Time Management and Workload Balance *IN PERSON*

$495 + HST

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May 7, 2024
08:30 AM - 04:00 PM (NDT)

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Learn how to ease your workload by organizing and executing your priorities while managing other influences that impact your time and ability to get things done.

This course provides strategies and tools which can be used in the workplace to guide priority planning and workload balance.  Participants learn practical skills to make the most of their day and achieve their goals.

Facilitated discussions, individual reflection, and interactive group activities will lead to a clear realization of the gaps between how it is and how it ought to be.  Participants will be challenged to finish the day with a validation of their skill sets and/or a commitment to making changes that will provide more effective results.

 Key Learning Outcomes:

  • Develop an understanding of the difference between efficient time management and effective time management.
  • Develop strategies to effectively organize work priorities.
  • Develop goals to make the most of your time.
  • Create the template for a Time Audit to identify inefficiencies and ineffectiveness in your day.
  • Improve personal efficiency.
  • Develop an understanding of the human biological factors that aid or hinder your effective and efficient use of time.

Past Participants Said:

"I learned today to really lay out in front of me, my duties and prioritize them accordingly. To take time out of my day to work on important things without interruptions. And also to learn how to delegate the less important things to others (not necessarily less important)."

"This should be a mandatory course for all levels in any organization!"

"Exceptional content and skillfully communicated.  It was a very enjoyable day of learning."

"This has been an amazing training experience. The instructors are extremely knowledgeable and the Gardiner Centre itself is a beautiful and aesthetically pleasing environment I am looking forward to completing the program (Supervisory Management Skills Program) in June " - Max Jacobs, Consumer Health Awareness NL

"Dianne was an energetic and enthusiastic instructor. She made here seminar informative and fun." - Christina Orton, Labrador Friendship Centre

"The knowledgeable instructor, the activities got us thinking on our own and how we could use the strategies in our work environment" - Winter 2023 Participant

"I really enjoyed the Time Management training! There was a lot of take aways that I look forwarded to informing my own company." - Winter 2023 Participant

Continuing Education Contact Hours: 7



This course qualifies for Professional Development Units (PDUs) as defined by the Project Management Institute (PMI).

Each course has a specific qualifying factor for PDUs. See the table below for a specific PDU breakdown for this Gardiner Center program.

To learn more about PDUs and how to apply these credits to your active credential please see www.pmi.org.

Talent Triangle Allocations

Qualifying PDU Hours

Ways of Working


Power Skills


Business Acumen





Dianne Ford

Dr. Ford is a Professor at the Faculty of Business Administration with a Bachelors in Psychology, and double major in management information systems and organizational behaviour with her PhD. She conducts research on knowledge management, social media, and cyber deviance, in particular virtual harassment and cyber-incivility. She teaches organizations on how to create respectful workplaces to prevent harassment and bullying through the Gardiner Centre, and has also provided consultation work on remote work and its implications for employees and organizations. 

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