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List of programmes



Medium: Public and In-house   Location:
Public Course - Wellington
In-house - By Arrangement

Costs: Public Course -
$845 plus GST

12 February
23 April
27 June
24 September
11 November

  In-house - On application  
In-house - By Arrangement


This one day workshop is designed to assist managers, team leaders and support staff in keeping up with the demands and pressures of a busy job. Focus will be on effective self management through development of key time and pressure management skills.

Participants will also learn ways to handle competing demands without damaging relationships as well the internal pressures and self expectations which often can make rods for our own back.


Managers, team leaders and other staff seeking to enhance their personal productivity and skill to manage the pressures and stresses associated with a demanding position.


Topics covered in the workshop include:

  • Effective self management
  • Habits for effective time and pressure management
  • Personal planning and focus on outcomes
  • Identifying time wasters
  • Developing action plans for key time wasters
  • Tools for breaking jobs down and scheduling tasks
  • Managing interruptions and procrastination
  • Managing competing requests and threats to priorities
  • Negotiation skills for time and pressure management
  • Handling conflict, criticism and subtle manipulation
  • Managing pressure and stress
  • Managing negative thought processes
  • Relaxation techniques and "mental bonuses"
  • Developing a personalised plan for better time and pressure management
  • Maintaining a work-life balance.


On completion of the workshop, participants will be better able to handle work pressures and stress, enjoying greater productivity and job satisfaction. They will be able to apply objective setting skills to their daily work routine, identify key time wasters and implement action plans to reduce these.

Participants also will be able to handle internal pressures and negative thought patterns more effectively as well as interruptions, competing requests and threats to priorities without damaging working relationships.


  • For details of our public course dates click here
  • To book on to a public course click here
  • To contact us about a customised in-house programme for presentation on the site of your choice click here


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Director Bill Butler B.Com, C.A, Dip. Soc. Sci. (Psycholo.) Phone : 021 506 701