Time and Prioritisation Skills

We provide a range of nationally recognised qualifications (local government specific) and council-specific non-accredited short courses as well as other professional development training options.

Who should Attend?

This program is an essential, highly interactive and engaging 1-day training course suited to all staff. It uses a range of business exercises to illustrate key principles and concepts for the effective management of time. In this workshop we look at current working practices and explore techniques for gaining greater control over time with a more structured and planned approach to managing interruptions, priorities, processes and people!

Learning Outcomes

Participants will gain an improved understanding of the legal processes and be better able to interpret the Acts they administer for Council.

Short Course details

Short Course Focus

The importance of prioritising

The “vital few”

 Understanding you

Attitude of commitment

Effective meetings

“Presenter was engaging, knowledgeable and entertaining, answered questions well, really made me rethink my approaches.” Richelle Ryan, Weipa Town Authority

Short Course Topics
Why time management is important to performance
Evaluating how time is currently being used
Managing meetings for effective results
Planning and setting priorities to meet deadlines
Setting yourself objectives
The six steps to taking decisive action
The importance/urgency matrix
Common causes of wasted time
Handling interruptions and controlling requests
Gerald has over 20 years experience in creating custom soft skills training programs for companies in diverse industry sectors, including state, federal government and local councils and healthcare, construction and financial services.
Duration & location
Our standard structure for this workshop is 1 day. This workshop is delivered as a public course or in-house at council in any metropolitan or regional area of Queensland. Customisation is available based on individual council requirements.
Fees & Inclusions
Please contact Peak Services for course fees or a proposal for onsite/in house training.


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Upcoming Dates:

    16 August 2022
    Virtual Classroom and Instructor-led
    12 October 2022
    Virtual Classroom and Instructor-led