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What is time management? 
At its very core, time management is about deciding what amount of time is needed to carry out a specific task. And then planning and attempting to complete that task in the amount of time that’s been allocated.

Why is time management important?
If you’ve never used time management techniques it’s easy to see why you might wonder what the benefits are. But the truth is, regardless of whether you are a manager overseeing a team of 40 individuals or a mother of two young toddlers, time management skills can help you.

Why do I never have enough time?
Many of us feel that we don’t have enough time in the day, it’s a very common problem. Luckily it’s one that can be addressed easily with a little organisation and planning. But first you have to investigate why you never have enough time

What is a time diary?
A time diary is a useful tool for showing you where your time is spent each day. It’s a detailed report of what activities you carry out, what time you do them and how long each activity takes you to complete. This includes all your activities, from the time you get up to when you go back to bed. You should note down every activity you do – not just those you consider to be work.

Will managing my time help me with stress?
The short answer to this question is a resounding YES! This is because stress can come from feeling out of control. So, a good way to resolve feelings of stress is to learn how to regain control of your time.

Tips on de-cluttering your desk
Desks are very important places – they are where most of your working day is spent. So, you should really try to make sure that your desk and the area around it are clean, clear and clutter free. I can hear the cries of ‘Clutter free – not likely!’ And, I understand, I really do!

Dahlia Ewers“I would recommend the Business English course to anyone who wants to improve their English, learn more about the business world or to widen their management techniques"

Dahlia Ewers, USA



Felix Mwasuka“After obtaining my Business English with Spoken English Certificate, I found a new job as a personal assistant and my salary doubled. Later, upon obtaining my Advanced Business English Diploma, I secured another new job as shop manager. My salary has increased four-fold with numerous allowances to make my work easier.”

Felix Mwasuka, Zambia


European Association for Distance Learning Institute of Training and Occupational Learning

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