Managing your time with Google
This training combines our Time Management course and applies the principles to the Google environment. It is not required to have access to a computer station for the training course, since we will provide an illustrated step-by-step guide to help you set up your Google environment. The user guide will also serve as a workbook and reference guide. Mastering the use of Tasks is a key-element of efficient time management. Hence our training course puts a lot of emphasis on the Task tool of the software. The various options and strategic approaches offered by the Google environment will be explored in this training. At the end of this course, you will have acquired time management principles, you will be familiar with best practices and you will know how to apply them in the Google environment.

> To optimize the management of your time
> To take full advantage of what Google has to offer for Time Management
> To centralize your time management into one single tool

This training is offered to all, employees and managers, because we all have time to manage, regardless of our role or position in the enterprise. To develop an authentic time management work culture, each individual must master the fundamentals of sound time management its related techniques.

  • Identifying and mastering your Time Management processes
  • Getting rid of loads of accumulated paper and virtual documents
  • Combining everything in one single tool
  • Transforming Google into a genuine navigating tool
  • Finding out the best Google features for task management
  • Optimizing the various Google commands
  • Creating tasks with the Google tools according to the best time management principles
  • Managing tasks and calendar together
  • Managing and controlling multiple projects simultaneously
  • Mastering internal and external communications
  • Decreasing the various sneaky ``time-wasters``
  • Handling emergencies and the unanticipated events
  • Controlling and monitoring deadlines
  • Conducting good follow-ups and never forgetting anything
  • Efficiently planning daily, midterm and long term activities
  • Governing your use of time according to your real priorities

    • Introduction: the value of time
    • The most common hurdles to time management
    • Identifying and defining your own time management process
    • How to set up a thorough time management system
    • Applying the WHEN principle
    • Effective use of Google features for time management
    • Configuration of Google to optimize the Task tool
    • Creating tasks according to time management best practices
    • Why your Inbox should be empty at the end of the day and how to do it
    • Email lifecycle and management
    • How to improve email management at receiving and sending
    • How to manage some emails with task function
    • How to disable alerts at email reception
    • Creating performing messaging rules
    • Project management with Google Tools
    • The importance of centralising the management of all our activities
    • Managing long tasks and various projects with Google tools
    • Breaking down tasks or projects into subtasks
    • Managing the subtasks of a long task or project
    • The ``immediate action syndrome``
    • Methods for managing new developments and keeping track
    • Tips for never forgetting anything
    • Taking your manageable time into consideration
    • Grouping tasks
    • Skillfully managing telecommunications
    • Centralising internal communications
    • Negotiating the use of your time
    • Time management as a collaborative instrument for working teams
    • Effective communication
    • Delegation and accepting a mandate as an art
    • Balancing your workload
    • Establishing priorities
    • Planning for short, medium and long term
    • Your personal action plan

    • Interactive presentations
    • Real-life examples
    • Demonstrations of proposed methods
    • Practical exercises
    • Personal action plans produced during training course

    • Complete reference guide
    • Software configuration guide for Google environment
    • Self-evaluation test

    This training is offered on-site and is tailored to your needs. We invite you to contact us or prices and availabilities.

    Find out more about our preferential rates policy to see if you are eligible.

    Jean-Luc Dion

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