Setting Goals- Your Guide to Focusing on What Is Important

This course will teach you how to effectively set goals for yourself and how a good definition of your professional goals will make you more efficient and more productive.
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(31)
Level
Beginner
Updated
May 29, 2020
Duration
28m
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Description
Course info
Rating
(31)
Level
Beginner
Updated
May 29, 2020
Duration
28m
Description

Having unclear goals leads to people focusing and spending time in the wrong areas. In this course, Setting Goals- Your Guide to Focusing on What Is Important, you will gain the ability to effectively set goals for yourself and creating your first step in effective time management. First, you will learn why goals are so important to improve your time management. Next, you will learn the best-of-breed techniques for setting goals. Finally, you will learn what constitutes good goals and how you can incorporate them in the other aspects of time management. When you are finished with this course, you will have the skills and knowledge needed to effectively set goals for yourself and improve your time management.

About the author
About the author

Tommy van Schaik spent most of his academic and professional career as a linking pin between business and IT. His focus areas are: project management, IT governance, business processes, IT architecture, requirement engineering, and business rules.

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Section Introduction Transcripts
Section Introduction Transcripts

Course Overview
Hi everyone, and welcome to the course, Setting Goals ‑ Your Guide to Focusing on What Is Important. My name is Tommy van Schaik, a project manager and Agile implementation coach. Effectively setting goals for yourself helps you to create clarity and purpose in your actions. This course will go into detail about setting goals for yourself as a foundation to being more productive. Specifically, we will focus on why setting goals is important, what you should do it to create good goals for yourself, and the best of breed techniques to setting professional goals. After this course, you will be able to set effective goals for yourself so you have a foundation for committing your focus and effort. Now let's go ahead and get started on this course, Setting Goals ‑ Your Guide to Focusing on What Is Important, here at Pluralsight.