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Time Management 101: Improving Your Efficiency and Effectiveness

Municipal Training Darien, CT

Thursday, December 12, 2019

Time Management 101: Improving Your Efficiency and Effectiveness

Darien Town Hall
2 Renshaw Road
Darien, CT 06820

9:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.
Check-in begins at 9:00 a.m.


We all get the same 24 hours in each day. Why is it that some people achieve so much more with their time than others? Answer: Good time management.

Conceptually, time is a mystery; the minutes, hours, days, and years progress whether we manage anything or not. What we can do, however, is manage ourselves in respect to time. Thus, the term "time management" as used in this seminar is simply the process of organizing and planning how much time you spend on specific activities. Learning to manage your time effectively will reduce stress in your life, while at the same time improving efficiency, productivity, and personal satisfaction. This 3-hour seminar will be a good use of your time. The tools and strategies you gain will allow you to implement time-management techniques beneficial to you - both professionally and personally. The primary focus will be effective time management for improving efficiency at work. These same principals, however, give individuals the ability to maximize their time in every facet of life; providing you with:

  1. a method for organizing your priorities to manage your responsibilities, resulting in continued excellent work;
  2. an understanding of different styles of time management to help you discover what works for you;
  3. a SMART formula that can help ensure managers and employees share the same understanding of goals set during performance reviews and help toward effective and efficient goal achievement; and
  4. techniques to make you the master of your time, beginning with an awareness of how much time you regularly spend on the thoughts, conversations, and actions that increase your success.


The benefits of time management are relevant to our professional and personal lives. Learn skills and techniques for gaining:

  • Time prioritization strategies;
  • Improvements in your efficiency and effectiveness;
  • Benefits to your professional reputation;
  • Increased productivity with less stress and more relaxation;
  • Expansion of your opportunities to achieve important career and life goals.


  • First Selectmen, Mayors, Town/City Managers
  • Town/City Clerks
  • Finance Directors
  • Human Resources Directors & Personnel
  • Police & Fire Dept. Heads
  • Tax Collectors
  • Library Directors/Assistants
  • Assessors
  • Registrar of Voters
  • Public Works Directors
  • Department Heads

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Become a Certified Connecticut Municipal Official (CCMO) today! This workshop is good for 3 credit hours of Personal Development that can be used towards completing you certification. For more information such as details on requirements and how to get started, please visit


CCM PRESENTERS back to top

Fred Dorsey, Esq.,

Kainen, Escalara and McHale, P.C.

Fred Dorsey is involved in a wide variety of general and special education, labor relations, and employment issues including union representation elections, contract negotiations and administration, unfair labor practice charges and employment discrimination matters in both the public and private sectors.

Mr. Dorsey specializes in the area of education law, representing boards of education in special education, student expulsion, transportation and residency hearings. Attorney Dorsey currently teaches a supervisor training course at the University of Bridgeport, Graduate Program Dept. for teachers currently seeking an administrator certification. He has been recognized by New York Magazine as one of their "New York Area Best Lawyers" in the area of special education law.

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  • FREE to CCM-Members, (see registration info below)

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