Adult learners in Napier Road Centre classroom

British Council

Do you have a ‘to-do’ list that never seems to get any shorter? Do you sometimes feel overwhelmed at work and don’t know where to begin? Would you like to ‘work smarter, not harder’? If so, this workshop is for you.

Through reflective exercises and activities you will learn ways to better manage yourself, your tasks and your priorities so that you can increase your personal productivity.

Who should attend?

Anyone who would like to be more productive at work.


  • Identify blockers to working productively
  • Learn techniques to prioritise tasks and remain focused
  • Achieve more at work and in your free time

Course Outline


  • What is personal productivity?
  • How to be more productive
  • Are you balanced?
  • Your productivity blockers

Managing Yourself

  • Productivity and emotional intelligence
  • Can stress be helpful?
  • Stress and resilience
  • Digital distractions and detoxification

Managing Your Workload

  • Working smarter
  • Plan and protect your time
  • Eliminate waste

Stay Focused

  • Using four productivity techniques 
  • Productivity apps
  • Reflection and action plan

Course information

Public Training Dates 2019  
August 21 October 9 December 4

Length: 1 day

Venue: Professional Development Centre, Toa Payoh

Course Fees: $668.75 (including GST)