Managing Time, Energy, and Staff

Managing Time, Energy, and Staff 

Your advancement to a supervisory position represents a dramatic change from your work as a line officer. Your duties now include planning, organizing, directing, and controlling the efforts of your staff. There may be times when you feel overwhelmed by the complex expectations that are now placed upon you as a supervisor. With experience and practice, you will be able to manage these demands by effectively balancing your workload-both on the job and at home. This course helps you to understand how you currently spend your time, and gives you specific tools to manage your time more effectively. Time management is an essential skill for any manager or supervisor, so the competencies you will gain in this course give you what you need to perform up to your potential.


Hours: 2.00


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Course Details

Course Code: REL-PS-0-MTES
Hours: 2
Type: Online Course
Content Expiration Date: 1/31/2021
Learning Objectives:
Describe how you presently use your time.
List specific time management techniques.
Identify three kinds of risks that shape your personal and professional life.

Section 1: Introduction A. About This Course B. Learning Objectives Section 2: Time Management Principles A. Time Management Principles B. Step 1: Find Out Where Your Time Goes C. Step 2: Discover Your Time Wasters D. Step 3: Decide Where Your Time Should Go E. Step 4: Prioritize Your Tasks and Plan Your Day... Every Day F. Step 5: Think About Your Biorhythms G. Step 6: Delegate Work a. How to Delegate Work b. Common Reasons Why People Don’t Delegate H. Step 7: Use the Most Appropriate Systems I. Step 8: Break Down Your Tasks J. Step 9: Make Good Use of Small Amounts of Time K. Step 10: Control Interruptions and Avoid Procrastination L. Step 11: Be Flexible: Adjust Your Time Management to Changing Conditions M. Step 12: Take a Break N. Let's Review Section 3: Helping Your Staff Save Time and Energy A. Helping Your Staff Save Time and Energy B. Effective Supervisors are "Risk Takers" C. Helping Your Staff Save Time and Energy D. Types of Risk Taking E. Am I Taking Risks of the Right Kind? F. The Young Man and the Starfish Section 4: Summary A. Course review B. Summary C. Congratulations

Staff Writer: Diane Geiman
Ms. Geiman is ACA’s Online Training Administrator. She also serves as the Academy’s instructional curriculum developer. Ms. Geiman has more than 20 years of experience in developing training programs for criminal justice professionals, including lesson plans, multimedia training programs, and print and online courses. She has received numerous awards for both print curricula and comprehensive video programs on topics such as criminal and juvenile justice, medical and mental health, supervision, management, and law. She received her bachelor’s degree from the University of Maryland. Disclosure: Diane Geiman has declared that no conflict of interest, Relevant Financial Relationship or Relevant Non-Financial Relationship exists.
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