Time management for event professionals

Practical tools to take more control of the way you spend and manage your time

Event professionals are constantly working against the clock, juggling multiple projects and bombarded by different time pressures. If you are struggling with deadlines, having problems prioritising your workload or spending time searching for documents and emails, then this course is for you.

Through practical, tailored exercises, which are event specific, this course will give you the ability to plan and prioritise effectively and manage your time more efficiently.

Course outline

Identifying the crunch times in events and where improved time management can help

  • Event timelines and potential red flag times
  • What do we mean by time management?
  • Being able to recognise what good and poor time management is

Managing yourself in the event team

  • Linking your objectives to key result areas 
  • Identify your responsibilities and priorities
  • Being able to set goals and objectives for yourself 
  • Choosing your long-term goals and how they can help your planning 
  • Defining your personal time stealers and how to deal with them

Setting and achieving goals

  • Setting SMART goals
  • Identifying tasks and milestones
  • Visualisation and goal achievement

Time saving tools and techniques

  • Identifying personal time-takers and distractions
  • Learning to say ‘no’
  • Delegation

Organisation tools for event professionals

  • Diary keeping
  • Creating document management system
  • Organising your emails

Creating a personal plan

  • Revisiting your goals and objectives
  • Creating a personal plan for goal achievement

98% of our delegates would recommend our courses

Who should attend?

This course is for busy event professionals who may feel overworked and stressed by the time pressures they are under. If you are looking for ways to work smarter and more efficiently, this course will give you practical tools to take more control of the way you spend and manage your time.

How long?

One day: 09:00–17:00

Where and when?

This course is run as an in-house programme. Please call +44 (0)208 374 1712 if you would like further information.

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