This microcourse is included in a series of nine microcourses that can be bundled together into our Microcertificate in Practical Wisdom at a discounted price. Click here to learn more: PW Microcertificate.
Welcome to our Personal Productivity microcourse! Most people find that they wish they had more time in a day. This microcourse will show participants how to organize their lives and find those hidden moments. Participants will learn how to establish routines, set goals, create an efficient environment, and use time-honored planning and organizational tools to maximize their personal productivity.
This course contains some of the same techniques that are covered in our Time Management Basics microcourse but with a heavier emphasis on overall personal productivity. Feel free to check out the Time Management Basics course if you are interested in a deeper dive into time management specifically, or take this one if you are really wanting to focus on overall productivity.
By the end of this microcourse, you should be able to:
- Set and evaluate SMART goals
- Use routines to maximize your productivity
- Use scheduling tools to make the most of your time
- Stay on top of your to-do list
- Start new tasks and projects on the right foot
- Use basic project management techniques
- Organize your physical and virtual workspaces for maximum efficiency
- Take back time from e-mail and handheld devices
- Beat procrastination
- Lite: $35
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Single microcourses do not qualify for academic credit. However, enrolled students can add three microcourses together, purchase a Microcourse Credit Conversion option, pay the difference between the cost of the microcourses and a regular trimester course at their degree level and submit your reflection journals and a Final Creative Assignment for grading. For assistance with this, please email our Registrar at email@example.com.