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Time management is the act or process of planning and exercising ____ ____ over the amount of time spent on specific activities.

This is to especially to increase which 3 things?

Conscious control

1) effectiveness
2) efficiency
3) productivity


What are the 5 principles of time management?

1) develop a personal sense of time

2) plan your time so you can complete all your tasks

3) make the best use of your time so none is wasted

4) make use of committed time so you keep to your plan as closely as possible

5) manage your health. Poor time management = stress and poor health


Planning and scheduling are important. When you are given a task to complete, analyse how the task is to be done i.e. resources needed, how long it will take.

You then need to plan the task by giving it what?

Everything you do will fit into a what?

Level of priority

Priority order


What is a:

Priority A?

Priority B?

Priority C?

Priority D?

A - do it now, use quality time. Important and urgent tasks.

B - plan it in. Important but less urgent.

C - do it quickly but does not require quality time. Less important but still requires a sense of urgency.

D - do it later or not at all. Not important or urgent.


Remember to develop a...

Use your time...

Ensure you allocate enough time for ____, ____ and ____ ____.

Leave quickly from mistakes and reallocate your priorities and time. It’s an evolving plan and should be constantly ____ and ____.

Personal sense of time


Breaks, sleep and down time

Evaluated and adjusted



The RAF is an agile _____ and capable fighting force, which has to react to a ____ ____ at a _____ _____.

As airmen, you are required to ____ to that change as seamlessly as possible to maintain the _____ _____ of your team.


Changing world, moments notice

Adapt, operational effectiveness


What are the 4 principles of managing change?

1) continuous reflection/ adjustment. Ask yourself ‘did that work’ and adjust as necessary.

2) buy in. If you don’t, you can’t give it 100%.

3) stay positive. Positivity and negativity are infectious.

4) stay healthy. Change will be strenuous and demanding and we need to be fighting fit.