time management

Time management

Reach your goals by focusing on value-adding activities. Learn to measure, evaluate, plan and improve how you spend your time. 

This course raise your awareness of how you spend your time. You learn how to manage time to achieve your goals.

Participants will get a Mind Map to identify value-adding activities, and a time-registration tool in excel including an instruction video.

This training also covers productivity tools to save time.

Lean Tech offers classroom course (1 d) and course with web meetings (2 x 2 h) and videos.

This course enables you to:

  • Learn techniques and tools for measuring, evaluating, planning and improving time spent
  • Use Mind Maps to identify value-adding activities
  • Achieve Time Management through simple systems
  • Reach your goals by focusing correctly



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This course teach you productivity tools and efficient use of Outlook.

Course content:

  • What do you want to achieve by Time Management?
    • Learn to set specific goals
  • How can you reach your goal?
    • What activities should you focus on? Learn to use Mind Maps to structure your way forward
  • What is the current situation?
    • Map how you spend your time and the results created
  • What do you want to do more of? What do you want to do less?
    • Learn to use historical data to improve
  • What tools can help you improve your Time Management?
    • Find your own rhythm and make the right priorities
    • 11 tips that free up time
    • Automation Tools
    • Email management
    • Personalize your productivity style
  • How do you improve and adjust direction?
    • Learn to use data to evaluate and improve your Time Management

Course with web meetings review the following topics during the 2 meetings:

Web meeting 1:

  • Set a specific goal and choose the right metric (you set your own goal and choose metric with support and guidance from the instructor)
  • Use Mind Map to structure the path towards your goal (you learn how to create your Mind Map with guidance from instructor)
  • Identify which activities create value for you (actions revealed from the Mind Map that bring you towards your goal)
  • Use of an Excel spreadsheet to measure, evaluate, plan and improve time management time use

Web meeting 2:

  • Productivity tips that free up time
    • Mail handling 11 tips to make you effective
    • Automate tasks
    • Become aware of your own and others' productivity style for better collaboration and increased productivity

Practical information

The course is arranged on request from companies with 6-15 participants. Courses can be tailored to your business needs, and your own data can be used in examples and assignments. 

Open courses are arranged according to the course calendar. 

Online course & online course with coaching can be started whenever you want. 

Lunch, refreshments and drinks during classroom training are included, and you receive a course certificate upon completion.


Classroom training is organized at the locations Lean Tech disposes at Lillestrøm (Svelleveien 33). Good access to parking spaces. It's 2 km from Lillestrøm train station.

Lean Tech has an agreement with Thon hotels and can set up courses elsewhere if needed. It is also possible to arrange business courses at the Company's location.



Instructor Sissel Pedersen Lundeby is IASSC (International association for Six Sigma certification) accredited trainer associate (only-one in Norway per August 2019):

"This accreditation publically reflects that you have met the standards established by IASSC such that those who participate in a training program led by you can expect to receive an acceptable level of knowledge transfer consistent with the Lean Six Sigma belt Bodies of Knowledge as established by IASSC."

Sissel has a Master in Chemical Engineering from NTNU (Norwegian University of Science and Technology) and 20 year's experience within manufacturing and environmental technology. In 2002 she started working at a US company where she was introduced to Six Sigma and completed her Black Belt certification. In 2017, she was also certified Black Belt through IASSC.

Sissel has positive experience using Lean Six Sigma to improve and focuses on measurable results. The courses use practical, recognizable examples and communicate Lean Six Sigma in a way that is easy to understand.


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