Managing Time in Times of Change:

Tools for Productivity, Satisfaction and Personal Innovation

Anderson College of Business & Computing Executive Education

Times: Thursdays 1:00PM - 4:00PM MST (Online Workshop)

Dates: April 1st, 8th,15th, and 22nd 2021

$850 for New Students / $700 Regis University alumni & returning students.

When it comes to the greatest challenges leaders face, one that stands out is the need to effectively manage time in moments of fast-paced, unrelenting change, and knowing how to respond to rapidly shifting business conditions and priorities. In response to this challenge, change management principles provide a foundation for the application of best practices in time management, enabling higher levels of connection, success, innovation, productivity, and satisfaction.

Description:

What effects have the pandemic had on the workplace? How have the many changes at work affected individuals and teams? Where will you find the time to do what’s most important each day?

“The only thing that’s certain is change.” Change is everywhere, it’s constant, and it can cause confusion and difficulty for leaders, managers and employees at all levels of an organization. Whether it’s a new departmental policy or procedure, an updated software system, the latest directive from above, or new guidelines or restrictions related to COVID-19, being prepared for a change makes the difference in achieving productivity and success. This workshop begins with an examination of the dynamics of change, offers a model for what to expect when changes are introduced, and guides participants in planning for smooth transitions in future situations.

From the foundational focus on managing change, the workshop then takes a deep dive into time management, reviewing current and best practices, grounding in core values clarification, and introducing new skills to help focus on priorities, get organized, and stay on track during times of transition. Students will discover how to identify and attain long-term goals, both personally and professionally, and laser-focus activities on a daily basis to help manage priorities and reach these goals, with an outcome of greater connection, productivity, satisfaction, and enhanced workplace relationships.

What makes this program unique?

In alignment to Anderson College’s distinctive approach and Jesuit values[1], this workshop is tailored for success. This workshop is provided online and consists of four weekly three-hour sessions. Each session is broken down into two 75-minute segments with a 15-minute break, followed by a 15-minute Q&A. Participants are also provided with learning guides and the opportunity to connect with and engage with one another.

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Key Values in Jesuit Higher Education

Cura Personalis

Magis

Men and Women For and With Others

Unity of Mind and Heart

Contemplatives in Action

Finding God in All Things

Learn more about Jesuit Values

Who Should Attend:

  • Leaders, executives, and managers.

  • Individuals experiencing change in the workplace and beyond.

  • Anyone seeking more time to engage in top priorities.

  • Those seeking clarity, direction, and tools for greater connection, productivity, satisfaction, and enhanced workplace relationships.

Benefits:

Understanding and managing change is a fundamental skillset in today’s workplace and beyond. Using a theory-to-practice approach, this workshop guides participants in recognizing and navigating transition wherever it occurs. With that foundation, the focus shifts to time management tools for individual utilization and team benefit; students will learn to recognize where their time goes and will become more effective leaders by planning and implementing life balance techniques that reflect their core values and beliefs. In so doing, each participant can deepen connection to community, master tasks for greater productivity, and improve their relationships both at work and outside of the workplace. With mastery of change and time management, the workshop concludes with application opportunities, including meeting management and delegation skills, to assist students in overcoming their greatest time-wasters in order to maximize each day.


Applicable outcomes include:

  • Reflecting on changes in work and life

  • Exploring the dynamics of change

  • Applying theory and learning to actual case studies

  • Creating a personal action plan for managing change

  • Identifying the top five personal time wasters and discover ways to control or eliminate them

  • Learning to deal with interruptions without damaging work relationships

  • Getting organized and managing the deluge of e-mails, voicemails, and other messages

  • Using Covey’s Time Management Matrix to lead and model a more balanced life

  • Discovering how to move from crisis management and putting out fires to the discipline of organized and prioritized activities

  • Reviewing the historical progress of time management from simply making lists, to making values-based decisions on how to spend time

  • Defining and focusing priorities, both business and personal

  • Making the most of meetings with best practices, tips, and techniques

  • Delegating to gain control of the day

Workshop Design:

This workshop is provided online and consists of four weekly three-hour sessions. Each session is broken down into two 75-minute segments with a 15-minute break, followed by a 15-minute Q&A. Participants are also provided with learning guides and the opportunity to connect with and engage with one another.

Tuition: $850 for New Students / $700 Regis University alumni & returning students.

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