Introduction to Time Management - Revised 2017

Personal Development
Free Course
Trying to find the time to do something is often the hardest part. We make big plans, set exciting goals, and look forward to completing them. But then, we just can’t find the time. Managing your time effectively is a key skill that makes your personal and professional life much less stressful. This free course will teach you great time management techniques, from work prioritization to mindset adjustment, to make you the master of your time.
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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.

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Learning Outcomes

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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    Course Reviews

    Jeelah P.
    7 days ago
    Jeelah P.

    Very helpful to all those who are busy and those who want to be organize with their time. Thanks a lot for this.

    Salahudeen L.
    3 weeks ago
    Salahudeen L.

    Great help to pointing what needs to be done and how to get it done. 

    Yahaya S.
    3 months ago
    Yahaya S.

    This is great

    Brittany D.
    2 years ago
    Brittany D.

    Kept me entertained and focused

    Danica D.
    2 years ago
    Danica D.

    Very informative! Learned a lot!

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