Includes: Online or Personalised  tuition Teaching Material Final Summative Certificate of Competence                 Or Certificate of AttendanceDuration: 1 Day Time:       09h00 – 15h00 Date:        Negotiable Training is customized to suit client’s requirements. On-Site and Off-Site Training Registers and Evaluations will be submitted to client     Unit standard identity: 15234 Qualification  ID: 61595              LP: 35928 Qualification Title: FETC Business Administration Services  
METHOD OF ASSESSMENT: Practical Applications Problem Solving Techniques Case studies Final Summative Assessment

The Short Course “Effective Time Management” is designed to encourage healthy life and work style competencies that increase individual effectiveness, and benefits both employer and worker.


  • Identify and solve problems using critical and creative thinking, when prioritizing tasks and translating strategy into action.
  • Work effectively in a team.
  • Delegate.
  • Organise and manage him/herself and his/her activities. It is critical that the learner be able to manage him/herself by managing his/her time and learn to identify stressful situations. 
  • Collect, analyse, organize and critically evaluate information in the translation of strategic intent into daily action. 
  • Communicate effectively with stakeholders regarding the organisation`s strategy and with the staff with regard to tasks delegated and deadlines expected. 

The purpose of this learning unit is that the learners will be able to attend to personal needs, manage their own behaviour; manage time and exercise personal choices in a manner that is both reflective and independent:


Current time management techniques and processes used. Weaknesses in current work processes in terms of poor time management. The top time wasters that impact on the organisation’s productivity with a view to minimizing negative influence. The 80/20 principle in identifying key tasks. Delegation as a means of utilizing time and human resources correctly. Objectives are understood and clearly defined in terms of the work that has to be done. Emphasis is placed on proactive measures such as efficient information flow, efficient meetings, planning and management and administrative procedures in the daily work to minimize time wastingLife strategies. Dealing with E-mail effectively and efficiently. Delegation, Prioritisation, Planning, Setting priorities, Assertiveness (Learn how to say “no”), Scheduling. Diary keeping (Desk top and electronic mail). Identify opportunities and set related goals. Develop and implement a plan of action. Manage time effectively. Dealing with interruptions.