Perfecting Time and Resource Management- course by Dr. Payal Kumar
Course overview video
In this hyper-competitive age, enhancing soft skills of employees is often a key differentiator when it comes to a more nimble and resilient workforce. For Human Resource executives that follow the 70:20:10 learning framework of 70 per cent on-the-job learning,
20 per cent through collaboration and peer learning, and 10 per cent through formal
learning interventions, this bouquet of courses has been carefully crafted for their specific
These courses are open to anyone who wishes to learn and move ahead on the corporate
ladder, irrespective of experience or industry. Therefore, there are no formal pre-requisites
required, except for a desire to expand one’s skills and knowledge, and unbounded
curiosity. Classes will be live and completely interactive, with lectures, class discussions and
tutorials similar to a traditional class.
The course will include lectures, group discussions, role play, case study analysis and
experiential learning techniques. In some workshops surveys will be distributed to for
participants to answer, for a better understanding of themselves and their teams.
Each class will be preceded by some pre-readings. These are essential for participants
to get more meaning out of the trainings.
Each day will end with a short recap quiz
At the end of the class participants will write a reflective piece on how to integrate the
learnings into their work.
A company will only reach its optimal efficiency if time and resource management are
executed efficiently. Although time doesn’t hold a monetary value, it is still valuable,
especially if one can achieve more in less time with meaningful prioritization. Efficient
resource management enables the manager to plan optimally and provides more control
over projects and manpower. Mastery over time and resource management not only
increases efficiency but also decreases stress and boosts the overall well-being of the
Who should attend
Mid-managers and team leaders
i. Managing Yourself
Goal setting for yourself
Defining your personal time-stealers
How to prioritize your workload
Recognizing and avoiding procrastination
ii. Working with Others
Listening and questioning skills
Your workload vs the workload of others (Letting go of the monkey-on-your-back)
What is delegation and how to delegate successfully
How to get your team to prioritize
By the end of this workshop, managers will be able to apply theory and practical
applications to work smartly as follows:-
The efficient use of time
Balancing own workload with that of others
15 hours, spread over 5 weeks, with two 90 minute sessions each week.
1. Are You Spending Your Time the Right Way?
Here’s a three-step plan for allocating your time wisely–and strategically by Melissa Raffoni
2. Article by Dr Payal Kumar
How not to procrastinate like Hamlet
3. Whose Got the Monkey? by William Oncken Jr. and Donald L Wass
Profile of facilitator
Dr Payal Kumar has worked in positions of seniority in both the corporate sector and academia.
This makes her uniquely placed to provide meaningful learning and development programmes
for working executives. Armed with a with a Ph.D on workplace mentoring, she is also a certified
trainer, prize-winning researcher, author of 14 books on leadership, and also a global thought
Dr Payal Kumar is Dean of Research and Management Studies, ISH, India. By combining her
experiences as former Vice President in an MNC where she hired and trained numerous
managers, together with her scholarly knowledge on leadership, Payal’s training programs
are particularly engaging and popular with both mid-managers and senior executives.
As a global Learning & Development trainer, she has designed and conducted highly acclaimed workshops for several corporate groups such as the Hero Group, Omax, Rana Group of Companies, Schneider Electric and Broadridge consulting. Her internationally acclaimed professional development workshops at the Academy of Management events at USA and Canada include: –
Seattle, 2022. The power of emotionally aware managers.
Online, 2021. Encouraging the wise, ethical manager.
Anaheim, 2016: Exploring subtle forms of racism.
Vancouver, 2015: Recognizing conscious and unconscious biases.