Presented by
Management Forum

Stress and Time Management

This one day course looks at both time and stress management and suggests strategies for helping to manage both.

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  • Format: Bespoke training
  • CPD: 6 hours for your records (depending on your requirements)
  • Certificate of completion

Course Overview

One of the biggest obstacles to maintaining high standards at work and home is the stress factor that we each encounter every day of our lives. Physiologically, based on the number of cell divisions in each organ, the human body should be capable of living to between 100 and 150 years. Anything less should be considered an ‘early death’. However stress-induced illnesses have now replaced infectious diseases as the most prevalent health afflictions affecting industrialised nations. One of the biggest reasons cited for an increase in stress-related illnesses are the increased demands on our time, particularly in the workplace. For many of us there is never enough time to cope with all the demands placed upon us. This one day course looks at both time and stress management and suggests strategies for helping to manage both.

Why You Should Attend

By attending this interactive course you will cover topics such as

  • What is stress
  • Physical and pyschological stress
  • The BREAD method of managing stress
  • Time management – What are the issues
  • Urgent _v_important
  • Progress v importance
  • Time-busters and time drivers

Who Should Attend

Everybody. We all experience stress in one form or another and we all need to manage our time effectively. An awareness of stress and time management techniques is a major factor in reducing the chances of stress-induced illness as well as enabling you to become more effective in the workplace.


  • Introduction, welcome and objectives
  • What is stress?
  • The stress balance
  • Eustress and distress
  • Refreshments
  • Physical and psychogical stress
  • 20th Century stressors
  • Where are you on the Stress Prone Scale
    • Characteristics of the Type A & Type B behaviour patterns
    • The Holmes-Rahe Scale
  • The BREAD method of managing stress
    • Breathing
    • Relaxation
    • Exercise
    • Activity
    • Diet
  • Personal Rights Schedule
  • Lunch
  • Time Management – What are the issues
  • The importance of Time Logs
  • Defining responsibilities
  • Prioritising
  • Urgent v important
  • Progress v maintenance
  • Refreshments
  • Time-busters
  • Time drivers
  • Dealing with time thieves
  • Areas for action
  • Final discussion and close

Geoff Marsh

Geoff is the Managing Director of Dansam Ltd, a training company that began in September 1999. 

Geoff Marsh started his career as a presenter in 1986 as on the Lloyds Bank's 'Customer First' Programme. This was one of the largest series of roadshow workshops in the world at that time. The programme was seen by approximately 70,000 staff.

Geoff has presented courses with Management Forum for nearly 20 years.

In addition he has delivered training and coaching programmes for Robert Bosch Ltd, London Underground, Scottish and Newcastle Breweries, Rohm and Haas, Serono Pharmaceuticals, Domino Printing UK Ltd, Kall Kwik Printing, The Engineering and Physical Sciences Research Councils, Linton Lubricants, Halliburton, Interserve Project Services, The Midlands Co-op Funeral Division and many others.

Geoff has particular expertise in the financial services sector and his clients include organisations such as Coutts, Acin, Barclays Wealth, Lombard Odier, Lloyds Bank IPB,  JP Morgan, Citibank, Bank Of Vietnam, Bank Of Singapore, Siam Commerce Bank, Bank of Georgia, Caledonia Investments,  Unigestion,  Taib Securities, , Asquith, Cheviot Asset Management, Ernst & Young, Nationwide, Fleming Family and Partners and Rothschilds.   His work for these organisations has ranged from management and leadership skills, teambuilding, communication, presentation skills, front line sales and negotiation training as well as dealing with demanding clients, cold calling and asking for referrals. 

As a trainer and presenter, Geoff has been involved with conferences, seminars and roadshows for organisations such as Kall Kwik, The Color Company, Alphagraphics,  Regus, Great Western Railways, Wessex Water., Vision Box, Viapath and The Zoological Society Of London,

Geoff is an international trainer and presenter and has worked outside the UK for organisations such as United Airlines, American airlines, Qatar Airways, BNP Paribas, HSBC, OCBC, Maybank and Unichem

He has been a visiting lecturer on the Swiss Finance Institute executive IWEMBA (International Wealth Management Executive MBA) programme. He has been a guest lecturer with the IE Business school in Madrid and has worked with the Singapore Wealth Management Institute (WMI) and the Singapore Management University for more than 14 years on their Masters in Finance programme (in conjunction with the Singapore Management University and the Nanyang University of Technology

In addition Geoff is also much sought after as a presenter and after-dinner speaker. He has had his own weekly radio shows on Swindon FM and Swindon 105.5. He is the author and co-author of several books including ‘A Sixty minute Guide To Powerful Presentations’ ‘A Sixty minute Guide to Developing Key Accounts’ ‘A Sixty Minute Guide To Franchising’, ‘A Sixty Minute Guide To Direct Mail’ all for the Sixty Minute Business Book Company. 

More details

Run Stress and Time Management Bespoke training for your team

1 day

Typical duration

Pricing from:

  • GBP 350
  • Per attendee
  • Course tailored to your requirements
  • At your choice of location, or online


We don't have any currently scheduled dates for this course but we can customise it to your requirements and deliver it on an in-house basis for any number of your staff or colleagues.

Contact our in-house training expert Aleksandra Beer to discuss your requirements:

Reviews of IPI's Stress and Time Management training course

Very good

Nov 30 2016

Christopher Pearson
Project Engineer, Trinity House


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  • Novartis Pharma AG

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Run this course conveniently and cost-effectively in-house for your staff and colleagues

Aleksandra BEER
Training expert

+44 (0)20 7749 4749