Time Management: Parkinson's Law

In today’s busy world, being productive can be a challenge. Are you working on the right tasks at the right time? Time Management is a critical skill you can learn and apply to your professional and personal life. Join this interactive workshop and learn about setting and prioritizing goals, while minimizing the many distractions technology and others present. Avoiding procrastination and schedule planning will increase productivity and satisfaction.

Who should attend?

  • All are welcome!
  • Team Leads or Supervisors
  • People looking to improve time management skills

Learning Objectives

  • Define time management
  • Complete a self-assessment increasing awareness of personal time management effectiveness
  • Explore ways of managing time more effectively

Course Outline

  • Introduction
  • What is time management?
  • Goal setting
  • Prioritization
  • Minimizing distractions
  • Procrastinating
  • Scheduling
  • Summary

Delivery Options

This workshop can be delivered virtually or in-person. It makes a great learning workshop for an organization’s professional development day, conference, or team-building event. It can be customized to meet your needs.


Duration: 3 hours

Parkinson’s Law

Parkinson’s Law is the old adage that work expands to fill the time allotted. Put simply, the amount of work required adjusts to the time available for its completion. The term was first coined by Cyril Northcote Parkinson in a humorous essay he wrote for the Economist in 1955.


Understanding Parkinson’s Law is only the beginning. Learn ways to minimize distractions, establish priorities, and work on the tasks you really need to be working on.