Principles of Time Management

Hours: 16 / Access Length: 180 Days / Delivery: Online, Self-Paced
Retail Price: $275.00

Course Overview:

This course will explore techniques for managing your time so that you can avoid procrastination. Practical techniques and tips are provided to help you focus on those tasks that will provide more meaning in your life, and change the way you think about time-wasting activities.

Students will:
  • Identify the seven steps for writing goals.
  • Explain the 80/20 rule.
  • Describe the ABCDE method.
  • Explain productive ways to procrastinate.
  • Describe methods for motivating oneself.
  • Identify pros and cons of technology.
  • Explain best practices in completing tasks.

Course Outline:

Lesson 1: Planning

In this lesson, you will learn about planning your tasks and the way you prioritize your work. You will learn tips on how to prioritize, and methods for deciding which tasks will yield the best outcomes.

Lesson 2: The ABCDE Method and the Law of Three

In this lesson, you will learn methods to help prioritize and organize your tasks, and identify your key result areas. You will learn talking points to discuss your most important tasks with your supervisor.

Lesson 3: Beginning your Work

In this lesson, you will learn how to actually begin your work for the best results. We will also address how to upgrade your key skills and identify your key constraints.

Lesson 4: Motivating Yourself

In lesson 4, you will learn helpful tips and techniques for self-motivation. We will also discuss how technology can be both a huge help as well as a hinderance.

Lesson 5: Completing your Work

In this final lesson, you will learn about how to finish tasks and tips for creating uninterrupted time. We will also review the 21 tips found in the book that will help you successfully manage your time.

All necessary course materials are included.

System Requirements:

Internet Connectivity Requirements:

  • Cable, Fiber, DSL, or LEO Satellite (i.e. Starlink) internet with speeds of at least 10mb/sec download and 5mb/sec upload are recommended for the best experience.

NOTE: While cellular hotspots may allow access to our courses, users may experience connectivity issues by trying to access our learning management system.  This is due to the potential high download and upload latency of cellular connections.   Therefore, it is not recommended that students use a cellular hotspot as their primary way of accessing their courses.

Hardware Requirements:

  • CPU: 1 GHz or higher
  • RAM: 4 GB or higher
  • Resolution: 1280 x 720 or higher.  1920x1080 resolution is recommended for the best experience.
  • Speakers / Headphones
  • Microphone for Webinar or Live Online sessions.

Operating System Requirements:

  • Windows 7 or higher.
  • Mac OSX 10 or higher.
  • Latest Chrome OS
  • Latest Linux Distributions

NOTE: While we understand that our courses can be viewed on Android and iPhone devices, we do not recommend the use of these devices for our courses. The size of these devices do not provide a good learning environment for students taking online or live online based courses.

Web Browser Requirements:

  • Latest Google Chrome is recommended for the best experience.
  • Latest Mozilla FireFox
  • Latest Microsoft Edge
  • Latest Apple Safari

Basic Software Requirements (These are recommendations of software to use):

  • Office suite software (Microsoft Office, OpenOffice, or LibreOffice)
  • PDF reader program (Adobe Reader, FoxIt)
  • Courses may require other software that is described in the above course outline.

** The course outlines displayed on this website are subject to change at any time without prior notice. **