Planning, Organising and Time Management

Face-to-face duration: 3 days

Course Objectives

This three (3) day course covers the performance outcomes, skills and knowledge required to successfully plan, organise and manage personal time in the workplace to meet deadlines, and achieve personal and corporate goals.

Pressing deadlines and competing priorities can be a juggling act so this course will provide practical tools and techniques to maximise effectiveness of your workload, reduce time wasters and improve the way you delegate

Learning Outcomes

  1. Assess personality types and time management styles.
  2. Plan and organise commitments to achieve personal and professional goals.
  3. Apply time management techniques.
  4. Delegate and assign tasks effectively.


  • Self-examination.
  • Enhance planning and organisational skills.
  • Discover core aspects of self-management.
  • Apply time management tools.
  • Maximise energy levels and increase concentration.
  • Set measurable targets.
  • Create opportunities to develop own direction and initiatives.
  • Identify personal life goals.
  • Apply stress-reduction techniques.
  • Prioritise tasks effectively and delegate.
  • Analyse key principles of time management.


  • Self-knowledge principles and taking ownership.
  • Core aspects of self-management.
  • Cognitive style.
  • Obstacles to planning.
  • Crossing the sensitive line.
  • Time management plans.
  • Stephen Covey Time Management Matrix.
  • 80:20 Principle.
  • Stress and performance.
  • Eliminating stressors.
  • Managing self and others.
  • Delegation and empowerment.
  • Steps to delegation.
  • Performance objectives.


  • Managers at all levels, team leaders, supervisors and aspiring future managers.


  • Templates and checklists.
  • Facilitator-led discussions.
  • Individual and group activities.
  • Individual assessments.
  • Case studies.
  • Videos.

Delivery Strategy

This three (3) day course has been designed by our senior trainers who combine industry experience with academic excellence.

Our program design and delivery is based on adult learning principles and experiential learning.

Participants will also receive a state-of-the-art student manual with all reference material, PowerPoint presentations and activities.

Program Outline

Day One

Assess personality types and time management styles

  • Core aspects of self-management.
  • Personality types and time management preferences.
  • Apply personal life management skills.
  • Activities throughout the day.

Day Two

Plan and organise commitments to achieve personal and professional goals

  • Identify correlation between stress and time management.
  • Set goals and objectives.
  • Utilise the planning cycle.
  • Link priorities to performance measures.
  • Activities throughout the day.

Apply time management techniques

  • Apply time management methods.
  • Manage time effectively every day.
  • Apply long-term time management techniques.
  • Activities throughout the day.

Day Three

Delegate and assign tasks effectively

  • Apply goal-setting model and prioritise tasks.
  • Empower employees to achieve tasks.
  • Give feedback and reward high performance.
  • Activities throughout the day.
  • Final assessment.


"The Student Manual is a logical, carefully thought through and well presented document. The face-to-face facilitators are helpful, patient, knowledgeable and passionate. Thank you for the time and effort that blueVisions have put into preparing and supporting this course."

David Thorpe iiNet Australia

"Your personal contribution to our training has been invaluable. Your infectious high spirits and genuine want for our success have shone through. I sincerely thank you for your efforts over the past two years."

Stephen Davies Group Manager, Construction Services Group, NSW

"Your course made me realise how irrelevant what I was learning through my university course actually was to my job. Due to this, I will be seeking to complete the remainder of the modules in this diploma through blueVisions."

Damien Bleeker Project Coordinator, Liverpool City Council, NSW

"Thank you for a wonderful course....This has been by far the best development course I've ever been a part of."

David Darcy LSPSPO - Defence Materiel Organisation

"Having sat in at various times in both courses, as well as being present for the final summary and feedback sessions I was really impressed with the positive feedback and outcomes. The blueVisions trainers did an awesome job and really motivated and inspired both groups. The level of the course was spot on for each group."

Brian Clarke Leadership Development Coordinator, Gasco