Effective Time Management for Local Authorities

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1 Day

Introduction to the course

Time is one of our most valuable resources, yet we don't always manage it as effectively as possible. This can lead to a stressful working environment which will prevent you from being successful and achieving your goals. KC Academy's short course on "Effective Time Management for Local Authorities" will provide you with the essential skills to manage stress and pressure within the context of your local authority workplace.

Course details

At the end of this training course, you will learn to:

  • Set yourself meaningful goals and objectives
  • Plan, prioritise and manage your time more effectively
  • Communicate positively and assertively with time stealers
  • Run more effective meetings and delegate effectively
  • Identify and reduce stress in yourself and others

Participants in this training course will receive thorough training on the subjects covered by the course outline. The instructor will utilise various proven adult learning teaching and facilitation techniques. The training course methodology includes trainer delivery combined with individual and group exercises to reinforce key messages. All learning styles are addressed, and mediums such as video, small group role-play, questionnaires, games and discussions are used to ensure the training is fun, engaging and empowering.

Local Authorities who invest in this training course are providing employees with the opportunity to gain a set of skills and knowledge that will benefit the productivity of the individual and the business.

  • This training course introduces delegates to the benefits of goal and objective setting, which will allow employees to become more effective and productive.
  • Delegates are shown how to take charge of their day, make the best use of their personal best times, and plan their workload to ensure that personal and company objectives are consistently met.
  • This training course provides delegates with the skills and strategies to be more productive, effective, and better manage workplace stress.
  • By providing employees with a clear understanding of why they feel stress and the tools to manage it, companies fulfil their obligation to protect their employees.

By learning how to set priorities, manage your day and manage stress effectively, delegates can expect to feel a greater sense of achievement not only at work but in their personal life.

  • Each delegate will set their own goals and SMART objectives that they can use for their life, work and personal purposes.
  • You will create a work plan that you can use to prioritise and manage your day more effectively.
  • You will learn empowerment techniques that allow you to communicate more effectively with others looking to take your time.
  • Each delegate will have the opportunity for self-analysis through questionnaires designed to help you understand your own and others' behaviour.
  • You will learn how to recognise the signs of stress and manage them accordingly.
  • Delegates learn how to relax, regain control and focus on taking personal ownership and responsibility for their state of mind and achieve positive outcomes in any situation.

This training course is aimed at individuals working with a local authority, town or parish council who would like to take better control of their time and be more productive. 

This training course is suitable for a wide range of professionals but will greatly benefit:

  • All Professionals
  • Managers
  • Personnel Professionals
  • Training Professionals
  • Occupational Health Specialists
  • Health and Safety Professionals
  • Employees on any organisations that demand more from them, anyone that has to manage stress and pressure at work, meet deadlines & deliver results


  • How to set yourself realistic goals and objectives
  • The Importance of Planning and Prioritising daily, weekly and monthly
  • The Role of Effective Communication in managing your day more effectively
  • Techniques to Manage Stress in a local authority workplace
  • How to manage the demands of others who want/need your time

Professional certificate & Accreditation

This KC Academy one-day course on Time Management explores the need for reflection, planning, organising, setting goals and responding to day-to-day activities and demands as a local authority employee.

Frequently Asked Questions

There are no prerequisites. Our courses are open to students of all backgrounds who are 18 years of age and older. All courses are conducted in English. Video lectures include English subtitles and the option to slow-down, pause, or replay lectures for better retention. Discussion boards are a critical component of each of our courses; therefore, we suggest students have a conversational knowledge of English when pursuing a Certificate of Completion. For any of the art writing courses, students need to be 100% proficient in written English.

You should have an up-to-date web browser such as: Chrome, Safari, Firefox, or Internet Explorer. For more detailed information, please see the guides for supported browsers and basic computer specifications. Our Online Courses can be accessed on a mobile or tablet device, although we strongly encourage you to have access to a desktop or laptop computer and reliable internet connection for certain course components. Former students have told us it is easiest to read discussion threads and complete written assignments on a laptop or desktop computer.

Registration is available on our website. Just follow these simple steps: Click the “Apply Now” button in the top right corner of your screen. Select “Online Courses.” Choose your course(s). You will be asked for basic contact information and your credit card payment. We require full payment at the time of registration and all tuition is billed in US dollars. Be sure to check with your bank or credit card company, as your financial institution may charge a foreign transaction fee.

Our classes are kept small, at no more than 30 students, to better facilitate and encourage personalized interaction with the instructor and fellow participants. Your classmates come from all over the globe and contribute their global perspectives and experience. Some are currently working within the arts while others are just beginning. All classmates share in their passion for the art world.

It is recommended that you begin your course promptly. If you do need to start the course a few days late, contact your instructor as soon as possible after the course has opened to discuss your options. Registration closes on the Friday after the course begins.

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