Complete Pomodoro® Time Management Course

Do you feel overwhelmed by work, prioritize tasks, tend to procrastinate, struggle with interruptions or have problems meeting demanding deadlines? If you answered yes to any of these questions, you need the Pomodoro Training!

You need a strategy to help deal with interruptions, increase awareness of priorities, simplify tasks, and work on reaching multiple goals effectively. A strategy that allows you not to be afraid of time but to use it to improve productivity.

The Pomodoro® Technique has gained its reputation as a highly effective method to improve individual and team productivity. In the Pomodoro® Time Management Training, you learn and apply to your daily life the various processes and tools of the technique in six intense and interactive courses with the experience of our Certified Pomodoro Trainers and the support of our Pomodoro® Community of Practice.

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Claudine Hellmuth

I've been using the @PomodoroTech for a week now to increase productivity. I'm now getting done is 6 hours what would take me 8! loving it.

Course Programme

About the Course

This course is designed to help you improve your time management and productivity by teaching you the Pomodoro® Technique. You will learn how to break down tasks into manageable chunks, avoid distractions, and make the most of your time. The course is suitable for anyone who wants to be more productive, from students to professionals.

Session Goals

By the end of this course, you will be able to:

  • Understand the principles of the Pomodoro® Technique and how they can be applied to your work.
  • Implement the Pomodoro® Technique in your daily routine to improve your productivity and time management.
  • Learn how to adapt the technique to different settings and situations, including working in teams and studying.

The Complete Pomodoro® Technique Time Management Course is structured in six sessions.

DAY 01

Section - Introduction to the Pomodoro® Technique:

  • Module Origins and Evolution of the Pomodoro® Technique
  • Module What is the Pomodoro® Technique
  • Module Pomodoro® Rules
  • Module The Six Pomodoro® Technique Objectives

Section - How the Pomodoro® Technique turns Time into an ally:

  • Module Pomodoro® Value: Succession of Events versus Becoming
  • Module Dysfunctional Responses to Time Passing
  • Module The Pomodoro® Internal Process
  • Observation: How to Apply the Pomodoro® Technique for Best Results
  • Practice: Mistakes to Avoid When Applying the Pomodoro® Internal Process

Section - Principles behind the Technique:

  • Module Pomodoro® Principle: Inverting the Dependency on Time
  • Module Pomodoro® Principle: Breaking down complexity into manageable chunks

Q&A and Feedback

DAY 02

Section - Objective #1: Find out How Much Effort an Activity Requires:

  • Module The Pomodoro® Core Process "Happy End" Scenario
  • Module The Pomodoro® Core Process: Tools

Section - Objective #2: Cutting Down on Interruptions:

  • Module The Pomodoro® Core Process: Dealing with distractions
  • Module The Pomodoro® Core Process - Variation with Records
  • Observation: Pomodoro® Flow
  • Practice: Mistakes to Avoid When Applying the Pomodoro® Core Process

DAY 03

Section - Objective #3: Learning to Estimate:

  • Module The Pomodoro® Daily Individual Process "Happy End" Scenario
  • Module The Pomodoro® Daily Individual Process: Dealing with Interruptions
  • Module The Pomodoro® Daily Individual Process: Tools
  • Observation: Setting Goals and Prioritizing Tasks
  • Observation: Splitting Tasks by Value
  • Observation: My Sense of Control Increases...
  • Observation: Time as a Succession of Events
  • Observation: Investing Time to Make Time
  • Observation: Deriving the Pomodoro® Daily Process
  • Practice: Mistakes to Avoid When Applying the Pomodoro® Daily Process

DAY 04

Section - Objective 04: Make the Pomodoro® more effective:

  • Module The Pomodoro® Core Process - Variation with Reviews
  • Practice: Mistakes to Avoid When Applying the Core Process with Reviews

DAY 05

Section - Objective 05: Set up Weekly Schedule:

  • Module The Pomodoro® Weekly Process - "The art of stopping to go faster"
  • Practice: Mistakes to Avoid When Applying the Weekly Process

DAY 06

Section - Objective 06: Define your goals:

  • In this interactive session, you will have the opportunity to discuss your experiences implementing the Pomodoro® Technique and receive personalized feedback from the instructor.

Pomodoro® Productivity Clinic: Interactive Session.

Q&A session

  • There will be a Q&A session at the end of each module where you can ask questions and discuss any challenges you have faced while implementing the technique.


As a result of this course, you will be able to:

  • Turn time from being an enemy to being an ally in order to achieve your goals
  • Focus on your activities
  • Handle internal and external interruptions effectively
  • Observe your daily work through Pomodoro® Snapshots
  • Organize and prioritize multiple activities
  • Track your effort and easily collect statistics about how you spend your time
  • Reduce estimation errors
  • Reduce the length and number of meetings
  • Improve motivation by improving the content of work
  • Setup your Pomodoro® Daily Routine
  • Meet deadlines related to multiple goals without time pressure
  • Create an effective individual or team timetable to reach multiple goals
  • Handle unplanned events, tasks, emergencies and change
  • Setup your Pomodoro® Weekly Routine
  • Effectively communicate with your team members about shared goals

David Tanzer

It's amazing what you get done with @PomodoroTech - And in the breaks you can do other things - like housework #homeoffice

About the Course

The Pomodoro® Time Management Course is the official programme to learn to apply the Pomodoro® Technique as an individual or a team. This training was established to simply solve a common need for individuals and teams: reaching multiple goals within the expected time efficiently by developing an effective relationship with time.

Course Info

6 x 2.5-hour sessions (max 4 participants)

Three weeks


Delivery Options
Live online, onsite and in-house

Is this Course for you?
This training is aimed at individuals, professionals and team members interested in improving their productivity.

What do you need for your Course?
No previous knowledge is needed. Much passion is required!

Certificate of Attendance

This Certificate is delivered to all the participants who have attended the six parts of the course and successfully delivered the assignments.


Certified Pomodoro® Technique Practitioner
Once you complete the Training, you can share your experience about a challenge you overcame thanks to the Pomodoro® Technique. The best Pomodoro® Practitioner Reports we receive will be published on our website, and the author becomes a Certified Pomodoro® Technique Practitioner.

Anyone can learn how to manage time if properly trained

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About the Trainer

Francesco Cirillo

Francesco Cirillo has worked at the forefront of the software industry for more than 30 years. In a career spanning startups, corporations and freelance consulting, he has mentored thousands of professionals, developers, managers and software teams.

In the 1990s he worked as a Senior Consultant and Mentor for Sun Microsystem, expert in Software Architectures and Software Development Processes and Java and Object-Oriented Evangelist.

Francesco is one of the pioneers of Agile Methods. He started working on XP and TDD in 1999. He was chosen by Kent Beck to develop the XP community in Europe and as reviewer of the second edition of the book Extreme Programming Explained. In 2000 he created XPLabs, the first company in Europe to offer comprehensive services on XP: software development, training and consulting.

In 2007 he created the Anti-IF Campaign to raise awareness in the international community of software developers to apply good design principles to grow software in a sustainable way.

Since 2008 Francesco stopped actively working on Agile Methods and started to develop RRP, a new method of software development. In 2013 he created Cirillo Consulting based in Berlin to offer professional training and consulting on productivity and software development.

Francesco invented the Pomodoro® Technique, a renowned time-management method used by millions of people all over the world, while being a university student looking for a way to get more done in less time.

Read the Francesco Cirillo's complete profile.

Price & Conditions

Live Online Course

Pomodoro® Time Management Course

Learn at your own pace.

  • 4 x 2 hour sessions over 1 weeks
  • Presentation slides
  • A series of assignments to be developed individually at the end of each session
  • Free Access to our Pomodoro® Communities of Practice
  • Free access to our Pomodoro® Web/App for one month

Video Course

Complete Pomodoro® Time Management Course

Learn at your own pace.

  • All video modules
    As they're released.
  • All Basic Updates Forever


The Pomodoro® Technique book is not included in the price of any of the courses in this training programme and it should be purchased separately. You can buy it here

Please read our terms and conditions for training courses here.

Ida Alexeeva

HR Specialist

The Pomodoro course helped me to take more realistic approach to my personal time management and gave me self-confidence to reach towards my goals. The course introduces some very useful concepts and approaches for managing complex goals and planning both one's own work effort and work in teams. I can recommend the course for everyone who wants to work more effectively and to make realistic plans for reaching complex or simple goals either personally or in teams.

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