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Work Smarter Not Harder 2024

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Thursday 23rd May 2024 (10am to 1pm)
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Members:: €149
Non-Members:: €215

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Learn how to manage yourself to achieve all the things you never seem to have time for!

Discover effective time management strategies to maximise productivity and achieve your professional goals.

From prioritising and planning techniques to tackling time eaters and leveraging technology effectively, this workshop equips participants with the tools needed to navigate the unique challenges of the creative industry.

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Who Should Attend

This program is tailored for designers, creatives, and professionals working closely with them, seeking to enhance their time management skills.

Programme Objectives and What You Will Take Away

By the end of this workshop, participants will be able to:

  • Prioritise tasks more effectively.
  • Delegate tasks more efficiently.
  • Develop a personalised action plan to manage time successfully.
  • Develop the skills to leverage technology to increase productivity
  • Learn techniques for delegating effectively and empowering team members, fostering a collaborative and productive work environment.
  • Acquire valuable insights and tips for conducting more efficient and purposeful meetings, ensuring that collaboration enhances rather than hinders productivity.

What you will Experience

Engage in hands-on activities and discussions to master the art of prioritising tasks, effective delegation, and crafting a personalized action plan. Uncover practical insights into managing your relationship with time, identifying and overcoming common time eaters, and leveraging technology to enhance your workflow.

This workshop is designed to empower you with immediately applicable strategies, ensuring you leave with the tools needed to revolutionize your approach to time management and boost your creative output.

By the end of the workshop, you’ll not only have a comprehensive understanding of time management but also a concrete action plan to implement positive changes in your professional life immediately.


1 Half Day:

Thursday 23rd May 2024 (10am to 1pm)


Member Price* (IDI, IAPI, ICAD, 100 Archive members): €149

Non-Member Price: €215


*Current Members of  IDIIAPIICAD100 Archive working in the private or commercial semi-state sector and based in the Republic of Ireland can avail of subsidised fees on the workshops! Find out how to become a member and avail of the subsidies.


  • Greatest benefit exercise
  • Prioritising using the urgent/important matrix
  • Planning cascade system
  • Key areas of responsibility
  • Weekly schedule
  • Daily to-do list

  • Profiles and pitfalls questionnaire
  • How you personally ‘waste’ time

  • Time stealers
  • Interruptions
  • Chasing other people

  • 30 Ways to save more time
  • Tips for meetings
  • Technology tips (email, internet, smart phones, apps, calendar, address book contacts)
    solutions to time eaters

  • Delegating Effectively
  • Empowering Others

  • Goal setting
  • Prioritisation techniques
  • Structuring
  • Delegation strategies
  • Reflective practices
  • Accountability measures

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