Introduction to Time Management - Revised 2017
Learn how to manage your time effectively, make great plans, and minimize distractions in the workplace.
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The course begins by introducing you to methods for keeping interruptions and external demands at bay. These methods can give you a lot more control over your hours, and allow you to plan your time and manage your day much more effectively. The course then shows you how to develop a truly efficient routine and rhythm to your working day. This rhythm helps make time management itself more habitual and natural, which will make time management a much easier exercise in the long term.
Next, the course will then go into the importance of being in the right state of mind as you work. This will affect how you go through tasks and your willingness to start them on time, so mastering this technique will ensure that far fewer of your tasks will be ignored or forgotten. Finally, you be shown how to prioritise your workload, and will be given time management and personal organisation tips that you can try out and adapt to the different personal and professional situations in your life.
If your time isn’t managed correctly, your day can be full of demands, distractions and interruptions. This can be really tough, and sometimes a little overwhelming. Quite often, it makes us feel like we simply have too much to do. But if your time is managed correctly, the difference is massive. You can get the same amount done (and more!) with half the stress. These are great rewards, and with this course (which takes less than 2 hours), you can gain them today.Start Course Now
Introduction to time management
Benefits of Being Organised
Time Management Tips
The Right State of Mind
Work with Procrastination
Get It Done Tomorrow
Be More Effective
Getting Things Off Your Mind
Review Your Commitments
Having completed this course you will be able to:
- Explain the benefits of being organized.
- Describe how to prioritize work.
- Describe how to get in the right state of mind.
- Describe the techniques of being organized.
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Time management is the process of planning, prioritising and practising where you spend your time so as to achieve your work and personal goals. Since we all have only 24 hours in a day, where and how we spend our time has a lot to do with our overall contentment and stress (or lack of it). It is generally accepted now that to manage your time, one needs to manage priorities. This skill can play a huge role in determining success and quality of your life.
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Each of the online time management courses on Alison are free, as are all of Alison's online courses. Alison's learners do not have to pay anything to take these courses unless they want a digital or physical copy of the course certificate.