greater productivity and lowered stress levels.
At the end of this course you will be able to:
  • Organize and think about work using your own natural style.
  • Identify and set priorities, and stick to them.
  • Organize your day more effectively.
  • Cope with interruption overload.
  • Eliminate physical and mental clutter.
  • Greatly reduce procrastination – in yourself and others.
  • Create a personalized process that will help you stay organized and in control
Topics that will be covered:
  • Differentiating between “Important” and “Urgent” Activities
  • The Four Basic Truths About Managing Your Personal and Professional Lives
  • The Principles of Stress-Free Productivity
  • The Five-Step Process for Managing Workflow
  • How Our Brains Naturally Set Priorities
  • Organizing Your Environment
  • Using Email More Efficiently
  • How to Run More Effective Meetings
  • The Natural Planning Model for Rapidly and Effectively Initiating New Projects

Prerequisites: People who are really busy; the busier you, are the more value the course will have for you. This approach has been successfully used by every level of management from first line supervision to CEO’s; and by individual contributors, entrepreneurs and anyone who wants to get more done with less stress in his/her life.

Advanced Preparation: There is no advance preparation for this course.

Fields of Study: Action and Results Focused, Decision Making, Productivity and Organization, Communication Skills, Delegation, Goal Setting, Planning Professional Work Environment, Project Management, Team Management

Delivery Method: Group-Live | Course Level: Basic | Duration: Full-day:  8am-4:30 pm

Continuing Education/Recertification Credits: CPE Credits, HRCI Recertification Credits and SHRM Professional Development Credits may be available for this course. 

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Event Type:Public Training
Category:Professional Development
Early registration ends on Nov 08, 2016.
Regular registration starts on Nov 09, 2016 and ends on Dec 11, 2017.
Late registration starts on Dec 12, 2017.
(GMT-06:00) Central Time (US & Canada)

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Registration Fees
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Member Fee: $500.00$500.00$500.00
Non-Member Fee: $700.00$700.00$700.00