Personal Development and Productivity Training Course

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We are proud to offer this course in a variety of training formats to suit your needs. We use the highest quality learning facilities to make sure your experience is as comfortable as possible. Our face to face calendar allows you to choose any classroom course of your choice to be delivered at any venue of your choice - offering you the ultimate in convenience and value for money.

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Contact Us on (+254) 715 077 817 / (+254) 792 516 000 or email us [email protected].

Unfortunately, we do not have any dates scheduled at this time. Do you have a date in mind when you would like to take your training?

Request Custom Schedule

Contact Us on (+254) 715 077 817 / (+254) 792 516 000 or email us [email protected].


What is Productivity? What is it to be productive? It is the extent of the effectiveness of a person, or a process, in transforming contributions into beneficial yields. Productivity is ideally producing the most positive results in the least amount of time.

Personal Development and Productivity are all about developing your habits and lifestyle in ways that will allow you to attain your ambitions in a much quicker and effective way. Personal development focuses on progress, knowledge, self-recognition, and management.

All these components will enhance your productivity levels. How does Personal Development affect productivity at work? Self-Development is crucial to excel and progress at work. It is all about yourself and the skills that you implement to deal with people and situations. Personal development and productivity is a set of competencies to use your skills, knowledge, resources, time, and energy in a constructive way to maximize accomplishments.


5 Days

Who should attend

This program is designed for those individuals looking to enhance their productivity by exploring and developing their personal skills. This is for all employees, business owners, managers who want to get more things done in the least amount of time by inculcating Personal Development and Productivity Skills.

This course is important for officers, executives, sales and business development teams, members of training and development faculty, managers, supervisors, team leaders, businessmen, and all those looking to have a positive outlook in life.

Course Level:

Course Objectives

  • Increase their productivity by appropriately managing priorities
  • Better their leadership skills by developing their self-skills
  • Develop an optimistic attitude and become a problem solver
  • Manage their day effectively by learning the time management skills
  • Become a team-player with better collaboration with others
  • Learn to set SMART goals and objectives to produce results
  • Effectively deal with interruptions and distractions of life and work
  • Learn an efficient and effective day and project planning tools
  • Improve productivity framing a strong mental attitude in stressful situations

Module 1

  • Understanding the concept of being Productive
  • Productivity: Defined
  • Key Techniques for Increasing Productivity
  • Understanding People
  • Controlling Internal and External Situations
  • Understanding Self and building a self-image
  • Identifying and Prioritizing Activities
  • Establishing a culture for Productivity
  • Celebrating Productivity

Module 2

  • Productivity through Effective Time Management
  • Setting SMART Goals and Objectives
  • Establishing Personal Goals
  • Establishing Organizational Goals
  • Penning down your life and career goals
  • Planning and Strategizing
  • Tracking and Analysing
  • Conceptualizing dreams into creative ideas

Module 3

  • Productivity by Prioritizing activities
  • Setting Priorities- work and personal life
  • Handling Interruptions and Distractions
  • Managing Emergencies and sudden tasks
  • To-Do-List and calendaring daily tasks
  • Handling surprise interventions
  • Innovation and Improvisation
  • Building efficiency at work and processes
  • Physical and Digital Communications and Social Media
  • The Power of saying No

Module 4

  • Productivity through improved Communication Skills
  • Communication and today’s world
  • Communication: Boon or Landslide
  • Setting priorities in Communication
  • Emotions and Empathy in successful Communication
  • Rephrasing and understanding with appropriate questions
  • Listening to unspoken communication
  • Excellence in Reading and Understanding
  • Writing for Maximum Impression
  • Use of Technology and digital aids
  • Communicating and influencing Groups

Module 5

  • Fundamentals and Psychology of Personality
  • Personality Development
  • Stages of Personality Development
  • Factors that influence a person’s personality
  • Basic Personality Traits
  • Personality Types and recognizing them
  • Personality Disorders
  • Recognizing self and areas of development
  • Working on Personality Changes and Challenges

Module 6

  • Productivity through Leadership and Teamwork
  • Allocating and Communicating Vision
  • Designing a self Learning Ecosystem
  • Coaching self-motivated Teams
  • Power of Empowerment and Delegation
  • Levels of Delegation
  • Positive and realistic expectations
  • Developing and Investing in people
  • Organizing productive and efficient meetings
  • Celebrating Success
  • Gamification of Challenge

Module 7

  • Auditing and Analysing aspects of daily life
  • Strengthening strengths and eliminating weakness
  • People Management
  • Developing Relationships
  • Helping attitude for development
  • Avoiding energy wasters
  • Learning to disconnect and let go
  • Cherishing life moments

Module 8

  • Character Building
  • Personal Grooming
  • Personal Hygiene
  • Power of Attitude and Emotions
  • Art of Assertive Communication
  • Self Analysis and Improvement
  • Reflections: Journaling success and learnings
  • Importance of Emotional Quotient

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Course Administration Details:


The instructor led trainings are delivered using a blended learning approach and comprise of presentations, guided sessions of practical exercise, web-based tutorials and group work. Our facilitators are seasoned industry experts with years of experience, working as professional and trainers in these fields.

All facilitation and course materials will be offered in English. The participants should be reasonably proficient in English.


Upon successful completion of this training, participants will be issued with an Indepth Research Institute (IRES) certificate certified by the National Industrial Training Authority (NITA).


The training will be held at IRES Training Centre. The course fee covers the course tuition, training materials, two break refreshments and lunch.

All participants will additionally cater for their, travel expenses, visa application, insurance, and other personal expenses.


Accommodation and airport pickup are arranged upon request. For reservations contact the Training Officer.

Email:[email protected]/[email protected]

Mob: +254 715 077 817/+250789621067


This training can also be customized to suit the needs of your institution upon request. You can have it delivered in our IRES Training Centre or at a convenient location.

For further inquiries, please contact us on Tel: +254 715 077 817/+250789621067

Mob: +254 792516000+254 792516010 , +250 789621067 ,or mail [email protected]/[email protected]


Payment should be transferred to IRES account through bank on or before start of the course.

Send proof of payment to [email protected]/[email protected]

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