Managing Your Time: Work Smarter Not Harder

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Do you feel pressured to get more done each day? Working smarter not harder is about effective self and time management. The good news is that there are techniques that can relieve the pressure and create what seems like extra hours in the day. This course gives you the information to develop a time management system that works. You’ll look at the issues of time wasters, setting priorities and increasing your effectiveness.


  • Overview/introductions
  • Qualities and patterns of time
    • Unique qualities of time
    • Typical patterns of time
    • The clock vs the compass (urgent/important)
  • How do you spend your time?
    • Daily time log and analysis
    • Quadrants of time management
    • Energy, rhythm and time
  • Time management issues
    • Time wasters
    • Procrastination
    • Strategies to overcome issues
  • Time management and planning
    • Time management tips
    • Action plan

By the end of this course, students should be able to:

  1. Identify individual patterns of time
  2. Complete and analysis a daily time log
  3. Identify time management issues and management strategies
  4. Complete an individual action plan