Effective Self Management

Code : ML46
Date : 28 – 29 January 2013
Venue : Amsterdam
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The Course

“Your success is determined by your daily agenda.” – John Maxwell

Great achievers have always performed well by managing themselves and their abilities. Self management is important for individuals to perform effectively in both large and small organizations where they are called to perform various duties. Self management encourages individuals to set their own goals, monitor their own behavior in achieving those goals and rewarding themselves upon their success in achieving those goals. Self management is the building block for effective management of other people, groups, and organizations.

The purpose of this course is to:

  • Encourage individuals at all levels to develop skills and strategies to direct their own behavior towards achieving their goals
  • Accept responsibility for the success or failure of tasks that you have undertaken
  • Schedule personal time-off to create positive deadlines to complete projects
  • Identify your priorities in life and to balance work and family commitments
  • Learn to cope with stress

The Goals

  • Cultivate the habit of finishing projects
  • Develop your self-confidence and self-assurance in your ability to achieve goals
  • Develop effective strategies to cope with stress
  • Reappraise the current situation and make the necessary adjustments to succeed
  • Learn to manage your time better

The Delegates

The course is designed for anyone who desires to demonstrate self management in their work and balance their priorities between work and family commitments. The course is appropriate for those who have some management experience and wish to enhance self management skills to be a successful worker. This course is suitable for:

  • Team members
  • Supervisors
  • Management professionals
  • Delegates of any sector of industry and/or business

The Process

This course is an interactive mixture of lecture, discussion, activities and practice on developing self management skills. It provides definitions, examples, discussion and activities designed to promote skill building with interaction and discussion among participants. Activities and work on examples and role-playing are used to highlight concepts taught and allow participants to practice skills learnt in this course.

The Benefits

How will this seminar benefit my self management skills?

  • Learn how to manage your time better
  • Identify your life goals and develop a plan on how to achieve it successfully
  • Achieving a balance between work, family and rest
  • Manage emotions, and build and maintain relationships
  • Deal with pressure and stress in the workplace

The Results

What will my organization gain when sending their employees to attend this seminar?

  • Allow individuals to work towards personal and business goals with self-initiative
  • Employees develop self awareness and self management of their behaviors
  • Respond positively to change, seeking support when needed
  • Ability to show flexibility according to the changes in the business environment
  • Employees learn to prioritize and accomplish set goals

The Programme Content

Day 1

Knowing Yourself

  • Importance of awareness for self management
  • Focusing your mental energy
  • The mind-body connection
  • Managing your physical energy
  • Cultivating good personal habits
  • Understand your learning style

Towards Effective Self Management

  • Understanding the stages of human development
  • Understanding and managing our behaviors
  • How to strengthen yourself from within
  • Basic principles of life
  • Filters of experience
  • Passive, aggressive, and assertive behavior

Self Management for Effective Leadership

  • Leadership style and impact
  • Developing trust
  • Practicing empathy
  • Making decisions
  • Getting people behind your ideas
  • Motivating a high performance team

Day 2

Self Managed Teams

  • Managing interactions with different people
  • Handling difficult people
  • Setting targets for performance
  • Managing others and teams
  • The role of influence
  • Resolving conflicts effectively

Making Every Moment Count

  • Setting priorities
  • Time management techniques
  • Strategies to avoid procrastination
  • Handling stress in the workplace
  • Dealing with pressure
  • Making an action plan

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