Work Smarter, Not Harder: Time Management for Personal & Professional Productivity

4.2
4,154 ratings
898 reviews

Course 2 of 10 in the Career Success Specialization

You will be able to gain and apply your knowledge and understanding of personal and professional awareness, organization and commitment, and use the tools, methods and techniques that you have learned in goal setting, prioritization, scheduling, and delegation to overcome time management challenges and enhance productivity. Upon completing this course, you will be able to: 1. Learn to plan effectively to achieve your personal and professional goals 2. Learn to recognize and overcome barriers to successful time management 3. Identify specific time management tools and use them effectively 4. Manage resources both effectively and efficiently 5. Keep your sense of perspective to prevent and manage crises 6. Learn to delegate effectively 7. Learn to manage expectations and say “No” when appropriate
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Clock

Approx. 3 hours to complete

Suggested: 4-8 hours of videos, readings, and quizzes
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English

Sous-titres : English, Ukrainian, Chinese (Simplified), Italian, Portuguese (Brazilian), Vietnamese, Dutch, Bulgarian, Korean, German, Russian, Spanish, Hindi, Japanese

Ce que vous allez apprendre

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    Keep your sense of perspective to prevent and manage crises
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    Manage resources effectively and efficiently
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    Plan effectively to achieve your personal and professional goals
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    Recognize and overcome barriers to successful time management

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Globe

Cours en ligne à 100 %

Commencez dès maintenant et apprenez aux horaires qui vous conviennent.
Clock

Approx. 3 hours to complete

Suggested: 4-8 hours of videos, readings, and quizzes
CommentDots

English

Sous-titres : English, Ukrainian, Chinese (Simplified), Italian, Portuguese (Brazilian), Vietnamese, Dutch, Bulgarian, Korean, German, Russian, Spanish, Hindi, Japanese

Syllabus - What you will learn from this course

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Section
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1 hour to complete

Smart Work Habits Just Don't Happen

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SvgReading
2 videos (Total 15 min), 4 readings, 1 quiz
Video2 videos
1.2 Creating a Work Plan4m
SvgReading4 readings
About this Course10m
Please Take this Survey10m
Module 1 Resources10m
Module 1 Lecture Slides10m
Quiz1 practice exercises
Smart Work Habits Just Don't Happen14m

2

Section
Clock
1 hour to complete

Time Is the Most Limited Resource

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SvgReading
2 videos (Total 13 min), 2 readings, 1 quiz
Video2 videos
2.2 Where Does the Time Go?8m
SvgReading2 readings
Module 2 Resources10m
Module 2 Lecture Slides10m
Quiz1 practice exercises
Time Is the Most Limited Resource16m

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Section
Clock
1 hour to complete

Little Tips That Make a Big Impact

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SvgReading
2 videos (Total 13 min), 2 readings, 1 quiz
Video2 videos
3.2 Managing Communications8m
SvgReading2 readings
Module 3 Resources10m
Module 3 Lecture Slides10m
Quiz1 practice exercises
Little Tips That Make a Big Impact16m

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1 hour to complete

Let's Bring It All Together

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SvgReading
1 video (Total 9 min), 4 readings, 1 quiz
SvgReading4 readings
Module 4 Resources10m
Module 4 Lecture Slides10m
Course Wrap-Up10m
End of Course Survey10m
Quiz1 practice exercises
Let's Bring It All Together14m
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SvgDirectionSigns

36%

started a new career
Briefcase

83%

got a tangible career benefit from this course
Money

13%

got a pay increase or promotion

Top Reviews

By JVJun 15th 2017

Excelente, parece un tema muy sencillo pero la verdad cuando te empiezan a explicar lo sencillo que puede ser mejorar la productividad uno cae en cuenta de que había estado malgastando mucho su tiempo

By SEMay 5th 2017

Cambió mi perspectiva de como uso mi tiempo no solo en el trabajo sino también en casa, me sirvió para desarrollar mis propias formas de medir mi avance y sobre todo a la planeación de mis metas.

Instructor

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Margaret Meloni, MBA, PMP

Instructor, University of California, Irvine Extension

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