Time Management

taught by Mitacs Online Learning
  • 57 Videos
  • 6 Quizzes
  • 2 Texts
  • 2 PDFs
  • 5.0 hrs

Course Curriculum

Pre-workshop Activity
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Introduction to Mitacs
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The Pareto Principle
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Defining BRAVO
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Post-Workshop Activity
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Course description

Estimated completion time: 5 - 6 hours


If you find yourself frequently running out of time on a project or impending deadlines are making you anxious, this workshop is here to help. You’ll learn how to make the most of every minute, avoid procrastination and other “time thieves,” and create achievable plans and schedules, based on project management best practices.

Workshop Objective:

To deepen participants’ understanding of time management techniques and knowledge that can be effectively applied to set clear goals, break down work tasks, and effectively estimate task duration.

Learning Outcomes:

You will learn to:

  • Accurately organize & estimate your workload
  • Boost performance and productivity
  • Drive the results that matter to you
  • Take effective action to help follow-through

Key Topic Areas:

Define & Clarify What Matters

  • Create daily routines that fuel your energy and action
  • Learn some Project Management best practices to help you accurately plan
  • Create effective Action Lists that drive results
  • Apply tactics to help prioritize and defend action
  • Define and decide what is important and urgent for you

Implement Effective & Sustainable Action

  • Establish a weekly routine that quickly corrects and adapts your plans
  • Self-correct behaviours around time thieves such as procrastination & distraction
  • Self-Negotiate the first 15 minutes of important-but-not-urgent action
  • Introduce controls to minimize interruptions, distraction, and procrastination
  • Learn how to Assess before saying “Yes”to a new commitment
  • Learn effective tactics that help negotiate your time with colleagues or managers

Boost Performance & Productivity

  • Effective “Counterbalancing” : Learning how to task-switch for performance improvement
  • Learn how to effectively drive sustainable action over the long term
  • Introduce ways to switch tasks so that you recharge energy and enhance daily performance

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