Work Techniques and Self-Management for successful Project Performance


Your Situation

As a specialist involved in (several) projects, your work is greatly affected by constantly changing priorities, different clients and a high need to achieve consensus with other parties. Time is your most precious commodity. In order for you to meet these demands, it is necessary that you know what, when and with whom (project) items need to be clarified. Efficient self-management skills, effective methods and instruments help to organize the daily communication and tasks at hand.

Your Benefit

In this seminar, you will become familiar with project management methods and time-management skills. These will help you to navigate more easily through your project environment. You will be able to identify time-wasters and plan the next steps for the project more effectively. Further, you learn how to secure a clear understanding of the targets and the time limit, prioritize the steps and achieve consensus on the right manner of accomplishing the tasks. These work techniques and self-management skills will increase your effectiveness and efficiency in the short- and long-term.


Target clarification and personal responsibility

  • Importance, urgency, necessity, effort / time / resource consumer:" Where do I stand"?
  • My role and tasks in projects

Success in projects

  • Requirement for the project players

Participant exercise

  • Typical practical problems
  • My time-wasters

Methods and instruments: Efficiency and effectiveness

  • Project phases and my tasks
  • Checklists and instruments for time-wasters
  • "Rules" for efficient work, performance curves, concentration, interruptions
  • Transfer – how to implement the input into successful daily practice
  • Which PM methods can I use to manage my work?
  • What do I clarify in a Kick Off?
  • How do I bring clarity in the task structure, responsibility and communication?
  • Where do I set priorities and bring about decisions?


  • Professional input
  • Role-plays
  • Group Work
  • Collegial consulting


Profile as PDF-download


Project Management, Process Management, Agile Methods, Quality Management


English, German


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