Managing Time

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Managing Time

Author: Tommy van Schaik

In this skill path you will gain comprehensive knowledge on how to make the most effective and efficient use of time within your professional organization. First, we will explore... Read more

What you will learn:

  • Setting individual goals
  • Time management for individuals
  • Preventing extractions
  • Personal information management

Pre-requisites

No prerequisite knowledge needed.

Beginner

In this beginner section, we will explore ways to set goals for yourself so you can prioritize work.

Setting Goals- Your Guide to Focusing on What Is Important

by Tommy van Schaik

May 29, 2020 / 28m

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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.

Table of contents
  1. Course Overview
  2. Why Goals are Important
  3. Setting Your Goals
  4. Goal Setting Techniques

Intermediate

In this section, we will take a deep dive into individual time management techniques. We will also explore how to protect yourself from distractions at work.

Time Management – Maximizing Your Productivity

by Tommy van Schaik

May 1, 2020 / 1h 47m

1h 47m

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Time is the most valuable resource we all share, however, we spend a lot of that time procrastinating and not focusing on the things that matter to us in the long run. In this course, Time Management – Maximizing Your Productivity, you will learn to maximize the effectiveness of your time. First, you will learn why time management is important. Next, you will learn about the most popular time management techniques. Finally, you will explore how to tailor your own time management approach. When you are finished with this course, you will have the skills needed to effectively use your time for the things that matter most to you and the goals you have set for yourself.

Table of contents
  1. Course Overview
  2. Why Spend Time on Time Management?
  3. Getting Things Done Method
  4. The Pomodoro Technique
  5. Other Time Management Approaches
  6. Combining, Reviewing, and Perfecting Your Time Management

Protecting Yourself from Distractions

by Tommy van Schaik

May 15, 2020 / 57m

57m

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Distractions are plentiful in the modern workplace and they have a devastating effect on our productivity. In this course, Protecting Yourself from Distractions, you will gain the ability to apply the best practices for handling distractions and protecting your productivity. First, you will learn why distractions are so devastating for your productivity. Next, you will discover the concept of hyper-focus and how this helps you to become more productive. Finally, you will learn how to apply best practices for handling distractions in the workplace. When you are finished with this course, you will have the skills and knowledge to handle distractions and make sure you spend your time as productive as possible.

Table of contents
  1. Course Overview
  2. Distractions and Your Productivity
  3. Multitasking and Information Overload
  4. How to Handle Distractions

Advanced

In this advanced section, we will explore how to reduce search time by personal information management.

Optimizing Personal Information Management: Your Guide to Never Searching Twice

by Tommy van Schaik

Jun 5, 2020 / 1h 6m

1h 6m

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In the modern workplace, your single scarcest resource is time. Finding the right documentation and information to help you make decisions can be a huge time-burden for knowledge workers. In this course, Optimizing Personal Information Management: Your Guide to Never Searching Twice, you will learn the best-of-breed techniques to make sure you store and retrieve information in the best manner possible. First, you will discover the importance of good personal information management. Then, you will explore common techniques for personal information management. Lastly, you will learn how to tailor different personal information management techniques to fit your individual situation. After taking this course, you will be able to tailor the best-of-breed personal information management techniques to make sure you spend less time on finding information and more time on value-adding activities.

Table of contents
  1. Course Overview
  2. Personal Information Management
  3. Personal Information Management Techniques
  4. Personal Information Management Tooling and Tailoring