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If all you do is react to your workload, that’s all you’ll ever do. At some point you need to stop your workload controlling you and actually get through your to do list.

This course will tell you how to take back control and create a sustainable way of working that increases your effectiveness and helps you work in a way that means you get the important things done as well as the urgent stuff.

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    What delegates will take away:

    • A deeper understanding of what’s stopping you achieve what you want/need to
    • A deeper understanding of how we need to work to be most effective in the long run
    • Techniques to be able to manage our workload more effectively
    • Techniques to push back/delegate/prioritise
    • Techniques to be able to stop our natural reactive nature from taking over
    • The importance of rest and recuperation
    • That you are far more in control of your day than you think you are
    • The importance of focus and the outsize effect it can have on your productivity.

    Who’s it for?

    Anyone who sometimes feels overwhelmed by their work.

  • Our trainer

    Gavin Hutchinson is a veteran trainer with 22 years of experience planning, implementing and delivering training for HM Prison Service, Police Forces and Local Authorities. He is passionate and highly effective with outstanding success in delivering training over a variety of disciplines and fields.

    He has a deep knowledge of behavioural change, motivational training and development across public and private sectors and thoroughly enjoys seeing the effect of his training on the participants. Gavin uses humour to allow participants to absorb the learning and his sessions are great fun.

  • Testimonials
    • “I really enjoyed the training. The session was upbeat, very informative and well paced. I took some gems away from the session that I have begun implementing today. I will be back for more courses. Thank you!”

      Sheffield City Council
    • “I found the course very useful and will try out some of the techniques discussed to improve my time management. It was good to chat to the other delegates and discover that other people are experiencing the same issues within their roles as managers.”

      Portsmouth City Council
  • Price and booking


    Ticket Type Price Spaces
    Delegate ticket - Multi ticket pricing and member discounts will be applied at checkout £200.00
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    x Delegate ticket - Multi ticket pricing and member discounts will be applied at checkout
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    If you experience any issues when submitting your booking, please email [email protected] with the name and date of the session along with the delegate name(s), email address(es) and job title(s) and we’ll process the booking for you.

  • Cancellations and substitutions

    If you are unable to attend an event or public training course, please let us know in writing (email is fine) at least 48 hours before. Please email [email protected] Otherwise, a cancellation fee of £60 plus VAT will be chargeable. If you are using a package place to attend and do not inform us within the agreed time frame, then a place will be taken to cover your non-attendance. Cancellations must be made in writing, and will be acknowledged by HQN Limited.


12 December 2024
9:00am - 12:00pm
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08 August 2024
9:00am - 12:00pm
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10 October 2024
9:00am - 12:00pm
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We can bring this course to you.
If you have five or more staff interested our in-house training offers great value for money.

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We can bring this course to you.
If you have five or more staff interested for this course date, our in-house training offers great value for money. All you need to do is click the in-house tab and drop us a message.


Making a booking:
Step 1: Select the number of delegates you would like to book on this session
Step 2: Complete the delegate details
Step 3: Check the details, tick the consent box, and press the book now button
Step 4: Member and multi-ticket discounts will automatically be applied on the next page
Step 5: To use a coupon code please enter this at the top of the checkout page by clicking on the link
Step 6: Complete the booking details
Step 7: Confirm your booking.