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Wednesday, October 21, 2015 — 9:00 AM to 5:00 PM EDT

Mitacs Step Workshop: Time Management

mitacs step logoWorkshop Objectives

This workshop gives you real tools to measurably improve your productivity, performance and reduce stress within and outside the workplace.

Learn how to get your projects and activities done on time, what makes a successful action plan or to do list, and how to implement your plans effectively. Manage time thieves such as procrastination, distractions, interruptions and over-commitment. Discover effective time management tactics that work for our modern world.

Learning Outcomes

You will learn to:

  • Identify and correct behaviors that lead to procrastination
  • Prioritize deadlines in the face of competing priorities, taking into account values, resources and skills
  • Employ available technologies and use them appropriately
  • Drive results

Key Topics

Focus on Results

  • Time-management concepts in the face of present-day challenges
  • The power of SMART goals and progressive elaboration
  • The Project Management Institute’s foundational concepts
  • Prioritize your day

Corrective & Effective Action

  • Behaviours that lead to procrastination and how to correct them
  • Dealing with distractions
  • Saying “no”
  • The “Not-Do” list
  • When to use technology

Efficiency & Quality of Life

  • The pillars of energy
  • Aligning activities with personal values, resources and skills
  • Creating a personalized, sustainable time-management system
  • Time opportunities for a healthy and balanced lifestyle
Cost 
Free
Location 
TC - William M. Tatham Centre for Co-operative Education and Career Action (CECA)
room 2218
200 University Avenue West

Waterloo, ON N2L 3G1
Canada

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