Time Management Workshop

This workshop presents the organizational & individual requirements for effective time management to increase performance and satisfaction.

Define as a team the actions that the organization needs to do, in order to enable these time management practices.

Team activities
Team activities

We will perform team activities

Real Case Examples
Real Case Examples

We will review examples of implementations from other companies.

Guidelines for your own Implementation
Guidelines for your own Implementation

Receive guidelines for your own implementation

Participants will split into teams to perform activities and practice the concepts, with coaching provided throughout the steps.


Training Length: 2 days

Aimed to: General Managers, Managers & Leaders

  • Understand the key factors for time efficiency, alignment of priorities, effective communication, and reflection.
  • Set a clear direction (targets) and expectations for each function, in order to reduce burnout and increase satisfaction.
  • Define a plan to apply as a team in order to drive good time management and performance.

Time cannot be managed; it is ourselves that we must manage.



Why do we need time management?

Time Management Principles

Urgency/Importance  Time Matrix

  • How to operate in Quadrant 2
  • The right level of stress can drive performance

The role of the company is to enable time

management for their employees

  • Clear definition of organizational roles
  • Definition of SMART goals
  • Development and utilization of schedules
  • The practice of daily adapting
  • How to enable Quadrant 2

Elements of Productive Work

Crisis Management

Delegate and Coach

Multitasking Myth

Planning the day to day

  • Grouping Tasks
  • Define periods of Quality time
  • Managing Interruptions and unexpected events


  • Effective Meeting Strategies: Making Agendas Work
  • Visuals & Standards

Using PDCA to improve time & resources management

Building Consensus and Commitment to action plan



To improve the outcome of our work, we need to:

Do the Right Things >> Clear direction set by the company

  • Define what is a priority for the organization and assure alignment across functions.

Do the Things Right >> Correct execution of the work.

  • Individual and collective improvement of the work environment & performance

Instructed by seasoned Lean Coaches


Edgar Cardenas

Lean Advisor & Coach – Europe Operations Director

Edgar has worked the last years in countries like Romania, Hungary, Russia, Mexico, Colombia, Spain and  USA…, providing support to companies on their improvement journey based on developing teams to improve the quality of people & processes, in several industries including: Automotive, Electronics manufacturing, Food & Beverages, Plastics, Shared Service Centers, logistic services, among others.

Trajectory Highlights - Expand Biography

He recently provide support to companies like Bosch, Hino Motors, Mercedes Benz, Kimball, Zebra technologies, Takata, Inteva Products, Dawn Foods, BOA, Mars, Rubbermaid, Faist Group, Emerson, Exide, Harsha Engineers, Steelcase..

  • Lean for Business Processes corporate trainer for several companies

  • Operational Excellence speaker at several international Lean Conferences & Summits.

  • He has developed in Lean Management over 1000 managers & leaders

  • Certified as Lean Practitioner & Six Sigma´s Black Belt by the IIE, Atlanta , Georgia.

  • Edgar has received direct coaching and professional development from renowned leaders like:, Ritsuo Shingo (Former  Toyota President ), PhD. Jeffrey Liker (The Toyota Way), Gary Convis (Former VP at Toyota N.A. )


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