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(HRDF Registered Training Provider)
on behalf of
National Kidney Foundation (NKF) of Malaysia
Presents a two-day workshop

Most of us have, at one time or another, felt daunted and overwhelmed by the number of tasks and commitments that have been pushed in our direction. The key to tackling this situation is effective time management. It is more important than ever to develop highly effective time management skills to minimise stress, increase productivity, overcome procrastination and effectively delegate. This is a 2-day intensive workshop specially designed to equip participants with the essential skills to prioritise and manage time effectively. Through this workshop, participants will be led through a sequence of actions which will lead them to develop a personalised time management toolkit for their existing workload at the office. This toolkit is completely usable, practical and ready for immediate implementation.

Who Should Attend
Directors, Supervisors, Executives and Managers across all departments

Date, Time & Venue:
28 & 29 November 2019 (Thursday & Friday)
9.00 am – 5.00 pm
National Kidney Foundation of Malaysia Training Centre,
C23-03, Block C, 3-Two Square,
No. 2, Jalan 19/1, 46300 Petaling Jaya, Selangor

Learning Objectives
• Learn to prioritise effectively
• Use the URGENT/IMPORTANT matrix
• Gain lasting skills to tackle procrastination
• Learn to easily handle high pressure, crisis situations
• Master when & how to delegate for maximum productivity
• Learn to set daily rituals for better productivity
• Learn to use Google Calendar as a scheduling tool
• Learn to use Evernote as an organizing tool

Course Outline
Module 1: Put First Things First
• Understanding the principle of Steven Covey’s 3rd habit of the 7 Habits of Highly Effective People
• Identify the big rocks of one’s life
• Planning around these big rocks

Module 2: Urgent/Important Matrix
• Using the Urgent/Important Matrix to analyse daily activities
• Apply strategies to handle tasks within each quadrant
• Do It Now for 2-minute tasks
• Schedule tasks that have deadlines
• Delegate tasks that can be done by others
• Stop time wasters

Module 3: Work Prioritisation
• Criteria for prioritisation
• Focus on KPI
• Using KPI to filter time wasters
• Identify sub tasks to meet KPI
• Plan and schedule sub tasks

Module 4: Reviewing Performance
• Setting SMART Goals
• Identify and formalising method to measure KPI performance
• Daily, Weekly, Monthly and Yearly review
• Taking action on poor performance

Module 5: Using Technology for Scheduling
• Understanding the essential to schedule
• Exploring features on Google Calendar
• Start using Google Calendar

Module 6: Using Mobile Application to Track Task List
• Understanding the need to stop relying on memory to remember tasks
• Download and Install Evernote
• Exploring features on Evernote
• Set up and start using Evernote

Module 7: Sharpen the Saw to Release Stress
• Understanding the 7th principle of Stephen Covey’s 7 Habits of Highly Effective People
• Taking time off to rejuvenate by focusing on Physical, Mental, Social and Spiritual
• Scheduling activities to Sharpen the Saw

Module 8: Strategies to Manage Stress
• Identify your stressors
• Strategies to eliminate stressors
• Understand Circle of Concern (CoC) Vs Circle of Influence (CoI)
• Stop worrying on items under CoC
• Taking action on items under CoI
• Learning to Let It Go and worry only on things that matter

Course Metholodgy
This workshop employs adult learning techniques which include active learning strategies to facilitate understanding and retention. Participants will spend approximately 80% of the time in individual or group activities which allow them to learn, develop and practise specific skills. A workbook is used to facilitate the workshop and additional notes will be handed out where necessary.

Trainer Profile
• HRDF-certified trainer
• Bachelor of Accounting & Economics (Hons) – University of Kent, UK
• Master in Economics (Distinction) – University of Malaya
• TOEIC Certificate (Gold)
• Distinguished Toastmaster (DTM)

Azmi Shahrin was born in Ipoh and received his early education at St. Michael’s Institution, Ipoh and Malay College Kuala Kangsar. He won a Shell Scholarship to further his studies at the University of Kent, United Kingdom where he graduated with a Bachelor’s degree in Accounting and Economics. He subsequently obtained a Master’s degree in Economics from the University of Malaya (2009) and he is currently a PhD candidate at the same university. He has been a member of MENSA since 1989. He has had more than a decade’s working experience in managing marketing communications, distribution channels and product branding with several companies including Shell Malaysia Trading S/B and Maxis Communications Bhd. However, destiny was calling and in 2003, he quit his well-paid job to become a trainer.

Azmi owes the turning point of his life to Toastmasters. In 1998, he joined Extol Toastmasters Club to sharpen his presentation and communication skills. He was President of the club in 2005-2006. He was also instrumental in the founding of Kelab Pidato Perdana (a Malay language Public Speaking club) where he served as President in 2004-2005 and is currently the Chief Trainer.

In 2007-2008, He was Governor of Division W (of District 51 of Toastmasters International) and had the responsibility to oversee 32 clubs. He has also won many prizes in speech contests over the years and awards for excellent Supervisory and dedicated service, such as the Division C Toastmaster of the Year 2004-2005 award. He is also a trainer with the Toastmasters Supervisory Institute. In 2006, he achieved Toastmasters’ highest award, which carries the title of Distinguished Toastmaster (DTM).

All these enabled him to launch and excel at his new career as a Public Speaker and Presentation Skills trainer. In 2015, Azmi has achieved the Gold Award Certificate for Test of English in Communication (TOEIC) scoring the maximum score of 495 for both the listening and reading components. This makes him a qualified trainer for TOEIC courses. In the past 13 years as full-time trainer, Azmi has conducted training for the private/corporate sector, the government sector, educational establishments as well as members of the public. He has trained over 12,000 adults and students. While he specializes in public speaking and presentation skills, he is also competent in related areas such as communication skills, interpersonal skills, negotiation skills, English language skills and Supervisory skills.

To register, please fill up the registration form and then email to us OR fax it to 03-7960 2359

Certificate of completion will be awarded for those who complete the course

Contact Us
Please do not hesitate to contact us if you have any further queries:
Pn. Khairani / Pn. Farah
Tel: 603-7960 2301 / 02 │ Fax: 603-7960 2359
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Due Date : 22 November 2019

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