Organizational Skills Training Course

Organizational Skills Training Course

Course Description

Developing good organizational skills is an excellent investment and crucial for most professionals. A well-organized employee projects professionalism and builds trust with clients and colleagues. While having an organized workspace reduces hassle and stress.

In order to be better, enroll in this dynamic Organizational Skills training course. The course provides you with the knowledge and application of the necessary skills to utilize your time more resourcefully. I will also help you achieve higher productivity in the least amount of time. After attending the training, you will be able to manage your daily duties more proficiently, cope with unforeseen events in a professional approach, and free your workspace of clutter and messy documents.

These skills are those related to creating structure and order, boosting productivity, and prioritizing tasks that must be completed immediately versus those that can be postponed, delegated to another person, or eliminated. Maintaining strong such skills can reduce the chance of developing poor work habits such as procrastination, clutter, miscommunication, and inefficiency.

Managers look for employees who can keep their work and their desks organized and those who can adjust quickly to the organizational structure of a company. During this training course, participants develop an understanding and examine their habits and routines. It will focus on prioritizing, organizing, and making plans to stay organized. It also helps identify and remove obstacles to organization and productivity, such as procrastination.

Course Objectives

  • Remove the clutter
  • Place everything in its place
  • Write down priorities
  • Prioritize tasks
  • Use 80/20 rule
  • Use a master calendar
  • Set realistic deadlines
  • Remove or limit time wasters
  • Cope with things outside their control
  • Be consistent
  • Use paper and paperless storage
  • Organize work area
  • Fight procrastination
  • Organize inbox
  • Use discipline to stay organized

Course Modules

Lesson 1 – Getting Started
  • Housekeeping Items
  • Pre-Assignment Review
  • Workshop Objectives
  • The Parking Lot
  • Action Plan
Lesson 2 – Organization in Your Work Area
  • Keeping Items Within Arm’s Reach
  • Know the Audience
  • Only Have Current Projects on Your Desk
  • Arranging Your Drawers
  • Organize to Match Your Workflow
  • Editing and improving your presentation
  • Case Study
Lesson 3 – 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
Lesson 4 – Tools to Fight Procrastination
  • Eat That Frog!
  • Remove Distractions
  • Give Yourself a Reward
  • Break Up Large Tasks
  • Case Study
Lesson 5 – Prioritize
  • Write It Down
  • Urgent/Important Matrix
  • Divide Tasks
  • 80/20 Rule
  • Case Study
Lesson 6 – Organizing Your Inbox
  • Setting Delivery Rules
  • Folder and Message Hierarchy
  • Deal With Email Right Away
  • Flag and Highlight Important Items
  • Case Study
Lesson 7 – Scheduling Your Time
  • Have a Master Calendar
  • Setting Deadlines
  • Remove or Limit the Time Wasters
  • Coping With Things Outside of Your Control
  • Case Study
Lesson 8 – Avoid the Causes of Disorganization
  • Keeping Everything
  • Not Being Consistent
  • Not Following a Schedule
  • Bad Habits
  • Case Study
Lesson 9 – To-Do Lists
  • Use a Day Planner
  • Finish What You Start
  • Focus on the Important
  • Do Quick Tasks Immediately
  • Case Study
Lesson 10 – 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
Lesson 10 – 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
Lesson 11 – Paper and Paperless Storage
  • Find a System that Works for You
  • Make It Consistent
  • Make It Time Sensitive
  • Setting Up Archives
  • Case Study
Lesson 12 – Wrapping Up
  • Words from the Wise
  • Parking Lot
  • Lessons Learned
  • Completion of Action Plans and Evaluations

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