Take control of your inbox and workload Receive practical hands-on skills instruction to heelp you absorb proven techniques for a total time-management solution. Integrate communications, tasks, activities, planning and apply the WorkingSm@rt* method using Microsoft Outlook This workshop has been developed to empower you to take control of your work. You will be taught how to change behaviours and optimise the use of technology to take control of your time, productivity, collaboration and work results.
By the end of this course each learner will be able to:
- Create a consistent focus on priorities
- Gain control of your inbox and email
- Improve your communications
- Manage your time, tasks, and activities
- Use Outlook with a ‘business planning’ approach
Post Programme Evaluations conducted 45 to 70 days after completion of the class displayed the following results:
- 64 minutes per day: average productivity gain experienced by program graduates
- 1.1 days: average time required to recover the initial cost of training
- 78% improvement: average improvement in tracking communications reported by program graduates
- 74% improvement in planning and organisation
- 65% improvement in managing email
- 58% improvment in managing information
Who is the course for
Workgroups and teams including managers, technical and sales professionals, supervisors, administrators and project leaders who currently use MS Outlook, and are not optimizing this powerful software.
Format: 1 day instructor- led session using Outlook
Unit 1: Being Productive
This unit will introduce you to the key elements to help you refine your organisational toolkit with an increased understanding of working on those areas that add greatest value and the need to prioritise. With this productieiy platform in place, you will be in a better position to recognise and manage distractions and interruptionss
Unit 2: Setting Youself Up to Work Sm@rt
You will gain a deeper understanding of what’s available in the Outlook ‘toolbox’ and set up the main components to enable you to work smart with enhanced focus. Learn how to increase your productivity and eliminate unhelpful habits.
Unit 3: Manage Your Emails Effectively
We will show you how to manage your emails. You will learn ways to manage emails you cant act on immediately and learn how to deal with low priority emails. We will show you effective ways to file and find your mail and stay with your priorities regardless of the volume of email traffic.
Unit 4: Managing Commitments to Enable a Sense of Achievement
You will learn the importance of the Outlook Calendar and how to avoid becoming a victim of ‘planning fallacy’. The exercises will help you become a more proficient time manager and being the process that ensures a sense of achievement.
Unit 5: Achieve Better Results through Effective Communication & Delegation
Learn how to plan, capture and follow up effectively on important communications and delegations
Unit 6: Priority Planning For Results
You will discover how the planning process works for you. The planning cycle will help you become more strategic in your daily choices. Through consistent on time delivery you will be able to have a greater sense of accomplishment individually and as a team member.
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Priority Management is a Global Education Providers for the Project Management Institute, Approved CPD Training Providers for Engineers Ireland and are specialists in Workload and Time Management using Microsoft Outlook, Lotus Notes IPAD, MAC or Blackberry.
Their trainers are certified in the following courses:
Working Smart with Microsoft Outlook.
Working Smart with IPAD
Working Smart with Outlook for Apple MAC
Working Smart with Lotus Notes.
Working Smart with OneNote.
Working Smart in Meetings.
Project Management Training. PMI approved.
All their Programmes have corresponding PDUs, Professional
Development Units needed to sit the Project Management Institute, PMI, exams. These project management accreditations are recognised Worldwide. see www.pmi.org