Personal Development

Organisational Skills In The Workplace (E1683C)

Through our Organisational Skills course, participants will encounter improved productivity, better management, and an overall increase in professional growth. Participants will have the tools necessary to develop better organisational skills which will be of benefit in both their work and personal lives.

Developing good organisational skills is an investment that will provide benefits for years. To be successful we need to be organised. Good organizational skills can prove beneficial in many areas of life, including personal and business areas. Organisation can increase a person’s general productivity, project management, and can even affect his memory and retention skills.

These skills are not acquired overnight - it will take a lot of hard work and practice.But with a little guidance and the right tools, anyone can learn how to stop hunting for missing things and become better organised.

Course Objectives:
Examine current habits and routines that are not organised
Learn to prioritize your time schedule and daily tasks
Determine ways of storing information and supplies
Learn to organise personal and work space
Learn to resist procrastination
Make plans to stay organised in the future

Course Contents:
Module One: Getting Started

Module Two: Remove the Clutter
Just Do it
You Don’t Have to Keep Everything
Three Boxes: Keep, Donate, and Trash
A Place for Everything and Everything in its Place
Case Study
Module Two: Review Questions

Module Three: Prioritize
Write It Down
Urgent/Important Matrix
Divide Tasks
80/20 Rule
Case Study
Module Three: Review Questions

Module Four: Scheduling Your Time
Have a Master Calendar
Setting Deadlines
Remove or Limit the Time Wasters
Coping With Things Outside of Your Control
Case Study
Module Four: Review Questions

Module Five: To Do Lists
Use a Day Planner
Finish What You Start
Focus on the Important
Do Quick Tasks Immediately
Case Study
Module Five: Review Questions

Module Six: Paper and Paperless Storage
Find a System that Works for You
Make It Consistent
Make it Time Sensitive
Setting up Archives
Case Study
Module Six: Review Questions

Module Seven: Organization in Your Work Area
Keeping Items Within Arm’s Reach
Only Have Current Projects on Your Desk
Arranging Your Drawers
Organize to Match Your Workflow
Case Study
Module Seven: Review Questions

Module Eight: Tools to Fight Procrastination
Eat That Frog!
Remove Distractions
Give Yourself a Reward
Break Up Large Tasks
Case Study
Module Eight: Review Questions

Module Nine: Organizing Your Inbox
Setting Delivery Rules
Folder and Message Hierarchy
Deal With Email Right Away
Flag and Highlight Important Items
Case Study
Module Nine: Review Questions

Module Ten: Avoid the Causes of Disorganization
Keeping Everything
Not Being Consistent
Not Following a Schedule
Bad Habits
Case Study
Module Ten: Review Questions

Module Eleven: Discipline is the Key to Stay Organized
Stay Within Your Systems
Learn to Say No
Have Organization Be Part of Your Life
Plan for Tomorrow, Today
Case Study
Module Eleven: Review Questions

Module Twelve:
Words from the Wise
  • Organisational Skills
  • Coursebook
Completion rules
  • All units must be completed
  • Leads to a certification with a duration: Forever