Time Management

This course teaches students the fundamentals of time management. Students will learn how to evaluate the use of time, identify goals and set priorities, develop an overall time management plan, discuss the Pareto principle, assign a price to time, conduct a time audit, and correctly identify and control poor time management personality types. Course activities also cover managing their time to increase their productivity, developing a daily plan, managing technology, and saying “no” to doing too much. Students will also learn how to handle e-mail, the Internet, the telephone, personal interactions, and paperwork to productively use their time.

This course is designed for anyone who is looking to advance professionally in their field

Course Outline

Lesson 1: Understand Time
• Principles of time management
• Productivity cycles
• Set goals and priorities

Lesson 2: Time Management Plan
• Identify a time management plan
• Daily plan

Lesson 3: Effective Time Utilization
• Technology
• Time Wastage

Lesson 4: Productivity
• Importance of productivity
• Personal time wasters
• Saying “No”

Lesson 5: Control Information Overload
• Causes of information overload
• Screening
• Create files and organize the office

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