Resilience and Core Skills

Personal Effectiveness

Course duration: 1 day

Course overview

This programme covers managing time in the context of personal effectiveness, making managers more aware of how/where they need to spend their time in order to be more effective.

Who should attend

Anyone wishing to introduce a more focused approach to both their own work (and that of their team where applicable).

Course content

Programme Outline

The programme includes the psychology and techniques of effective time planning and management, managing change, distinguishing between urgency and importance and handling urgency addiction.

Programme Methodology

The programme utilises case studies, self examination inventories on their role, objectives, deliverables and effective behaviours, as well as tutor-led discussions on best practice for effectiveness in work situations.

Skills learned

Participants will emerge with an understanding of how to:

  • distinguish between the important and the urgent,
  • distinguish between being busy and being effective,
  • inject a sense of purposefulness and focus into everyday work,
  • recognise the impact of change and how to address these changes
  • identify the many sources of time wasting and address these
  • develop the effective behavioural competencies they will need to become more effective
  • modify the behaviour of others in a constructive way
  • effect a range of personal planning techniques to improve their prioritising and daily activities.


There is no certification for this programme.

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Corona Virus Update

Positive2Work Skillnet is fully supportive of the Government’s efforts to effectively address and limit the spread of COVID-19 and to safeguard the protection of public health and that of our stakeholders.

Positive2Work Skillnet management team are continuing to work and are available to discuss any queries that our businesses or trainees have regarding our scheduled training programmes and supports for businesses.

In support of this national effort, Positive2Work Skillnet has postponed its public training courses until 19th April 2020.

Positive2Work Skillnet will continue to take bookings for programmes commencing at a later date in 2020, and for our online programmes.

We are also available to discuss your queries about any other future programmes we offer to our members.

Our Network contact details are.
NAME: Mark Brennan
PHONE: 085 1745779

We would remind our stakeholders that the HSE website is the authoritative source of information and advice on the situation regarding COVID-19 in Ireland.

We will keep this information updated in the coming weeks. Further information is also available on the Skillnet Ireland website at