Time is money, the saying goes, and lots of it gets lost in disorganization and disruption. We also deal with a constant barrage of technology, people, and tasks that can contribute to that disorganization. Many people find that they flit from one task to another, trying to get everything done, but often falling short. In this course, you will learn how to make the most of your time by getting a grip on your workflow and office space, using your planner effectively, and delegating some of your work to other people.
What Will Students Learn?
- How to better organize yourself and your workspace for peak efficiency.
- The importance of, and the most useful techniques for, setting and achieving goals.
- How to plan and schedule your time efficiently
- Setting priorities and making decisions
- What to delegate and how to delegate well.
- How to take control of things that can derail your workplace productivity.
- How to create order and get organized.
- How to manage your workload.
What Topics are Covered?
- What Is Time Management?
- Setting Goals
- Planning Tips and Tricks
- Setting Priorities
- Making Decisions
- Putting an End to Procrastination
- Creating Order
- Organizing Your Files
- Managing Your Workload
- Lectures 33
- Quizzes 1
- Duration 18 hours
- Language English
- Students 48
- Assessments Self
Lesson One: Course Overview
Students have an opportunity to identify their personal learning objectives.
Lesson Two: What Is Time Management?
Students will learn about the six principles of time management that will be explored in the course.
Lesson Three: Setting Goals
During this lesson, students will learn how to set SMART goals to help them manage their time better.
Lesson Four: Planning Tips and Tricks
This lesson will explore different planning tools and their uses. Students will also work on a case study to help a disorganized worker with his planning.
Lesson Five: Setting Priorities
Next, students will learn how to decide in what order tasks should be done, according to their importance and time constraints. They will also discover how to manage interruptions and distractions.
Lesson Six: Making Decisions
Then, good decision-making is examined, as planning and setting priorities depend on knowing how to do this well.
Lesson Seven: Delegating
Oftentimes people spend time working on tasks that are better handled by someone else. Learning how to delegate effectively is crucial to managing time well.
Lesson Eight: Scheduling
Along with setting goals, planning, setting priorities, making decisions and delegating, scheduling is essential to competently managing time. This lesson provides tips for estimating how long it takes to complete tasks and then how to create a schedule.
Lesson Nine: Putting an End to Procrastination
This lesson will give students some ways to tackle those tasks that they have been putting off.
Lesson Ten: Creating Order
Disorganization is a huge time waster. In this lesson, students will learn how to create order by decluttering and using good organization techniques.
Lesson Eleven: Organizing Your Files
During this lesson, students will explore ways to manage paper and electronic files, including email.
Lesson Twelve: Managing Your Workload
Students will help Mary Marvelous manage her workload.
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