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IC-4 - Time Management and Stress Control

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The overall aim of this course is to provide participants with the competencies required to help them use their time efficiently and effectively. Participants on this interactive course will explore the importance of using time management skills and stress control techniques to improve their positive impact at the professional and social levels.

Course Methodology

This course will rely on active interaction between the consultant and the participants in addition to a series of diagnostic tools, practical exercises, role-plays, and group activities.

Course Objectives

By the end of the course, participants will be able to:
  • Define time and its components
  • Identify and manage time wasters
  • Set goals and objectives and prioritize accordingly
  • Apply one or more of The 7 Habits of Highly Effective People
  • Define what stress is and how the body responds
  • Analyze the causes of stress accurately and plan to control them
  • Suggest various ways and techniques to lower stress levels

Definition of Time Management

  • Value of time as a resource
  • Myths about time management
  • Role of time management

Identifying and Managing Time Wasters

  • Self-imposed time wasters
  • System-imposed time wasters
  • Managing time wasters: Planning, organizing, staffing, directing, controlling, communication and decision-making
  • Eliminating bad habits
  • The attitude pyramid

Setting Goals and Priorities

  • Difference between a goal and an objective
  • Setting goals effectively
  • Developing the habit of a to-do-list
  • The self-management matrix
  • Setting priorities

The Seven Habits of Highly Effective People (by Stephen Covey)

  • Being proactive
  • Beginning with the end in mind
  • Putting first things first
  • Thinking win-win
  • Seeking first to understand then to be understood
  • Synergizing
  • Sharpening the saw

Introduction to Stress

  • What Is stress?
  • Facts about stress
  • How do you know when you are stressed?

Environmental Stress

  • Environmental stressors
  • Chemical and nutritional stressors
  • Lifestyle and job-related stress
  • Stress and burnout

Signs of Stress

  • Physical stress
  • Cognitive (Mental) stress
  • Behavioral stress
  • Emotional stress
  • Acute and chronic Stress

Managing Stress

  • Time management 
  • Physical exercise: Physiological effects of exercise, muscle relaxation, breathing techniques, visual imagery, sleep and music
  • Healthy diets
  • Relaxation and training
  • Tips and recommendations
AED 11,018
US$ 3,000
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Duration: 3 Days

Intakes: Every Month

Language: English

Who will Benefit:

All managers, supervisors and employees who wish to improve their management of time and reduce stress levels in order to improve their performance at work and life in general.

Target Competencies

  • Time management
  • Planning and organizing
  • Prioritizing
  • Setting goals and objectives
  • Decision making
  • Stress control techniques