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October 6, 2022

Time Management no-cost soft-skills training

September 25, 2018 @ 1:00 pm – 4:30 pm
Lake Cumberland Area Development District
Russell Springs
KY 42642
Patti Simpson

Time Management
No-cost soft skills training
Tuesday, Sept. 25
1 p.m.-4:30 p.m. (EST)
Lake Cumberland Area Development District (Russell Springs)

The Center for Rural Development’s Business & Community Training Center is presenting a new series of no-cost soft-skills courses that will provide critical, in-demand workforce training for employees and job seekers in Southern and Eastern Kentucky.

The fourth course in the five-part series, Time Management, will be held on Tuesday, Sept. 25,  from 1 p.m.-4:30 p.m. (EST) at Lake Cumberland Area Development District in Russell Springs.

For more information, call Patti Simpson at 606-677-6000 or email

The training is provided through a program funded by the Appalachian Regional Commission (ARC) and offered at no cost to employers and employees within The Center’s 45-county primary service area.

Time Management

This course teaches you the fundamentals of time management. You will learn how to evaluate the use of time, correctly identify and control time-wasters, identify goals and set priorities, implement time management techniques for travelers, and develop an overall time management plan.

Part 1: Time Management Principles 

  • The Basics of Time Management
  • What Controls Your Time?
  • Three Tests of Time
  • Benefits of Better Time Management
  • Prime Time
  • Setting Priorities
  • Criteria for Setting Priorities
  • How to Control Your Use of Time
  • Tips for Effective Time Management

Part 2: Time Management Techniques

  • Planning
  • Long-Term Planning Aids Short-Term
  • Characteristics of Good Planners

Part 3: Avoiding Wasted Time

  • Common Time-Wasters
  • Self-Generated Time-Wasters
  • Environmental Time-Wasters
  • When Things Go Wrong

Part 4: Time Saving Tips for Travelers

  • Plan Your Travel Wisely
  • Save Time at Your Hotel
  • Put Your Travel Plans in Writing

Part 5: Applying What You’ve Learned 

  • Apply Time Management Principles
  • Keep a Daily Time Log
  • Analyze Your Use of Time
  • Plan for Improved Time Utilization
  • Follow Up on Your Progress
  • Conclusion